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Hirslanden Salem-Spital Bern

location_on Bern, Switzerland
9.6/10 from 29 Votes

Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology (603763)

Markus Reimers

Dr. med.

Markus Reimers

Specialized in: adult and pediatric otolaryngology

About the department

The Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology at the Hirslanden Salem-Spital Bern diagnoses and treats the full range of ENT diseases. In addition, the department's field of ​​competence includes medical care for snoring and obstructive sleep apnea. The Chief Physician of the department is Dr. med. Markus Reimers.

The key to success in clinical practice is the high professionalism of doctors, state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment for accurate diagnostics, as well as innovative treatment techniques, which allow the doctors to achieve excellent results. Medical care complies with the standardized clinical protocols of the European professional societies.

The department's key clinical focuses include:

  • Diagnostics and treatment of pathological changes in the head and neck
    • Tonsillitis
    • Edema, swollen cervical lymph nodes
    • Eyelid diseases (removal of eyelid neoplasms, cosmetic interventions on the eyelids)
    • Hypogeusia (taste disorders)
    • Facial nerve paralysis
    • Neoplasms on the scalp and neck
    • Hoarseness and voice disorders 
    • Midfacial segment pain 
    • Halitosis (bad breath)
    • Thyroid diseases
    • Pathological changes in the oral mucosa
    • Swallowing disorders
    • Salivary gland diseases
    • Vocal cord paralysis
    • Increased lacrimation
    • Face and neck injuries
    • Face and neck scars
    • Wrinkles (treatment by means of injections of botulinum toxin, hyaluronic acid and autologous fat)
    • Consequences after surgical removal of face and neck tumors, accidents
  • Diagnostics and treatment of nasal diseases
    • Nosebleed (epistaxis)
    • Nasal defects, including cosmetic ones
    • Smell disorders
    • Snoring, obstructive sleep apnea 
    • Sinusitis and nasal polyps
    • Nasal congestion, rhinitis
    • Nasal fractures and other nasal injuries
  • Diagnostics and treatment of ear diseases
    • Cochlear implantation in adults and children
    • Ear reshaping (otoplasty)
    • Selection and placement of hearing aids, including Baha and active middle ear implants
    • Sudden hearing loss
    • Itchy ears
    • Middle and inner ear injuries (acoustic trauma, barotrauma)
    • Middle ear inflammation, middle ear effusion and tympanostomy tube placement
    • Tinnitus
    • Foreign body in the ear canal, including excess earwax
    • Otalgia and sensation of pressure in the ears
    • Hearing loss
    • Dizziness and Meniere's disease
    • Auricular injuries
  • Other medical services

Curriculum vitae

Higher Education

  • 1990 - 1991 Doctoral thesis defense and state examination.
  • Scientific internships (during studies) in the USA, England and Jamaica.

Postgraduate Training

  • Assistant Physician:
    • 1991 Department of Surgery, Regional Hospital Brig.
    • 1992 Department of Otolaryngology, Regional Hospital Interlaken.
    • 1993 - 1996 Department of Otolaryngology, Cantonal Hospital Lucerne.
    • 1996 - 1997 Department of Otolaryngology, University Hospital Zurich.
    • 1997 - 1998 Department of Otolaryngology, Cantonal Hospital Lucerne.
  • Senior Physician:
    • 1998 - 1999 Department of Otolaryngology, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of California, San Diego, USA.
    • 1999 - 2000 Department of Otolaryngology, Cantonal Hospital Lucerne.
    • 2000 - 2001 Department of Otolaryngology, Cantonal Hospital Basel.
    • 2001 - 2002 Department of Otolaryngology, Cantonal Hospital Lucerne.
    • 1999 - 2002 Medical Consultant, Department of Otolaryngology, Paraplegic Centre Nottwil.

Qualifications

  • Board certification in Otolaryngology, Swiss Medical Association (FMH).
  • Specialization in Neck and Facial Surgery, Swiss Medical Association (FMH).
  • Certificate of Competency in Laser Surgery.
  • Certificate of Competence in Sonography.
  • Specialization in Selection and Monitoring of Hearing Aids.

Memberships in Professional Societies

  • Bern Medical Association.
  • Medical Association of the Canton of Bern.
  • Swiss Medical Association (FMH).
  • Swiss Society of Otorhinolaryngology.
  • Swiss Society of Otorhinolaryngology.
  • Swiss Society for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, ENT and Facial Surgery (SGORL).
  • Working Group on Rhinology of the Swiss Society for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, ENT and Facial Surgery (SGORL).
  • Working Group on Facial Plastic Surgery of the Swiss Society for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, ENT and Facial Surgery (SGORL).
  • Swiss Society for Ultrasound in Medicine.
  • Swiss Association for Laser Therapy.
  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
  • European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery.
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS).

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