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27,790 surgical interventions including 8,751 performed on an outpatient basis (one-day surgery) and 2,566 as pediatric
The transplant service provides pre-and post-transplant medical monitoring for over six hundred people who have benefitted from a liver, pancreas or islets of Langerhans transplant, combined or not with a renal graft. Until now, this outpatient care had been entirely provided by specialist doctors.
HUG is Switzerland's leading university hospital in terms of volume of activity.
In the HUG one operation in three is an outpatient operation.
28,689 surgical interventions including 9,388 performed on an outpatient basis (one-day surgery) including 2,679 as pediatric
The Surgery Department provides 24/7 elective and emergency care, for patients with basic insurance and also patients with complementary or private insurance.
It is made up of eight medical divisions:
While the department divisions function autonomously, from a medical point of view and in terms of patient care, they are functionally and structurally linked to one another, in terms of the following aspects:
The department is a center of excellence in several areas and in several surgical specialties, not only at a Swiss level, but also a Europe level.
Each year, it welcomes dozens of outside visitors who come to do an advanced training course.