Proctology is the study of diseases of the rectum, pelvic floor and anus. Specialists (mostly gastroenterologists, but also specialists in gastrointestinal medicine who are certified proctologists) detect and treat the following diseases and disorders:


  • haemorrhoids and anal venous thromboses
  • mucosal tears (fissures) and fistulas in the rectal area
  • chronic constipation or faecal incontinence
  • rectal prolapse
  • anal pain or itching
  • genital warts
  • anal tumours and skin tags (skin folds)

Why choose Hirslanden


Proctology is a key specialisation at Hirslanden, the largest private hospital group in Switzerland. Our proctology 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!