Prof. Dr. med. Andreas Serra

Specialist in
General Internal Medicine
Qualification certificates
Ultrasonography (SGUM)
Medical practice laboratory (KHM)
German, English, French, Italian

Core competencies

Specialist in

Nephrology (Kidney Diseases) 

General Internal Medicine

Certificates of competence

Sonography (SGUM)  Practice Laboratory (KHM)


Core competencies

Professional career

Jun 2015
Head of Swiss ADPKD, Klinik Hirslanden
2010 - May 2015
Head of Genetic Consultations, Department of Nephrology, University Hospital Zurich
2004 - 2010
Senior Physician, Department of Nephrology, University Hospital, Prof. R. Wüthrich
2003 - 2004
Assistant Doctor, Department of Nephrology and Hypertension, Inselspital Bern, Prof. F. Frey
2002 - 2003
Assistant Doctor, Department of Intensive Care Treatment, Inselspital Bern, Prof. J. Takala
2001 - 2002
Assistant Doctor, Department of General Internal Medicine, Inselspital Bern, Prof. F. Frey
1999 - 2001
Assistant Doctor, Department of Nephrology and Hypertension, Inselspital Bern, Prof. F. Frey
1997 - 1999
Assistant Doctor, Department of Internal Medicine, Cantonal Hospital Baden, Prof. J. Beer

Schools, university & degrees and diplomas

2009 - 2012
Master in Public Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
Jan 2009
Venia Legendi (Postdoctoral tertiary teaching qualification), University of Zurich
Jun 2004
Specialist FMH in Nephrology
Apr 2003
Specialist FMH in Internal Medicine
2000 - 2001
Postgraduate Course in Experimental Medicine, University of Zurich, Prof. Zinkernagel
1990 - 1996
Medical studies, University of Bern

Practices at

Memberships and partnerships

Swiss Society for Ultrasound in Medicine (Member of the Board of Directors Department of Internal Medicine)
European Society for Ultrasound EFSUM (Member of the Board of Directors Education Board)
EuroCYST (General Coordinator of the European Network for Research into Congenital Cystic Kidney Diseases)
Swiss TSC Network (Founder and Co-Chair of the Swiss Tuberous Sclerosis Society)
SwissPKD (Chair Scientific Board)

Events & lectures