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Pediatric orthopedics – cutting-edge medicine for children and adolescents

We look after our child and adolescent patients in a caring atmosphere with a dedicated sympathetic approach. Our team is concerned with the clinical and scientific diagnostic investigation and treatment of congenital and acquired orthopedic diseases of infants, children, and young people.

Thanks to the cooperation with the Zurich University Children’s Hospital, we can offer your child ideal care according to his or her individual needs. Medical treatment and surgery are offered at both facilities and Professor Thomas Dreher, the Senior Consultant in Pediatric orthopedics, will decide on the appropriate location to ensure optimal treatment for your child.


We are happy to arrange appointments for Monday and Thursday.

Infant consultation with ultrasound on Thursday afternoon.

+41 44 386 30 91
+41 44 386 16 66

You can reach us as follows:
Monday to Friday
8 am to 12 noon
1 pm to 5 pm

Prof. Thomas Dreher is the new Head Physician Pediatric Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery at the Zurich University Children’s Hospital and is also assuming responsibility as the Head of Pediatric Orthopedics at Balgrist University Hospital. This appointment will strengthen pediatric orthopedics in Zurich: the Children’s Hospital and Balgrist University Hospital will be working together even more closely.

Highly specialized team with a state-of-the-art infrastructure

We usually treat infants and children with additional diseases or underlying neurological conditions at the Children’s Hospital. If surgery is necessary, a highly specialized multidisciplinary team stands ready to provide care that best meets the child’s needs. The cutting-edge facilities at Balgrist provide all other child and adolescent patients with inpatient and ambulatory care perfectly orientated to their orthopedic requirements.

Pediatric orthopedics at the Children’s Hospital and Balgrist works in close cooperation with national and international networks, so that we can offer your child optimal state-of-the-art treatment.