Klinik Belair

Schaffhausen, Switzerland

Surgical treatment of parathyroid adenoma (program ID: 56441)

Walter Schweizer

Dr. med.

Walter Schweizer

Department of Surgery

Specialized in: abdominal surgery, general surgery, traumatology

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2008 Praxis am Durach, Durachweg 22, 8200 Schaffhausen und operative Tätigkeit Hirslanden Kliniken Belair und Zürich
1996 - 2008 Chefarzt Chirurgie, Kantonsspital, Schaffhausen
1986 - 1995 Universitätsklinik für Viszerale und Transplantationschirurgie, Inselspital Bern (Prof. Dr. med. Leslie H. Blumgart, Prof. Dr. med. Markus Büchler) als Oberarzt und zuletzt Klinikleitung ad interim, zuletzt Sabbatical in Oxford, Hannover, Zürich, Boston und Oman, z.T. als Gastprofessor
1984 - 1986 Chirurgische Universitätsklinik, Kantonsspital Basel (Prof. Dr. med. Felix Harder)
1982 - 1983 St. Francis Hospital Ifakara, Tansania (Dr. med. Wolfram Moll)
1979 - 1981 Chirurgische Universitätsklinik, Kantonsspital Basel (Prof. Dr. med. Martin Allgöwer)
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General surgeons deal with the diagnosis and surgical treatment of various diseases. General surgeons also treat injuries, physical disabilities, and developmental abnormalities, using also the appropriate conservative (non-surgical) treatment. As the surgical specialty, abdominal surgery offers, in particular, surgical procedures to treat diseases of internal organs and blood vessels.

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • history taking
  • general clinical examination
  • laboratory examination:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH-basal, fT3, fT4
    • tumor markers
    • inflammation indicators
    • indicators blood coagulation
    • hormonal examination
  • thyroid and parathyroid ultrasound
  • thyroid and parathyroid scintigraphy
  • preparation according to preoperative standard
  • surgical gland resection
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bed shared room
  • explanation of future recommendations
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About hospital

Probably, everybody knows that healthcare in Switzerland is a guarantee of a very high quality of medical care and high qualification of specialists. Klinik Belair in Schaffhausen is a modern private clinic, a member of Hirslanden Swiss group of private clinics. Why do so many people who care of their health opt for healthcare in Switzerland? Because Swiss clinics offer the best conditions for the patients and their physicians thus ensuring the best results of treatment even in very severe cases. When you become a client of Klinik Belair, you get a guaranteed comprehensive individualized treatment and the quality care from a whole team of qualified doctors and staff.

Our experienced personnel, modern infrastructure and a casual predictable atmosphere contribute to the environment that makes you feel comfortable during treatment in our clinic and ensures your fastest recovery. Our goal is to create the best conditions for recovery and turn your stay in our clinic to the positive experience.

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.