Portrait Matthias Philip Nägele

Matthias Philip Nägele
Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology


  • Heart failure
  • Heart transplantation
  • Endomyocardial biopsy


Tel. +41 43 253 50 97


2022 – Today Attending Physician, Heart Failure and Heart Transplantation Unit, University Hospital Zurich
2021 – 2022 Fellowship Heart Failure and Heart Transplantation, University Hospital Zurich
2020 – 2021 Resident in Cardiology, University Hospital Zurich
2018 – 2019 Attending Physician in internal medicine, Baden Cantonal Hospital
2017 – 2018 Resident in internal medicine, Baden Cantonal Hospital
2014 – 2017 Resident in Internal Medicine and Cardiology, University Hospital Zurich
2011 – 2012 Clinical stays abroad

  • Johns Hopkins Hospital, USA (Neurology)
  • University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland (Internal Medicine)
  • Hadassah Hospital Mount Scopus, Jerusalem, Israel (Surgery)
  • Caritas Baby Hospital, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories (Pediatrics)
  • Manipal Teaching Hospital, Pokhara, Nepal (Internal Medicine)
2006 – 2013 Study of Human Medicine, University of Hamburg, Germany


Further education title

  • Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS), Postgraduate Course in Heart Failure Zurich (PCHF)
  • Specialist (CH) for cardiology
  • Specialist (CH) for general internal medicine


  • Fellow of the Heart Failure Association (HFA) of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)
  • Swiss Society of Cardiology (SGK)
  • IPPNW Germany – International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, Physicians in Social Responsibility (IPPNW)

Awards and scholarships

  • AGLA Swiss Lipid Research Award 2017
  • Scholarship holder of the German National Academic Foundation
  • Scholarship holder of the Professional Association of German Internists (BDI)
  • Research grant from the German Research Foundation (DFG)