Health Travel

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With its stunning scenery and high level of safety, Switzerland is a favourite with travellers. But first-rate hospitals and clinics also make it a popular health destination.

Medical fields

Are you interested in one of the following medical fields? On the detail page you can see which clinics / hospitals treat this topic.

Check-up and screenings

Health is our most precious asset. So regular check-ups are all the more important for detecting any conditions as early as possible.


In radiology, different imaging methods are used to detect and treat diseases: radiography (X-rays), computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and ultrasound.


Pain and limitation of our musculoskeletal system (bones, joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments) influence our quality of life.

Aesthetic medicine

Wrinkle treatment using Botox and fillers, liposuction, breast enhancement surgery, scar removal – the latest invasive and non-surgical methods in Switzerland.


Bariatric surgery in combination with dietary advice and psychological consultations help achieve weight loss in cases of obesity.


In gynaecology, women are supported and treated for all aspects of their health at any age, and during the obstetric period.

Musculoskeletal conditions

Our musculoskeletal system is subjected to considerable stress over our lifetime. Problems that require surgical intervention are taken care of in orthopaedic surgery.

Prevention / medical health

Staying healthy and living as long a life as possible without diseases or infirmities is something we all wish for.


Rehabilitation measures are designed to help people resume their everyday lives after accidents, injuries and medical procedures.


Psychiatry - separate from psychology - is a medical specialty and covers the diagnosis and treatment of mental and psychosomatic illnesses.


The number of cases of cancer is rising every year worldwide. The specialty of oncology focuses on the detection, treatment and after-care of - especially malignant - tumours.

Pain therapy

Pain - especially chronic pain - has an enormous impact on our quality of life. The term pain therapy covers all measures taken to relieve pain.


Cardiovascular disease is one of the most common causes of death worldwide.


The skin envelopes us like a protective membrane. Diseases of the skin therefore affect both our physical and mental well-being.


Diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and the organs associated with it (liver, gall bladder, pancreas) come under the category of gastroenterology.


The brain, spinal cord, muscles and peripheral nerves - these sensitive areas of the human body are the remit of Neurology.


The eye absorbs millions of impressions every second and transmits them to the brain.

Internal medicine

Switzerland: internal medicine clinics for the treatment of cardiovascular, renal, age-related and respiratory conditions.

Visceral surgery

If internal organs need to be operated on, the procedures for doing so are the domain of Abdominal Surgery.


The ear, nose and throat region is associated with the three key senses of hearing, smell and taste, and is very sensitive as a result.


Urology is commonly mostly known as a specialty for men’s health. Andrology is actually only a sub-section of this specialty.


Hormones have a huge influence on our lives; they are important for our overall development, our metabolism and our emotional well-being.

Vascular surgery

Vascular surgery is called upon when the arterial, venous and lymphatic vessel system and therefore the circulation of the blood are impaired due to diseases, injuries or accidents.

Obstetrics and fertility treatments

Every birth represents an incomparable moment in a woman’s life.

Thoracic surgery

Thoracic surgery procedures encompass the entire chest cavity, including deformities, injuries and diseases of the pleura and mediastinum, the lungs, the trachea and the bronchi, as well as the chest wall.

Trauma surgery

Damage following accidents is treated in the specialty of trauma surgery.


Physical, mental and psychosomatic conditions in newborns, children and adolescents, as well as pre-natal conditions, all fall under the responsibility of paediatrics.

Medical technology

High availability of the latest medical equipment, with outstanding software – exceptionally short waiting times for technological investigations.

Personalised medicine

Incorporating individual biological data into preventative and therapeutic treatments greatly increases their chances of success.


Healthy teeth not only make your smile bright, but they’re also important because diseases of the mouth can have far-reaching consequences for our health.


Apartments & chalets

If you’re looking for peace and quiet, but never too far from the action, you’re sure to find something to suit your needs on the Switzerland Tourism booking portal. In just a few clicks, you can book luxury apartments, holiday apartments and chalets that meet your every wish.

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