Professeur Etienne Delacrétaz

Specialist in
Cardiology
General Internal Medicine
Lines of action
Rhythmology
Languages
French, German, English

Core competencies

  • Electrophysiology
  • Specialist in the treatment of rhythm disorders

Professional career

2019 - to date
Lecturer, Medical School, University of Fribourg
2015 - to date
Consultant Electrophysiologist, Cardiology, Hôpital Cantonal Fribourg
2005 - 2013
Head of Clinical Research, Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiovascular Department, University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
2004 - to date
Electrophysiologist in private practice in Lausanne
2001 - 2013
Lecturer, Medical School and Biomedical Science, University of Bern
2001 - 2013
Mentor of MD students (thesis and master)
2001 - 2006
Instructor, Medical School, University of Bern
2000 - 2013
Associate Physician in Cardiology (2000: Senior Physician, 2005: Head Physician)
Cardiovascular Department, University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
1999 - 2000
Associate Physician (Head of Clinic) in Cardiology
University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
1997 - 1999
Fellowship in Electrophysiology
Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, USA
1994 - 1996
Clinical fellowship in Cardiology
Cardiology, University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
1993 - 1994
Chief Resident (Deputy Head of Clinic), Internal Medicine
University Hospital Lausanne, Switzerland
1992 - 1993
Research fellowship, Hypertension Division,
University Hospital Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
1990 - 1992
Residency in Medicine
University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland
1988 - 1990
Residency in Medicine
Hospital of Aigle and Morges, Switzerland

Schools, university & degrees and diplomas

2006 - 2013
Associate Professor – University of Bern, Switzerland
2002 - 2006
Assistant Professor, Swiss National Research Foundation and University of Bern
2002 - to date
Privat-Docent – University of Bern, Switzerland
1997 - 1999
Massachusetts Limited License
1998
Swiss Board of Cardiology Certificate
1995
Swiss Board of Internal Medicine
1988
US National Board of Medical Examiners (US certification)
1987
Medical degree – University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Practices at

Memberships and partnerships

  • Swiss Medicine Association
  • Swiss Society of Cardiology
  • New England Electrophysiology Society, USA
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology Society, USA
  • Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology
  • Heart Rhythm Society

Events & lectures