Hans Kottkamp, MD

Hirslanden Heart Center, Zurich, Switzerland

From 1998 to 2006, Prof. Kottkamp headed the Department of Electrophysiology at the Heart Center Leipzig in Germany. Since 2006, he has served as head of Department of Electrophysiology at Hirslanden Hospital in Zurich, Switzerland. Prof. Kottkamp’s research focuses on catheter ablation of supraventricular and ventricular arrhythmias with special emphasis on ablation of atrial fibrillation. He has been published in more than 150 international journals and monographs, and serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology and as a Section Editor of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. In his clinical work, Prof. Kottkamp is dealing with all aspects of interventional cardiac electrophysiology, from catheter ablation to implantation of PM, ICD and CRT.