Walter Weder, MD

Professor and chairman of thoracic surgery

The thoracic surgery division at the University Hospital Zurich is the largest thoracic surgical centre in Switzerland and offers the whole spectrum of general thoracic surgery. Headed by Dr Weder, the division specialises in lung transplant, emphysema surgery, and multidisciplinary care for thoracic malignancies. The division has a high focus on clinical and experimental research, and has a longstanding reputation for attracting some of the best surgeons in the world.