The University Heart Center Zurich is one of Switzerland’s leading cardiac centres and provides advanced cardiac medicine. The Center offers comprehensive cardiology services for the diagnosis and treatment of heart conditions and the vascular system.

Heart Center

Universtity Hospital Zurich
Rämistrasse 100
Tel. +41 44 255 15 15

Our cardiac surgeons are skilled, compassionate, and internationally renowned as leaders of their field. Hybrid cardiac surgery procedures are carried out in our hybrid operating room. Our departments work in multi-disciplinary teams and successfully treat even the most complex, difficult cases.

The University Heart Center Zurich offers all medical services related to the prevention and treatment of heart disease (cardiac and cardiovascular surgery) in one location. The close cooperation between interdisciplinary departments in terms of the treatment of heart diseases enables state-of-the-art therapy and supervision for our patients.

The University Heart Center is divided into a number of specialist sections, each of which is managed by a team of expert physicians:

Our clinics and pre-operative investigations include:

  • Cardiac check up
  • Coronary heart disease
  • Heart valve disorders
  • aortic syndroms and disorders
  • Cardiac arrhythmias
  • structural cardiac interventions
  • Heart failure & transplants
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Sports cardiology
  • Prevention of cardiovascular disease
  • Cardiac imaging
  • Coronary bypass surgery
  • Heart valve surgery
  • Interventional procedures TAVI/MitraClip
  • Implantation of pacemakers and ICD/CRT devices/specialist revision

The University Heart Center based at the University Hospital Zurich (USZ) opened its doors in October 2013. Cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons work hand in hand.

Frank Ruschitzka, Prof. Dr. med.

Director, Heart Center

Tel. +41 44 255 39 57

For patients

Tel. +41 44 255 15 15

For international patients

International Office
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Tel. +41 44 255 54 54

For referrals

University Heart Center Zurich

Universtity Hospital Zurich
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Tel. +41 44 255 15 15

Cardiac surgery emergencies and the ECMO team: +41 44 255 28 88

Koro emergencies: +41 44 255 80 08

Cardiac emergencies: +41 44 255 90 09