Qualified paediatricians and paediatric surgeons (FMH) can additionally specialise in paediatric emergency medicine. Doctors with this specialisation possess special knowledge and skills in the emergency care of children and adolescents. They carry out initial assessments and provide appropriate emergency care in the event of injuries or illnesses.

Paediatric emergency doctors typically assist in situations such as:

  • Congenital malformations
  • Acute illnesses
  • Accidents and traumatic injuries
  • Tumour diseases in children
  • Serious complications during treatment

Doctors who specialise in paediatric emergency medicine are qualified to lead emergency teams. They can request the assistance of other medical specialists and order special examinations.

Why choose Hirslanden


Paediatric emergency medicine is a key specialisation at Hirslanden, the largest private hospital group in Switzerland. Our paediatric emergency medicine specialists are renowned for their expertise and many years of experience.


You can expect comfortable rooms and a modern infrastructure as well as the highest standards in medicine and care.


We will help you throughout your entire stay, organising additional services such as translators and interpreters, transport, and overnight hotel stays for you and your relatives, and addressing all your administrative questions.


A personal contact from the Hirslanden International team will take care of your needs from the time that you first contact us to arrange an appointment through to the end of your treatment.


Contact us – we are happy to help you!