Ronny Ralf Buechel, M.D. is the director of the cardiac imaging unit at the Department of Nuclear Imaging of the University Hospital Zürich, Switzerland. He received his medical degree in 2006 and is board certified in nuclear medicine and cardiology. His clinical work and research extends to all fields of non-invasive and multimodality imaging, including SPECT, PET, CT, MRI and echocardiography. He is a professor at the University Zurich, Switzerland. Furthermore, he is a member of the Editorial board of the Journal of Nuclear Cardiology, Frontiers in Cardiovascular Imaging and IMAGING, and, finally, Prof. Buechel is the chair of the EACVI Nuclear Certification and Accreditation Sub-Committee.