- Aarau, Switzerland
Hirslanden Clinic Aarau
Hirslanden Clinic Aarau - Departments
Department of Neurosurgery
The specialist field of neurosurgery deals with the diagnosis and surgical treatment of diseases, injuries and malformations concerning the central, vegetative and peripheral nervous system. The neurosurgery department is part of the Hirslanden Cranio-Facial Centre. With the support of the related disciplines, the neurosurgery department covers the entire range of neurosurgical therapies. Neuroradiology involves close cooperation between cerebral and spinal diagnosis and in the treatment of vascular processes.
Department of Orthopedics
If you have an accident and want to be recover quickly, then the emergency service with a competent trauma is available all the time. Thanks to the extensive infrastructure of Hirslanden Klinik Aarau, an interdisciplinary cooperation is all the time possible. Only when you can move, you can participate in our mobile society: If you cannot sleep because of pain or cannot move your hands or feet day by day. If you want to keep fit, but the process is becoming a torture. If you want to have nice legs, but your feet need to be hided in special shoes. The mountains are calling, but the cartilage is mountains and valleys. Then you need our competence.
The Breast Center offers its patients with different services, a personal and professional support throughout the diagnostic, treatment and follow-up course. Such as:
- Annual inspection, check-up
- Treatment of breast cancer
- Treatment of benign breast disease
- Plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery
We are happy to provide you, as future parents, with competent and considerate personal help and advice. You are welcome to visit us – we will be happy to provide you with any information you require.
We provide an obstetrics service, which aims to ensure safety and security for both mother and child. We take your personal wishes into consideration with the consent of your doctor. Naturally, your partner is also welcome during the birth experience.
Ralf Thomas Kurz
Department of Gastroenterologie
The Hirslanden Clinic Aarau has a network of all the specialists for the treatment of very complex diseases. It maintained a regular and close dialogue with the GPs. This guarantees, that the treatment of each patient was undertaken according to the latest international standards. Both gastroenterologists of Gastro-center have completed the appropriate training, have many years of experience and are always updated to the latest medical knowledge. There is a close cooperation with the u.g. external partners as well as regular internal meetings ("four-eyes principle") and joint planning / conducting investigations whenever possible or useful.
Department of Vascular Surgery
In the vascular center of the Hirslanden Klinik in Aarau there is a unique close cooperation between an angiologist and vascular surgeries. All patients of the vascular center will be evaluated by two specialists. In a discussion the best for the patient will be selected. The two highly qualified partners guarantee the professional competence in the treatment of this difficult clinical series.
Department of Cardiosurgery
The cardiac surgery department of the Hirslanden clinic Aarau was rebuilt since Prof. Dr. med. Thierry Carrel and PD Dr. med Lars Englberger worked here. Both of them are recognized cardiac experts. Prof. Carrel is the director at Inselspital and PD Dr. Englberger is the chief physician at the University Hospital of Bern. They both work still at University Hospital of Bern and in the meantime they are available with their experience and medical knowledge at the cardiac surgery department for their patients.
Our aim is to provide you with the best possible advice and care in the event of heart or vascular problems.
Experienced cardiologists and heart surgeons ensure personal treatment of the very highest level, while competent nursing care and ultra-modern medical-technological services complete the range of services we provide. The pleasant atmosphere at the Hirslanden Clinic Aarau is the perfect setting to ensure your well-being.
Department of Otolaryngology
Our aim is to provide competent and professional care and advice concerning health problems affecting the nose, ear and throat. Our specialists work in close cooperation with other disciplines, thereby providing comprehensive and optimum care for all ENT diseases. The treatment range covers dieseses of the ear, of the nose and sinuses, of the oral catities and the throat, of the voice and the larynx and of the thyoid and the oft parts of the neck.
Department of Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery
Our aim is to provide you with competent, top-quality care and advice for health problems affecting the lungs. The centre calls on different specialists who ensure comprehensive and optimum care in the event of lung diseases. Furthermore, interdisciplinary cooperation with the other centres of competence of the Hirslanden Klinik Aarau (internal medicine, gastroenterology, radiology, neurology, anaesthesia, etc.) ensures extensive and integral care. Regular interdisciplinary discussions guarantee an optimum treatment procedure tailored to your needs.
Department of Oncology
The tumour centre is the oncological competence centre (tumour illnesses) at the Hirslanden Klinik Aarau. The specialists and experts at the Tumour Centre provide both out-patients and in-patients with top-quality specialist care for malignant tumours. Our well-integrated team of doctors, specially trained oncological nursing staff, MTRAs, psycho-oncologists, physiotherapists, dieticians and pastors provide both you and your family with competent and integral care.
Martin Christian Schumacher
Department of Urology
The medical field of urology deals with the recognition and treatment of diseases of or injuries to the kidneys, suprarenal glands, ureter, bladder, urethra, prostate gland and external male reproductive organs. As well as the traditional emphasis placed on the field of ‘male illnesses’, urology also deals with the care and treatment of women and corresponding diseases of the female organs.
Department of Abdominal Surgery
In recent years, surgery of the internal organs has become even more specialized. New procedures, such as minimally-invasive methods of treatment, have become more popular. With this increased specialisation, the results of treatment have continued to improve. At the Hirslanden Klinik Aarau, the field of visceral surgery is part of a wide network of other specialist medical fields. This interdisciplinary cooperation enables us to diagnose and operate on complex symptoms, such as tumour or vascular diseases.
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
A person’s inner and outer self are linked by complex interactions: satisfaction with your appearance increases self-confidence and this, in the end, is the secret behind that radiance which is perceived as beauty in the eye of the beholder.
Department of Gynecological Cancer
One of the priorities of the Hirslanden Klinik Aarau is the treatment of oncological diseases. This includes the treatment of gynecological tumors. The diagnosis and treatment of cancers of the breast, the lining of the uterus, ovaries, cervix, vagina and the skin of the external genitalia have high professional and technical requirements.
Department of Nephrology
The internist, specialist in internal medicine, has a very wide range of medical knowledge about the disease of young people, the adult and the elderly. The internist knows all common investigation methods, such as Blood and urine tests or X-rays, and can judge when and which method should be used. He is able to select the proper type of treatment. If necessary, he will look after his patients with chronic illnesses for a long time, even at home. An internist can also perform small operations, such as the suturing wounds under local anesthesia.