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Frank Ruschitzka

Co-head of the Department of Cardiology

University Heart Centre, University Hospital ZurichZurich, Switzerland


Professor Frank Ruschitzka, MD, FRCP (Edinburgh), FESC received his medical degree from the University of Gottingen in Germany in 1989. He specialized in internal medicine, nephrology and cardiology at the Universities of Gottingen and Zurich. 

In 2001, he received the Cardiovascular Science Award of the Swiss Society of Cardiology as well as the Annual Award of the Swiss Society of Hypertension. In 2003, he was awarded the annual Gotz-Preis of the Medical Faculty of the University of Zurich for excellence in clinical medicine and research. 

Professor Ruschitzka is President of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology and deputy editor of the European Heart Journal.