Institute of Intensive Care Medicine

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 and nursing for critically ill patients and patients in life-threatening situations. Almost 4,500 patients are cared for annually across the entire spectrum of modern intensive care medicine.

Institute of Intensive Care Medicine

University Hospital Zurich
Raemistrasse 100
8091 Zurich
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 specialized departments.

  • Focus on cardiovascular surgery
  • Focus Internal Medicine
  • Focus on neurosurgery
  • Focus on burn victims
  • Focus on traumatology
  • Focus on visceral, thoracic and transplant surgery

We are continuously working to advance and improve critical care medicine in clinical research, basic research, and nursing research.