Anesthesiology

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Peter Biro completed his medical studies at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main in 1983 and became a German-registered specialist in anesthesiology and intensive care medicine in 1987. Since late 1987 he has worked at the Institute for Anesthesiology of University Hospital Zurich, where he has progressed from Assistant Physician to Specialist Physician, Senior Physician, and Physician in Charge as well as lecturer at the University of Zurich. He became an FMH-certified physician in 1996 and an FMH-certified anesthesiologist in 1998. In 2001 he was awarded a Habilitation in anesthesiology by the University of Zurich. As well as having broad multidisciplinary knowledge and clinical experience, Dr. Biro is a recognized expert in the field of anesthetic ventilation and airway management.

Since 1999 he has been responsible for obstetric and gynecological anesthesia and for providing a state-of-the-art safety and comfort-orientated anesthesiology service at University Hospital Zurich. In order to extend the range of anesthesiology services provided in fetal surgery, Dr. Biro undertook specialized training in this field and attended lectures at Children’s Hospital Philadelphia. As well as providing routine anesthesiology care in the Maternity Unit, Dr. Biro provides specialized anesthesia and analgesia for mothers and fetuses with complex problems, who come from near and far to our Department of Obstetrics and our Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy.

Salome Meyer

After studying human medicine at the University of Zurich and Humboldt University in Berlin, Salome Meyer completed the state examination in Zurich in 2004.

In 2005, she began her specialist training at the University Hospital Zurich’s Institute of Anesthesiology. Through this training and other rotation programmes, she gained a broad basic knowledge of anesthesiology and received the SGNOR emergency physician certification in 2007 and the FMH certification in anesthesiology in 2011. Following a one-year fellowship in intensive care medicine in Melbourne, Australia, she also obtained the FMH intensive care certification in 2012.

Since 2012, Dr Meyer has been senior physician in anesthesiology at the Institute of Anesthesiology. In addition to her work in general anesthesiology, she is a member of the IFA children’s group.

Dr Meyer has also provided special anesthesiology and analgesia services for the treatment of maternity and foetal patients at the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy at the University Hospital Zurich since 2015.

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