Team of the Department of Cardiology

Our dedicated and highly qualified team at the Department of Cardiology at the University Hospital Zurich has extensive experience in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of cardiological diseases. Our specialized cardiologists are at your disposal with their expertise and offer you individual, patient-centered care and treatment.

Departments

Management

Frank Ruschitzka, Prof. Dr. med.

Director of Department, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 44 255 21 21

Felix Tanner, Prof. Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Vice Director of Department, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 79 40

Barbara Stähli, Prof. Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Vice Director of Department, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 44 255 11 11
Specialties: Complex coronary interventions, functional coronary diagnostics (vasospastic angina and coronary microvascular dysfunction), Transcatheter aortic valve replacement, Clinical research (coronary and structural heart disease)

Senior Attending Physicians

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

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

Firat Duru, Prof. Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

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

Andreas Flammer, Prof. Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 83 08
Specialties: Head of heart failure and heart transplantation, Head of Assist-Devices Consultation, Co-Head of the Amyloidosis Network Zurich

Matthias Greutmann, Prof. Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 44 255 38 83
Specialties: Congenital heart defects, Connective tissue diseases, Echocardiography (2012 Certification ESC, CHD)

Christiane Gruner,, PD Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 25 79
Specialties: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, Storage diseases, Echocardiography

Matthias Hermann, Prof. Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 23 12
Specialties: Clinical cardiology, Hypertension, Prevention

Albert Markus Kasel,, Prof. Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 44 255 85 99
Specialties: Catheter-based interventional heart valve procedures (TAVI and TEER with clip systems)., Structural cardiac interventions (atrial appendage occlusion/PFO occlusion/ASD occlusion/complex problem interventions).

Robert Manka, Prof. Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
Senior Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 44 255 12 51
Specialties: Cardiac imaging (heart MRI & heart CT), Interventional cardiology, Consultation hours for complex coronary interventions

Christian Matter, Prof. Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 44 255 38 71
Specialties: Echocardiography, Cardio-oncology, Translational research

Francesco Paneni,, Prof. Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 32 53
Specialties: Type 2 diabetes, Obesity, Molecular and translational research (cardiovascular epigenetics)

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

Barbara Stähli, Prof. Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Vice Director of Department, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 44 255 11 11
Specialties: Complex coronary interventions, functional coronary diagnostics (vasospastic angina and coronary microvascular dysfunction), Transcatheter aortic valve replacement, Clinical research (coronary and structural heart disease)

Isabella Sudano, Prof. Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 44 255 58 41
Specialties: Arterial hypertension, Dyslipidemia, Tobacco/nicotine cessation

Felix Tanner, Prof. Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Vice Director of Department, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 79 40

Christian Templin, Prof. Dr. Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 44 255 95 85
Specialties: Complex coronary interventions, Acute coronary syndrome incl. Cardiogenic shock with cardiac support system (Impella), Transcatheter valve interventions

Attending Physicians with extended responsibilities

Francesca Bonassin Tempesta, Dr. med.

Attending Physician with extended responsibilites, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 44 255 38 83
Specialties: Aortic diseases (diseases of the arteries)

Alessandra Chiodini, Dr. med.

Attending Physician with extended responsibilites, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 11 59

Michelle Frank, Dr. med.

Attending Physician with extended responsibilites, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 79 36
Specialties: Heart transplantation, Endocarditis, Echocardiography

Lukas Mark Meier, Dr. med.

Attending Physician with extended responsibilites, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 44 255 38 83
Specialties: Adults with congenital heart defects (GUCH/ACHD), Structural heart disease/aortopathies/pregnancy, Echocardiography

Heiko Schneider, Ph.D.

Attending Physician with extended responsibilites, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 02 91
Specialties: Adults with congenital heart defects (ACHD / GUCH), Catheter-based, invasive diagnosis and treatment of structural heart disease, Cardiac catheterization under stress (ergometry)

Attending Physicians

Daniela Babic-Conradi

Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 44 255 38 83
Specialties: Adults with congenital heart defects (GUCH/ACHD), Structural heart disease / aortopathies / pregnancy, Echocardiography

Dominik Benz, PD Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology
Attending Physician, Department of Nuclear Medicine

Tel. +41 43 253 11 91
Specialties: Echocardiography, Cardiac imaging (MRI, CT, NUK), Cardiac amyloidosis

Alessandro Candreva,, Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 08 23
Specialties: Coronary interventions, Intracoronary physiology, Clinical research

Svetlana Dougoud, Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 75 45

Sara Ersözlü, Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin, Department of Nuclear Medicine

Tel. +41 43 253 16 68

Siv Marit Fokstuen, PD Dr. med.

Consultant physician, Department of Cardiology

Specialties: Cardiogenetics

Thomas Gilhofer,, Dr. med. univ.

Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Alexander Gotschy,, Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology
Attending Physician, Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology

Tel. +41 43 253 78 90
Specialties: Interventional cardiology, Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (cardiac MRI), Imaging of congenital heart defects

Bernhard Haubner, Ph.D., Dr. med. univ.

Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 254 08 15

Pascal Simon Heiniger, Dr. med.

Resident, Department of Nuclear Medicine
Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 06 49

Julia Hermes-Laufer,, Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology
Fellow, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 17 84
Specialties: Acute coronary syndrome, Rhythmology

Dana Roxana Hiestand, Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 25 20

David Hochholzer,, Dr. med. univ.

Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 08 98

Daniel Hofer, Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 75 39

Philipp Jakob,, Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 94 38
Specialties: Complex catheter-based coronary interventions/rotablation, Persistent foramen ovale (PFO) and atrial appendage occlusion

Jin Li, Prof. Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology
Research Associate, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 48 81
Specialties: Autoimmune cardiac arrhythmias, Translational research

Jonathan Michel,, Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 11 58
Specialties: Catheter-based interventional valve procedures, Coronary interventions

Fran Mikulicic,, Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 94 47
Specialties: Valve consultation for heart failure, Echocardiography

Nadine Molitor, Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 78 36

Martin Murer, Dr. med.

Fellow, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 22 54

Matthias Philip Nägele,, Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 50 97

Angela Oxenius, Dr. med.

Consultant physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 44 255 38 83

Danaë Parianos,, Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 05 06

Dimitri Patriki, Dr. med.

Fellow, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 27 48

Martin Reiner, Dr. med. Dr. sc. nat.

Fellow, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 77 04

Valentina Alice Rossi, MSc, Dr. med. (I)

Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 78 91

Bruno Miguel Santos Lopes, Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 44 255 38 83

Rabea Schlenker,, Dr. med.

Fellow, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 04 83

Dörthe Schmidt, PD Dr. Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 44 255 11 11
Specialties: Peri-/myocarditis, Hypertension, Cardiovascular regenerative medicine

Judith Schwaiger, Dr. med. univ.

Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 93 62
Specialties: Echocardiography, Care of inpatients

Theresa Seeliger, Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 44 255 38 83

Sarah Rebekka Spalinger, Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 19 61
Specialties: Echocardiography, Sports cardiology

Julia Stehli, PD Dr. med. Dr. phil.

Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 22 98
Specialties: Treatment of coronary heart disease (stenting), Minimally invasive catheter-based valve interventions, Diagnosis and treatment of microvascular dysfunction

Michael Stiefel, Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 28 42
Specialties: Preventive cardiology, Sports cardiology / sports medicine, Cardiac rehabilitation

Magdalena Stütz, Dr. med. univ.

Fellow, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 62 60

Gonca Suna, Ph.D., Dr. med. univ.

Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 77 85
Specialties: Electrophysiology, Catheter ablation, Device Therapy

Glykeria Tsiourantani, Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 18 19

Verena Charlotte Wilzeck, Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Tel. +41 43 253 50 37

Stephan Winnik, PD Dr. med. Dr. sc. nat.

Consultant physician, Department of Cardiology

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