Christopher A. Gitzelmann, M.D.

Christopher A. Gitzelmann, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box SURG
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 273-5543
Fax: (585) 276-2370


The biographical information for Christopher A. Gitzelmann, M.D. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (Local)

"Top Ten" Research Contributions | The American College of Surgeons 1996
Research Fellowship Grant | Swiss National Science Foundation 1995

Recent Journal Articles

. "Peritoneal drainage does not stabilize extremely low birth weight infants with perforated bowel: data from the NET Trial". J Pediatr Surgery. 2010; 324-8(45 (2)): 328-9.
2007 Feb
Böttcher-Haberzeth S, Dullenkopf A, Gitzelmann CA, Weiss M. "Tracheal tube tip displacement during laparoscopy in children*." Anaesthesia.. 2007 Feb; 62(2):131-4.
2006 Oct
Moehrlen U, Ziegler U, Boneberg E, Reichmann E, Gitzelmann CA, Meuli M, Hamacher J. "Impact of carbon dioxide versus air pneumoperitoneum on peritoneal cell migration and cell fate." Surgical endoscopy.. 2006 Oct; 20(10):1607-13. Epub 2006 Jul 03.

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Surgery, Pediatric Surgery (SMD) - Primary
Associate Professor - Department of Pediatrics (SMD)


Pediatric Surgery - American Board of Surgery
Surgery - American Board of Surgery


MD | Medicine | University School of Medicine1991
Institute of Psychology | University of Stockholm1984

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Pediatric Surgery at University Children's Hospital Zurich08/01/1997 - 12/17/2002
Fellowship in Pediatric Surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital - GME Office07/01/1995 - 07/31/1997
Residency in Surgery at Regional Hospital Uster10/01/1993 - 09/30/1994
Residency in Surgery at University of Zurich01/01/1992 - 09/30/1993