Hirslanden Hospital Aarau

Aarau, Switzerland

Diagnosis and conservative treatment of hip osteoarthritis (program ID: 89113)

Claudio Cerletti

Dr. med.

Claudio Cerletti

Department of Orthopedics

Specialized in: orthopedics, traumatology

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

2015   Belegarzt an der Hirslanden Klinik Aarau

2014 – 2014   Leitender Arzt Orthopädie im Luzerner Kantonsspital Sursee

2010 – 2013   Oberarzt Orthopädie im Luzerner Kantonsspital Sursee bei PD Dr. med. J. Decking

2008 – 2010   Oberarzt Orthopädie im Bürgerspital Solothurn bei Dr. med. D. Weber, Prof. Ochsner und Dr. med. N. Helmy

2007 – 2007   Oberarzt sportclinic Villa Linde bei Prof. Dr. med. R. Biedert

2004 – 2006   Assistenzarzt Orthopädie Uniklinik Balgrist bei Prof. Dr. med. C. Gerber

2002 – 2004   Assistenzarzt Orthopädie im Bürgerspital Solothurn bei Dr. med. D. Weber

2001 – 2002   Assistenzarzt Chirurgie im Kantonsspital Bruderholz bei Prof. Dr. med. A. Huber

About the department keyboard_arrow_down

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.

Many people live more than 80 years today. Degenerative diseases and geriatric diseases do not stop in front of joints, discs and bone strength (osteoporosis).

Our experienced specialists in orthopedics and traumatology are always there for you in case of arthrosis, intervertebral disc damage, bone fracture, osteoporosis, meniscus injury, Hammer, nerve bottleneck, hand trauma, ligament injury, O-leg, cartilage damage, shoulder dislocation, questions regarding the endoprosthesis and other problems of the musculoskeletal system.

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination​
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • X-Ray examination of the hip
  • MRI scan  of the hip
  • injections into hip joint cavity
  • nursing services
  • consultation of related specialists
  • treatment via head doctor and all leading experts
  • explanation of individual treatment plan
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About hospital

Hirslanden Klinik Aarau is the largest private hospital in the canton of Aargau in Switzerland and is a first class acute care hospital offering a comprehensive list of personalised medical services.

Hirslanden Klinik Aarau is a modern hospital with cutting edge technology, state of the art infrastructure and over 150 affiliated doctors and in-house physicians offering a wide range of field leading specialised medicine and surgical fields. The clinic has an experienced and friendly staff of 800 employees who are dedicated to the satisfaction and recovery of its patients.

The modern infrastructure allows specialists of all disciplines to work together in a cohesive interdisciplinary approach allowing this acute hospital to offer the best premium care solutions that are customised to the patient’s individual needs.

Area of Specialisation
Hirslanden Klinik Aarau offers a wide range of first class medical services including prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation. Guests also have access to its medical institutes and centres of excellence focusing on orthopaedics and traumatology, internal medicine, cardiology and cardiac surgery, gynaecology, obstetrics as well as visceral and general surgery. The hospital has a 24 hour emergency and intensive care units with palliative care beds to aid in your recovery.
Here you can find a list with the whole range of treatment.
Facts & Figures
The hospital was founded in 1988 and belongs to the Hirslanden Private Hospital Group which is constantly developing and expanding. The hospital has 145 beds, the experience and expertise of 150 affiliated doctors and in-house physicians with 800 friendly employees to cater to your private medical care.

Accommodation in hospital

Patients rooms

The kid rooms have everything needed for a comfortable stay. The kid bathroom includes both a toilet and a shower. All rooms offer functional beds with orthopaedic mattresses ensuring unsurpassed support for overall body during sleep. There are bedside stands with pull-out tables, lockers and safe boxes in each room. It is also possible to access the Internet from a PC, smartphone or tablet so that kids always keep in touch with their parents and other family members. There is also a TV in each room.
You can opt for a single or a double room. An accompanying person may stay with the kid in the room. A double room is shared with another patient.
The enhanced comfort rooms are equipped with a safety box, a fridge and upholstered furniture.

Meals and Menus

The patient and the accompanying person are offered a daily choice of three menus. If you are on a specific diet for any reason, you will be offered an individual menu. Please inform the medical staff about your dietary preferences prior to the treatment.

Further details

Standard rooms include:






Christian priests are available for the patients at any time. Representatives of other religions may be requested at any time.

Accompanying person

Your companion may stay with you in your room or at a hotel of your choice during the fixed program.


You may stay at the hotel during the outpatient program. Our employees will support you for selecting the best option.