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Dr. Eva Hesse


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Language Spoken: German


Dr. Eva Hesse, a specialist in paediatric and adolescent medicine with a focus on paediatric pneumology, has extensive training and many years of experience. After studying at the Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, she qualified as a specialist in 2015 and continued her professional development at various renowned medical institutions in Switzerland. With memberships in leading professional societies, she demonstrates her ongoing commitment to excellence in pediatric medicine. As a senior physician for pediatric pneumology at the Eastern Switzerland Children's Hospital St. Gallen since 2020, she brings her expertise to the care of children with respiratory diseases, underlined by her advanced training diploma obtained in 2017.

Dr. Hesse is not only committed to patient care, but also active in the scientific community, as evidenced by her membership in the European Respiratory Society.


  • European Respiratory Society
  • German Society for Pediatric Pneumology
  • Swiss Society for Pediatric Pneumology
  • German Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
  • Swiss Society for Pediatrics


  • 2002 - 2008 Study of human medicine at the Julius-Maximilians-University of Würzburg
  • 2008 License to practice medicine
  • 2014 Doctorate
  • 2015 Specialist in pediatric and adolescent medicine FMH
  • 2020 Obtaining the postgraduate diploma in pediatric pneumology FMH


  • 2017 - 2019 Pediatric pneumology, Inselspital Bern, Switzerland
  • 2009 - 2010 Assistant doctor in gynecology and obstetrics, Männedorf Hospital, Switzerland
  • 2010 - 2013 Resident in pediatrics and adolescent medicine, Aarau Cantonal Hospital, Switzerland
  • 2013 - 2014 Resident in pediatrics and adolescent medicine, University Children's Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2015 Specialist in pediatric and adolescent medicine FMH
  • 2014 - 2017 Chief physician in pediatrics and adolescent medicine at Aarau Cantonal Hospital, Switzerland, specializing in pediatric pneumology and practice pediatrics
  • 2020 - 2022 Chief physician in pediatric pneumology, Eastern Switzerland Children's Hospital St. Gallen, Switzerland


  • Respiratory disorders in newborns and infants
  • Chronic lung diseases in former premature infants
  • Unstable allergic and non-allergic bronchial asthma
  • Recurrent bronchitis and pneumonia
  • Congenital malformations of the airways and lungs
  • Inherited diseases of the airways (e.g. cystic fibrosis and ciliary dyskinesia)
  • Respiratory tract involvement in children with cancer/immunodeficiency and other severe general diseases
  • Respiratory disorders in children with neurological diseases/paralysis/muscle weakness
  • Respiratory disorders in children with disabilities (Down syndrome/cerebral palsy etc.)
  • Respiratory disorders in children with malformations of the chest and scoliosis
  • Chronic snoring and Obstructive sleep apnea