Core competencies

invasive angiology

balloon dilation and stent implantation of leg vessels (aorta, iliac, femoral, popliteal, below the knee and below the ankle arteries) and arm vessels (subclavian, axillary)

angioplasty and stenting of renal and visceral arteries

stenting of carotids (together with HGZZ)

angioplasty and stenting of vena cava and iliac veins

endovenous thermal ablation of great and small saphenous veins (laser ablation)

miniphlebectomy of varicose veins

non-invasive angiology

diagnostics and treatment of illness of arteries, veins and lymphatic vessels:

  • stenosis and occlusions of leg arteries (peripheral occlusive arterial disease)

  • stenosis of renal arteries (renovascular Hypertension)

  • stenosis of carotid arteries (cerebrovascular ischemic disease)

  • diabetic foot and no healing ulcers 

  • varicose veins, reticular veins and spider veins 

  • chronic venous insufficiency and post thrombotic Syndrome

  • deep vein thrombosis, phlebitis and leg ulcers

  • chronic occlusive disease of iliac veins

  • aneurysm of aorta and leg arteries

  • vascular compression syndrome (entrapment, thoracic outlet syndrome…)

  • inflammatory vascular disease (vasculitis), raynaud’s phenomenon

  • vascular malformations

  • lymphedema and lipedema

  • arteriovenous fistula and dialysis shunts

Professional career

Belegarzt Klinik Hirslanden, Zürich
Gefässpraxis Kappelistrasse 7, 8002 Zürich
Fellowship in interventional angiology, Universitätsspital Zürich (Dr. E. Schneider)
2001 - 2003
Senior physician of the department of angiology, Kantonsspital Chur (Dr. C. Canova)
2000 - 2001
Resident physician, fellowship in angiology, Universitätsspital Zürich (Prof. R. Koppensteiner)
1996 - 1997
Resident physician, department of internal medicine, Kantonsspital Schaffhausen (Prof. S. Rüttimann)
1994 - 1996
Resident physician, department of surgery, Kantonsspital Schaffhausen (Prof. N. Ganzoni)
Konsiliararzt Seespital Horgen
Belegarzt Hirslanden Klinik Im Park, Zürich

Schools, university & degrees and diplomas

Facharzt FMH, specialist for angiology and interventional angiology
Mar 2000
Facharzt FMH, specialist for angiology and interventional angiology
Swiss medical state examination, Zürich

Memberships and partnerships

Swiss society of angiology (SGA)
Swiss society of phlebology (SGP)
Swiss society of ultrasound in medicine (SGUM)
Swiss society of internal medicine (SGIM)

Events & lectures