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Emergency medicine

"Emergency patients should feel at ease, from the first contact to their transfer. This means that they receive optimal medical care and treatment from a doctor within a short period of time." Dr Thierry Brunschwig, Head of Emergency Ward

Our interdisciplinary emergency ward in Zollikerberg - your point of contact on the outskirts of Zurich

We are there for you 24 hours a day. Our doctors and qualified experts in emergency care work hand in hand with our anaesthesia, radiology and intensive care specialists. With expertise, team spirit and dedication, we are committed to your health day and night. Every year, we treat around 15,000 emergencies on our emergency ward.

Doctors in the hospital in front of a planning board.

Our range of services

In emergency medicine, we focus on the individualised treatment of people affected by acute and potentially life-threatening conditions. We cover the entire rescue chain, which includes the following important steps:

  • Initial care and rapid clarification in the event of unforeseen
  • Changes in the state of health
  • First aid after accidents
  • Rapid initiation of necessary therapies

There for you around the clock: our X-ray room in the emergency ward

Like our emergency ward, our radiology department is there for you day and night. In the event of an emergency, we can quickly and easily take an X-ray image for you directly within the emergency ward. Your well-being and a quick diagnosis are our top priority.

Patient referrals to the intensive care unit are quick and easy

Does your patient require intensive medical care? You can reach our intensive care unit around the clock, 365 days a year, via the telephone numbers below.

  • Monday to Friday, from 7.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.: Tel +41 44 397 20 68
  • Monday to Friday, from 5.00 pm to 7.00 am and on weekends and public holidays: Tel +41 44 397 21 42

Management and organisation of the emergency ward

Portrait photo of Dr Thierry Brunschwig

Dr. med. Thierry Brunschwig

Head physician, Clinic for Internal Medicine

Spital Zollikerberg
Klinik für Innere Medizin
Trichtenhauserstrasse 20
8125 Zollikerberg

Portrait photo of Regula Schlotterbeck

Regula Schlotterbeck

Head of emergency ward

Spital Zollikerberg
Klinik für Innere Medizin
Trichtenhauserstrasse 20
8125 Zollikerberg