Prof Dr Jürg Grünenfelder
Director
Specialist in Cardiac surgery
Zurich, Switzerland

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Treatment focus

  • 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

Medical range

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


About

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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Curriculum vitae

  • 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

Medical team

  • 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
    Interventional Cardiology
  • PD Dr. Sacha Salzberg
    Cardiac Surgery and Atrial Fibrillation Therapy
  • Dr. med. Ivano Reho
    Interventional Cardiology

Extras

Special consultations of HerzKlinik Hirslanden: cardiological check-up

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Cardiac surgery
Witellikerstrasse 40, CH-8032 Zurich
Clinic:

Fri 14:00 – 18:00 o’clock

Location

Zurich Main Station 10 min
Zurich Airport 20 min

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Prof Dr Jürg Grünenfelder
Director

Heart Clinic Hirslanden
Cardiac Surgery
Witellikerstrasse 40, CH-8032 Zurich

T: +41 44 387 97 00
F: +41 44 387 97 20
E: gruenenfelder@primomedico.com

Clinic:

Fri 14:00 – 18:00 o’clock

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