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Specialist fields (in extracts)

  • Interventional cardiology with 4 heart cath labs
  • Use of innovative and modern interventional techniques (drug-eluting stents 1st and 2nd generation, OCT, etc.)
  • Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)
  • Transcatheter mitral valve repair (MitraClip, Cardioband)
  • Non-invasive cardiac imaging (cardiac CT, cardiac MRI)
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic angiology of the peripheral vessels

Curriculum vitae (in extracts)

1980 — Medical studies, University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Tübingen and University of Göttingen
1984 – 87 — Graduated magna cum laude (M.D.Thesis), University of Tübingen
1986 – 88 — Postdoctoral fellowship, Institute of Physiology, University of Lübeck (Prof. Dr. Ch. Weiss)
1988 – 95 — Postdoctoral and clinical fellowship, Department of Internal Medicine, LMU Munich (Prof. Dr. G. Riecker, since 1994 Prof. Dr. G. Steinbeck)
1993 — Speciality internal medicine
1995 — PhD internal medicine
1996 — Speciality cardiology
2000 — Director of Cath Lab, Cardiology, LMU Munich
2002 — Professor of Internal Medicine, LMU Munich
2005 — Speciality intensive care medicine
2008 — Lifetime Professor of Internal Medicine, LMU Munich
2010 — Head of the Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Heart Centre, Helios Hospital Siegburg
2011 — Leader of the working group «Interventional mitral valve repair», German Society of Cardiology

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