Dr Ahmad Jalili, MD, Ph.D., has joined the Waldhotel Health & Medical Excellence as head of the Dermatology and Venereology Department at Switzerland's new holistic hotel dedicated to wellbeing. A specialist in the treatment of skin diseases, Dr Jalili brings 16 years’ experience as a practicing physician to the hotel.
Most recently, Dr Jalili served as the head and senior consultant at a private dermatology clinic in Zurich. Prior to that, he spent twelve years in the Department of Dermatology at the Medical University of Vienna, where he completed his training and worked as a senior consultant and group leader.
The five-star Waldhotel is part of the Bürgenstock Hotels & Resort Lake Lucerne, Switzerland's newest luxury resort, which includes a total of four hotels and a 10,000sq m (107,700sq ft) alpine spa.
Architect Matteo Thun designed the Waldhotel with the aim of integrating the surrounding Alpine landscape. In addition to its 160 rooms and suites – all with terraces – the Waldhotel includes a restaurant that serves healthy cuisine, a conference room and boardroom and a 4,000sq m (43,100 sq ft) medical facility with a spa.
The Waldhotel has its own multi-disciplinary team of doctors, therapists and nursing specialists as well as a collaboration with two local hospitals, the Kantonspital Luzern and Kantonspital Nidwalden. Diagnostic, therapeutic and rehabilitative services are complemented by a range of preventative programmes.
Medical check-ups, medical therapies, physiotherapy, dentistry, aesthetic and cosmetic procedures, weight management, rehabilitation, post-operative convalescence and wellness programs are all featured.
Dr Jalili's expertise covers a broad range of dermatological diseases and therapies, including psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, acne, rosacea, skin cancer, allergies, pediatric dermatology as well as dermatological outpatient operations, laser therapies and sexually-transmitted diseases. The Medical Cosmetics Department has opened in the Waldhotel's Dermatology Department, allowing Dr Jalili to supervise the cosmeticians.
An Austrian citizen who has lived in Switzerland for the past two years, Dr Jalili speaks Persian, English, German, Polish and Arabic.