Alumnus | University of Basel
Roman Zuercher is an alumnus of the University of Basel, Switzerland. As the former medical head of the orthopedic, obstetric and gynecological operating theatres, he has established ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia more than a decade ago as a standard practice at the University of Basel. He is particularly interested in the advancement of continuous nerve block techniques for pre- and postoperative pain control, regional anesthesia procedures to reduce chronic pain following surgical interventions as well as new concepts in anesthesia for cancer surgery. At the moment he is the Director of the Regional Anesthesia Program and Head of the Ambulatory Center at the Bethesda Hospital in Basel, Switzerland.
Roman is a dedicated clinical anesthesiologist with a keen interest in promoting and teaching regional anesthesia. His extracurricular interests include family outings with his wife Corinne and his three children in the mountains of his Swiss homeland.