About us

Experience and professionalism

The lung is one of the most central and complex organs of the human body. The surgical treatment of lung diseases needs experienced specialists. Our internationally well-known and appreciated Department of Thoracic Surgery at the University Hospital Zurich comprises the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the chest wall, the pleura, lungs and mediastinum.

Our surgical treatment specializations according to latest scientific knowledge can be found here.

The thoracic surgery team f.l.t.r.:
Dr. D. Schneiter, PD Dr. S. Hillinger, Prof. Dr. W. Weder, Prof. Dr. I.Schmitt-Opitz, Prof. Dr. I. Inci, Dr.C.Caviezel, Dr. O. Lauk


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