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Beschwerden bei künstlichen Hüftgelenken - Ursachen und Behandlung

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Ab März 2020 übernimmt Vano Prangulaishvili die Leitung Finanzen und Administration an der Universitätsklinik Balgrist und wird gleichzeitig Mitglied der Spitalleitung.

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Ärztinnen und Ärzte des Balgrist werden ab September 2019 im GZO Spital Wetzikon Sprechstunden anbieten und Operationen durchführen.

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Researchers at Balgrist University Hospital in Zurich have discovered a new ligament in the knee joint: the ‘accessory iliotibial band-meniscal ligament (AIML)’.

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Die Universitätsklinik Balgrist wird im neuen Gesundheitszentrum am Flughafen Spezialsprechstunden anbieten.

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Orthopaedics: Here for you

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.

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Paraplegia: Moving closer

Our spinal cord injury centre 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.

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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, Care & Therapy and Hotel & Comfort.

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"Thumbs up for Prof. Andreas Schweizer, Dr Walter O. Frey and their teams. I am happy to be back in the Ski World Cup with a healthy hand!"

Ramon Zenhäusern
Swiss slalom specialist
Winner of the Olympic gold and silver medal in Pyeongchang 2018

"Without the great support of Prof. Andreas Schweizer and his entire team, I wouldn't have been back on the slopes so quickly."

Wendy Holdener
Swiss skier and World Alpine Combination Champion 2017 and 2019 
Runner-up in the World Slalom Championship 2017, Winner of the Olympic gold, silver, and bronze medal 2018

“At Balgrist Move>Med I feel very well looked after. I appreciate that I can make use of specific exercise equipment such as the AlterG (anti-gravity treadmill). Many thanks to the entire team!”

Nicola Spirig
Swiss triathlete, Olympic Champion and five times World Champion, Winner of the European Championship Gold Medal and Team Silver 2018, Winner of the Home World Cup 2018

"My heartfelt thanks to Prof. Christian Gerber and the Balgrist team for their prompt and professional treatment of my shoulder injury."

Dr. Ulrich Spiesshofer
Former CEO and President, ABB Ltd


Balgrist University Hospital
Forchstrasse 340
8008 Zurich

Phone: +41 44 386 11 11
Fax: +41 44 386 11 09
Email: info@remove-this.balgrist.ch

By public transport

  • From Zurich main station, take a number 11 tram in the direction of Rehalp and alight at the Balgrist tram stop.
  • From Stadelhofen station, take the S18 Forchbahn towards Esslingen or a number 11 tram in the direction of Rehalp and alight at the Balgrist tram stop.

By car

  • Parking is available at the hospital for outpatients and visitors but the number of spaces is very limited. You have to purchase your parking time from the machines. We encourage you to take public transport for your arrival.