Department of Visceral Surgery and Transplantation

As one of the leading national and international academic centers, we offer the complete treatment spectrum of abdominal surgery - from basic care to highly specialized treatment - and guarantee our patients high-quality therapy according to the latest international standards.

Department of Visceral Surgery and Transplantation

University Hospital Zurich
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich
Tel. +41 44 255 23 22

Our clinic covers the entire spectrum of visceral and transplant surgery and includes the following areas:

  • Surgery of the liver, pancreas and bile ducts (Swiss HPB Center Zurich)
  • Surgery of the esophagus and stomach (Upper GI)
  • Surgery of the intestine and anus (colorectal surgery and proctological surgery)
  • Surgery for obesity (bariatric surgery)
  • Surgery of the thyroid & parathyroid glands, adrenal glands (endocrine surgery)
  • General surgery and cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (CRS/HIPEC).
  • Transplant surgery (liver, kidney, pancreas and small intestine)


For general inquiries

Tel. +41 44 255 23 22

Jour doctor

In case of medical emergency contact the jour doctor

Tel. +41 44 255 15 44

Your contact

José Oberholzer, Prof. Dr. med.

Chief Physician, Chairman of the Department, Department of Visceral Surgery and Transplantation


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