Born in 1962 in Mannheim/ Germany, Medical school in Italy and Munich. Moved 1991 to Switzerland as a research stipendiate for DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) at the University Hopsital Zurich, Dept. Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Specialized in OBGYN and Perinatal Medicine and Professor at the University of Zurich since 2001.
Co founder of GGS ( Gynäkologie Geburtshilfe Seefeld) center and founder of the swiss perinatal institute "Perinatal Zürich" which is linked to Zurich Hirslanden private clinics.
In addition to my clinical work I have a research post at the University of Zurich, Obstetric research and an active international guest lecture activity. I am also an appointed guest professor at the Medical School of Adis Abeba University at the "Black Lion Hospital"
I am married with Dr. Bettina von Seefried, gynecologist, we have three daughters, Cosima, Isabella and Xenia and live in Zollikon close to Zurich.
Hobbies and interests: sports (tennis, rowing, running, soccer), books, arts and movies, travel with focus on africa/aethopia.