Plastic, Reconstructive, Cosmetic and Hand Surgery

This department treats conditions related to plastic, reconstructive and cosmetic surgery, and also hand surgery. Treatment covers:

  • Skin tumours, both benign and cancerous
  • Traumatisms
  • Burns and their after-effects
  • Skin and soft tissue infections
  • Skin necroses, whether they are infectious, traumatic, thermal or ischaemic (involving reduction of blood supply)
  • Malformations
  • Cosmetic surgery as a whole
  • Hand surgery, both as scheduled or emergency surgery.

An emergency hand service (SOS Main, ‘SOS Hand’) is available 24 hours a day for the treatment of traumatisms (wound, tendons, nerves, fracture, amputation) in Sion/Sierre Hospital.