The University Hospital of Zurich is one of the five University Hospitals of Switzerland. This is the first hospital in whose continuation the University Hospital ultimately. This Hospital is existed as early as 1204.This hospital has changed its names several times. This is teaching type hospital. And it is affiliated under University of Zurich.
This university provides primary health care and cutting-edge medicine in a central location in Zurich. It’s superior academic knowledge to treat a wide range of health issues, taking a personal touch and utilizing highly specialized and up-to-date research. They provide training to the Physicians, Vocational training, and Apprenticeships & Interdisciplinary range of training programs. They are training in the departments of Center on Aging and Mobility,Angiology,Anesthesia,Ophthalmology,dermatology,metabolism, Women’s geriatrics, Neck, nose and ear diseases, head and neck surgery, Heart and vascular surgery, Hematology and Hematologic Central Laboratory, Infectology, Intensive Care, Cardiology, Children's surgery, Pediatrics, Clinical Chemistry, oncology, Nephrology, Neurosurgery neurology, Neuroradiology Emergency center adults Emergency center for children and young people .Nuclear medicine Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology. Osteoporosis, Physical Plastic hand surgery, Pneumology, radiology, Radio oncology, Rheumatology, immunology and allergology, Cranial, jaw and facial surgery. Spitalpharmacy, Thoracic surgery, Urology, Visceral Surgery and Medicine. Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy. Reproductive Endocrinology, etc.
The number of employees and the approximate staff is 8000 members and in that 1200 are doctors and 2400 are care professionals. And 980 are medical technical and therapeutic specialists they are providing care of medical emergency to 134,000 ambulant and over 35,000 of stationary patients each year in all the 42 clinics.
They are very well known famous scientists and Physicians of International renown who have practiced at hospital are Ferdinand Sauer Bruch, Adriano Aguzzi and Rolf M.Zinkernagel who is the person received the Nobel Prize for the research done in this hospital. The Areas of research are Basic research, Regenerative Medicine, Personalized Medicine, Highly specialized medicine, Nursing care research, Health services research, Center for Medical Research. The Professor Arnold von Eckardstein, MD he is the Director of the Institute. Malcolm Kohler, MD Director of the Department of Pulmonology.