The hospital's ambition is to provide diagnostic and therapeutic treatments adpated to the patients' needs available at day and night. As an excellent medical centre and as a part of a private clinic network, the clinic can offer a medical expertise in all fields.
The Kantonsspital is well-known for its experts in the following specialties: ear, nose, throat and facial surgery, ophthalmology (specialising in cataracts), neurosurgery specialising in the removal of spinal tumours, endoscopic brain surgery and neurosurgical operations on children, led by world-renowned expert Dr Karl F. Kothbauer, hip and pelvis orthopaedics, radiology and nuclear medicine, gynaecology (including breast cancer treatment and reproductive medicine), robotic surgery of the prostate gland, urology, palliative medicine, and pain therapy.
About 5500 highly qualified medical assistants, nurses, and doctors take care of the patients 24 hours every day. The hospital attends an area with about half a million people providing 900 acute beds. Every year, 36 000 inpatients and 140 000 outpatients are treated in the Kantonsspital Lucerne while the network represents the largest non-university hospital in Switzerland.
It is the hospital's affair of the heart to make medical treatment and stay for patients as comfortable as possible. By offering highest standards of care and treatment throughout the stay by highly skilled staff, the hospitals aims to reduce the distressing aspects of a hospital stay for patients and relatives as good as possible.