Portrait Marco P. Zalunardo

Marco P. Zalunardo
Prof. Dr. med.

Director of the Institute a.i., Institute of Anesthesiology


  • Management of the support team for assistant doctors
  • Head of the IFA transplant team
  • Head of the thoracic and visceral surgery department


Tel. +41 44 255 38 87

Other competencies

  • Deputy Director of the Institute since 2002 (Prof. T. Pasch, Prof. D.R. Spahn) with the following core competencies:
    • Organizational and technical management of the entire anesthesia service at the USZ (excluding cardioanesthesia)
    • Personnel management of medical staff at the IFA: budget responsibility, job planning, recruitment, promotion
    • Responsibility for further training of assistant doctors
      (further training concept, rotation planning, career planning)
  • Teaching: Lectures and courses for medical students
  • President or member of several SGAR commissions and working groups
  • SIWF Board member
  • Clinical research


2019 SIWF Board of Directors
2013 SGAR President
2011 Titular professorship UZH
2008 – 2016 SGAR Board of Directors
2002 Senior physician and deputy director of the institute
2002 Habilitation UZH
1995 Attending Physician Institute of Anesthesiology
1994 Specialist in anesthesiology FMH
1988 State Exam

Most important memberships

  • SIWF Swiss Institute for Continuing Medical Education and Training
  • FMH Swiss Medical Association
  • SGAR Swiss Society for Anesthesiology and Resuscitation
  • AGZ Medical Association of the Canton of Zurich
  • GZA Society of Zurich Anesthesiologists
  • ESA European Society of Anaesthesiologists
  • SGT Swiss Society for Transplantation

Research focus

  • Transplantation medicine
  • Hemodynamics in lung and liver transplants
  • Thoracic and visceral surgery
  • Perioperative stress protection
  • Alpha-2 agonists

For patients

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Tel. +41 44 255 26 95
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Tel. +41 44 255 54 54
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