24h emergency switchboard: +41 (0) 91 805 31 11 info@cardiocentro.org
Patient care

Inside this area you will find all the useful information that aims to make your stay at Cardiocentro more comfortable.


With the synergy of cardiologists, cardiac surgeons and cardioestestists, the Cardio Center can offers less invasive surgical techniques and the most up-to-date intervention procedures.


Managed by a no-profit foundation integrated into the cantonal healthcare service, Cardiocentro Ticino is a state-of-the-art, highly specialized university clinic in Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery and Cardioestesthesia




This blog focuses on the heart.

The heart seen through the eyes, the mind and the soul of a heart specialist: Prof. Dr. Stefanos Demertzis, cardiac surgeon at Cardiocentro Ticino in Lugano (Switzerland) and associate professor at the University of Bern.

The blog aims to be as dynamic and beating as its object: the heart.

It is directed to any person interested in this field, health professionals but also to students and trainees. Through your participation this blog could also be moulded by yourselves, which would be nice and very welcome!


Cardiocentro Ticino

Via Tesserete 48
CH-6900 Lugano

Contact and information
Cardiac Surgery Service Office

Ms. Chantal Zurfluh
Tel. +41 (0)91 805 31 44
Fax +41 (0)91 805 31 48




Prof. Dr. Stefanos Demertzis
Head of Cardiac Surgery Cardiac Surgery

Scientific Director