Schmerzklinik Basel

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The Schmerzklinik Basel, founded in 1978, is part of the second largest private hospital group in Switzerland and, thanks to its core competence in the field of pain therapy, it plays a leading role in the region. As a listed hospital of the Cantons of Basel-Stadt and Basel-Land, the Schmerzklinik Basel has a clear service mandate. Around 30 doctors, therapists and around 70 staff members take care of people suffering from pain with a holistic, interdisciplinary approach.


Mirjam Zaugg-Novali, Director, Schmerzklinik Basel

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The Schmerzklinik Basel is located in the heart of Basel. It combines a wide range of specialist skills, therapies and treatment options under one roof. The clinic lives by the motto «The right therapy for every pain».

With almost 45 years of experience in the fields of pain therapy and rheumatology, the Schmerzklinik Basel plays a leading role nationally and is the only clinic in Switzerland that works according to the principle of interdisciplinary, multimodal pain therapy.

Our common goal is to support you in the case of chronic pain or rheumatological diseases. In doing so, we focus on you as a unit of body, soul and spirit.


Our centres

The Schmerzklinik Basel is made up of various specialist centres. Thanks to short distances and a close interdisciplinary exchange between all our partners and teams, we guarantee you the highest quality of treatment and care. Find out more about our centres.

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Our specialties







Traditional Chinese medicine

Our opening hours

We welcome you to our clinic's own surgeries for consultation hours.

Monday to Thursday from 08:00 to 17:30
Friday from 08:00 to 17:00
Appointments outside opening hours by telephone arrangement only.

+41 61 295 89 89

Main areas of treatment

Rheumatic complaints
Back pain
Mental illness

Our offer

Video consultations

At the Schmerzklinik Basel we offer you the option of video consultations. Secure and convenient - simply make an appointment online and have the conversation with the specialist without having to come to our clinic.

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Long COVID consultations

The Schmerzklinik Basel, a centre of excellence for rheumatology and pain medicine near the SBB railway station, offers Long COVID consultations for those affected.

Patients benefit from the interdisciplinary approach of the Schmerzklinik Basel. The multimodal approach is ideally suited to complex Long COVID disorders.

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Nicotine consultation hours

Tobacco use is not only associated with a high incidence of cancer and vascular disease, but can also lead to non-malignant respiratory diseases, infections, osteoporosis, dental and gum disease, and impairment of the sense of taste, smell and sight.

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Services for our referring physicians

The Schmerzklinik Basel is the competence centre for interventional pain diagnostics, therapy and rheumatology.

We attach great importance to a cooperative and good working relationship with our referring physicians. It goes without saying that we are committed to caring for the patients referred to us.

Inpatient multimodal pain therapy

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Our doctors

Schmerzklinik Basel

Dr. med. Silke Abaza

Anesthesiology, Pain therapy
Schmerzklinik Basel

Dr. med. Maria Avramidou

Rheumatology, Pain therapy, Ultrasound
Schmerzklinik Basel

Dr. med. Marcel Bruggisser

Anesthesiology, Clinical pharmacology, Medical hypnosis,
Schmerzklinik Basel

FA Daniela Damaske

Schmerzklinik Basel

MUDr (SK) Bohus Dvorsky

Pain therapy, Orthopaedic surgery, Sports medicine
Schmerzklinik Basel

Dr. med. Matthias Ulrich Falk

Rheumatology, Internal medicine, Ultrasound, Pain therapy View more


Congratulations to Prof. Dr. med. Victor Valderrabano

Die Schmerzklinik Basel erweitert ihr Physiotherapie Angebot mit dem GLA:D Schweiz Knie/Hüfte Programm

Continuing education approval "Learning site practice monitoring care" for the Schmerzklinik Basel

Strategies for pain relief

Extended pain therapy offer with MTT

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The satisfaction of our doctors comes first

Joining Swiss Medical Network means benefiting from first-class technical equipment and having great flexibility in your everyday life. It gives you the opportunity to work at several locations and benefit from the advantages of a network.

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