PMohacsi_quProf. Paul Mohacsi
Chief physician and Medical Director
of Heart failure, Cardiac Transplantation
and Ventricular Assist Device Therapy
at University Hospital of Cardiology (Inselspital Bern)

Paul Mohacsi is chief cardiologist at the Department of Cardiology of the University Hospital (Inselspital) Bern, Switzerland, and full Professor of heart failure and Medical Director of heart failure, cardiac transplantation and ventricular assist device therapy at the same institution.

He completed his thesis (MD) in transplantation immunology after graduating at the Medical School of the University of Zurich. Dr. Mohacsi is Swiss board certified in internal medicine and cardiology and was postdoctoral fellow at Prof. Randall E. Morris’ lab at Stanford University, USA (1991-93).

Prof. Mohacsi has over 30 years of clinical experience, has published over 60 peer reviewed articles, and has presented approximately 250 invited lectures at international meetings. He is founding executive board member of EUROMACS (European Registry for Patients with Mechanical Circulatory Support e.V.). He was member of several steering committees and data safety monitoring boards.

Dr. Mohacsi is past-president of the Swiss Working Group on Heart Failure of the Swiss Society of Cardiology and honorary member of the Hungarian Society of Cardiology. He was visiting professor at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver/BC (2010) and is an executive MBA of the University of Zurich (2009).

Since 2012, he is acting project leader in hospital planning of the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery of the projected Swiss Cardiovascular Center (to be completed by 2020).


Prof. Mohacsi is located at the Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Bern (Inselspital), Freiburgstr. 18, CH-3010 Bern, Switzerland