Special Clinical Focus

  • Minimal invasive surgery (MIS)
  • Gastric Cancer Center
  • Rectal surgery
  • Proctology – specifically for women
  • Thyroid surgery
  • Abdominal surgery – Abdominal Center
  • Hernia surgery

About us

With their three sites in Bruderholz, Liestal and Laufen, the surgical departments of the Basle-Country Cantonal Hospital cover the entire spectrum of diagnosis and treatment.

Patients in the surgical departments of the Basle-Country Cantonal Hospital at all three sites are invariably given medical and nursing care based on the most up-to-date diagnostic techniques and the most advanced technical equipment, as well as in accordance with the latest international guidelines. This is guaranteed by an experienced and competent team consisting of physicians together with nursing and OR personnel. The physician's team at the Bruderholz site comprises the three Co-Chief Physicians, Dr. Christine Glaser, Dr. Christoph Koella and Dr. Christof Kull, and the two Principal Physicians, Dr. Dietmar Eucker and Dr. Claudia von Arx-Kueng, who, as FMH specialists in surgery and FMH specialist physicians in vascular surgery, have wide experience in their respective specialist fields.

Dr. med. Christine Glaser

Dr. med. Christine Glaser
FMH specialist in surgery
Co-Chief Physician

Dr. med. Dietmar Eucker 

Dr. med. Dietmar Eucker
Specialist in surgery
Principal Consultant

Diagnostic Services

  • Clinical examination
  • Laboratory diagnostics
  • X-ray
  • CT
  • MRI
  • Endoscopy

Therapeutic Services

  • Most advanced infrastructure in general and abdominal surgery
  • Most advanced keyhole technique with HD and 3-D video optics
  • Treatment of organs via natural bodily orifices (NOTES)
  • DaVinci surgical robot
  • Examination of the intestinal blood supply using laser technology in combination with green fluorescent contrast medium via keyhole technique (PinPoint)
  • Endoscopic surgery

Special Offers / Arrangements / Rooms

  • “Piazza” and “Piazzetta” self-service restaurants
  • Daily menu or selection of ranges for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Delivery of letters and packages direct to your room
  • Hairdressing salon on the second floor
  • Pet sitter service for the duration of your hospital stay
Leading Medicine Guide

Selected expert in the specialist field Proctology

Other services

  • Reflux disease
  • Gastric cancer
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Hiatus hernia
  • Gallbladder conditions
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Pancreatitis
  • Chronic inflammatory intestinal conditions
  • Diverticular disease
  • Intestinal obstruction (ileus)
  • Chronic constipation / obstipation
  • Malignant intestinal conditions
  • Adrenal surgery
  • Anal carcinoma
  • Diverticulitis
  • Hemorrhoids


Airports near

  • Basle Mulhouse Freiburg airport3.1 miles (approximately 5 km)

Railway stations in the vicinity

  • Basle central railway station1.2 miles (approximately 2 km)

Other certificates of the specialist