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Hess Bernhard

Αssoc. Professor, Kidney Stone Center Zurich

Born February 19, 1953, married to Monika

1972-1978: Medical School Zurich.

1980: M.D. degree, Faculty of Medicine, Zurich.

1980-1981 Pathology, Liestal/Basle

1981-1989 Internal Medicine and Nephrology in Waedenswil, Zurich and Chicago

1989-1999: Chief-Resident and Chief ai of General Internal Medicine, University Hospital Berne

1994 Associate Professor Nephrology, University of Berne

1999-2005: Chief of Internal Medicine, Hospital Zimmerberg, Waedenswil/Zurich

2002 Associate Professor Internal Medicine, University of Zurich

7/2005- : Attending physician + private practice, Internal Medicine and Nephrology, Hirslanden Klinik Im Park Zurich Founder/Chief of KidneyStone Center Zurich and KidneyBoneCenter Zurich

Senior consultant for nephrolithiasis, cantonal hospitals of Baden and Olten

Grant recipient 1986-1988 and 1989-1998 (NSF) for research on idiopathic calcium nephrolithiasis

Ongoing clinical research in practice, main topic distal renal tubular acidosis in kidney stone and osteoporosis patients

Nationally/internationally 755 lectures/workshops.

More than 150 scientific papers/reviews/book chapters.

Representative of Swiss Society of Nephrology, Steering Committee of the Swiss Kidney Stone Cohort

Member of Editorial Boards of Urolithiasis and Uro, reviewer for J Clin Endocrinol Metabol, Urolithiasis, World Journal of Urology, British Journal of Urology International, Nutrients, Vasa

Honorary Member of Swiss Society of Urology
Former co-founder and executive member of eULIS (Eurolithiasis Society, part of EAU)