Team of the Department of Cardiac Surgery

Our dedicated and highly qualified team at the Department of Cardiac Surgery at the University Hospital Zurich specializes in the surgical treatment of congenital and acquired heart defects in adult patients. Our experts are at your disposal with their specialist knowledge and offer you individual, patient-centered care and treatment.

Departments

Management

Omer Dzemali, Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h.c.

Director of Department, Department of Cardiac Surgery

Tel. +41 44 255 47 29
Specialties: Minimally invasive surgery , Mitral valve surgery , Reconstructive surgery

Senior Attending Physicians

Achim Häussler, Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Vice Director of Department, Department of Cardiac Surgery

Tel. +41 43 253 32 28
Specialties: Heart valve surgery

Dragan Odavic, Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Department of Cardiac Surgery

Nestoras Papadopoulos, Prof. Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Department of Cardiac Surgery

Petar Risteski, Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Department of Cardiac Surgery

Tel. +41 43 253 70 00
Specialties: Minimally invasive surgery of the thoracic aorta, Minimally invasive multi-valve surgery, Complex cardiac surgery

Igor Tudorache, Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Department of Cardiac Surgery

Tel. +41 43 253 43 74
Specialties: Transplant surgery (heart/lung), Heart failure and mechanical circulatory support, Reconstructive minimally invasive valve surgery

Markus Johannes Wilhelm,, Prof. Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Department of Cardiac Surgery

Tel. +41 43 253 95 02
Specialties: Mechanical circulatory support (ECLS/ECMO, LVAD, BVAD), Heart transplantation, Postoperative treatment after cardiac surgery