Portrait Heiko Schneider, Ph.D.

Heiko Schneider, Ph.D.

Attending Physician with extended responsibilites, Department of Cardiology


  • Adults with congenital heart defects (ACHD / GUCH)
  • Catheter-based, invasive diagnosis and treatment of structural heart disease
  • Cardiac catheterization under stress (ergometry)


Tel. +41 43 253 02 91

Other competencies

  • Echocardiography
  • Catheter-based invasive hemodynamics under stress (ergometry)
  • Cardiovascular CT, accreditation level II (SCCT)
  • Certificate in Medical Education, University of Manchester, UK (PgCME)


Specialist in cardiology with a focus on adults with congenital heart defects. Studied medicine in Rostock and Leipzig. Further training in Manchester, at the Royal Brompton Hospital, England and Fellowship in Invasive Diagnostics and Structural Intervention at Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Canada.
PhD in translational research in heart failure, inflammation and cardiac arrhythmias in tetralogy of Fallot at the University of Manchester. Since 2018 Attending Physician in the Department for Adults with Congenital Heart Defects (ACHD / GUCH) at the University Hospital Zurich with a focus on catheter-based diagnostics and therapy (intervention) for structural heart disease.

Most important memberships

  • ESC, Working Group Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • ZGK
  • SGK
  • VSAO
  • FMH
  • MRCP, Royal College of Physicians of London
  • ISACHD (International Society of Adult Congenital Heart Disease)
  • Associate of the Higher Educaion Academy, UK

Research focus

  • Interventions in adults with congenital heart defects
  • Catheter-based therapy concepts for heart failure
  • Outcomes-based research in congenital heart defects

For patients

I am happy to arrange personal consultation appointments.

Tel. +41 44 255 15 15
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For international patients

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

Tel. +41 44 255 54 54
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