Dr Yan Tuchschmid

Yan Tuchschmid MD

Yan Tuchschmid is an urologist FMH (degree awarded by the "Fédération des Médecins Helvétiques", Federation of Swiss Physicians). Yan Tuchschmid has been trained in Switzerland and is of Swiss Nationality. He is the urologist responsible for the Pelvic Floor Centre in Geneva. This centre consists of a very close collaboration between a surgeon expert in recto-anal issues, an urologist and a radiologist. This collaboration allows a comprehensive care of the female pelvic floor pathologies.

  • President of the Geneva urologists since 2006
  • Spoken languages : french, english, german.
  • Date of birth : 20th june 1960
  • Place of birth : Switzerland GENEVA
  • Primary School : Cartigny (GENEVA)
  • Secondary School : Florimont Institut (GENEVA)

Studies in Medicine from 1979 to 1986 in Geneva

  • Diploma of Medicine 1986
  • Doctorate of Medicine 1994
  • Diploma of FMH specialist in Urology1995


  • 1986 -1987 : Department of Medicine (Prof. Müller) in Geneva
  • 1987-1988 : Department of Medicine (MD Rutz) in Fleurier
  • 1988-1990 : Department of Surgery (MD Tschantz) in Neuchâtel
  • 1990-1993 : Department of Urology (Prof. Graber) in Geneva
  • 1993-1994: Department of Urology Hôpital Saint Louis
  • (Prof. Le Duc and Teillac) in Paris

Senior staff

  • 1994-1997 : Department of Urology (Prof. Graber) in Geneva
  • Since october 1997 : private consultation in Geneva
  • Urologist responsable for the « Pelvic Floor Centre » in Geneva


  • Swiss International Prostate Center (SIPC)
  • Swiss Center of Pelvic Disorders (SSU)
  • Association Française d’Urologie (AFU)
  • European Association of Urology (EAU)
  • International Continence Society (ICS)
  • Société Interdisciplinaire Francophone d’UroDynamique et de Pelvi Périnéologie (SIFUD-PP)

Centres of interest

  • Vessie neurologique : troubles mictionnels complexes, investigations et traitements -- && à traduire
  • Voiding dysfunction : prostate hypertrophy, urethral stenosis
  • Neurological bladder : investigations and treatments
  • Erectile dysfunctions
  • Male infertility
  • Urological cancers
  • Urinary stones

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