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Specialist fields (in extracts)

  • Conventional x-ray / angiography
  • Computed tomography (CT) / Multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT)
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

Curriculum vitae (in extracts)

1985 – 1992 — Medical School, Philipps-University Marburg, Germany, Doctoral Thesis in Orthopedics
1991 – 1992 — Final Elective Period at New York University, N.Y./USA
(i.a. Hospital for Joint Diseases – Orthopedic Trauma)
1992 – 1995 — Residency in Cardiology/Internal Medicine (Prof. E. Fleck - DHZB)
at German Heart Center/Charité, Berlin, Germany
1995 – 2000 — Research fellowship and specialist training in Diagnostic Radiology, (Prof. Roland Felix), Charité Berlin, Germany
2000 — Specialist certification in Diagnostic Radiology
2000 – 2002 — Research fellowship in Nuclear Medicine (Prof. H. Eichstädt), Charité, Berlin, Germany
2002 — «Habilitation» in Diagnostic Radiology (Assistant Professor of Radiology)
2003 — Specialist certification in Nuclear Medicine
2002 – 2007 — Senior Consultant in Diagnostic Radiology (CT/MRI/conventional radiology), Department of Interventional and Diagnostic Radiology, Campus Virchow, Charité, Berlin
2007 – today — Head of the Department for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Heart Center Leipzig – University Leipzig. Appointed to full professorship in Cardiological Imaging in Radiology, Leipzig University, Leipzig Heart Center
2007 — Granted authorization to conduct training in the field of Diagnostic Radiology at the Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Heart Center Leipzig — University of Leipzig by the Saxonian Medical Association (SLÄK)
1989 — «Carl-Zeisse-Stiftung» Scholarship of the University of Marburg
1990 – 1992 — FRITZ TER MEER-Stiftung of the Bayer AG
1990 – 1992 — Scholarship of Hoechst AG


German Roentgen Society (DRG)

German Cardiac Society (DGK)

European Society of Radiology (ESR)

European Society of Cardiology (ESC)

Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)

German Society of Nuclear Medicine (DGN)

German Society of Pediatric Cardiology (DGPK)

German Society of Pediatric Radiology (DGPR)

Saxonian Society of Radiology (SRG)

Berlin-Brandenburg Society of Radiology (BBGR)

Berlin-Brandenburg Society of Nuclear Medicine (BBGN)

Extra information

European Radiology (2014 – today)
The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon (2013 –today)
Clinical Research in Cardiology (2009 – today)
Fortschr Röntgenstrahlen (2007 – today)
European Heart Journal
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
Heart (formerly British Heart Journal)
Clinical Research in Cardiology
European Radiology
European Journal of Radiology
Investigative Radiology
Program Planning Committee – Society of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance (2017)
Ethical Compliance and Research Committee – European Society of Radiology – ESR
(2011 – 2013)


Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BmbF) — Competence Network Congenital Heart Disease (2003 – 2012)

German Research Foundation PET/MR (2010 – 2012)

German Research Foundation 4D-Flow in BAV and Fallot Patients (2016 – 2018)

European Union – Funding of DISCHARGE Trial (2015 – 2017)


Current President: European Society of Cardiac Radiology – ESCR(Oct. 2015 – Oct. 2017)

Former President: Cardiovascular Radiology - German Roentgen Society – DRG(May 2014 – May 2016)

Nucleus Member: AG21 – Cardiac MR of German Cardiac Society – DGK(2011 – 2013)

Executive Board:

Executive Committee: German Competence Network Congenital Heart Disease (2006 – 2009)

Board Member:National Disease Management Guideline – stable coronary artery disease - NVL-KHK (2014 – 2016)

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