Hirslanden Clinic Aarau
Department of Nephrology (26331)
Specialized in: internal medicine, 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.
For special treatments of specialist in internal medicine remits his patients to medical specialists with the appropriate training.
The training to become a specialist in internal medicine is often the basis for further training in areas such as cardiology, rheumatology or gastroenterology represents.
- Aarau, Switzerland