Prof. Dr. med. Sacha P. Salzberg

Specialist in
Cardiac and thoracic Vascular Surgery
German, English, French, Dutch; Flemish, Italian


Herz und Rhythmus Zentrum AG
Bellariastrasse 38
8038 Zürich

Core competencies

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Bypass Surgery (CABG)
  • Aortic Valve repair and replacement (Minimally Invasive)
  • Mitral Valve repair and replacement (Minimally Inasive)
  • Aneurysma Surgery
  • Aortic Root Surgey (David, Yacoub, Ross)
  • Heartrhythm surgery
  • Atrial fibrillation Ablation
  • Pacemakers (Singlechamber, Dualchamber, resynchronization Therapy (RCT) and Leadless)
  • Epicardial LV Leads (MMinimally invasive)
  • Defibrillator (AICD)
  • Sub Q defibrillator
  • Leadremoval
  • Special  consultation for atrial fibrillation
  • Special consultation for Sternum problems after cardiac surgery
  • Second Opinion

Professional career

2019 - to date
Founder, “Herz & Rhythmus Zentrum” Consultant, Centre Cardiothoracique de Monaco (CCM), Monaco, MC
2013 - 2019
Attending Staff Surgeon, Prof. B. J. de Mol, Clinic for Cardiothoracic Surgery, Academic Medical Center (AMC), Amsterdam, NL
2008 - 2012
Attending Staff Surgeon, Prof. V. Falk, Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
2006 - 2007
Fellow, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Prof. M. Genoni, Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, Trimeli City Hospital, University of Zurich Network, Zurich, Switzerland
2003 - 2005
Research Fellow, Post Doctoral Fellow, Cardiothoracic Surgery, David H. Adams, M.D., Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, USA
2001 - 2003
Resident, Department of Surgery, Prof. Marko I. Turina, Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
2000 - 2001
Resident, General Surgery, Prof. Eusthatios Baradxoglou, General Surgery, Clinique de l’Eûrope, Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL), Belgium
1999 - 2000
Intern, Neurosurgery, Prof. Jacques Brotchi, Department of Neurosurgery, Hôpital Erasme, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Belgium
1999 - 1999
Visiting Scientist, Internal Medicine, Sam LeBauer, M.D., Department of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, Moses Cone Hospital, University of North Carolina (UNC), Greensboro NC, USA

Schools, university & degrees and diplomas

“Venia Legendi” at the University of Zurich
Board Certification in Cardiovascular Surgery (EU & CH)
Core Surgical Training Examination (Swiss Medical Federation (FMH))
Docteur en Médecine, M.D., Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium


Herz und Rhythmus Zentrum AG
Bellariastrasse 38
8038 Zürich

Practices at

Memberships and partnerships

Member of the Adult Cardiac Domain EACTS (European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery)
Founding Member of YSCS (Young Swiss Cardiac Surgeons Club) under the hospices of the Swiss Society for Cardiovascular Surgery (SGHC)
Society of Thoracic Surgery (STS)
International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery (ISMICS)
New York Society of Thoracic Surgery (NYSTS)
European Association of Cardio Thoracic Surgery (EACTS)
Swiss Cardiology Society (SGK)
Swiss Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery (SGHC)
Swiss Medical Association (FMH)

Events & lectures