Emergency care physicians detect if patients at the scene of an emergency are in a life-threatening condition.

They are familiar with the necessary first-aid measures and either administer these themselves or delegate them to someone else. They are connected to a special alarm system and work closely with paramedics. They will treat patients in an acute life-threatening condition (e.g. unconsciousness, cardiac arrest, heart attack, stroke, heavy bleeding, injury, burns, etc.) either in or outside the home. Emergency care physicians will recognise if further treatment is required and refer patients to hospital or, if necessary, to a specialist clinic. Rescue flights also have on board an emergency doctor who holds a pilot's licence. 

Why choose Hirslanden


Emergency care physicians is a key specialisation at Hirslanden, the largest private hospital group in Switzerland. Our emergency care physicians 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!

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