Portrait Patrick Pasi

Patrick Pasi
Dr. med.

Attending Physician with extended responsibilites, Department of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine

Other functions at USZ

  • Manager Center for Eating Disorders


  • Nutritional psychiatry and psychotherapy (eating disorders and obesity, incl. bariatrics): inpatient, outpatient, consultation (interdisciplinary), incl. Research


Tel. +41 44 255 52 80


Since 2023 Senior Physician meV Center for Eating Disorders, Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, USZ
Since 2017-2023 Attending Physician, Center for Eating Disorders, Department of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine, USZ
2015-2017 Head Physician Eating Disorders/ Obesity Outpatient Services Lucerne Psychiatry
2010 CAS Health Care Management HWZ Zurich
2009-2015 Attending Physician with extended responsabilities/ Head of Outpatient Clinic Lucerne
2007-2008 Attending Physician for addictive disorders lups
2005-2007 Hospital specialist outpatient clinic Lucerne lups
2005 Specialist in psychiatry and psychotherapy FMH
2004 Diploma in Psychotherapy Training: Systemic Therapy ZSB Bern
2004 Fellow in the psychotherapy department for eating disorders, USZ
2001-2004 Resident in the Psychiatric Outpatient Clinic, USZ
2000-2001 Resident in Neurology, Ospedale civico Lugano
1998-2000 Resident in Psychiatry, Kilchberg Sanatorium
1997-1998 Resident in internal medicine, Bellinzona Hospital
1996 State Examination in Human Medicine, University of Zurich


  • Resorption of SSRI/SNRI after bariatric surgery: a prospective investigation (multicenter study, in press)
  • Estimation of meal portions in AN and BN: similarities and differences (in press)
  • Functional neuroanatomy of the locus coeruleus alerting/orienting system (co-author, in preparation)
  • Systemic therapies for adolescents and adults with eating disorders


  • Swiss Society for Eating Disorders (SGES)
  • SGED/ASEMO (Swiss Society for Endocrinology and Diabetology, Obesity Section)
  • Board member of the Swiss Obesity Alliance
  • Co-President of the AKJ professional association (obesity in children and adolescents)
  • Board of Trustees SAPS (Patients’ Association)
  • Swiss Medical Association FMH
  • Swiss Society for Drug Safety in Psychiatry (SGAMSP)

Research focus

  • Eating disorders and obesity