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Specialist fields (in extracts)

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional cardiology
  • Internal diseases

Curriculum vitae (in extracts)

10/1988 – 05/1995 — Studies at the Free University of Berlin
10/1995 – 03/1997 — Assistant Physician Internal Medicine/ Paulinen-Krankenhaus/ Berlin
06/1997 – 10/1999 — Assistant Physician Internal Medicine/ Cardiology/ Leipzig Heart Centre
10/1999 – 03/2000 — Assistant Physician rotation Cardiac MRI/ Internal Medicine/ German Heart Centre Berlin
04/2000 – 12/2000 — Assistant Physician Internal Medicine/ Cardiology/ Leipzig Heart Centre
01/2001 – 06/2001 — Senior Physician-in-Charge Internal Medicine/ Cardiology/ Leipzig Heart Centre and simultaneous rotation Department of Radiology/ Leipzig Heart Centre
07/2001 – 11/2001 — Research Fellowship/ Cardiac MRI/ Internal Medicine/ Cardiology/ Leeds General Infirmary/Leeds/Great Britain
12/2001 – 01/2004 — Senior Physician-in-Charge Internal Medicine/Cardiology/ Leipzig Heart Centre
02/2004 – 10/2005 — Senior Physician Internal Medicine/ Cardiology/ Leipzig Heart Centre
11/2005 – 05/2006 — Senior Physician Department of Rhythmology/ Leipzig Heart Centre
06/2006 – 11/2013 — Managing Senior Physician Internal Medicine/ Cardiology/ Leipzig Heart Centre
12/2013 – 08/2017 — Director and Full Professor: Department of Medicine II (Cardiology/Angiology/Intensive Care Medicine), University Heart Centre Lübeck, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein – Campus Lübeck
Since 09/2017 — Director and Full Endowed Professor: Leipzig Heart Centre – University Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine/Cardiology

Qualifications:
07/1998 — Qualification in rescue service
10/2002 — Board certification as internist
03/2003 — Subspeciality qualification in cardiology
01/2004 — Additional qualification in emergency and rescue medicine
02/2006 — Expertise in pacemaker therapy
09/2006 — Additional qualification in magnetic resonance imaging
12/2006 — Additional qualification in internal intensive care medicine
03/2007 — University lecturer training
01/2009 — Subspeciality angiology

Certification

04/2005 — Karl-Ludwig-Neuhaus Research Award of the German Cardiac Society: «Comparison of Prehospital Fibrinolytic/Abciximab Therapy with Prehospital Initiated Facilitated Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Acute Myocardial Infarction»
03/2007 — Martin-Kirschner Research Award of the Working Group of Southwest German Emergency Physicians: «Influence of time-to-treatment, TIMI flow grades and ST-segment resolution on infarct size and infarct transmurality as assessed by delayed enhancement magnetic resonance imaging»
04/2010 — Fritz-Acker Award of the German Cardiac Society for research activities in the field of cardiovascular medicine, in particular the «treatment of acute myocardial infarction»
04/2010 — Research Award of the Working Group of Leading Hospital Cardiologists for: «IABP-SHOCK Trial and Registry»
02/2013 — Hanse Research Award for Intensive Care Medicine for: «Intraaortic Balloon Support for Myocardial Infarction with Cardiogenic Shock»
04/2013 — Andreas-Grüntzig Research Award of the German Cardiac Society for: «Intraaortic Balloon Pump in Cardiogenic Shock. A randomised, prospective, multicentre study on intraaortic balloon pump in cardiogenic shock II (IABP-SHOCK II)»

Contributions

2001 – today — American Journal of Cardiology ad-hoc Reviewer
2001 – today — American Heart Journal ad-hoc Reviewer
2003 – today— Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance ad-hoc Reviewer
2003 – today — Clinical Research in Cardiology ad-hoc Reviewer
2005 – today — Journal of the American College of Cardiology ad-hoc Reviewer
2006 – today — Intensive Care Medicine ad-hoc Reviewer
2006 – today — European Heart Journal ad-hoc Reviewer
2007 – today — The Lancet ad-hoc Reviewer
2007 – today — Circulation ad-hoc Reviewer
2007 – today — International Journal of Cardiology, ad-hoc Reviewer
2007 – today — EuroIntervention, ad-hoc Reviewer
2008 – today — Notfallmedizin, up2date Editor
2009 – today — International Journal of Artificial Organs, ad-hoc Reviewer
2009 – today — Catheterization & Cardiovascular Interventions, ad-hoc Reviewer
2009 – today — Interventional Cardiology, ad-hoc Reviewer
2009 – today — Trials, ad-hoc Reviewer
2009 – today — Circulation Cardiovascular Imaging, ad-hoc Reviewer
2009 – today — Circulation Cardiovascular Interventions, ad-hoc Reviewer
2009 – today — JACC Cardiovascular Imaging, ad-hoc Reviewer
2009 – today — JACC Cardiovascular Interventions, ad-hoc Reviewer
2009 – today — International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging, ad-hoc Reviewer
2010 – today — Radiology, ad-hoc Reviewer
2010 – today — Heart, ad-hoc Reviewer
2010 – today — Canadian Medical Association Journal, ad-hoc Reviewer
2010 – today — Clinical Research in Cardiology, ad-hoc-Reviewer
2010 – today — Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, ad-hoc Reviewer
2011 – today — Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, ad-hoc Reviewer
2011 – today — European Journal of Radiology, ad-hoc Reviewer
2011 – today — Der Kardiologe, Editorial Board
2011 – today — European Heart Journal – Cardiovascular Imaging Associate Editor
2011 – today — Herz, ad-hoc Reviewer
2012 – today — Atherosclerosis, ad-hoc Reviewer
2012 – today — New England Journal of Medicine, ad-hoc Reviewer
2012 – today — Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis, ad-hoc Reviewer
2012 – today — Thrombosis and Thrombostasis, ad-hoc Reviewer
2012 – today — Herz, Editorial Board
2013 – today — European Radiology, ad-hoc Reviewer
2013 – today — The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon, Editorial Board
2013 – today — Clinical Research in Cardiology, Editorial Board
2015 – today — Nature Reviews, ad-hoc Reviewer
2015 – today — EuroIntervention, Guest Editor
2016 – today — Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Guest Editor
2016 – today — European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care, Editorial Board

Memberships

2000 – today — German Cardiac Society
2001 – today — European Society of Cardiology
2001 – today — Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
2002 – today — Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging Working Group of the German Cardiac Society
2002 – today — Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging Working Group of the European Society of Cardiology
2007 – today — Intensive Care Medicine Working Group of the German Cardiac Society
2008 – today — Interventional Cardiology Working Group of the German Cardiac Society
2008 – today — Working Group European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions
2009 – 2010 — Head of the Task Force for Member Recruitment and Website, Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging Working Group of the German Cardiac Society
2010 – today — Nucleus member, Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging Working Group of the European Society of Cardiology
2011 – 2013 — Speaker, Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging Working Group of the German Cardiac Society
2011 – 2014 — Programme Committee, Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging
2011 – today — Programme Committee, Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics
2011 – today — Nucleus member, Intensive Care Medicine Working Group of the German Cardiac Society
2011 – today — Nucleus member, Interventional Cardiology Working Group of the German Cardiac Society
2013 – today — Acute Cardiac Care Association Working Group of the European Society of Cardiology
2016 – today — Speaker, Intensive Care Medicine Working Group of the German Cardiac Society
2016 – today — Fellow of European Society of Cardiology (FESC)

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