Department of Immunology

Emergency 24h

We are experts in the field of immunology with a focus on immunodeficiencies, autoimmunity and the use of biologics. Our immunological diagnosis laboratories aboratories work in the fields of allergology, autoimmune disorders, immuno-deficiencies, HIV and hepatitis.

Department of Immunology

Universtity Hospital Zurich
Schmelzbergstrasse 26
8091 Zurich
Tel. +41 44 255 11 12

The Department of Immunology at University Hospital Zurich (USZ) is an academic center of excellence in immunology. We are experts in all aspects of clinical immunology, including systemic autoimmune diseases, autoinflammatory disorders, fever of unknown origin, sarcoidosis, and immunodeficiencies. Particular areas of expertise comprise sarcoidosis, hereditary angioedema, Sjögren’s disease, and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), with the Department of Immunology being part of the Swiss SLE cohort. Further areas of expertise include the use of biologicals in autoimmune and allergic disorders.

Our specialized diagnostic laboratories provide state-of-the-art analyses in transplantation immunology, immunoglobulin E (IgE) allergy tests, immunological tests for immune profiling, and immuno-virologic tests, including for hepatitis viruses, HIV, and HTLV. Moreover, we offer cutting-edge tests, such as cytokine measurements in different body fluids as well as measurement of anti-drug antibodies along with targeted cytokine levels for several biologicals.

Our specialized clinical experts offer consultations for:

  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
  • Sjögren’s disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Behcet’s disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Adult-onset Still disease
  • Familial Mediterranean Fever
  • Immunodeficiencies
  • Eosinophilic disorders
  • Hereditary angioedema
  • Ear-nose-throat immunology
  • Autoinflammatory diseases
  • General immunology
  • Allergy
  • Autoimmune cytopenias
  • periodic fever syndromes
  • IgG4 associated disorders

Onur Boyman, Prof. Dr. med.

Director, Department of Immunology

For patients

Tel. +41 44 255 11 12

For international patients

International Office
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Tel. +41 44 255 54 54

For referrals

Universtity Hospital Zurich
Department of Immunology
Schmelzbergstrasse 26
8091 Zurich

Tel. +41 44 255 11 12