Portrait Ardan M. Saguner

Ardan M. Saguner
PD Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology

Other functions at USZ

  • Senior Physician, Head of Ventricular Tachycardia & Ion Channel Diseases Heart Center Zurich


  • Catheter ablation of cardiac arrhythmias
  • Cardiac devicetherapy
  • Arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathies and ion channel diseases


Tel. +41 43 253 78 85

Other competencies

  • Catheter ablation of complex cardiac arrhythmias such as ventricular tachycardia and atrial tachycardia
  • Implantation of cardiac devices including subcutaneous ICDs and leadless pacers
  • Stereotactic irradiation of ventricular tachycardia
  • Cardiac genetics
  • Fluent in German, Turkish, English and French


Specialist in cardiology with a focus on rhythmology. Studied human medicine at the University of Essen, Université Paris-Sud and University Hospital Zurich (USZ). Dissertation at the Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota. Training in invasive electrophysiology/cardiac devices at the USZ and at the Asklepios Klinik St. Georg Hamburg with Prof. Karl-Heinz Kuck as part of a scholarship from the European Heart Rhythm Association. Attending Physician in cardiology at the USZ since 2016. 2018 Habilitation at the Medical Faculty of the University of Zurich. He has a special interest in arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathies, ion channel diseases and stereotactic irradiation and ablation of ventricular tachycardia.

Most important memberships

  • Member and Board Certification (EP and Devices) of the European Heart Rhythm Association
  • Member of the International Task Force “Updated Diagnosis of Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy”
  • Member of the “Pericardial and Myocardial Disease” working group of the European Society of Cardiology
  • President of the expert committee “Radiation protection audits in cardiology” of the Swiss Society of Cardiology
  • Radiation protection officer and member of the Swiss Working Group on Electrophysiology and Pacemaker Therapy
  • Editorial and reviewer activities for renowned journals in cardiovascular medicine

Research focus

  • Arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy and overlapping syndromes such as cardiac sarcoidosis, Brugada syndrome, and athlete’s heart;
  • Modern therapy methods for cardiac arrhythmias


  • Research collaboration with ETH Zurich and the Center for Molecular Cardiology, Schlieren
  • Teaching at the Medical Faculty of the University of Zurich and ETH
  • Clinical activity as a consultant in rhythmology at the Cantonal Hospital of Graubünden, Chur

PD Dr. med. Ardan Muammer Saguner Department of Cardiology and Heart Center

For patients

I am happy to arrange personal consultation appointments.

Tel. +41 44 255 15 15

For international patients

For an appointment for private consultation, please contact our International Office directly.

Tel. +41 44 255 54 54

For referrer

To refer your patient for private consultation, contact us as follows:

Tel. +41 44 255 15 15
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