About the clinic

You’re in good hands with us. First-class medical care, highly skilled nursing, individual patient services, conscientiousness and absolute discretion are a matter of course for us.

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Our single rooms, junior suites and suites offer every comfort and make your stay as pleasant as possible. We offer an outstanding service that is tailored to the needs of our patients. Room service is provided by our friendly staff. Patients who are staying in a suite or have completed an individual upgrade, as well as VIPs, enjoy the benefits of our exclusive suite service.


Expectant mothers rely on our comprehensive care during pregnancy, childbirth and aftercare. Short response times are guaranteed thanks to a 24-hour supply with constant monitoring. Midwives, gynaecologists and paediatricians work hand in hand to make this special time as comfortable and worry-free as possible. There are three birthing rooms available in our maternity ward.


Our competent, well-coordinated teams take care of the needs of all patients, whose well-being is paramount, in a courteous and sensitive manner. Continuous further education and training helps to maintain the high quality standard. The training of apprentices ensures continuity in the promotion of young talent.

Surgical procedures

All surgical procedures are performed after a detailed diagnosis and, if necessary, with the involvement of other specialists. The procedures are performed in the five operating theatres in compliance with the highest standards of quality and hygiene.

Affiliated doctors

With its accredited affiliated doctors, Privatklinik Bethanien can offer a wide range of medical services. Medical focus is primarily on the fields of orthopaedic surgery, visceral surgery, urology, ENT/neck and facial surgery and internal medicine. Gynaecology and obstetrics are of particular importance.

Specialist fields

Privatklinik Bethanien offers a wide range of different specialist areas, which are listed below: general surgery, anaesthesiology, dermatology and venereology, gastroenterology, obstetrics, gynaecology, ear, nose and throat medicine, haematology, cardiology, internal medicine, paediatrics, complementary medicine, oral and maxillofacial surgery, neurology, neurosurgery, oncology, orthopaedic surgery, pathology, cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, physiotherapy, pneumology, psychiatry and psychotherapy, radiology, rheumatology, pain therapy, thoracic surgery, urology and visceral surgery.

Willkommen in der Privatklinik Bethanien



Privatklinik Bethanien in Zurich is one of the leading private hospitals in Switzerland.

It has 105 beds. Around 340 affiliated doctors and 250 employees offer patients first-class medical care in a personal atmosphere and a pleasant environment.

The most important medical fields include internal medicine, angiology, gynaecology and obstetrics, cardiology, orthopaedic surgery and traumatology of the musculoskeletal system, pneumology, thoracic surgery, urology and visceral surgery. Around 500 children are born every year in the maternity ward.

Founded in 1912, the clinic is a member of Swiss Leading Hospitals (SLH) and is certified according to the quality management standard ISO 9001:2015. Since 2010, it has been part of Swiss Medical Network, which comprises a total of 21 hospitals.

Quality management

This is a key element that is seen and actively practised as a tool for strategic management and control.

Privatklinik Bethanien meets the highest quality standards and at the same time strives to continuously improve.

Independent third parties check compliance with the standards and provide suggestions for optimisation. Among other things, we are regularly put through our paces by Swiss Leading Hospitals and the ISO certification body, and in return we receive a certificate of excellence that confirms our compliance with above-average quality standards.

More about quality management


Association of Zurich Private Clinics (ZUP)

The purpose of the ZUP is to safeguard and promote the economic, legal, medical and health policy interests of private hospitals in the canton of Zurich.

Swiss Leading Hospitals (SLH)

As a member hospital, we are committed to the highest quality standards in all areas of the hospital. Compliance with these standards is checked every two years by a neutral certification body and guarantees the medium/long-term assurance of our above-average performance. A combination of fulfilment and development criteria encourages continuous improvement, which enables us to further strengthen our role in quality assurance in the Swiss hospital landscape. The result is tangible quality for our patients that can bear the attribute «BEST IN CLASS».

ospita – Swiss healthcare companies

ospita serves to bring together medical service providers, in particular private hospitals and other independent Swiss healthcare companies. Ospita promotes and protects the economic, business, legal, social and health-political interests of its members.

Association of Swiss Physicians (Foederatio Medicorum Helveticorum, FMH)

The FMH aims to provide all patients in Switzerland with access to high-quality and affordable medical services. The FMH promotes cooperation between different players in the Swiss healthcare system and advocates for a balanced representation of the interests of its members at the political level.

Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Orthopädie und Traumatologie (swiss orthopaedics)

The Swiss Society for Orthopaedics and Traumatology is committed to providing high-quality, effective, efficient and comprehensive care. An important focus of the association is the promotion of further and advanced training opportunities as well as research in the field. Swiss orthopaedics represents the professional interests of its members and their professional profile within the medical profession as well as towards patients and the general public.

Gesellschaft für Arthroskopie und Gelenkchirurgie [Society for Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery] (AGA)

AGA is a non-profit organisation based in Switzerland. It is the largest association for arthroscopy in Europe and already has over 5'500 members. AGA offers a wide-ranging education and training programme in the field of arthroscopy and joint surgery for all levels of training.

Zurich Medical Association (AGZ)

AGZ represents the interests of around 6'000 qualified doctors in the canton of Zurich and is committed to ensuring adequate framework conditions for practising as a doctor within the medical profession. The AGZ supports its members with professional, economic, legal and social services. The AGZ also pays particular attention to maintaining the quality of medical vocational training and the quality and cost-effectiveness of medical and medical-technical services.

Linth Medical Association (MVL)

The Linth Medical Association is an independent association and part of the Medical Association of St. Gallen. Founded in 1898, its members today include doctors in primary care as well as specialists in practices, clinics and hospitals. The MVL provides medical care and emergency medical services in the Linth area. It is also committed to the further training of doctors and to promoting collegiality across the region.

National Association for Quality Development in Hospitals and Clinics (ANQ)

ANQ is the National Association for Quality Development in Swiss Hospitals and Clinics. It coordinates and implements quality measurements in acute somatic medicine, rehabilitation and psychiatry throughout Switzerland. The Privatklinik Bethanien participates in the ANQ surveys every year. The results enable the clinic to compare itself with hospitals and clinics across the country and help to take targeted measures to improve the patient experience.

Swiss Implant Registry (SIRIS)

Based on the national quality agreement between ANQ and member hospitals, SIRIS (the Swiss implant registry for hip and knee prostheses) was introduced in 2012. The Privatklinik Bethanien notifies SIRIS of all hip and knee implants used. The aim is to provide patients with the best possible, safe and high-quality care. Privatklinik Bethanien uses the results to compare quality with other hospitals and to ensure the quality of individual products.

National Centre for Infection Prevention (Swissnoso)

Swissnoso focuses on reducing multi-resistant germs and infections that may occur during a stay or treatment in a hospital. The Privatklinik Bethanien continuously monitors the number of cases of infection and reports the results to Swissnoso.

Occupational health and safety from H+

Sustainable implementation of occupational health and safety involves complying with statutory regulations, reducing safety risks, improving working conditions and reducing work absences. H+ has worked with health workers’ organisations to develop an industry solution to implement the statutory provisions on occupational health and safety. This is a simple concept that can be implemented quickly. A web-based tool is used to identify risks in clinics and hospitals.

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Patients & visitors

Centre for Gastroenterology

Centre for Ear, Nose and Throat Medicine (ENT)

Centres for Spinal Surgery

Maternity ward