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Hirslanden Clinic La Colline Geneva

location_on Geneva, Switzerland
8.9/10 from 43 Votes

Department of Internal Medicine (26405)

Eric Gerstel

PD Dr. med.

Eric Gerstel

Specialized in: internal medicine

About the department

The Department of internal Medicine at the Hirslanden Clinic La Colline Geneva offers the highly accurate diagnostics and effective conservative treatment of diseases of internal organs in adult patients. The Chief Physician of the department is PD Dr. med. Eric Gerstel.

The ​​competence of the department’s doctors includes the diagnostics of diseases of the cardiovascular system, respiratory system, rheumatic pathologies, kidney diseases, gastrointestinal diseases, allergic reactions, etc. The specialists carry out all the necessary diagnostic examinations, according to the results of which they develop an optimal treatment regimen. In particularly complex cases, the highly specialized experts are involved in the therapeutic process, who take an active role in treatment. In addition, the department’s doctors devote enough time to counseling their patients.

The department has advanced equipment, including high-resolution ultrasound equipment, X-ray machines, powerful tomographs for CT and MRI scans, laboratories for blood, urine and other biological material testing. Also, when diagnosing internal diseases, an important role is played by physical examination (check-up, palpation, etc.). If necessary, differential diagnostics can be carried out with diseases of other medical fields.

The department’s range of medical services includes:

  • Diagnostics and treatment of gastrointestinal diseases (for example, gastric ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, GERD)
  • Diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the respiratory system (for example, bronchitis, pneumonia, tuberculosis)
  • Diagnostics and treatment of liver diseases (for example, hepatitis, cirrhosis, cysts)
  • Diagnostics and treatment of kidney disease (for example, cysts, urolithiasis, pyelonephritis)
  • Diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the cardiovascular system (for example, coronary heart disease, arterial hypertension)
  • Diagnostics and treatment of blood diseases (for example, anemia, thrombocytopenia, coagulopathies)
  • Diagnostics and treatment of rheumatic diseases (for example, rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma, vasculitides)
  • Diagnostics and treatment of infectious diseases
  • Diagnostics and treatment of endocrine diseases (for example, goiter, thyroiditis, hypothyroidism, diabetes mellitus)
  • Diagnostics and treatment of geriatric diseases
  • Diagnostics and treatment of other internal diseases

Curriculum vitae

Education and Postgraduate Training

  • 2015 - 2017 Health Management, University of St. Gallen.
  • 1999 - 2011 Medical Specialist in Internal Medicine, University Hospital Geneva.
  • 2005 - 2007 Master's Degree in Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle.
  • 1991 - 1997 Doctorate, University of Geneva.
  • Residency in Critical Care Medicine, University Hospital Geneva.

Professional Career

  • Since September 2019 PD, University of Geneva.
  • Since March 2016 Chief Physician at the Hospital Hintsa Performance (Sports Medicine), Geneva.
  • Since January 2013 Head of the Department of Internal Medicine at the Hirslanden Clinic La Colline Geneva.
  • April 2008 - March 2011 Deputy Head of the Department at the University Hospital Geneva.
  • October 2003 - March 2008 Senior Resident, Department of Internal Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Geneva.

Photo of the doctor: (c) Hirslanden AG 

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