Médecine Hyperbare


In Switzerland, like at the international level, research in hyperbaric medicine is still insufficient. In particular, there are few solid scientific publications according to the criteria of evidence-based medicine.

Research development project

The Hyperbaric Medicine Program must allow scientific research to be developed and increase the number of publications in order to:

Practical Information

Medical consultations (diving - hyperbaric treatment)

Dressing consultations (wound monitoring for patients under treatment)

Rue Gabrielle-Perret-Gentil, 4 - 1205 GenevaBât C, étage P, aile Jura

Telephone: 022 372 32 39 or 022 372 32 40

Email: Therapie.hyperbare@hcuge.ch

Hours: By appointment Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Emergencies: In the event of accidents outside of office hours, please dial 144

What is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy?

Hyperbaric therapy is a way to administer oxygen through the lungs inside an enclosure where the pressure is greater than the atmospheric pressure

Effects of hyperbaric oxygen

Replacement effect:

Breathing pure oxygen inside a pressurized environment such as the hyperbaric chamber leads to an elevation in the dissolved quantity of oxygen in the blood and tissues.