Diana Reser

Diana Reser graduated in 2004 as a medical doctor with “summa cum laude” at the Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary. Between 2004 and 2006, she was trained in general surgery in her birth town Lucerne, Switzerland. From 2007, she became chief resident at the University Hospital in Zürich, Switzerland under Prof Volkmar Falk, where she completed her training focusing on minimally invasive cardiac surgery. In 2011 she was co-founder and later chairwoman of the “Young Swiss Cardiac Surgeons Club” of Switzerland with the aim to standardize training for young residents. In 2013, she received her Swiss Board Certification of cardiac and thoracic vascular surgery (FMH) and the European Board Certification of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery (FETCS). Diana Reser is Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and of the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow (FRCSGlasg). In 2018, she became Associate Professor in the field of minimally invasive cardiac surgery at the University of Zürich (first woman in the history of the University). Since 2019 she works as a consultant cardiac surgeon at the Heart Clinic Hirslanden in Zürich, Switzerland. She is board member of “Medical Women Switzerland” (MWS) with the aim to improve working conditions for female doctors.
Her areas of interest are minimally invasive valve and coronary surgery.