On highest scientific standards we offer in our center the complete surgical range of treatments for diseases in the thorax - from basic medical care to highly specialized treatments - and assure our patients a high-quality therapy according to latest international standards. These include the surgical therapy of lung cancer, pleural cancer (mesothelioma), overdistended smoker's lung (emphysema), minimally invasive surgeries (keyhole including robotic-assisted surgery), lung transplantations, surgeries in cases of acute and chronic lung embolisms, thoracic malformations, sweaty palms and blushing (hyperhidrosis, erythrophobia) and many more.


Prof. Dr. Walter Weder
Department Director and
Medical Co-Director Hospital Board

​Contact:

UniversityHospital
Dept. Thoracic Surgery
Rämistrasse 100
CH-8091 Zurich
Tel. +41 44 255 88 02
thoraxchirurgie@usz.ch

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Visiting hours from
1:00 pm to 8:00 pm


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