Mirjam Zaugg-Novali

Mirjam Zaugg-Novali


graduated from commercial school and went on to become a qualified dental assistant. She subsequently gathered more than 20 years' experience in a wide range of administrative areas with Sanitas and continued to obtain more qualifications. Mirjam Zaugg-Novali has worked with the Schmerzklinik Basel since 2008. She was in charge of patient administration until 2010, when she took over management of commercial services. In May 2015, Mirjam Zaugg-Novali was appointed Operational Director of the Schmerzklinik Basel. Since October 2020 she has been acting as Director.

Dr. med. Thomas Blaettner

Dr. med. Thomas Blaettner

Medical Director, Member of the Management

Dr Thomas Blaettner is a consultant in anaesthesiology and a qualified physiotherapist. He studied at the University of Freiburg (Germany), where apart from his doctorate he also received his specialist training and completed a further training programme in "special pain therapy". Dr Blaettner can also look back on many years of experience in chiropractic therapy and manual medicine. Before joining the Schmerzklinik Basel, he was a senior consultant in anaesthesia and pain therapy at the KSBL in Laufen. It was there that he founded a clinic specializing in conventional multimodal pain management for patients suffering from chronic pain. Dr Blaettner has been Medical Director of the Schmerzklinik Basel since April 2018.

Dr.  med. Barbara Ankli

Director of training for assistant doctors and rheumatology,

Frau Dr. Ankli hat an der Universität Basel Medizin studiert. Die Ausbildung zur Fachärztin für Allgemeine Innere Medizin hat sie unter anderem im Kantonsspital Baselland in Liestal, im Felix Platter-Spital in Basel sowie im Universitätsspital Basel absolviert, wo sie anschliessend als Oberärztin für die Medizinische Klinik tätig war. Die Spezialarztausbildung zur Rheumatologin fand schwergewichtig am Universitätsspital Basel statt. Frau Dr. Ankli erwarb anschliessend den Fähigkeitsausweis Sonographie des Bewegungsapparates. Neben der Arbeit mit den Patientinnen und Patienten der Schmerzklinik Basel wird Frau Dr. Ankli weiterhin wissenschaftlich tätig sein. Zu ihren Schwerpunkten gehören dabei die Gicht und andere Kristallarthritiden.

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