Portrait Alessandro Candreva

Alessandro Candreva
Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology


  • Coronary interventions
  • Intracoronary physiology
  • Clinical research


Tel. +41 43 253 08 23


2021 – today Interventional Cardiology and Clinical Research, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
2019 – 2020 Interventional Cardiology and Clinical Research Officer, Cardiovascular Center Aalst, Belgium
2014 – 2019 Resident in Cardiology, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
2014 Clinical Research Fellow,, Benjamin Franklin Campus; Berlin, Germany
2012 – 2013 Clinical Research Fellow,, Interv. Cardiology, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy.
2010 – 2011 Clinical Research Fellow, ThoraxCenter, ErasmusMC; Rotterdam, Netherlands

Most important memberships

  • Young EuroPCR Member/PCR Journal Club
  • Zurich Society of Cardiology (ZGK)
  • ESC Task Force Core Cardiology Training
  • European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EAPCI)
  • European Society of Cardiology (ESC)
  • Swiss Society of Cardiology (SGK)

Research focus

  • Coronary microvascular diseases, bolus and continuous thermodilution
  • Fractional flow reserve, quantitative flow ratio and virtual fractional flow reserve
  • Computational fluid dynamics and endothelial shear stress
  • Machine learning in cardiovascular risk assessment

Publication lists


  • Languages: German, English, Italian
  • Software: SPSS, R, Microsoft Office
  • Programming language: R for statistical calculations