Dr méd. Magdalena Kohlik

Medical Director of the GSMN Breast Cancer Unit
Breast Cancer Surgery and Intra-operative radiotherapy
Surgical Gynaecology and Obstetrics FMH


Languages

English, German, Swiss German, French, Czech and Italian

Work experience

since 2018 Medical Director of the GSMN Breast Cancer Unit of the Genolier Clinic
since 2007 Consultant in the Breast Cancer Unit of the Geneva University Hospital (HUG), Geneva, Switzerland
2007–2018 Member of the GSMN Breast Cancer Unit of the Genolier Clinic
2003–2004 Fellowship in Jules Bordet Institute, in the Service of Mammary and Pelvic Surgery Service by Professor Nogaret and in the Breast Cancer Translational Research Unit by Professor Piccart, Brussels, Belgium

Education

2004 Doctor's degree of the Faculty of Medecine of the University, Geneva, Switzerland
2003 Post graduate degree in Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Geneva, Switzerland
1996 Graduate from the Geneva University Medical School, Geneva, Switzerland

Memberships

  • Swiss Society of Senology
  • Swiss Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics
  • Société Vaudoise de médecine

Biography
Magdalena Kohlik graduated from the Geneva University Medical School in 1996. She obtained a post graduate degree in Gynaecology and Obstetrics (FMH) in 2003, and the Doctors degree of the Faculty of Medecine of the University in Geneva in 2004. A fellowship led her from Geneva to Brussels, where she had the opportunity to work in the highly respected Jules Bordet Institute, in the service of mammary and pelvic surgery service led by Professor Nogaret, and in the Breast Cancer Translational Research Unit directed by Professor Martine Piccart. She holds the Diploma of Senology.

She is actively involved in putting forwards recommendations for the management in breast cancer treatment in collaboration with the university hospitals of Lausanne and Geneva, of gyneacological cancers, the elaboration of recommendations in cancer and fertility (Réseau Romand de Cancer et Fertilité) and was principal investigator in the EORTC AMAROS trial.

Since 2007 she is consultant in the breast cancer unit of the Geneva University hospital and a member of the breast unit of the Genolier Clinic. In both centers she participates in the certification with the obtention of the quality label (Swiss League Against Cancer and Swiss Society of Senology) of these 2 centers in 2014, and the recertification of the Genolier breast cancer unit in 2018.

She participates in the multidiciplinary management of breast cancer with her team, performs breast cancer surgery and intra operative radiotherapy (IORT).

Since 2018 she is the medical director of the GSMN (Genolier) breast cancer unit.

Dr Magdalena Kohlik is multi-lingual, speaking French, Swiss German, German, English, Czech and Italian.

Dr Magdalena Kohlik highlights that there is not just ‘one breast cancer’. Every cancer is different and has its own biological caracteristics. She therefore advocates a tailored treatment for each individual patient and believes that this can be achieved through the collaboration of specialised cancer clinicians working together within multidisciplinary teams. Dr Kholik has been part of an active initiative to develop certified breast cancer units that offer this personalised approach to breast cancer management.

Specialties
  • Breast cancer surgery
  • Multidisciplinary management of breast cancer Intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT) in breast cancer

Summary
For many years Dr Magdalena Kohlik, a gynaecologist specialised in breast cancer surgery, has dedicated herself to effectively applying a multidisciplinary approach to treating women with breast cancer. She has been involved in the certification of two specialised breast centers, at University Hospital Geneva (HUG) and at the Clinic of Genolier where she is a core member within the teams that deliver personalised, targeted cancer care.  

Le Centre du Sein - du diagnostic au traitement

Brochure pour les patientes: «En regroupant tous les spécialistes dans un centre unique, nous pouvons assurer une prise en charge optimale et individualisée à chaque patiente. A travers cette brochure, nous abordons les options thérapeutiques, les traitements et les chirurgies.»

 

Les recommandations des pratiques cliniques version 2019

Depuis plusieurs années, le Dre Magdalena Kohlik s'implique avec les Centres du sein du CHUV, des HUG, des Hôpitaux Neuchâtelois, de l'Hôpital de Fribourg, de l'Hôpital du Valais, du Centre Hospitalier de Bienne et de la Clinique de Genolier en rédigeant les recommandations de pratiques cliniques pour les traitements du cancer du sein.

 

08.03.2019

Interview pour la Journée de la femme

Le Dre Magdalena Kohlik se présente dans une interview pour cette journée spéciale qui met la femme à l'honneur.

 

Interview sur le Centre du sein de Genolier

Le Dre Magdalena Kohlik explique le fonctionnement du Centre du sein de la Clinique de Genolier

08.07.2019
Interview de quatre médecins dans le magazine Architecture Hospitalière
Découvrez les quatre extraits et interviews complets du Dr Roland Gardon, Dr Magdalena Kohlik, Dr Jean-Pierre Papazyan et Dr Cristina Picardi, médecins à la Clinique de Genolier.

21.06.2019
7e Rencontre franco-suisse de Sénologie
Deux médecins de la Clinique de Genolier ont participé à ce symposium: Dr Magdalena Kohlik et le Dr Matti Aapro.

05.10.2018
7e Symposium Genevois sur le Cancer du Sein
Vendredi 5 octobre 2018 a eu lieu le 7e Symposium Genevois sur le Cancer du Sein sur le thème «La médecine personnalisée vaincra-t-elle le cancer du sein?»

08.03.2018
Conférence Publique: Journée Internationale de la Femme
A l'occasion de la Journée Internationale de la Femme, la Clinique de Genolier a organisé une conférence publique.