Schulthess Klinik

Lengghalde
2
Zurich
8008
Switzerland
+41 44 385 7171
http://www.schulthess-klinik.ch

Chief Director of Orthopaedic Department

PD Dr. med. Beat Simmen

CEO/President
Mathhias P. Spielmann


Hospital’s
Mission

The Schulthess Clinic in Zurich, Switzerland, is one of Europe’s leading
orthopedic hospitals. Its central mission is to free people from pain and
restore their mobility. As a top orthopedic hospital it specializes in the
sophisticated treatment of the musculoskeletal system for patients with
joint, back, hand and foot disorders. Through expert consultation in the
hospital’s pain center and treatments based on conservative medicine,
alternatives to surgical intervention can often be found. The Schulthess
Clinic has a proven track record. Its vast experience and high caseload
of over 14,000 surgical interventions a year. A team-based system facilitates
an interdisciplinary approach with pre- and post- operative treatment occurring
in close consultation with affiliated external partners. «We keep
you moving» is the express mission of the Clinic, and this includes:
avoiding complications, short rehabilitation times, integrated quality control,
reducing and treating pain along with integrated, conservative treatment
as an alternative. The Schulthess Clinic is also home to the Swiss Olympic
Medical Center, the FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Center and the
FIFA Medical Center.

Year Founded

1883

Hospital Type
Other: Foundation

University Affiliations
Not available

Accreditations
Teaching hospital class A

Hospital Awards/Recognitions
Not available

Leadership Appointments
F-MARC (FIFA), ISFR, ISSLS, ICRS

Number of Orthopaedic Residents
26

Length of Residency
Not available

Number of Orthopaedic Fellows
29

Length of fellowship
Not available

Fellowship categories
All orthopaedic specialties, sports medicine, rheumatology

Is CME required in your country?
No

Does your hospital/center conduct CME programs?
No

Average number of peer reviewed articles published annually
88

Number of beds
150

Total number of active medical staff (MDs)
Orthopaedic Surgeons – 29
Rheumatologists – 3
Physiatrists – 2
Rehabilitation – 3
Other – 12 anaesthesists, 3 physicians

Number of scientists
14

Type of research
Outcome research, prognostic studies, neuromuscular adaptation, osteoporosis, prosthesis development and clinical testing, injuries in football (F-MARC), pathophysiology of rheumatoid arthritis

Amount of grant funding received annually
$1 Million USD

Number of full time employees
555

Number of operating rooms
9

Number of orthopaedic surgeries
Ambulatory – 2,090
Inpatient – 14,209

Number of outpatient visits to orthopaedists, rheumatologists, and other medical services
172,660