Clinique de Genolier

Genolier, Switzerland

Genolier, Switzerland

Overview

Overview

Clinique de Genolier is a multidisciplinary clinic that was founded in 1972 and is part of the Swiss Medical Network. The Swiss Medical Network is comprised of 16 private clinics located in Switzerland, employing approximately 1,250 highly qualified physicians. The group has over 950 patient beds and over 39,000 surgical procedures are performed each year.

Clinique de Genolier is the main clinic within the group and is one of the largest private clinics in Switzerland. There are more than 2,700 surgical procedures performed at the clinic each year.

The clinic's areas of expertise include general surgery, gastroenterology, orthopedics, plastic surgery, gynecology, neurology, and cardiology. The clinic has been certified by the Swiss Cancer Network (SCN) and is one of the first multidisciplinary institutions in western Switzerland to receive the certification.

Fitted with 106 patient beds, the clinic is renowned for its comfortable and luxurious rooms that are offered, many of which offer breathtaking views of Mont Blanc and Lake Geneva.

Clinique de Genolier is experienced in treating international patients and offer a range of convenient services including medical record translation, interpreter services, airport transfer, and first class hotel services. Facilities at the clinic include wellness spas and restaurants that offer fine cuisine.

Location

Clinique de Genolier is located north of Geneva in Genolier, 29 km from Geneva Airport and is easily accessible by public transport. The nearest train station to the clinic is La Joy-Clinique train station, just 250 m away.

Geneva is the capital city of Switzerland and has plenty to offer in terms of culture. The city center can be reached within 31 km from Clinique de Genolier and has a variety of shopping outlets and restaurants.

The Palace of Nations, which was constructed in 1929 and serves as the headquarters for the League of Nations, can be reached within 30 km from the clinic. Guided tours are offered in multiple languages. Switzerland's iconic lake, Lake Geneva, can be reached within 10 km from the clinic.

Languages spoken

English, French, German

Services

Online doctor consultation
Medical records transfer
Rehabilitation
Translation services
Interpreter services
Airport pickup
Free Wifi
Phone in the room
TV in the room
Special dietary requests accepted
Private rooms for patients available
Family accommodation
Parking available
Restaurant
Café
Spa and wellness
Pharmacy
Business centre services
Laundry
Mobility accessible rooms
International newspapers
Procedures

Procedures

295 procedures across 18 specialties

>Anesthetics

(5 procedures)

Anesthesia

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  • Anesthesia is administered to patients to numb a specific area or to make a patient unconscious while performing a procedure. The main types of anesthesia are local, regional, and general anesthetic. They are sometimes given in combination with one another, as well as in combination with oral or intravenous (IV) sedation.

  • 1 - 2 days

    Patients can travel immediately after local anesthetic. After a general anesthetic, patients can travel as soon as the effects have worn off and their condition is stable.

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Anesthetics Consultation

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Epidural Pain Relief

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>Cardiology

(21 procedures)

Cardiac Assessment

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Cardiac Asthma Treatment

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Cardiac CT

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>Dermatology

(15 procedures)

Acne Scar Treatment

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  • Acne scar treatment aims to eliminate or reduce the scars caused by acne. There are a number of available acne scar treatments including chemical peel, dermabrasion, microdermabrasion, and laser/light therapy.

  • 3 days
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Acne Treatment

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  • Acne is caused by the oil glands in the skin becoming blocked by sebum, skin cells and hair. Most people will suffer with a degree of acne in their lives, but for some it can be severe and can cause low self-esteem. For patients with very severe or persistent acne, treatment can help alleviate symptoms and reduce scarring.

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Actinic Keratoses Treatment

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>Diagnostic Imaging

(25 procedures)

Abdominal CT Scan

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Abdominal Ultrasound

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Bone Mineral Densitometry (BMD)

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>Gastroenterology

(10 procedures)

Gastroenterology Consultation

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Gastrointestinal (GI) Tract Biopsy

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Gastrointestinal Perforation Repair

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>General Medicine

(17 procedures)

Abdominal Examination

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Cryosurgery

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Deep Wound Treatment

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>General Surgery

(21 procedures)

Adrenalectomy

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  • Adrenalectomy is a surgical procedure performed to remove one or both of the adrenal glands. The adrenal glands are located above each kidney and are part of the endocrine system, responsible for releasing hormones into the body, in order to regulate the immune system, metabolism, and blood sugar levels.

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Appendectomy

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  • An appendectomy is a surgical procedure performed to remove the appendix. The appendix is located where the small and large intestine meet and its function is not known. The appendix is usually removed as an emergency procedure when the patient has appendicitis, which is the inflammation of the appendix.

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Breast Abscess Drainage

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>Gynecology

(38 procedures)

Bartholin's Cyst Treatment

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  • This procedure treats a Bartholin's cyst through incision and drainage. A Bartholin's cyst is a small fluid filled sac just inside the vagina. The cyst forms on the Bartholin's gland which is a gland that produces fluid that lubriates the vagina, when the glands become blocked. The cyst ranges in size and generally varies between the size of a pea, to the size of marble. If the Bartholin's cyst becomes infected, it is usually referred to as a Bartholin's abscess and generally requires drainage.

  • 2 - 3 days

    It is usually safe to fly afterwards, but depending on the type of procedure, there may be a follow up visit required - e.g. to remove a drainage catheter.

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Breast Biopsy

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Cervical Biopsy

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>Nephrology

(4 procedures)

Hydronephrosis Treatment

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Kidney Dialysis

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  • Kidney dialysis is a treatment which usually involves using a machine to take over kidney function to filter toxins, waste, and excess fluid from the body. The treatment is required by patients whose kidneys are not functioning properly.

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>Neurology

(11 procedures)

Bell's Palsy Treatment

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Cauda Equina Syndrome Treatment

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Dementia Management

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>Neurosurgery

(19 procedures)

Brain Aneurysm Repair

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  • Brain aneurysm repair is a surgical procedure performed to repair a brain aneurysm that has the potential to rupture, or has already ruptured.

  • weeks

    Time spent abroad depends on the type of brain aneurysm being treated. Unruptured aneurysms tend to have a quicker recovery process than ruptured aneurysms.

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Brain Tumor Surgery

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  • Brain tumor surgery is performed by a neurosurgeon to remove all or part of a tumor from the brain.

  • 6 - 8 weeks

    This depends on the surgery performed, whether the patient needs rehabilitation, and on how well the patient recovers.

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Chiari Malformation Treatment

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>Oncology

(19 procedures)

Acute Leukemia Treatment

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  • Leukemia is a type of cancer that affects the blood cells in the body. It usually begins in the bone marrow where an abnormality occurs in the white blood cells. Normal blood cells form, divide, and die to make room for new cells. Leukemia disrupts this process and prevents the blood cells from functioning properly.

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    The length of stay abroad will depend on the treatment plan and the patient's response to treatment.

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Adrenal Cancer Treatment

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Anal Cancer Treatment

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>Ophthalmology

(15 procedures)

Amniotic Membrane Transplant

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Anti-VEGF Therapy

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>Orthopedics

(10 procedures)

Ankle Replacement

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Bunion Surgery

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  • Bunion surgery is a surgical procedure performed to re-align a deformed joint which has formed in the foot. A bunion is a deformity of the big toe which causes the bone and tissue located around the joint to become misaligned and to stick out.

  • 2 weeks
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Hand Surgery

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>Spinal Surgery

(31 procedures)

Artificial Disc Replacement

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Cervical Disc Disease Treatment

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Cervical Spondylosis Treatment

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>Urology

(17 procedures)

Kidney Surgery

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Laser Treatment for BPH (Enlarged Prostate)

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Penile Prosthesis

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>Vascular Medicine

(15 procedures)

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

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Angiography

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  • Angiography, which may also be referred to as arteriography or angiogram, is a procedure performed to examine the inside of blood vessels, arteries, and veins through the use of images X-ray images.

  • 1 - 2 days
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Angioplasty

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>Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

(2 procedures)

Physical Therapy

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Physical Therapy Consultation

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More about available treatments at Clinique de Genolier

As a multidisciplinary clinic performing over 2,700 surgeries each year, Clinique de Genolier offers a range of procedures including knee ligament surgery (ACL), hip replacement, coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, mastectomy, hysterectomy, and brain tumor surgery amongst others.

Clinique de Genolier uses the most advanced technologies, offering robotic surgery for a number of procedures. Other technologies include CT (computed tomography) scanners, MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scanners, intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT) technology, and cone beam computerized tomography (CBCT) technology.

Many of the neurosurgeries are performed as microsurgery, which is less invasive and more precise. The clinic is fitted with advanced operating theatres, which are equipped with modern technologies.

Staff

Staff

The team at Clinique de Genolier is comprised of 198 highly qualified doctors who are specialists in their respective fields of medicine. Languages spoken at the clinic include French, German, and English. Interpreter services are available for patients who require it.

Dr. med. Pierre Bachelin

  • Specializes in orthopedics and traumatology
Orthopedics Traumatology

Dr. med. Matti Aapro

  • Specializes in oncology
Oncology

Dr. med. Jean Denis Patet

  • Specializes in spinal surgery and neurosurgery
Neurosurgery Spinal Surgery

Dr. med. Jacques Bernier

  • Specializes in orthopedics and traumatology
Radiation Oncology Radiotherapy

Dr. med. Charles Baud

  • Specializes in ENT (ear, nose, and throat medicine)
Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)

Dr. med. Alain Guidon

  • Specializes in internal medicine and cardiology
Cardiology Internal Medicine

Dr. med. Oliver Bachelard

  • Specializes in gynecology
Gynecology

Dr. med. Alfred Blaser

  • Specializes in plastic and cosmetic surgery
Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery

Dr. med. Jean-Michael Benichou

  • Specializes in endocrinology
Endocrinology

Dr. med. Stefano Binaghi

  • Specializes in radiology and nuclear medicine
Nuclear Medicine Radiology
Reviews

Reviews

External Reviews from Google

  • Ariane Chevalley, September 2019

    5

  • Christophe Subilia, May 2019

    5

    J'ai accompagné une connaissance pour une gastroscopie.

    Le staff médical est sympatique. Cela a été très efficace.

    Le parking est gratuit les 30 premières minutes.

  • Eichmann Veronique, April 2019

    2

    Ai fais de très mauvaises expériences sur le plan médical avec mon fils et mon mari