Our services

Consultations, examinations and treatment

General pulmonology

The general pulmonology clinic offers expert diagnosis and treatment of all acute and chronic diseases of the lungs and airways. Related information

Appointments and information
Tel +41 44 255 22 21
Fax +41 44 255 44 51
pneumologie@usz.ch

Executive Senior Physicians
Professor Malcolm Kohler, MD, Director of Department
PD Dr Christian Clarenbach, MD, Attending Physician

Consultations Office
University Hospital Zurich
General Pulmonology
RAE C 35
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Contact address
University Hospital Zurich
Department of Pulmonology
Professor Malcolm Kohler, MD
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Altitude and flight medicine

With the appropriate measures, health problems at high altitudes and when flying can be avoided or reduced. Related information

Appointments and information
Tel +41 44 255 22 21
Fax +41 44 255 44 51
pneumologie@usz.ch

Executive Senior Physicians
Professor Konrad E. Bloch, MD, Deputy Director of Department

Consultations Office
University Hospital Zurich
Department of Pulmonology
RAE C 35
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Contact address
University Hospital Zurich
Department of Pulmonology
Professor Konrad Bloch, MD
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Interventional pulmonology

Interventional pulmonology refers to all invasive procedures on the lungs and the membrane lining the lungs and chest cavity (pleura). These include flexible and rigid bronchoscopies and pleural drainage among others. Related information

Appointments and information
Tel +41 44 255 22 21
Fax +41 44 255 44 51
ilz@usz.ch

Executive Senior Physicians
Dr Daniel Franzen, MD, Senior Attending Physician

Consultations Office
University Hospital Zurich
Department of Pulmonology
RAE C 35
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Contact address
University Hospital Zurich
Department of Pulmonology
Dr Daniel Franzen, MD
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Pulmonary function laboratory

The pulmonary function laboratory performs specialized tests to evaluate lung volumes, respiratory mechanics, gas exchange and physical fitness. Related information

Appointments and information
Tel +41 44 255 22 21
Fax +41 44 255 44 51
pneumologie@usz.ch

Executive Senior Physicians
Professor Malcolm Kohler, MD, Director of Department
Professor Konrad E. Bloch, MD, Deputy Director of Department

Consultations Office
University Hospital Zurich
Department of Pulmonology
RAE C 35
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Contact address
University Hospital Zurich
Department of Pulmonology
Professor Malcolm Kohler, MD
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Lung transplantations

Lung transplantation is an established therapeutic procedure for selected patients with advanced lung disease. Related information

Appointments and information
Tel +41 44 255 39 26
Fax +41 44 255 89 97
lunge@usz.ch

Executive Senior Physicians
PD Dr. Christian Benden, MD, Head Physician
PD Dr Macé M. Schuurmans, MD, Attending Physician
Dr Daniele Marino, MD, Attending Physician

Consultations Office
University Hospital Zurich
Department of Pulmonology
Lung transplantations
HOER C 27
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Contact address
University Hospital Zurich
Department of Pulmonology
PD Dr Christian Benden, MD
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Neuromuscular Center

We treat patients whose respiratory muscles have been weakened by nervous system or muscular diseases. The main goals are the relief of difficulties with breathing and an increase in physical performance. Related information

Appointments and information
Tel +41 44 255 22 21
Fax +41 44 255 44 51
pneumologie@usz.ch

Executive Senior Physicians
Professor Konrad E. Bloch, MD, Deputy Director of Department

Consultations Office
University Hospital Zurich
Department of Pulmonology
RAE C 35
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Contact address
University Hospital Zurich
Department of Pulmonology
Professor Konrad Bloch, MD
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Pulmonary hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension is characterized by a high blood pressure in the lungs and includes a group of progressive diseases. The main symptoms are shortness of breath on exertion, fatigue and tightness in the chest. We offer the latest diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for patients with various forms of pulmonary hypertension. Related information

Appointments and information
Tel +41 44 255 22 20
Fax +41 44 255 85 17
pulmonalehypertonie@usz.ch

Executive Senior Physicians
Professor Silvia Ulrich, MD, Head Physician

Consultations Office
University Hospital Zurich
Department of Pulmonology
Pulmonary hypertension
HOER C 4
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Contact address
University Hospital Zurich
Department of Pulmonology
Professor Silvia Ulrich, MD
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Sleep medicine

While sleeping, we are particularly vulnerable to breathing disturbances. This can result in a restless and fragmented sleep. Those affected suffer from increased sleepiness, decreased performance and poor concentration. For patients with sleep disorders, we offer the latest diagnostic procedures and therapeutic options. Related information

Appointments and information
Tel +41 44 255 22 21
Fax +41 44 255 44 51
pneumologie@usz.ch

Executive Senior Physicians
Professor Konrad E. Bloch, MD, Deputy Director of Department

Consultations Office
University Hospital Zurich
Department of Pulmonology
Sleep Laboratory
West C 11
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Contact address
University Hospital Zurich
Department of Pulmonology
Professor Konrad E. Bloch, MD
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Cystic fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is the most common genetic disease in Europe. The lungs are most often affected by the disease, but it can also impact the pancreas, liver, gastrointestinal tract and other organs. We offer CF consultations for the entire range of patient care from diagnosis to comprehensive specialized therapy, including the possibility of lung transplantation in advanced cases. Related information

Appointments and information
Tel +41 44 255 33 93
cf@usz.ch

Executive Senior Physicians
PD Dr Christian Benden, MD, Head Physician

Consultations Office
University Hospital Zurich
Department of Pulmonology
Cystic Fibrosis
HOER C 35
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Contact address
University Hospital Zurich
Department of Pulmonology
PD Dr Christian Benden, MD
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Last update: 07.11.2017 | Person responsible:
Professor Malcolm Kohler, MD