Portrait Philip Düppers

Philip Düppers
PD Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Vascular Surgery


  • Endovascular and open repair of abdominal aortic and peripheral surgical procedures
  • Arterial and venous ultrasound tests
  • Specializes in treatment of complex wound management


Tel. +41 43 253 06 61

Further competences

  • Conservative treatment options and diagnostics of peripheral arterial disease (PAD)
  • Contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS)
  • Phlebological diagnostics and endovenous or open surgical treatment of varicose veins

Career and Education

since January 2020Senior Consultant, Department of Vascular Surgery at University Hospital Zürich, Switzerland
2016obtained Master of Health Business administration, part-time studies at FAU Nürnberg-Erlangen, Germany
2012-2019Specialist for vascular surgery at University Clinic Düsseldorf, Germany
2005 – 2012Degree in Medicine in Hannover and Düsseldorf, Germany


  • German Society for Vascular Surgery and Vascular Medicine
  • Swiss Society of Vascular Surgery and Swiss College of Surgeons
  • European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS)
  • German Society of Ultrasound in Medicine (DEGUM)
  • Swiss Society of Ultrasound in Medicine (SGUM)
  • Chronic Wounds Initiative (ICW)

Research focuses

  • Endovascular aortic therapy
  • Conservative therapy options for peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAD)
  • Pediatric Vascular Surgery

Publication list

  • Contemporary Surgical Managment of Aberrant Right Subclavian Arteries (Arteria lusoria) (Dueppers
    P, Floros N, Schelzig H, Wagenhäuser M, Duran M, submitted to JVS
  • Atherosklerose-Screening der karotidalen und peripheren Arterien (Düppers P, Reutersberg B,
    Pourhassan S, Zimmermann A; Gefässchirurgie (2020) 25(3) 143,149
  • CME-Fortbildung: Konservative Therapie der peripheren arteriellen Verschlusskrankheit (Düppers P, Floros N, Oberhuber A, Schelzig H, Wagenhäuser MU, Simon F; Gefässchirurgie (2019)
  • The JOTEC iliac branch device for exclusion of hypogastric artery aneurysms (Dueppers P, Duran M, Floros N, Schelzig H, Wagenhäuser M, Oberhuber A; J Vasc Surg. 2019 Mar 5;70(3):748–55.)
  • Pathophysiologie der chronisch-kritischen Extremitätenischämie (Simon F, Oberhuber A, Floros N, Düppers P, Schelzig H, Duran M. Gefässchirurgie; 2018 Jan 10;23(1):6–12.)
  • Ein wichtiger Schritt in der Gefäßmedizin – Strukturiertes Gehtraining zur Behandlung der peripheren arteriellen Verschlusskrankheit (Düppers P, Floros N, Garabet W, Oberhuber A, Simon F, Schelzig H; Gefässchirurgie; 2017 Nov 3;(22):572–9.)
  • Chronic mesenteric ischemia (CMI): a single-centre study on patient outcomes using open surgical revascularization (Wagenhäuser MU, Meyer-Janiszewski YK, Dueppers P, Floros N, Schelzig H, Duran M; Dig Surg. 2017 Jul 4;34(4):340–9.)
  • Open surgery for iliofemoral deep vein thrombosis with temporary arteriovenous fistula remains valuable. (Wagenhäuser MU, Sadat H, Dueppers P, Meyer-Janiszewski YK, Spin JM, Schelzig H, et al.; Phlebology. 2017 Oct 24;33(9):600–9)
  • Retrograde aortomesenteric Bypass with left-retrorenal route –“French Bypass” in 16 cases of chronic mesenteric ischemia (Mulorz J, Wagenhäuser MU, Meyer-Janiszewski YK, Düppers P, Simon F, Schelzig H, Duran M, Annals of Vascular Surgery 2017)
  • Open Repair for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm in a young boy with Tuberous Sclerosis and Review of the Literature (Dueppers P, Duran M, Grabitz K, Schelzig H; Annals of Vascular Surgery 2016)
  • Surgical Management of Iliofemoral Vein Thrombosis during Pregnancy and the Puerperium (Dueppers P, Grabitz K, Li Y, Schelzig H, Wagenhäuser MU, Duran M; Journal of Vascular Surgery 2016)
  • Crossover Thrombectomy of Hypogastric Arteries (Dueppers P, Schelzig H, Wagenhäuser MU, Oberhuber A.; Annals of Vascular Surgery. 2015 Nov;29(8):1689-92)
  • Preliminary results of transcutaneous oxygen pressure measurement as an effective monitoring for conservative therapy in peripheral occlusive disease (M.U. Wagenhäuser, M. Duran, P. Dueppers, M. Witte, H. Schelzig, A. Oberhuber Ital J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2015; 22; 163-70)
  • Spontaneous rupture of an isolated iliac artery dissection in a young man because of cystic medial degeneration Erdheim-Gsell (Dueppers P, Jankowiak S, Schelzig H, Wagenhäuser MU, Oberhuber A. Annals of Vascular Surgery 2015 Apr;29(3):596)
  • Long-term results of open repair of popliteal artery aneurysm (Wagenhäuser MU, Herma KB, Sagban TA, Dueppers P, Schelzig H, Duran M. Ann Med Surg. 2015 Feb 11;4(1):58-63)
  • Endovascular therapy of a rupture of the descending aorta after aortobifemoral bypass procedure: Case report and alternative approaches (P. Dueppers, H. Schelzig, A. Oberhuber. Gefässchirurgie December 2014, Volume 19, Issue 8, pp 731-734)
  • Duplex ultrasound findings before and after surgery in children and adolescents with renovascular hypertension. (Voiculescu A, Heusch A, Düppers P, Pourhassan S, Klee D, Rump LC, Sandmann W. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2014 Dec;40(12):2786-93)
  • Bronchial artery aneurysm: a rare differential diagnosis of a mediastinal tumor (P. Düppers, L. Sunder- Plassmann, H. Schelzig Gefässchirurgie February 2014, Volume 19, pp 60-62)
  • Early and Long-term Results after Reconstructive Surgery in 42 Children and Two Young Adults with Renovascular Hypertension due to Fibromuscular Dysplasia and Middle Aortic Syndrome (W. Sandmann & P. Dueppers, S. Pourhassan, A. Voiculescu, D. Klee, K.M. Balzer; European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Volume 47 Issue 5 p. 509)
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