Director of the department
University Hospital Giessen and Marburg
He started his career as a resident at the University Hospital in Giessen in 1978. In 1990 he became a full professor for cardiovascular surgery at the University in Bonn and vice chairman of the respective department. In 1989 and 1990 he spent two semesters at the Carolinas Heart Institute in Charlotte/NC as a research and clinical fellow. Since 1994,He is working at the University Hospital in Marburg as a full professor for cardiovascular surgery and director of the department. Between 2001 and 2011 he also held the position of the vice medical director and since 2006 the medical director of the University Hospital in Marburg. The main specialties within cardiovascular surgery are laser- and arrhythmia surgery, endovascular procedures including TAVI´s and endovascular reconstructions of the aortic arch and reconstructive surgery of the coronaries. As the chairman of the board of "Medical Network Hessen" he is an official representative of the State of Hessen in the field of clinical medicine and medical education.
cardiovascular surgery, arrhythmia surgery, endovascular procedures including TAVI´s and endovascular reconstructions of the aortic arch, reconstructive surgery of the coronaries