Portrait Malcolm Kohler

Malcolm Kohler
Prof. Dr. med.

Medical Director


  • General pneumology (esp. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma).
  • Sleep-associated respiratory disorders and ventilation
  • Respiratory Gas Analysis


Since 2022 Medical Director, University Hospital Zurich
Since 2014 Visiting Professor University of Oxford
2013-2022 Director Clinic for Pneumology, Professorship University of Zurich
2009 Certificate of Competence in Sleep Medicine (SGSSC)
2009 Habilitation, University of Zurich
2006 Specialist in Pneumology, FMH
2004 Specialist in Internal Medicine, FMH
2000 Doctorate Dr. med., University of Zurich
1997 State Examination in Human Medicine, University of Zurich

Most important memberships

  • European Respiratory Society
  • Swiss Society of Pneumology
  • Swiss Society for Sleep Research, Sleep Medicine and Chronobiology
  • Center for Intergrative Human Physiology (UZH)
  • Zurich Center for Sleep & Health (UZH)

Research focus

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Breathing gas analysis


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