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Moritz Wyler von Ballmoos

Moritz C. Wyler von Ballmoos, MD, PhD, MPH, FACC, FAHA

Director of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
University Hospital Zurich
Raemistrasse 100
Zurich  8091
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic



  • Minimally invasive & robotic-assisted surgery (valve repair/replacement, aortic surgery,  surgery for coronary artery disease & atrial fibrillation)
  • Mitral valve pathology & repair
  • Transcatheter valve repair & replacement
  • Hybrid cardiac procedures
  • Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS)
  • Quality improvement in healthcare
  • Education


  • Transcatheter technology (multiple/sequential valve interventions; treatment for PVL; prevention of coronary obstruction/LVOT obstruction; cerebral protection)
  • Transcatheter valve therapies (TAVR, TMVR, TTVR, TEER)
  • Mitral valve disease
  • Quality metrics in cardiac surgery
  • Structural heart disease
  • Live 3D fusion imaging; advanced imaging applications
  • Theory & methods of causal inference, statistics, epidemiology

Additional Educational Information

  • Advanced Fellowship, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
  • Integrated Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency, Medical College of Wisconsin, WI, USA
  • Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Econometrics & Decision Sciences, Harvard University & Harvard School of Public Health, MA, USA
  • Research Fellow in Cardiac Surgery, Harvard Medical School & Children's Hospital Boston, MA, USA
  • Research Fellow in Vascular Biology, Department of Clinical Research, University of Bern, Switzerland
  • Medical School, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland