Portrait Philipp Jakob,

Philipp Jakob,
Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology


  • Complex catheter-based coronary interventions/rotablation
  • Persistent foramen ovale (PFO) and atrial appendage occlusion


Tel. +41 43 253 94 38


Studied at the University of Zurich and Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin. Specialist in internal medicine and cardiology. Further training at Langenthal Hospital (BE), Zollikerberg Hospital (ZH), University Hospital Zurich and Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin. Further training in interventional cardiology at Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin and University Hospital Zurich. Fellow in the SPUM program (University Hospital Zurich) and BIH Clinician Scientist Program (Berlin Institute of Health, BIH). Subspecialization in complex coronary interventions and structural interventions (PFO and atrial appendage closure). Development of therapies to restore the heart muscle in patients after a heart attack (regenerative therapies).

Most important memberships

  • Zurich Society of Cardiology (ZGK)
  • Swiss Working Group Interventional Cardiology
  • German Society of Cardiology (DGK)
  • European Society of Cardiology (ESC)

Research focus

  • Development of therapies to regenerate the heart muscle
  • Epigenetic therapies with non-coding RNAs
  • Intracoronary imaging and biomarkers in patients with myocardial infarction
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVI) and atrial appendage occlusion (LAAO)


  • Visiting scientist Charité – University Medicine Berlin

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Tel. +41 44 255 15 15
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