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Other areas of expertise

Balgrist University Hospitals key strength lies in interdisciplinary cooperation between our various areas of expertise:


Our radiology department specialises in taking images of the whole musculoskeletal system and is able to deliver decisive diagnostic foundations for optimal treatment of patients.

Physical Medicine and Rheumatology

Our department of physical medicine and rheumatology specialises in conservative treatment of musculoskeletal conditions. This conservative therapy approach enables us to treat a variety of rheumatic diseases such as ankylosing spondylitis, degenerative joint and spine conditions, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (Sudecks atrophy) or osteoporosis. Our clinics excellent therapy infrastructure is vital for supporting individual rehabilitation programmes.


The anaesthesiology department looks after patients before, during and after surgical procedures, assesses - in close cooperation with our department for internal medicine - whether patients are suffering from organ insufficiency or allergies and is also in charge of postoperative pain management, a domain in which it has developed innovative methods that have set a new trend at international level.

To help our patients feel like guests when they are staying with us, we always give them our full attention. Highly qualified nursing staff do their utmost to make your stay in our clinic as pleasant as possible, both before and after your operation. Our therapy facilities com



Tel: 044 386 15 88

The appointments office is open from 8.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.


Universitätsklinik Balgrist
Forchstrasse 340
8008 Zürich

Phone 044 386 11 11



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