About the Author
Dr. med. George Marx grew up in Venezuela, studied at the Medical University of Basel, and obtained his doctorate there. He completed his training as a specialist in pediatric and adolescent medicine at the University Children’s Hospital in Basel. His further specialization in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition took place at the University of Montreal, Canada. Since 2002 he has been the Head of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Switzerland in St. Gallen. Additionally he works as a consultant in the pediatric department at the Triemlispital in Zurich. His sense of humor makes him very popular with his patients, big and small. In his free time, he likes to do sports so that he can pursue his second hobby, eating with pleasure, without a guilty conscience.
Photo: Nadja Lenherr