Hirslanden Clinique La Colline is now certified Swiss Olympic Medical Center by Swiss Olympic from 1 January 2019. A recognition for its commitment and the quality of its sports medical staff, a few months before the official inauguration of its new Sports and Exercise Medicine Center.

Geneva, 22 November 2018

Two years after the first "Sport Medical Base" certification, Hirslanden Clinique La Colline and its Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine have been awarded the "Swiss Olympic Medical Center " label by Swiss Olympic from1 January 2019.

This distinction recognizes the Center for Sports and Exercise Medicine which has additional expertise in the diagnosis of performance. The clinic's commitment to Swiss competitive sport, in terms of training monitoring, preparation for competition at the medical-sports and physiotherapeutic level have been recognized by Swiss Olympic and correspond to specific skills required to achieve this label.

" We are very proud to join the circle of Swiss Olympic Medical Centers at the Swiss level," says Stéphan Studer, Director of Hirslanden Clinique La Colline. " This additional label confirms our commitment to sports medicine, and the recognition of the medical-clinical quality of our support for all athletes ."

"Sports medicine specialists are constantly making progress. This label is very important for our center, but also for all the people who invest every day at our side to provide the patient, high-level athlete or not, with optimal medical support that meets his expectations and brings him real added value , "continues Professor Jacques Menetrey, head of the Center for Sports and Exercise Medicine.

This label, which will be awarded in mid-December to Hirslanden Clinique La Colline, will be valid from1 January 2019.

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About Hirslanden Clinique La Colline

Hirslanden Clinique La Colline is located in the city centre of Geneva and offers a multidisciplinary medical and surgical offer thanks to more than thirty specialties. The clinic has state-of-the-art equipment with 67 single rooms, some with suites, an ambulatory care unit and continuing care. Specialized in orthopedic surgery and traumatology, neurosurgery and digestive surgery, the clinic has more than twenty medical centers, an emergency center member of the Geneva Emergency Network (RUG), six operating rooms and its own polyclinic. Recognized as Swiss Olympic Medical Center, its sports and exercise medicine center offers personalized care for young or experienced athletes, but also for active people or in the medical-sports rehabilitation phase. More than 300 employees and 450 accredited doctors are responsible for the health and well-being of patients.