About us

Rolf Schaffner, Specialist FMH Rolf Schaffner, Specialist FMH (the Swiss Medical Association) in General Internal Medicine with additional Specialisation in Travel and Tropical Medicine (Swiss Tropical Institut)


  • Swiss State Examination, Physician Diploma (MD), Basel 1982
  • Travel and Tropical Medicine: additional specialised training by the Swiss Tropical Institute in Basel, Switzerland (Diploma and Annual Training Courses)
  • Internal Medicine: Participation in the Emergency and Cardio Mobil Service at Different Swiss Acute Care Hospitals and in a Rehabilitation Clinic (Orthopaedic and Internal/Cardiac Rehabilitation), for more than two years
  • Psychiatry: Outpatient and Inpatient, incl. Gerontopsychiatry, two years
  • General Surgery, Orthopaedics, incl. Sports Medicine and Traumatology, one and a half year
  • Social and Preventive Medicine: Training with a Focus on Health Promotion, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, Basel, one and a half year (now: Institute for Public Health, Basel)
  • Numerous Substitutions and Assistances in Medical Practices all over Switzerland, approximately two years

Dr. Marja-Leena Nikmo MD, Specialist FMH

Dr. Marja-Leena Nikmo MD, Specialist FMH (Swiss Medical Association) in General Internal Medicine with additional Specialisation in Gynaecological Examinations and Ultrasound

Postgraduate Diplomas

  • Finnish Doctor Diploma, Turku, Finland, 1986
  • Swiss State Examination, Doctor Diploma, Bern, 1998
  • Phytotherapy of infections of women’s urinary tract, PhD, Zürich, 1999-2003
  • Ultrasound, Certificate of Qualification, SGUM 2002 (Swiss Ultrasound Association)

Postgraduate Medical Training

In Finland:

  • Resident for Gynaecology, Obstetrics, Internal Medicine and working as General Physician, State Outpatient Clinic, Finland, One Year, 1987

In Switzerland:

  • Internal Medicine: Outpatient and Inpatient, Participation in the Emergency Service, Intensive Care and Rehabilitation, approximately two years
  • Surgery, Orthopaedics and Traumatology: Outpatient and Inpatient, approximately two years
  • Gynaecology and Obstetrics: approximately two years
  • Psychiatry: Outpatient and Inpatient, incl. Crisis Treatment and Prevention, Consultancy Service and Valuer, two years
  • Numerous Substitutions and Assistances in Medical Practices all over Switzerland, approximately two years