Prof. Dr. med. Georg Schulthess is Chief Medical Officer at The Kusnacht Practice. He ensures that The Kusnacht Practice delivers the highest-quality and most cutting-edge medical treatment to its clients. Prof. Schulthess is a prolific media specialist, having over 80 publications in his name and conducting and overseeing a wide array of clinical studies in his time.
His professional career began after he graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Zurich in 1981. Numerous dissertations, diplomas and medical/scientific posts over the next ten years not only pushed the industry’s understanding of medicine but also fuelled his passion for scientific research.
In the early 90s, Prof. Schulthess took on his first senior role for internal medicine in Limmataal Hospital. After several years, he became a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute of Biochemistry, at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology while also being a Senior Physician of Internal Medicine at the Zurich University Hospital.
In the early 2000s, Prof. Schulthess started to teach at the University of Zurich while also being an examiner for Federal Medical qualifications. In this time, he also conducted extensive research into epidemiological, clinical and molecular aspects of the pathogenesis, prevention and therapy of several internal diseases.
His passion for medicine and people led him to Bhutan to help locals suffering from tuberculosis and leprosy. He has cooperated with the Institute of Biochemistry at ETH Zurich, University of Pennsylvania, as well as founded the board for the LIXMAR Foundation Zurich – a foundation that grants support in the fields of charitable and scientific research.
Prof. Schulthess is also a member of the Swiss Society for Internal Medicine (SGIM), the Medical Society of the Canton of Zurich (AGZ) and the Swiss Society for Emergency and Rescue Medicine (SGNOR) amongst many more. Prof. Dr. med. Georg Schulthess’ outstanding education, skills, experience and knowledge are just some of the reasons he’s responsible for implementing the best possible medical care and treatment for every one of The Kusnacht Practice clients.