Portrait Christian Templin

Christian Templin
Prof. Dr. Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology


  • Complex coronary interventions
  • Acute coronary syndrome incl. Cardiogenic shock with cardiac support system (Impella)
  • Transcatheter valve interventions


Tel. +41 44 255 95 85


Specialist in internal medicine and cardiology. Additional qualification in emergency medicine, additional qualification in “Interventional Cardiology” (DGK) and additional qualification in “Acute Cardiac Care” (ACCA). Special training in transcatheter aortic valve implantation at the DHZ Munich. 2011 Habilitation in internal medicine and cardiology. Awarded the Vascular Biology Prize of the SGK (2011), the Siegenthaler Prize (2013) and the Götz Prize (2015) of the UZH. Senior Attending Physician at the Department of Cardiology, specializing in interventional and structural cardiology. Head of Acute Cardiology at the University Heart Center Zurich since 2014. Head of the Andreas Grüntzig cardiac catheterization laboratories since 2019.

Most important memberships

  • German Society for Cardiology, Cardiovascular Research (DGK)
  • Swiss Society of Cardiology (SGK)
  • European Society of Cardiology (ESC)
  • European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EAPCI)
  • ESC Acute Cardiovascular Care Association (ESC ACCA)
  • German Society for Stem Cell Research (GSZ)

Research focus

  • Takotsubo – Cardiomyopathy
  • Acute coronary syndrome
  • Cardiogenic shock / cardiac support systems
  • Transcatheter aortic valve implantations


  • > 180 Publications
  • > 150 contributions at national/international congresses

Prof. Dr. med. Christian Templin Department of Cardiology and Heart Center

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