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Prof. Dr. med. Ludwig Theodor Heuss

Head Physician, Clinic Management, Clinic for Internal Medicine, Deputy Hospital Director, Hospital Management

Spital Zollikerberg
Klinik für Innere Medizin
Trichtenhauserstrasse 20
8125 Zollikerberg

Specialist title

Specialist in general internal medicine
Specialist in gastroenterology

Work Focus

  • General internal medicine
  • Gastroenterology and hepatology
  • Management of a training centre for internal medicine
  • Implementation of business management and health economics concepts in practice

Career Path

  • Since 2007
    Chief Physician, Clinic for Internal Medicine, Zollikerberg Hospital, Zollikerberg
  • 2005
    Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology (FACG)
  • 2005
    Venia docendi for internal medicine, specialising in gastroenterology
  • 2005 - 2006
    Senior physician in the Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology. Head physician: Prof C. Beglinger. Continued integration into the general internal medicine service
  • 2000 - 2004
    Part-time Senior Physician in the Department of Gastroenterology (Head Physician: Prof. C. Beglinger) and the Medical University Clinic B (Head Physician: Prof. J. A. Schifferli), University Hospital Basel
  • 2000 - 2003
    Head of Service Planning and Special Projects of the Divisional Board of Medicine and member of the Divisional Management of Medicine, University Hospital Basel, part-time mandate (Medical Director: Prof. N. E. Gyr)
  • 1998 - 2000
    Senior physician at the Medical University Hospital B, Basel. Head physician: Prof. Dr med. J. A. Schifferli
  • 1998
    Specialist in gastroenterology
  • 1997 - 1998
    Gastroenterology Northwestern Switzerland, KS Bruderholz / Liestal. Head physicians: Drs N. Schaub and R. Meyer
  • 1996 - 1997
    Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospitals, Basel. Head physician: Prof. Dr med. G. A. Stalder
  • 1994 - 1996
    Hospital of the Albert-Ludwigs-University, Freiburg i. Bg. (D). Department of Internal Medicine II (Gastroenterology and Hepatology). Head physician: Prof. Dr W. Gerok / Prof. Dr H. E. Blum)
  • 1993
    Specialist in internal medicine
  • 1992 - 1993
    Medical Clinic, Bruderholz Cantonal Hospital as Senior Physician in residence
  • 1991 - 1992
    Oncological services, Basel-Landschaft Head: Dr med. V. Meier
  • 1989 - 1991
    Medical Clinic, Bruderholz Cantonal Hospital. Head physician: Prof. Dr med. H. Kummer
  • 1988 - 1989
    Institute of Physiology, University of Basel. Director: Prof. Dr med. L. Hösli
  • 1988
    Doctorate in Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Basel
  • 1987
    Federal state examination
  • 1981 - 1987
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Basel


  • Swiss Medical Association (FMH)
  • Medical Association of the Canton of Zurich (AGZ)
  • Swiss Society for Internal Medicine (SGIM)
  • Association of Zurich Internists (VZI)
  • Swiss Society for Gastroenterology (SGG)
  • Swiss Association for the Study of the Liver (SASL)
  • American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)
  • American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)
  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endsocopy (ASGE)
  • Swiss Society for the History of Medicine and Natural Sciences (SGMN)
  • Association of Swiss Assistant and Senior Physicians (VSAO)


Twenty-four-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in very elderly patients: Comparison of in-hospital versus home follow-up results

Cappelleri C., Heuss L.T., Kohler S., Berli R., Janoschka A., Braun-Dullaeus R. C, Wolfrum M., 2017


Medicine (Baltimore)


Aug;96(34)/2017, S.

Liberaler Leuchtturm

Heuss L.T., 2016




29.12.2016, S. 34f

Analogsedierung während der Bronchoskopie

Gaisl T., Heuss L.T., Franzen D., 2016


Leading Opinions Innere Medizin


5/2016, S. Referat