Latest news and press releases
The FAROS project aims to develop the next generation of surgical robotics that that scan, hear, feel and act. The research project brings together leading European institutes.
A team at Balgrist University Hospital successfully completed the first holographically navigated spine surgery.Read more
The IRP Schellenberg Research Prize 2020 is awarded to Professors Patrick Freund, Balgrist University Hospital, Switzerland, and Jonas Frisén, Karolinska Institute, Sweden. The award ceremony will take place on October 1st, 2020 in Basel.Read more
Research and technology leads to cutting-edge orthopedic medicine
Balgrist University Hospital is a university hospital dedicated to patients with musculoskeletal disorders. For the medical director, Prof. Mazda Farshad, MD, it is clear: "We want to remedy musculoskeletal problems and improve the quality of life of our patients. The mission as a university hospital is to be responsible for the evolution of the future of musculoskeletal medicine." Also thanks to the use of technology. On our focus page, you can learn how we use technologies such as artificial intelligence or augmented reality to improve patient care.
Our offer at a glance
Orthopedics and cutting-edge medicine
We provide you with an excellent medical service. At Balgrist University Hospital you will be cared for by a team of renowned, internationally recognised specialists in musculoskeletal and spinal damage and pain.
Paraplegia: Treatment in a family setting
Our spinal cord injury centrer provides comprehensive medical care for patients with spinal cord injuries. We are closer to research, the therapies of tomorrow, and closer to life – with a family atmosphere.
Balgrist Privé: Meeting the highest standards
The private wards at Balgrist offer you a well-coordinated range of services of a very high standard. Our core competencies: medicine, nursing care, therapy, hotel services and comfort.