PD MAURIZIO TARAMASSO MD, PHD
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Telephone switchboard at the Hirslanden Heart Center in Zurich

PD Dr. med. Maurizio Taramasso MD, PHD

Statement / Motivation
"Patient first!" The patient and his expectations should always be at the center of the entire diagnostic and therapeutic process. Only a multidisciplinary team with an unbiased approach can provide the patient with the best treatment: This is the philosophy of Heart Center, where we as a team can offer all the most advanced and modern therapies that are in the best interest of the patient (patient-centered care).

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November 2020 - today

Heart Center Hirslanden Zurich, Witellikerstrasse 36, 8008, Zurich, Switzerland: Cardiac Surgeon, Structural Interventionalist


October 2019 - November 2020

University Hospital Zurich, Rämistrasse, 100, 8091, Zurich, Switzerland Department of Cardiovascular Surgery; Senior Physician; Co-responsible for TAVI and valve structure program (mitral and tricuspid).


March 2018 - today

Program Manager of the Hybrid Room at the University Hospital Zurich

Apr – Jun 2014 Visiting Invasive Cardiologist, HSC Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Apr – Sep 2016 Invasive Cardiologist Suita Tokushukai Hospital, Osaka, Japan


December 2017 - today

Co-Direktor des Certificate of Advanced Study in Structural Valve Intervention an der Universität Zürich


Mai 2016 - today

Private lecturer (Venia Ligendi) at the University of Zurich, Faculty of Medicine


Nov 2015 - today

UniversitySpital Zurich, Rämistrasse, 100, 8091, Zurich, Switzerland Department of Cardiovascular Surgery Senior physician; co-responsible for TAVI and valve structure program (mitral and tricuspid).


October 2014 - October 2015

UniversitätsSpital Zürich, Rämistrasse, 100, 8091, Zürich, Switzerland Department of Cardiovascular Surgery Senior physician; co-responsible for TAVI and valve structure program (mitral and tricuspid valve).


2008 - Jun 2014

University Hospital San Raffaele, via Olgettina 20132, Milan, Italy Cardiac Surgery; Director Prof. Ottavio Alfieri. Resident Percutaneous and surgical treatments of valvular heart disease, heart failure animal model, bench model, clinical research.


January 2014 - Jun 2014

University Hospital San Raffaele, via Olgettina 20132, Milan, Italy Department of Interventional Cardiology; Director Prof. Antonio Colombo. Fellowship. Clinical activities in Cath-Lab: first operator in coronary and peripheral interventions (more than 100 interventions as first operator, including coronarography, peripheral diagnostics, coronary PTCA); second or third operator in structural interventions (TAVI, PFO or ASD closure, PVL treatment, aortic valvuloplasty).


Juni 2012 - Januar 2013

Medical University of Hannover, Carl-Neuberg-Strasse 1, 30625 Hannover (Germany) Clinic for Cardiac, Thoracic, Transplantation and Vascular Surgery; Fellowship Aortic Surgery


2010 - Jun 2014

University Hospital San Raffaele, via Olgettina 20132, Milan, Italy Department of Immunology and Clinical Oncology; Department of Private Medicine Consultants Clinical Responsibilities


EDUCATION AND TRAINING

2010 - June 2014

PhD in Cardiology at Maastricht University, defense of the dissertation "Open Issues and future challenges in transcatheter mitral intervention". Supervisor: Prof. Hans Peter Brunner-La Rocca


2010 June 2014

Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy Specialist in Cardiac Surgery (70/70 cum laude) with the experimental dissertation entitled: "Percutaneous remodeling of the tricuspid valve with a novel cinching device: acute and chronic experience in an in vivo animal model" (Supervisor: Prof. Ottavio Alfieri).


2002 - 2008

Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy Medicine and Surgery MD (110/110 cum laude and honorable mention) with the experimental dissertation entitled: "Functional Tricuspid Regurgitation in Dilated Cardiomyopathy: Preclinical Results of a New Annuloplasty Technique for Functional Tricuspid Regurgitation" (Supervisor: Prof. Ottavio Alfieri).


1999 - 2002

Teuliè Military School, Milan, Italy (100/100 with Honorable Mention) Ancient Greek and Latin, Literature, Military Instructor d High School Diploma (Classical Studies).

CORE COMPETENCIES

Transcatheter valve therapies
TAVI (transfemoral and alternative approaches).
Transcatheter mitral valve repair (edge-to-edge, annuloplasty, other approaches)
Transcatheter mitral valve replacement (transapical and transeptal)
Transcatheter tricuspid valve intervention (repair and replacement),
Verschluss paravalvulärer Lecks.

Non-valvular structural interventions
PFO closure, ASD closure, VSD closure

Valve surgery
Repair and replacement of mitral, aortic, tricuspid and pumonary valves

Interventional and multimodality imaging expert

Preclinical development of valve therapies.

Simulations and Training

Languages

German, English, French, Italian

Languages

German, English, French, Italian

Assistant Leonora Zuberi


Name

Leonora Zuberi


Function

Surgical technical assistant


E-Mail

praxistaramasso@herzzentrum.ch

Juni 2021

Surgical technical assistant

2018-2021

Heart and vascular surgery

Specialization in catheter-based technology

TAVI; MitraClip; endovascular surgery

University Hospital Zurich

2016-2017

Specialization cardiac and thoracic surgery

Heart and Diabetes Center Bad Oeynhausen

2013-2016

Surgical Technology

Evangelical hospital

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Name

Monika Fässler


Function

Medical practice assistant


E-Mail

Taramasso@herzzentrum.ch

Contact

T 044 387 37 11
F 044 387 22 40
taramasso@herzzentrum.ch