Portrait Macé Schuurmans,

Macé Schuurmans,
PD Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Department of Pulmonology

Specialties

  • Transplant pneumology
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Stop smoking
Appointment

Contact

Tel. +41 44 255 39 26
VCard

Other competencies

  • CAS Medical Leadership (2018), University of Zurich
  • BSc Hons Epidemology (2003), Stellenbosch University

Career

Professional career

Since 2020 Medical Director, Department of Pulmonology / Lung Transplantation/Cystic Fibrosis at the
University Hospital Zurich
2018 – 2019 Head of Pulmonology, Department of Medicine at Winterthur Cantonal Hospital
2009 – 2018 Attending Physician Pulmonology/Lung Transplantation at the University Hospital Zurich
2006 – 2009 Attending Physician in Pulmonology and Internal Medicine at St. Claraspital Basel
2004 – 2005 Resident in Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine at Inselspital Bern
2000 – 2004 Research Fellow Pulmonology Clinical Research at Tygerberg Academic Hospital Cape Town
2000 – 2000 Resident in Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine at Basel Cantonal Hospital
1998 – 2000 Resident in Internal Medicine at Basel Cantonal Hospital
1996 -1998 Laboratory Research Pharmacology at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel
1996 -1997 Postgraduate course in experimental medicine and biology at the University of Zurich
1995 -1996 Resident in Internal Medicine at Olten Cantonal Hospital
1994 -1995 Surgical Resident at Olten Cantonal Hospital
1993 Practice replacement for Dr. Wolfgang Kapp, Leukerbad

Training and diplomas

FMH Pneumology, FMH Internal Medicine
Certificate of competence in sleep medicine (SSSSC)
Medical examiner’s certificate (SGV)
Doctor of Medicine (PhD), University of Basel
Venia legendi (habilitation) of the Medical Faculty of the University of Zurich, private lecturer in pneumology
CAS Medical Leadership, University of Zurich
BSc Hons Epidemiology, Stellenbosch University

Most important memberships

  • Swiss Society of Pneumology (SGP)
  • International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT)
  • European Respiratory Society (ERS)
  • American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP, CHEST)
  • Swiss Medical Association (FMH)
  • Swiss Society for Sleep Research, Sleep Medicine and Chronobiology (SGSSC)
  • Swiss Transplant Society
  • Doctors for environmental protection

Research focus

  • Respiratory infections
  • Allograft dysfunction
  • CFTR modulator therapies
  • Psychological effects of chronic illnesses
  • Stop smoking interventions
  • Adherence topics
  • Skills enhancement/education

Appointment

Lung transplantation:
lunge@usz.ch
+41 44 255 39 26

Consultation hours for cystic fibrosis:
cf@usz.ch
+41 44 255 33 93

International patients

Tel. +41 44 255 54 54

For referrer

Lung transplantation:
lunge@usz.ch

Consultation hours for cystic fibrosis:
cf@usz.ch

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