Clinique de Genolier

Dr. med. Magdalena Kohlik

Chief medical director at the Genolier Centre du Sein GSMN
Specialist in breast surgery and intraoperative radiotherapy
Specialist in gynaecological surgery and obstetrics, member of the Swiss Medical Association (FMH)

Languages
FR DE EN IT CZ
Areas of specialisation (2)

Contact me

Hospital (1)
Clinique de Genolier
Route du Muids 3
1272 Genolier

Education

2004

Doctorate in medicine from the University of Geneva, Switzerland

2003

Postgraduate diploma in gynaecology and obstetrics, Geneva, Switzerland

1996

Diploma in medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Memberships

  • Swiss Medical Association (FMH)
  • Société Suisse de Sénologie
  • Société Suisse de Gynécologie et Obstétrique
  • Société Vaudoise de Médecine
  • Member of the RRCF (Réseau Romand de Cancer et Fertilité)

  • Certificate of good clinical conduct

Media

The Breast centre – from diagnosis to treatment

Patient brochure: “By bringing together all the specialists within a single centre, we can provide optimal and personalised care for each patient. This brochure will discuss the therapies, treatments and surgeries available.”

 

Clinical practice recommendations, 2019 edition

Dr Magdalena Kohlik has been involved in drafting recommended clinical practices for breast cancer together with the breast centres at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, the Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève, the Hôpital Neuchâtelois, the Hôpital de Fribourg, the Hôpital du Valais, the Centre Hospitalier de Bienne and the Clinique de Genolier.

 

08/03/2019

Interview for International Women’s Day

Dr Magdalena Kohlik appears in an interview to commemorate this special day that recognises women.

 

Interview on the Genolier breast centre

Dr Magdalena Kohlik explains how the Breast centre operates within the Clinique de Genolier

Competences

For a number of years, Dr Magdalena Kohlik, a gynaecologist specialising in breast cancer, has focused her energies towards implementing a multidisciplinary approach for treating women suffering from breast cancer. She was instrumental in the certifications obtained by the breast centres at the Clinique de Genolier and the Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève, where she is a key member of the team working on personalised and targeted treatment of cancer.

Her specialities are:

  • Breast cancer surgery
  • Multidisciplinary treatment of breast cancer using intraoperative radiotherapy.

Work Experience

since 2018

Chief medical director of the Centre du Sein Genolier GSMN at the Clinique de Genolier

since 2007

Consultant at the Breast centre in the Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève, Switzerland

2007 - 2018

Member of the Genolier breast centre at the Clinique de Genolier

2003 - 2004

Fellowship at the Institut Jules Bordet, within the Breast and pelvis surgery department run by Professor Nogaret and in the Translational breast cancer research unit run by Professor Piccart, Brussels, Belgium

Profile

Biography
Magdalena Kohlik graduated from the University of Geneva in 1996. She specialised in the fields of gynaecology and obstetrics in 2003 and earned her doctorate from the Faculty of medicine in Geneva in 2004. Her fellowship took her to Brussels, where she was given the opportunity to work at the highly prestigious Institut Jules Bordet, alongside Professeur Nogaret within the Breast and pelvis surgery department, and with Professor Piccart in the Translational breast cancer research unit.

Dr Magdalena Kohlik has been very involved in recommendations for clinical practices in the treatment of breast cancer, working closely with the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, the Réseau Romand de Cancer et Fertilité, and with the Head of research in the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer’s AMAROS trial.

From 2007 to 2018 she worked as a consultant at the Breast centre in the Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève, and was a member of the Breast centre at the Clinique de Genolier. Dr Johlik has was also involved in the certification label launched by the Ligue Contre le Cancer and the Société de Sénologie in 2014. In 2018 she renewed her certifications at the Breast Centre at the Clinique de Genolier.

She and her team participate in multidisciplinary team meetings, which aim to improve breast cancer treatment through surgery and intraoperative radiotherapy. Since 2019, Dr Kohlik has worked as the Chief medical director at the Breast centre in the Clinique de Genolier.

She speaks multiple languages, including French, Swiss German, German, English, Czech and Italian.

Dr Magdalena Kohlik stresses that there are multiple forms of breast cancer. Each cancer is different and has its own biological characteristics. She therefore recommends a bespoke treatment plan, which involves a multidisciplinary team that specialises in this type of cancer. She has also participated in the initiative to develop certified breast cancer treatment units that offer a personalised approach and tailored treatment.

Handouts Presentations

Conferences 

  • Public Conference “Doctors, therapists and carers: a close-knit team”, 3 October 2019, Clinique de Genolier

  • Medical conference “Breast cancer: Facts & fake news”, 10 October 2019, Clinique de Genolier

Events

  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2019, 1-31 October 2019, Clinique de Genolier
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month charity dinner, 31 October 2019, Clinique de Genolier

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