Portrait Thomas Gaisl, Ph.D.

Thomas Gaisl, Ph.D.
PD Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Pulmonology



Tel. +41 44 255 38 28

Other competencies

  • Interventional pneumology (bronchoscopy, minimally invasive procedures)
  • Lung tumor diagnostics incl. Navigation bronchoscopy
  • Sleep and respiratory medicine
  • Epidemiology / Statistics


Since 2021 Attending Physician Department of Pulmonology (until 2022 Fellow), University Hospital Zurich University Hospital Zurich
2023 Habilitation Pulmonology (PD), University of Zurich
2023 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Health Sciences, Warwick University (UK)
2022 Master of Public Health (MPH) Epidemiology, Harvard University (USA)
2020 Resident in Pneumology, University Hospital Zurich
2020 Research Fellow, Harvard University (USA)
2019 Resident in Internal Medicine, University Hospital Zurich
2018 Research Physician Pulmonology, University Hospital Zurich
2016 – 2017 Resident in Internal Medicine, Zollikerberg Hospital
2015 Medical studies incl. Doctorate University of Zurich (Dr. med.) and University of Innsbruck

Most important memberships

  • European/World Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology (EABIP/WABIP)
  • Swiss Society of Pneumology (SGP)
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)
  • European Sleep Research Society (ESRS)
  • European Respiratory Society (ERS)

Research focus

  • Cone-Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT)
  • Diagnosis and therapy of sleep apnea
  • Bronchoscopic interventions
  • Epidemiology / Statistics


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  • Certificate of competence for dose-intensive examinations and therapeutic interventions in pneumology (FMH)
  • Certified Somnologist (Expert in Sleep Medicine) (ESRS)
  • Specialist for Internal Medicine (FMH)
  • Specialist in Pneumology (FMH)


International patients

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