Dr. Mirela Borovac


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Surgery, FMH (foot surgery, GFFZ)
Sports Physician, IOC Diploma
Sports medicine, SGSM
Ultrasound Musculoskeletal System SGUM



Activities in professional sports and sports medicine

  • Chief Medical Officer for all Swiss WTA tennis tournaments (Gstaad, Biel, Lugano)

  • Chief Medical Officer, 2013 European Women’s Volleyball Championship

  • Team physician, Volero Zürich women’s volleyball team (Swiss champions thirteen times)

  • Swiss men’s and women’s national indoor volleyball team

  • Swiss junior women’s national volleyball team

  • Regional women’s volleyball training (Swiss Volley Talent School, Zurich)

  • Team physician, Swiss Fed Cup Team (Swiss Tennis)

  • Support and promotion for tennis training (Zurich regional association)

  • Consulting physician, Swiss Sailing

  • Orthopaedic and performance diagnostic evaluation of FIFA and UEFA referees for the 2014 FIFA Cup in Brazil as well as 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada

  • Member of the medical team, GCK Lions (ice hockey national league B)

  • Medical Commission European Volleyball Confederation (CEV)

Training and specialisation

1996 - 2002 
Medical studies, University of Bonn

2003
Resident Physician, Cantonal Institute for Pathology, Liestal

2004 - 2011
Residential and Specialist Physician: general, visceral, thoracic, hand, plastic and reconstructive surgery, orthopaedics and traumatology including sports medicine, Malteser Hospital, Bonn

2009
Specialist in Surgery

2009
Certification in Podiatric Surgery

2011
Additional qualification in sports medicine

2011 - 2015
Senior Physician at the Swiss Olympic Medical Center, Schulthess Clinic (FIFA Clinic of Excellence), Zurich

2018
IOC Diploma in Sports Medicine (the International Olympic Committee Lausanne)


Sports medical activities

  • Consulting Physician, Swiss Sailing

  • Medical Director, 2013 European Women’s Volleyball Championship

Team Physician

  • Volero Zurich Women’s Volleyball Team (Swiss Champions ten times)

  • Swiss National Women’s and Men’s Indoor Volleyball Team

  • Swiss National Junior Volleyball Team

  • Regional Volleyball for Young Talented Athletes (Swiss Volley Talent School Zurich)

  • Swiss Fed Cup Team (Swiss Tennis)

  • Promotion and support for young talent in tennis (Zurich regional association)

  • Orthopaedic and performance diagnostic evaluation of FIFA and UEFA referees for the 2014 FIFA Cup in Brazil as well as 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada

  • Member of the medical team, GCK Lions (Hockey National League B)

Professional memberships

  • German Society for Orthopaedics and Trauma (DGOU)

  • German Association for Foot and Ankle Surgery (GFFC)

  • German Society for Sports Medicine and Prevention (DGSP)