Discover Medical Categories Available in Switzerland

Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery 19 clinics

Dermatology 11 clinics

Gynecology 9 clinics

Ophthalmology 8 clinics

Diagnostic Imaging 8 clinics

General Surgery 8 clinics

General Medicine 7 clinics

Orthopedics 7 clinics

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 7 clinics

Gastroenterology 7 clinics

Oncology 7 clinics

Urology 6 clinics

Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) 6 clinics

Cosmetology 5 clinics

Cardiology 5 clinics

Nephrology 5 clinics

Endocrinology 5 clinics

Allergology 5 clinics

Vascular Medicine 4 clinics

Hair Restoration 4 clinics

Neurology 4 clinics

Dentistry 4 clinics

Neurosurgery 4 clinics

Spinal Surgery 4 clinics

Colorectal Medicine 3 clinics

Dentistry Packages 3 clinics

Maxillofacial Surgery 3 clinics

Immunology 3 clinics

Rheumatology 2 clinics

Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine 2 clinics

Laboratory Medicine 2 clinics

Reproductive Medicine 2 clinics

Anesthetics 2 clinics

Bariatric Surgery 1 clinics

Sleep Medicine 1 clinics

Discover the Regions of Switzerland

Geneva 13 clinics

Genolier 1 clinics

Lausanne 4 clinics

Montreux Territet 1 clinics

Neuchatel 1 clinics

Zihlschlacht 1 clinics

Zurich 8 clinics

Bern 1 clinics

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About Switzerland

Switzerland is located in Central Europe and is widely known for its chocolate, cuckoo clocks, Swiss Army knives, and cheese. However, there is much more to the country than this. It has breathtaking scenery, vibrant cities, excellent transport links, interesting culture, and one of the best healthcare systems in the world. It is no wonder that tourists and medical tourists from all across the globe are attracted to this beautiful country.

The cost of living and medical procedures in the country is expensive, the factors that attract medical tourists into the country are highly trained medical professionals, top-quality medical treatments, cutting edge technology, and the availability of treatments that may not be available elsewhere. The country boasts the biggest private hospitals globally and is proud to have hospitals with JCI accreditation and ISO certification.

Popular Cities and Regions in Switzerland

Zurich is the largest and one of the most popular cities in Switzerland. It is located near the snow-capped mountains, offering an unmatched landscape for visitors. It is the perfect blend of old and new, with its delightful historic center, lively nightlife, and hip arts scene. Some of the top attractions in the city are the National Museum and the City Gardens of Stadtgaertnerei. Bern, the picturesque capital of Switzerland, is a popular city that should not be missed. It is filled with stunning old buildings and cobbled streets. Most people come to this city to explore its Old Town, visit Zentrum Paul Klee, or admire the Zytglogge. Other popular cities in Switzerland include Geneva, Lucerne, and Basel.

Transport in Switzerland

Switzerland has several airports commonly used by tourists, but Zurich Airport is the biggest and busiest. It has numerous international and domestic flights and is serviced by both major and budget airlines. Domestic flights are the most convenient way to travel around the country, but trains and buses are also comfortable. To travel inside cities, taxis are widely available. 

Visas in Switzerland

Since Switzerland is a part of the Schengen Area, it allows holders of passports issued by 62 countries, including the US and Australia, to visit the country visa-free for up to 90 days. Other countries not listed in the visa-free agreement will need to obtain a visa. Medical tourists can apply for Swiss Schengen Visa for Medical Purposes. It has certain requirements, such as a local medical report, a medical attestation from the doctor or hospital in Switzerland, and payment receipt of medical fees. 

Weather in Switzerland

Switzerland experiences a moderate climate with no excessive heat, humidity, or cold. It has four distinct seasons, including autumn (September to November), winter (December to February), spring (March to May), and summer (June to August). Winters are typically cold and snowy, while the summer can be hot, with temperatures rising to 25 to 30°C. Spring and autumn are generally nice.

Additional Info
  1. Local Currency: The official currency in Switzerland is the Swiss Franc (CHF). 1 CHF is equivalent to around 1.099 USD.
  2. Money & Payments: ATM machines are widely available in the country. While major credit cards are accepted in many shops, restaurants, and hotels, note that cash is the most common payment method. Tipping is generally not necessary. 
  3. Local Language: Switzerland has several main national languages, including German, French, and Italian. English is quite widely spoken across the country as well.
  4. Local Culture and Religion: Most of Switzerland’s population identifies as Christian. Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Judaism are freely practiced by the population. 
  5. Public holidays: Swiss National Day (1 August), New Year’s Day (January 1), Easter (date varies), and Christmas (25 December) are four of the most celebrated public holidays in Switzerland.