At Spalenring in Basel

Are you looking for a modern doctor's practice that offers top-level cardiovascular and pulmonary medicine?

What sets our heart and lung practice apart is our interdisciplinary approach: we can look at typical complaints such as chest pain or shortness of breath from both a cardiological and pulmonological perspective. We offer top-quality medical care and the same patients are always seen by the same specialists.

Against cardiovascular disease

Finding the cause of shortness of breath, pressure / sharp pain in the chest, palpitations and tachycardia

Care for patients with cardiac insufficiency or coronary heart disease

Clarifying heart murmurs, caring for patients with valvular diseases

Infections of the heart (myocarditis, endocarditis)

Cardiac arrhythmia

Determining individual cardiovascular risk (including lab tests)

Assessing physical fitness and exercise training, especially for patients with heart disease Cardiological check-up examination

Coordinating and scheduling appointments for further diagnostics in hospital (e.g. electrophysiological examinations and ablations, coronary angiography)

Emergency care (decompensated cardiac insufficiency, acute coronary syndrome, myocardial infarction)


  • Transthoracic echocardiography
  • Transesophageal echocardiography
  • Stress echocardiography dynamic or pharmacological
  • ECG, Long-term ECG (24 hours up to 7 days)
  • Stress ECG / Ergometry
  • Spiroergometry
  • Long-term blood pressure measurement
  • Check-up of pace maker, CRT and ICD (all manufacturer)
  • Subcutaneous implantation of event recorders with home monitoring
  • Measuring the Ankle Brachial Index (ABI)
  • Iron infusions

Against respiratory difficulties

Finding the cause of coughs and shortness of breath

Determining and treatment of any obstructive and restrictive pulmonary diseases such as asthma, COPD or pulmonary fibrosis





  • Whole-body plethysmography with diffusion
  • Spiroergometry
  • Bronchospasmolysis
  • Bronchial challenge test
  • Prick test / allergy test
  • Pulse oximetry, Polygraphy
  • CPAP setting
  • Osler test
  • Driving suitability clarification
  • Smoking cessation counseling
Viollier AG
Spalenring 147
4055 Basel