Paediatrics

Sion Hospital Paediatric Department

Sion HospitalPaediatric Department

The paediatric department of Valais Hospital is located in Sion. It cares for children from birth through to the end of their 16th year, and in some cases even through to their 18th year. Premature babies are cared for when they have reached an age of 32 weeks and a weight of 1250 grams.

The Paediatric Department is structured into three divisions:

      The Paediatric Department is structured into three divisions:

    • A neonatology division
    • A division for outpatient treatment, emergency consultations and specialised consultations
    • A hospitalisation division.

    Parents may remain with their child throughout his/her stay in hospital.

    • Accommodation for mothers when care is being provided to hospitalised new-born babies (Kangaroo room)
    • Day clinic (outpatient hospital treatments, specific paediatric investigations and outpatient operations).

    Consultations

    Paediatric Consultations

    Emergency services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, provided by the department doctors: +41 27 603 41 41

    Paediatric Surgery Specialist Consultations

    Every day:

    • Dr Bernard Genin: +41 27 603 46 52
    • Dr Pascal Ramseyer: +41 27 603 46 54

    Practical Information regarding various Consultations

    • General paediatrics: +41 27 603 41 41
    • Specialist consultations: +41 27 603 42 18

    Specialist paediatric consultations are organised at regular intervals in the medico-surgical paediatric department, in cooperation with university specialists

    • Nutrition and Movement - Counterpoise
      Cooperation with the HUG (Dr Nathalie Farpour-Lambert and Dr Albane Maggio)
      Phone: +41 27 603 42 18
       
    • Paediatric Endocrinology
      Cooperation with the endocrinology unit of the medico-surgical paediatric department of the CHUV (Dr Franziska Phan Hug)
       
    • Paediatric Allergology
      Cooperation with the ICH and the HUG (Dr Philippe Eigenmann)
       
    • Paediatric Cardiology
      Cooperation with the paediatric cardiology unit of the medico-surgical paediatric department of the CHUV (Dr Nicole Sekarski) and with the paediatric cardiology unit of the HUG (Prof. Maurice Beghetti)
       
    • Hip Echograpy
      Prof. R. Tabin, Dr J. Llor
       
    • Medical Genetics
      Cooperation with the ICH and the HUG (Dr Armand Bottani)
       
    • Paediatric Gastroenterology
      Cooperation with the Hôpital du Chablais (Dr Alexa Giroud-Rivier)
       
    • Sports Medicine
      Cooperation with the HUG (Dr Nathalie Farpour Lambert) and with paediatric surgery
       
    • Paediatric Nephrology
      Cooperation with the Unité universitaire romande de néphrologie (HUG-CHUV)-(Dr Paloma Parvex)
       
    • Paediatric Onco-haematology
      Dr Cécile Jérôme Choudja
       
    • Paediatric Orthopaedics
      Cooperation with the CHUV (Prof. Yves Zambelli) and with the HUG (Dr Dimitri Ceroni)
       
    • Paediatric Pneumology
      Cooperation with the HUG (Prof. Constance Barazzone Argiroffo)
       
    • Paediatric Rheumatology
      Cooperation with the CHUV (Dr Michaël Hofer PD)

    Paediatric Emergency services

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