Department of Visceral Surgery and Transplantation

Emergency 24h

The Department of Visceral Surgery and Transplantation at the University Hospital Zurich has a high worldwide reputation for excellence in the various treatment focus areas. Our department’s clinical priorities include surgery of the liver, pancreas, bile ducts, esophagus, stomach, intestine and rectum, as well as general surgery and transplants.

Department of Visceral Surgery and Transplantation

Universitätsspital Zürich
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zürich
Tel. +41 44 255 23 22

Our reputation is based on many years of clinical and scientific experience and a strong network. Our skilled team is one of the most successful surgical research groups on the international scene. We use the latest operating methods and technologies to treat our patients as effectively as possible. Our treatment strategies are based on scientific evidence. Both basic and clinical research are therefore of key importance.

Our department covers the entire spectrum of visceral and transplant surgery:

  • Surgery of the liver, pancreas and biliary tract (Swiss HPB Center Zurich)
  • Surgery of the esophagus and stomach (Upper GI)
  • Bowel and anus surgery (colorectal surgery and proctologic surgery)
  • Surgery for obesity (bariatric surgery)
  • Thyroid & parathyroid surgery, adrenals (endocrine surgery)
  • Cytoreductive surgery (CRS) and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC)
  • Transplant surgery (liver, kidney, pancreas and small intestine)

Pierre-Alain Clavien, Prof. Dr. med.

Director, Department of Visceral Surgery and Transplantation

For patients

Tel. +41 44 255 23 22

For international patients

International Office
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Tel. +41 44 255 54 54

For referrals

Universtity Hospital Zurich
Department of Visceral Surgery and Transplantation
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Tel. +41 44 255 23 22