Institute for Intensive Care Medicine

Emergency 24h

The Institute for Intensive Care Medicine at the USZ runs the largest intensive care unit in Switzerland with currently 64 beds. The various intensive care units provide round-the-clock care for critically ill patients and patients in life-threatening situations. Every year, almost 4,500 patients are cared for in the entire spectrum of modern intensive care medicine.

Institute for Intensive Care Medicine

University Hospital Zurich
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zürich
Tel. +41 44 255 23 76

Intensive care medicine at the University Hospital Zurich is divided into six main areas of intensive care medicine, which are treated in specialised departments.

  • Focus in cardiac and vascular surgery
  • Focus on internal medicine
  • Focus on neurosurgery
  • Focus on burns
  • Focus on traumatology
  • Focus on visceral, thoracic and transplant surgery

We are continuously working on the further development and improvement of intensive care medicine in clinical research, basic research and nursing research.

Reto Schüpbach, Prof. Dr. med.

Director, Institute for Intensive Care Medicine

Tel. +41 44 255 10 92

For patients

Tel. +41 44 255 23 76

For international patients

International Office
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Tel. +41 44 255 44 96

For referrals

University Hospital Zurich
Institute for Intensive Care Medicine
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zürich

Tel. +41 44 255 23 76