I discovered my flair for aesthetic medicine during my residency at the University Hospital Basel. Today I am my own boss and run my own beauty clinic in Zug.
Before an operation, my heart is pounding. After all, I’m about to change a person’s appearance. I love this adrenaline rush; I even need it. It helps me concentrate better and achieve the best result. But I enjoy the consultations just as much. I can empathize with my patients. As a result, I understand their wishes better and can create realistic expectations. With this “Expectation Management” I try to bring my patients’ expectations on a level with what is feasible in plastic surgery.
Nevertheless, it happens from time to time that a patient is disappointed with the result. After all these years, that still really gets to me. But I think it’s precisely this emotional connection that makes a dream job.
Read the full article here, published in Bilanz, Das Schweizer Wirtschaftsmagazin, issue 01 of January 2023: