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Prof. Dr. med. Volkmar Falk

Medical Director, Director, Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery

Prof. Dr. med. Volkmar Falk
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  • 1986-1992: Degree in human medicine, followed by PhD, at the University of Bonn
  • 1998: Specialist in cardiac surgery
  • 1999-2000: Postdoctoral research fellow, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University, Palo Alto, USA
  • 2003-2006: Senior doctor and head of the Heart Surgery Clinic at the University Hospital in Leipzig
  • 2009-2014: Director of the Cardiovascular Surgery Clinic at the University Hospital Zurich and professor of cardiac surgery at the University of Zurich
  • Since 2014: Medical director of the DHZB and director of the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, professor at the Department of Vascular Surgery at the Charité

Focus

Minimally-invasive and endoscopic valvular surgery Arterial and minimally-invasive coronary revascularization
Bypass surgery Mechanical circulatory support
Cardiac insufficiency
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