Informationen zum Coronavirus

Information on Coronavirus

Coronavirus continues to spread in Switzerland. It is understandable that this development is leading to uncertainty, also with regard to any upcoming scheduled stay at the clinic. Please find here the most important information on the measures currently being taken by Schulthess Klinik. You will also find answers to questions you may have if you are scheduled to undergo a medical or surgical procedure in the near future.

Prof. Norbert Gschwend

Visionary orthopaedic surgeon, Professor Norbert Gschwend, dies at the age of 95

Professor Norbert Gschwend died in the evening of Sunday, 22 March 2020 at the age of 95. With his pioneering spirit, Norbert Gschwend not only had a formative influence on orthopaedic surgery, but also on the history of Schulthess Klinik. In him, we have lost a great physician, a sponsor, our patron, and a friend.

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Schulthess Klinik, Balgrist and University Hospital Zurich are conducting research together

Treatment of the common condition lumbar stenosis (narrowing of the spinal canal in the lumbar region) needs to be handled better. With this aim in mind, Schulthess Klinik, Balgrist University Hospital and University Hospital Zurich have been conducting joint research for nine years now. The results from over 850 patients have appeared in over 20 studies up to the present day, with the aim of providing patients affected with optimal, knowledge-based and individual treatment.

Dr. med. Dezsö J. Jeszenszky

Tireless commitment to patients

Our celebrations to mark the formal acceptance of the postdoctoral thesis of PD Dr. med. Dezsö J. Jeszenszky, our long-serving Head of Spine Surgery, Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery, highlighted his tireless commitment to keep on improving patient treatment. His postdoctoral thesis entitled «New surgical procedures in the treatment of paediatric spinal column diseases» outlines just what he has achieved over the years in the treatment of children with scoliosis and other diseases of the spinal column

Preisübergabe Innovationspreis Dr. Herren

Innovation Prize for Dr. med. Daniel Herren

This year’s allianz q Innovation Prize was awarded to Dr. med. Daniel Herren for his efforts in promoting validated measurements of medical benefit in patients.

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