Portrait Matthias Hermann

Matthias Hermann
Prof. Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology


  • Clinical cardiology
  • Hypertension
  • Prevention


Tel. +41 43 253 23 12

Other competencies

  • Heart failure
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Gerontocardiology


Since 2018 Head of Inpatient Cardiology at the USZ
Since 2017 Medical Director at the Zurich RehaZentrum Wald, and part-time senior physician in the field of heart failure and heart transplantation
2009-2018 Chief Physician Cardiology, Zurich Rehabilitation Center Wald
2009 Attending Physician at the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, USZ
2007-2008 Attending Physician at the Department of Cardiology, USZ
Before 2007 Studies and further training in internal medicine at Göttingen University Hospital.
Research activities in the field of endothelial function and vascular inflammation at the University of Zurich.
Training as a cardiologist at the University Hospital Zurich.

Most important memberships

  • European Society of Hypertension – ESC
  • Heart Failure Association ESC – HFA
  • European Association for Preventive Cardiology – EAPC
  • Swiss Society of Cardiology – SGK
  • Swiss Working Group for Cardiovascular Prevention, Rehabilitation and Sports Cardiology – SCPRS
  • Heart failure working group of the SGK
  • Swiss Society of Hypertension

Research focus

  • cardiovascular rehabilitation
  • Hypertension
  • Gerontocardiology

PD Dr. med. Matthias Hermann Department of Cardiology and Heart Center