Clinic La Tour (Hôpital de La Tour) – is one of the largest private clinics in Switzerland.
Location: in Meyrin, a few minutes drive from Geneva. The clinic La Tour is easily accessible from anywhere in Geneva. The clinic offers a beautiful view on the Jura Mountains and the famous vineyards of Geneva.
The clinic was built in 1976. Currently, it is the only private hospital in the canton of Geneva, which has its own emergency department accredited by the Swiss Society of Intensive Care Medicine. The clinic also has a round the clock ambulance. The operating unit, equipped with the most modern equipment, has 6 operating rooms, in which not less than 50 specialists are available 24 hours, 7 days a week. The clinic specializes in all areas of surgery with the exception of organ transplantation and severe child pathologies.
The clinic team consists of highly skilled professionals working directly in the clinic or having private offices in the city.
It collaborates with more than 500 doctors and consultants of international reputation. The department of radiology commonly uses the latest imaging techniques (CT, MRI).
Clinic La Tour has a well-developed infrastructure. Priority areas – cardiology, noninvasive cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, rehabilitation of cardiac patients, surgery, traumatology and sports medicine.
With the arrival of Dr. Antoine Bloch in 1981, La Tour Hospital opened an office of cardiovascular disease, which use the latest technology and treatments. Over the recent years, considerable progress has been made in the field of cardiovascular prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the heart and blood vessels. Echocardiography, Doppler, etc.. Methods allow to observe theheart by ultrasound. Currently, they play an important role in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. New imaging techniques in angiography (a widely used method in the diagnosis of vascular disorders) are also used.
Over the past twenty years, the department of cardiovascular surgery has become the hallmark of the clinic De la Tour. Known surgeons are taken for treatment of all diseases of the heart (coronary artery disease, valves, congenital anomalies) and vessels (bypass surgery, arterial prostheses), except for transplantation.
Cardiac rehabilitation is a fundamental element of healing cardiovascular disease. Rehabilitation program designed for patients with myocardial infarction, heart surgery. We are talking about cardio-vascular rehabilitation, based on physical activity under the medical supervision of physiotherapists. Rehabilitation also includes working with existing risk factorssuch as smoking, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, obesity, stress, sedentary lifestyle.
Rehabilitation is done on outpatient basis and is made individually for each patient.
Specialty Hospital La Tour