PD Dr. med. Christoph Scharf

Specialist in
General Internal Medicine
Line of action
German, English, French, Italian

Core competencies

Radiofrequency ablation of arrhythmias including atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia etc.

Epicardial ablations

Implantation of occluder devices in left atrial appendage for stroke prevention

Implantation of cardiac pacemaker and defibrillators including resynchronization therapy

Percutaneous extraction of pacemaker and ICD electrode with Spectronetics Laser system

Professional career

2005 - to date
Cardiovascular Center, Clinic Im Park, Zürich
Habilitation at the University of Zurich on invasive treatment of atrial fibrillation
2003 - 2005
Attending physician at cardiac electrophysiology, University of Zürich
2002 - 2003
Attending physician at cardiac electrophysiology service, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
2001 - 2002
Fellowship in clinical cardiac electrophysiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (Prof. F. Morady)
1999 - 2000
Research Fellow Cardiology Zürich
1996 - 1997
Tropical medicine Hospital de Goundi, Tchad
1992 - 2000
Residencies in Anesthesiology, Internal Medicine, tropical Medicine and Cardiology
1985 - 1991
Medical School in Zürich and Paris/France

Memberships and partnerships

2003 Heart Rhythm Association (HRS)
2004 Swiss Society of Cardiology
2004 European Society of Cardiology

Publications & videos

Events & lectures