Dr. med. Matthias Schenkel


Orthopedic surgery and traumatology of the musculoskeletal system


Orthopedic surgery and traumatology of the musculoskeletal system

Training and CV

2019 - 2021

Senior physician at the department of orthopedics at Stadtspitäler Waid u. Triemli, Zurich
Leading the department of shoulder/elbow surgery

2015 - 2019
Team leader and site manager KS Aarau for shoulder and elbow surgery, orthopedics
Zentrum Kantonsspital Aarau u. Baden

Clinical Fellowship Dr. Gilles Walch, Centre Orthopédique Santy, Lyon, France

2010 - 2014
Senior Physician, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, KS Baden, PD Dr. med. K. Eid

2008 - 2010
Resident Orthopedist at the University Hospital Balgrist, Zurich, Prof. C. Gerber

Senior physician, Department of Surgery, Ospedale Civico, Lugano, Prof. R. Rosso

2002 - 2006
Resident at the Department of Surgery, Kantonsspital Winterthur, Prof. M. Decurtins

1995 - 2001
Medical student at the University of Zurich, Switzerland

Extracurricular activities

1990 - 2001
Professional ice hockey player National League A
(Bern, Lugano, ZSC Lions, Kloten Flyers)

2002 - 2010
Sports medical staff for the ice hockey team GCK Lions


Doctorate Medical Faculty University of Zurich

Specialist title (FMH) orthopedic surgery and traumatology of the musculoskeletal system

Specialist title (FMH) for general surgery


  • Anatomy-based MRI assessment of the iliopsoas muscle complex after pertrochanteric femoral fracture

  • No difference in flexion power despite iliopsoas fatty degeneration in healed hip fractures with large lesser trochanter displacement

  • Corrective Osteotomy for Symptomatic Clavicle Malunion Using Patient-Specific Osteotomy and Reduction Guides

  • Fatty infiltration and muscle strength of the iliopsoas muscle after proximal femur fracture with dislocation of the lesser trochanter: prospective study

  • Don't just think about "Tennis Elbow"


  • AGA Society for Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery

  • AGZ 

    Medical Society of the Canton of Zurich

  • AO 

    Osteosynthesis Working Group (AO) Davos, Switzerland

  • FMH Foederatio Medicorum Helveticorum
  • SGOT 

    Swiss Society for Orthopedics and Traumatology

  • SGC 

    Swiss Society for Surgery