Rhythmology department

A cardiac arrhythmia is when the heartbeats are irregular, too fast or too slow. Rhythm disturbances can be merely unpleasant or life-threatening. Experienced specialists are available at our Heart Center for clarification.

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University Hospital Zurich
University Heart Center Zurich
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Tel. +41 44 255 15 15
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Rhythm disturbances team

Firat Duru, Prof. Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 44 255 20 99
Specialties: Interventional electrophysiology, Catheter ablation, Device Therapy

Corinna Isabel Beatrice Brunckhorst, Prof. Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 44 255 20 99
Specialties: Electrophysiology, Catheter ablation, Device Therapy

Alexander Breitenstein, PD Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 44 255 97 71
Specialties: Catheter-based interventional ablation of cardiac arrhythmias, Device implantations (pacemakers, defibrillators, cardiac resynchronization devices, electrodeless pacemakers), Electrode extractions

Ardan M. Saguner, PD Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 78 85
Specialties: Catheter ablation of cardiac arrhythmias, Cardiac devicetherapy, Arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathies and ion channel diseases

Daniel Hofer, Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 75 39

Thomas Wolber, PD Dr. med. univ.

Hospital physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 44 255 20 99
Specialties: Head of GUCH Electrophysiology, Arrhythmias in congenital heart disease, Entire spectrum of cardiac electrophysiology incl. Robotics