Private Hospital Lindberg

Winterthur, Switzerland

Liver cancer treatment with extensive liver resection (program ID: 176215)

Daniel Christen

Dr. med.

Daniel Christen

Department of General Surgery

Specialized in: general surgery

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down


  • High-end laparoskopische Chirurgie - Kolorektalchirurgie (über 1000 durchgeführte laparoskopische Kolonresektionen): Tumor / Krebs,Entzündungskrankheit(diverticulitis, colitis ulcerosa);- Adhäsionen (Verwachsungen im Bauchraum)
  • Gallenwegschirurgie, Gallenblase
  • Magenchirurgie(Tumore, Refluxerkrankungen)
  • Bauchspeicheldrüsenchirurgie
  • Chirurgie der Bauchdecken – Hernie - Narbenhernien (minimal invasiv)

Berufserfahrung & Ausbildung

  • Seit 2001 Chefarzt, Privatklinik Bethanien, Consultant für Viszeralchirurgie, Universitätsspital Genf
  • 1993 – 2001 Leitender Arzt für Viszeralchirurgie und laparoskopische Chirurgie, Stadtspital Waid, Zürich
  • 1991 – 1993 Chirurgie, Stadtspital Triemli, Zürich
  • 1990 – 1991 Departement für Chirurgie, Viszeralchirurgie, Universitätsspital, Zürich
  • 1988 – 1990 Chirurgie, Kantonsspital Obwalden, Sarnen
  • 1985 – 1988 Departement für Chirurgie, Viszeralchirurgie, Universitätsspital Zürich
  • 1985 – 1985 Chirurgie, Spital Neumünster, Zollikerberg
  • 1984 – 1985 Chirurgie, Ospedale della Beata Vergine, Mendrisio
  • 1982 – 1984 Neurochirurgie, Universitätsspital Zürich

Publikationen & Preise

Diverse Einladungen für:

  • Live Operationen bei internationalen Kongressen (minimal-invasiv, laparoskopisch, kolorektale Chirurgie)
  • Teaching Operationen in diversen nationalen und internationalen Institutionen


  • Gesellschaft der Chirurgen des Kantons Zürich, Ärztegesellschaft des Kantons Zürich
  • German society for surgery, Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Chirurgie
  • Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Gastroenterologie und Hepatologie,
  • EAES, SALTC ( Vorstandsmitglied )
  • Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Viszeralchirurgie
About the department keyboard_arrow_down

The general surgery deals with the acute treatment of common diseases of all systems. The competent specialists have extensive knowledge of visceral surgery, traumatology and treatment of common health problems (hernia, appendicitis). The clinic offers diagnosis and treatment for all common diseases of the above disciplines and has access to new drugs and treatment methods in the context of clinical study.

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH-basal, fT3, fT4
    • tumor markers
    • indicators of inflammation
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • ultrasound
  • CT/MRI scanners
  • fine-needle paracentetic liver cytobiopsy
  • preparation according to preoperative standard
  • extensive liver resection
  • microbiological and histological examination
  • symptomatic treatment
  • cost of essential medicines
  • nursing services
  • stay in the hospital with full board 
  • accommodation in 2-bed room
  • elaboration further recommendations
Type of program :
Duration of program:

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About hospital

Swiss private clinics are chosen by many people who really care about their health. Privatklinik Lindberg is one of the leading medical institutions in Switzerland. Its specialists can offer their patients the first-class medical care in accordance with the latest scientific achievements, pleasant and friendly atmosphere and comfortable accommodation. Swiss private clinics are famous all over the world for their high-quality services and respectful attitude towards patients. Top quality at all levels is the main goal of Privatklinik Lindberg . As a member of the Swiss Leading Hospitals organization, we will be happy to meet your most demanding requirements every day.

Swiss private clinics specialize in all areas of health care. Privatklinik Lindberg, in particular, specializes in the treatment of obesity, musculoskeletal system diseases, visceral surgery, gynecology and obstetrics, as well as urology. For medical treatment, you can choose a doctor whom you trust. Swiss private clinics closely monitor the state of your health and try to make your stay in our clinic as pleasant as possible.

Good health and quick recovery of the client are the priorities of our medical institution.

Accommodation in hospital

Patients rooms

The kid rooms have everything needed for a comfortable stay. The kid bathroom includes both a toilet and a shower. All rooms offer functional beds with orthopaedic mattresses ensuring unsurpassed support for overall body during sleep. There are bedside stands with pull-out tables, lockers and safe boxes in each room. It is also possible to access the Internet from a PC, smartphone or tablet so that kids always keep in touch with their parents and other family members. There is also a TV in each room.
You can opt for a single or a double room. An accompanying person may stay with the kid in the room. A double room is shared with another patient.
The enhanced comfort rooms are equipped with a safety box, a fridge and upholstered furniture.

Meals and Menus

The patient and the accompanying person are offered a daily choice of three menus. If you are on a specific diet for any reason, you will be offered an individual menu. Please inform the medical staff about your dietary preferences prior to the treatment.

Further details

Standard rooms include:






Christian priests are available for the patients at any time. Representatives of other religions may be requested at any time.

Accompanying person

Your companion may stay with you in your room or at a hotel of your choice during the fixed program.


You may stay at the hotel during the outpatient program. Our employees will support you for selecting the best option.