Jürg Barandun, MD

Specialist in pulmonary and internal medicine

Dr Barandun studied medicine at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. He worked in internal and pulmonary medicine in several Swiss hospitals and at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in Florida, USA. From 1993 to 1998, he was medical director and chief of the Zürcher Höhenklinik in Davos. In 1998, he founded the private lung centre at Klinik Hirslanden, where he leads his colleagues in covering the spectrum of pulmonary medicine and sleep medicine.

Dr Barandun specialises in asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), lung cancer and interstitial lung diseases. Together with the colleagues at the University clinic Balgrist, he leads the ambulatory pulmonary rehabilitation program. He is member of the medical board of the Klinik Hirslanden and member of several international and Swiss societies, as well as an advisor to several international and Swiss pharmaceutical companies.