Information about Prof Dr Jürg Grünenfelder
- Minimally invasive heart valve surgery (aortic valve replacement and mitral valve repair / replacement without opening of the chest)
- Coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG)
- Robot-assisted bypass surgery
- Catheter-based valve implantation
- Aortic aneurysm surgery
- Closure of atrial septum defects
- Pacemaker / ICD implantation and electrode explantation
- Thoracoscopic ablation for atrial fibrillation, and closure of the left atrial appendage
Range of therapeutic services
The cardiological department of the HerzKlinik ensures availability of all cardiological examinations
Range of therapeutic services
The Heart Clinic Hirslanden covers the full range of thoracic vascular and cardiac surgery
Prof. Dr. Jürg Grünenfelder is a specialist in cardiac surgery at Heart Clinic Hirslanden and has many years of successful experience in the entire field of cardiac surgery. He specializes in minimally invasive valve surgery and catheter-based valve interventions.
Professor Grünenfelder is the Head of the Department of Cardiac Surgery and performs catheter-based valve surgery together with Professor Corti, head of cardiology at the HerzKlinik Hirslanden.
The HerzKlinik Hirslanden excels by the very close cooperation of all its specialists in the area of cardiac medicine, making it possible to offer each patient the best treatment method.
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- Medical studies at the University of Zurich
- Training in surgery and cardiac surgery at the University Hospital Zurich
- Advanced training in cardiac pathology at the Children’s Hospital in Boston, USA
- Advanced training in cardiac surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, USA
- Research in cardiac transplantation at Stanford Medical Center, Palo Alto, USA
- Senior and Managing Physician at the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital Zurich
- Professor of Cardiac and Thoracic Vascular Surgery at the University of Zurich
- Prof. Dr. med. Roberto Corti
Head Interventional Cardiology
- Prof. Dr. med. Georg Noll
Head Hypertension and Heart Failure
- PD Dr. med. Patric Biaggi
Head Heart Imaging (Echocardio-graphy)
- PD Dr. med. David Huerlimann
Head Cardiac Devices and Rhythmology
- PD Dr. med. Christophe Wyss
- PD Dr. Sacha Salzberg
Cardiac Surgery and Atrial Fibrillation Therapy
- Dr. med. Ivano Reho
Special consultations of HerzKlinik Hirslanden: cardiological check-up
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