Stop smoking advice (consultation)

The Stop Smoking Advice Service in the Pneumology Department is a joint project of the USZ and LUNGE ZÜRICH.

The consultation is carried out by a consultant from Lunge Zurich in combination with a pulmonologist from the USZ.

It’s great that you are considering quitting smoking. This is the first step towards a smoke-free life. We are happy to support you on this path.

What can you expect?

  • A personalized action plan to prepare, implement and maintain your smoking cessation.
  • Support to strengthen your motivation.
  • Information on possible withdrawal symptoms.
  • Advice on the use of nicotine replacement products.
  • Advice on and prescription of prescription medication for
  • Support to stop smoking (as required).
  • Information on health and medical issues relating to smoking and quitting smoking.

Number and duration of consultations

The offer includes six face-to-face and two telephone consultations with a stop-smoking advisor and a doctor.


The costs of the consultation are billed directly to the health insurance company.

For patients

As a patient, you cannot register directly for a consultation. Please get a referral from your primary care physician, specialist. If you have any questions, please contact us at:

Tel. +41 44 255 31 93
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For referrer

University Hospital Zurich
Department of Pulmonology
PD Dr. med. Macé Schuurmans
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Tel. +41 44 255 31 93
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This consultation hour takes place at the following location:


University Hospital Zurich
Department of Pulmonology
GEL C 120
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Responsible senior physician

Macé Schuurmans, PD Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Department of Pulmonology

Tel. +41 44 255 39 26
Specialties: Transplant pneumology , Cystic fibrosis , Stop smoking

Responsible Department