- Basel, Switzerland
Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology
An accident during a training session? Sprained foot or knee? Hand, shoulder or back pain? The team of the Orthopedic Emergency Care Center of Hirslanden Klinik Birshof can quickly and competently help you around the clock, 7 days a week. Orthopedics is a medical discipline that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal system diseases. Orthopedics is closely connected to traumatology. Traumatology studies effects of various traumatic factors.
Department of Foot Surgery
Foot pain can occur for various reasons, so it is important to contact an appropriate specialist that will make a correct diagnosis. Our Foot Center specializes in treatment of foot pain. This Center deals with the diagnosis of diseases and injuries of the lower leg, ankle and foot and their sequelae. Feet most commonly suffer from pains, functional impairments, or deformity.
Department of Hand Surgery
If you suffer from hand pain, our medical center specialist will help determine the cause of the pain and overcome it with the help of a qualified treatment. Functionally complex anatomy and the integral value of the hands for a sense of integrity require special skills. Surgeries involve various methods, such as microsurgery or wrist arthroscopy. Our ergotherapists take special care for rehabilitation of the hand. We pay extra attention to maintain interdisciplinary cooperation in all areas of medicine.
Department of Hip Surgery
Hip pain may be a symptom of various diseases. To receive a correct diagnosis, please visit our specialized center that offers a wide range of services that will help you overcome the hip pain. Only the most experienced experts will offer you their assistance. You will be assigned with a doctor supervising you individually in his or her office of Klinik Birshof, as well as in the hospital’s in-patient facility.
Martin L. Bürgi
Department of Knee Surgery
Knee joints are the most vulnerable joints of the human body. Knee pain can occur even at a young age, but specialists of our specialized medical center will help you to overcome it by making a correct diagnosis and choosing an appropriate treatment. In order to relieve you from pain in knee joints, our center offers everything that is required to make a diagnosis and determine the most appropriate treatment. Our experienced staff will answer all the questions about your health.
Department of Rheumatology
Rheumatology deals with the diagnosis of musculoskeletal system diseases and their treatment. Such musculoskeletal system diseases include degenerative or inflammatory changes in the spine and joints, soft tissue rheumatism or pain caused by excessive loads and weights, diseases due to metabolic disorders, orthopedic or therapeutic sequelae, common pain of the musculoskeletal system, as well as it rehabilitation.
Department of Shoulder Surgery
As a rule, joint pain is a symptom of a disease, injury or abnormality. In many cases, shoulder pain is caused by improper physical exertion. However, effective treatment requires an accurate diagnosis. In addition to the diagnosis of shoulder diseases, our center offers a range of services for your shoulder rehabilitation. Experienced specialists will answer all your questions regarding the health of the shoulder joint, and carry out any corresponding wishes.
Medical Center of Health, Amateur and Professional Sports
Anyone – young and old, trained and untrained – can take advantage of the comprehensive care offered by our Sports Clinic in Basel. Sports medicine is a specialized medical discipline dealing with medical supervision for people who are engaged in any sports. Sports doctor of our clinic has an expertise and extensive experience in the field of sports medicine. As a physician supervising regional or national teams, amateur athletes, professional athletes, sports doctors are able to provide any of them with their excellent medical services.
Thomas P. Egloff
Department of Spine Surgery
Our Spine Center offers a full range of spinal surgeries, especially revision surgeries. We consider the opening of the Spine Center in Klinik Birshof to be an extremely important event. This Center offers a comprehensive treatment of spinal disorders in the region. The long-term goal is an integrated diagnosis and treatment of spinal disorders. Close collaboration with well-known specialists from related areas (e.g., neurology, rheumatology, neurosurgery, orthopedic spinal surgery) allows reducing the cost of treatment and improve its quality.