Roland Bingisser

Prof. Roland
Bingisser, MD

Head of Emergency Department

University Hospital Basel
University of Basel

Phone +41 61 265 58 30


Research Focus

Critical Care & Respiratory Medicine

Area of Research

Research, development and validation of models to improve triage, diagnosis and treatment of patients in the emergency setting.

Approved Research Projects

•    Effect of Physiotherapy in Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department after a Fall Event: A Brief Intervention Focusing on Patient Reported Outcomes 
•    Effect of Physiotherapy in Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department with Nonspecific Lower Back Pain: A Brief Intervention Focusing on Patient Reported Outcomes

International Projects:
-    OVID:
Enoxaparin for primary Thromboprophylaxis in Ambulatory Patients with Coronavirus: the Multicenter Randomized Controlled OVID Trial

Clinical Surveillance vs. Anticoagulation for Low-risk Patients with Isolated Subsegmental Pulmonary Embolism: A Multicenter Randomized Placebo-Controlled Non-Inferiority Trial

Integration of pre-test PRObability, Focused cardiac UltrasouNd and D-dimer for diagnosis of acUte aortic Syndromes (PROFUNDUS trial)


National Collaborations

  • Prof Dr. med Marc Righini, Chief of the Divison of Angiology and Haemostasis, Geneva University Hospital 
  • Prof. Dr. med. Nils Kucher, Angiologie USZ
  • Prof. Dr. med Drahomir Aujesky,  Director Department of General Internal medicine, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital
  • Prof. Dr. med. Beat Müller, Internal Medicine, Medical University Clinic, Kantonsspital Aarau
  • Prof. Dr. med. Michael Christ, LUKS Luzern 

International Collaborations

  • Prof. Dr. med Frederikus A. Klok, Leiden University Medical Center
  • Prof. Dr. med. Ralph Hertwig, Max-Planck Institute for Human Development, Center for Adaptive Rationality
  • Prof. Dr. med. Raphael Twerenbold, University of Basel, University Heart and Vascular Center Hamburg
  • Prof. Dr. med. John Kellett, Odense University Hospital, Denmark
  • Dr. med. MD PhD. Mikkel Bradbrand, Hospital of South West Jutland, Denmark
  • Dr. med. MD PhD Brett Burstein, Montreal Children’s Hospital, Canada

Ongoing Research Projects

  • Negative X-Ray of pelvis followed by CT examination – frequency of surgical treatment in CT- detected fractures of the pelvis
  • Simple Prognostic Score: Validation of a safer discharge Score for the Emergency Department
  • Risk stratification and evaluation of risk factors regarding mortality of emergency patients
  • The Impact of frailty-attuned care in the Emergency Department

Research Team

Prof. Christian Nickel

Senior Physician

Phone +41 61 556 53 15

Thomas Dreher

Advanced Practice Nurse

Phone +41 61 328 78 62