Clinical expertise

I am an internationally experienced Cardiologist. After my training in General Medicine and in Cardiology at the University Hospital in Bern (Prof. Bernhard Meier) I have continued my training in interventional at the University of Michigan in the U.S.

I am experienced in the whole range of percutaneous coronary interventions, including stenting, rotational atherectomy, physiological measurements such as FFR, intravascular ultrasound IVUS, optical coherence tomography OCT. I am also part of our structural interventional team which is lead by Dr. Mike Mullen, we perform percutaneous valve replacements (TAVI), mitral clipping and new procedures which we develop in collaboration with Yale University, Connecticut USA.

EDUCATION
1994 – 2000 Medical School, University of Bern, Switzerland
POSTGRADUATE CERTIFICATES/EXAMS
June 2009 Michigan State Medical Licensure
May 28, 2008 U.S. Medical Licencing Examination; ECFMG Certificate United States
November 2007 Cardiology Boards Switzerland (FMH exams/ Swiss board exams for
Cardiology)
June 2001 MD (Thesis), University of Bern, Switzerland
Thesis title: The Introduction of Automatic External Defibrillators in a Rural Area of Switzerland: Change of Survival Rate (Prof. H. Saner, MD, Bern, Switzerland).
POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
August 2008 – August 2010 Fellowship/Specialist Registrar Training for Interventional Cardiology
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
August 2003 – August 2008 Fellowship/Specialist Registrar, Cardiology
University Hospital of Bern, Switzerland, Prof. Bernhard Meier, MD
July 2001 – July 2003 Residency/Registrar, Internal Medicine
Regional Hospital Langenthal, Switzerland