Christoph H.F. Hämmerle

2003-2017 Board Member of the Osteology Foundation 

2003-2015 President of the Osteology Foundation 

 

Prof. Dr. med. dent. Dr. h.c. 

Chairman Clinic of Reconstructive Dentistry
Center of Dental Medicine, University of Zurich
Plattenstrasse 11
8032 Zurich, Switzerland
WebSite: www.zzm.uzh.ch/
e-mail: hammerle@zzm.uzh.ch

Phone department secretary: +41 44 634 32 51

Direct phone line: +41 44 634 32 50

Fax:  +41 44 634 43 05

 

1977-1982 Undergraduate Studies in Dental Medicine (Graduation as DMD)
1982-1986 Associate in two private practices in Switzerland
1986-1988 Specialist Education in Periodontology, University of Bern, Switzerland
1988-1989 Assistant Professor, Department of Stomatology, University of California at San Francisco, USA
1989-1991 Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Stomatology, University of California at San Francisco, USA
1989-1998 Assistant Professor, Clinic for Periodontology & Fixed Prosthodontics, University of Bern, Switzerland
1990 Specialist Certificate in Periodontics, Swiss Federal Office of Public Health
1997-2000 Associate Professor, Clinic for Periodontology & Fixed Prosthodontics, University of Bern, Switzerland
1998-1999 Visiting Scholar, Department of Physiology, University of Sydney, Australia
2000 Specialist Certificate in Prosthodontics, Swiss Federal Office of Public Health
2000- Professor and Chairman, Clinic for Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics and Dental Materials Science, University of Zurich, Switzerland
2000- Director of the Post-Graduate Program in Reconstructive Dentistry, Clinic for Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics
2001- Director of the ITI Scholarship Program, Clinic for Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics
2006-2007 Visiting Professor, Department of Reconstructive Dentistry, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
2009-2013 Vice Dean of the Medical Faculty for the Center of Dental Medicine, University of Zurich
2013-2014 Visiting Professor, Facultad de Odontologia, Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina
2013 Specialist Certificate in Implant Dentistry, Swiss Society of Odontology
2013-2019 Director for Student Affairs, Center of Dental Medicine, University of Zurich
2015- Professor and Chairman, Clinic of Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics, Dental Materials Science and the Division of Implant Dentistry, University of Zurich, Switzerland
2016- Director of the program “Master of Advanced Studies in Oral Implantology” of the Medical Faculty, University of Zurich
2018 Dr. honoris causa, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
2019 Visiting Professor, Rangoonwala College of Dental Sciences and Research Centre, Pune, India
2019 Visiting Professor, Peking University and Hospital of Stomatology, Beijing, China
2019-2020 Visiting Professor, Universidad de Los Andes, Santiago, Chile

Christoph Hammerle is certified in prosthodontics and periodontics. His clinical and scientific interest lie on biological and technological aspects of the comprehensive treatment of complex, partially edentulous patients applying all available options of reconstructive dentistry including dental implants.

Christoph Hammerle is or has been a member of various scientific organizations. Board Member of the Swiss Society for Reconstructive Dentistry, Chairman of the Committee for Specialization in Reconstructive Dentistry in Switzerland, Past President of the Osteology Foundation, Past President of the European Association for Osseointegration (EAO), Board Member of the Continental European Division of the IADR (CED), President of the Dental Campus Association. He has served on the organizing committees of several national and international conferences including: Swiss Society of Periodontology, EAO Annual Congresses, EAO Consensus Conferences 2006, 2009, 2012, 2015, 2018, 10th Workshop of the European Federation of Periodontology 2013.

He has received an honorary doctor from the University of Athens, Greece, honorary memberships of the European Association for Osseointegration and the Osteology Foundation, and the Jerome M. and Dorothy Schweitzer Research Award of the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics.

Christoph Hammerle has published more than 300 scientific articles and has an H-factor of 73 (Scopus). He has lectured widely internationally.