Dr Krysia Balestra

Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, FMH, with special interest in surgical gynaecology and obstetrics


  • Women’s health screening, annual check-ups
  • Contraception
  • Teenager clinic
  • Hormone disorders and the menopause
  • Fertility clinic
  • Breast screening, ultrasound scanning
  • Bladder weakness
  • Gynaecological ultrasound
  • Cancer aftercare


  • Antenatal and postnatal care
  • Ultrasound scanning during pregnancy
  • Maternity services in the Bethesda Hospital, Basel, and the Liestal Cantonal Hospital
  • Working with the midwifery team and midwives with hospital admitting privileges
  • Working with other doctors in an obstetrics team
  • Supervision of labour and birth; Caesarean sections


  • German, Italian, English, French

About me

  • Born in the Ticino
  • Studied medicine at the University of Basel
  • Married, two children