University Hospital of Zurich
Located in the heart of Zurich, the University Hospital offers easy commuting options to all districts and nearby townships. Whether it is by car, tram, or bike, the infrastructure of Zurich is superb and allows visitors to navigate the city effortlessly. The hospital campus is directly connected to most research and technology facilities, while additional laboratories are located 30min on the outskirts of Zurich. Within its 44 departments and institutes, the hospital employs 7,800 personnel responsible for the care and treatment of patients, support and maintenance, and scientific advancement. More than 572,000 outpatient and 41,000 inpatient treatments were conducted in 2016.
Department of Traumatology
The Department of Traumatology is led by Prof. Dr. med. Hans-Christoph Pape, and specializes in the acute care of trauma patients and applies an exceptionally high focus on research for new treatment options. The department of Traumatology treats close to 3000 inpatient cases. The team is composed of 14 leading trauma experts and 25 resident surgeons, who all focus on various specialized interests in the field of trauma surgery, ranging from polytrauma, upper and lower extremities, spinal and pelvic injuries, and sport injuries.