Gynecology Division

Boulevard de la Cluse 30
1205 Genève

Patrick Petignat
Patrick Petignat
Head of division

State-of-the-art care for women’s cancers

The HUG Gynecology Division has state-of-the-art expertise for the treatment of women with breast cancer or a gynecological cancer, such as:

Once the diagnosis made, the team of the HUG Gynecologic Oncology Unit establishes a personalized care pathway adapted to your situation.

Whatever the care indicated for you, the Gynecologic Oncology Unit performs all tests on site and offers all care techniques currently available to treat cancers. 

The medical team can also help you join a research protocol. These protocols are important for advancing the knowledge of diseases and improving treatments. Collaborations with other healthcare structures may also be implemented on a case-by-case basis, depending on your health status.

Strengths of the HUG Gynecologic Oncology Unit

Minimally invasive surgery

Made possible through the evolution of medical imaging, minimally invasive surgical techniques are used to make a diagnosis or to remove tumors.

They improve your comfort and speed up your recovery after the procedure.

Cancer and fertility

Some types of cancer and some cancer care techniques can have an impact on the fertility of the person who is sick.

Progress has been made in this area. Today, medical techniques preserve the possibility of having a child following treatment.

Learn more about cancer and fertility


Medical onco-gynecology

Dr Alexandre Bodmer Attending PhysicianDr. Alexandre Bodmer 


For breast cancer, make an appointment:Tel. +41 (0)22 372 40 14(8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m./1:30 - 5:30 p.m.)Email:

For a gynecological cancer, make an appointment: Tel. +41 (0)22 372 40 14(8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m./1:30 - 5:30 p.m.)

Surgical onco-gynecology

Pr Patrick Petignat Senior Staff Physician, Head of the Unit Prof. Patrick Petignat Tel. +41 (0)22 372 44 32


Mme Sandra ConstantinoHead Nurse of the UnitMs. Sandra ConstantinoTel. +41 (0)79 55 34 703


Mme Ginette RosseelReference Nurse Ms. Ginette Tel. +41 (0)79 553 22 95

Appointments and Medical Administrative OfficeTel. +41 (0)22 372 41

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Last update : 18/06/2020