A Center for Musculoskeletal and Sports Medicine for Switzerland's number one orthopedic hospital

Switzerland's number one hospital for orthopedics and trauma care, HUG has already demonstrated its expertise in this area. By creating a Center For Musculoskeletal And Sports Medicine, it has confirmed its leading position and provides optimal care to both everyday patients and sports stars.

Main diseases treated

The main pathologies treated are the following:

  • Knee sprain
  • Muscle injury
  • Ankle sprain
  • Shoulder dislocation
  • Joint fracture
  • Fracture of the long bones
  • Fracture of the collarbone
  • Tendinopathy
  • Overload injuries

The Center for Musculoskeletal and Sports Medicine guarantees a perfectly coordinated care, irrespective of the pathology and facility a patient is initially sent to within HUG. At each stage, the patient benefits from a specialist's expertise.

Medical Specialties

Medical specialties represented in the center are the following:

  • Obesity Prevention and Care Program
  • Angiology Division
  • Cardiology Division
  • Orthopedic Surgery and Musculoskeletal Trauma Care Division
  • Division for Therapeutic Education for Chronic Diseases
  • Pediatric Orthopedics Division
  • Pulmonology Division
  • Neuro-Rehabilitation Division
  • Rheumatology Division


A single telephone number

A unique number allows you to contact the Center for Musculoskeletal and Sports Medicine directly.

022 727 15 50

Staff will know how to guide you over the phone to get the most suitable consultation for your condition.

In some cases, in order not to overload one or another specialist consultation, you will be asked to see your attending physician first, who will arrange a consultation with a specialist at HUG for you, if required.