Duties and History

The Department of Nephrology and Hypertension belongs to the University of Bern and the Insel Hospital. It is the clinical center for patients with kidney diseases and high blood pressure in the Canton of Bern.

Historically, the department emanated from the medical university health center of Professor Dr. med. François Reubi, which was closed in the process of departmentalization.

Allocation of patients and professional advice

24-hour service

Tel. 031 632 31 44 or 0800 870 700.

By calling these two telephone numbers the following services are at your disposal:

Registration of patients for:

  • Inpatient diagnosis and therapy
  • Outpatient diagnosis and therapy, as well as consultations
  • 24-hour blood pressure measurement
  • Holiday dialysis

Medical, nursing and administrative advice.