Professor at the University Hospital Zurich
specializes in the surgical treatment of injuries of the spine, pelvis and extremities. An equally important area of activity is joint arthroplasty and the treatment of injuries to the abdomen and abdominal organs. The hospital is actively developing new technologies for the treatment of orthopedic diseases. The trauma department is headed by Hans-Christoph Pape. The doctor is a member of the German Commission for Combined and Trauma Surgery, the European Council of Surgeons.
Zurich is also home to the Orthopedic University Hospital Balgrist
, which specializes in the treatment of diseases of the musculoskeletal system. The center's specialists emphasize personalized medicine using the combined knowledge and experience of orthopedists, rheumatologists and physiotherapists.
The leading orthopedic center Schultess
is accredited as the Swiss "Olympic Medical Center". More than 12,000 surgeries are performed at the clinic annually. Since 1935, the hospital has been funded by the non-profit Wilhelm Schulthess Foundation, thanks to which the clinic staff conducts continuous research work. In 2021, the world's first KeriFlex prosthetic finger was produced in Schultess.
One of the largest network of private clinics in Switzerland, Genolier
, the orthopedic department is equipped with modern equipment for low-traumatic arthroscopic operations. John Michael Duff, a specialist in neurosurgery and spinal surgery, works in the department. The doctor is a member of such professional organizations as the Swiss Society for Spine Surgery and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.
The main specialization of the private clinic Bethanien
in Zurich is orthopedics. Patients are offered the Diamond Care VIP program with excellent service to focus the patient on recovery in a comfortable environment.
The leading center for orthopedic and neurological rehabilitation in the city of Glion-Montreux is the Valmont Clinic
. A multidisciplinary team of doctors, consisting of neuropsychologists, sports trainers and nutritionists, works individually with each patient. The hospital is equipped with spacious bright rooms overlooking the Alps and Lake Geneva, fitness rooms and indoor pools.