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Specialist fields (in extracts)

  • Aortic valve reconstruction, all techniques of valve sparing surgery (David operation, Yacoub operation and its modifications)
  • Aortic valve construction (Ozaki operation)

  • Aortic surgery covering aortic arch replacement, frozen ET techniques and debranching in elective and also acute conditions (acute aortic dissection)

  • Surgery of all cardiac valves including reconstructions

  • Minimally invasive surgery (partial sternotomy for Aortic valve, and aortic arch surgery)

  • Reoperations and complex surgical procedures

  • Coronary revascularization including beating heart surgery (OPCABG, MIDCABG)

  • Heart aneurysm resection (Dor plastic)

  • Ablations of atrial fibrillation

Curriculum vitae (in extracts)

09/1984 – 06/1990
Medical studies at Masaryk University, Brno (CZ)
05.06.1990
Approbation as a doctor and beginning of work as a doctor in the internship in the surgical department C. Kamenice (CZ)
1990 - 1998
Registrar in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Transplantation Brno, Masaryk University Brno (CZ)
11.06.1998
Cardiac surgery specialization Charles University Prague (CZ)
1998-2002
Consultant of cardiovascular surgery in Center of Cardiovasular Surgery and Transplantations Masaryk University Brno (CZ)
08.11.2001
PhD title. "Dose-response by using ultrashort acting betablocker esmolol during cardiopulmonary bypass in an experimental set-up".
Masaryk University Brno (CZ)
2002 - 2003
Deputy director of Heart Surgery Clinic, Charles University Hospital Plzen, CZ
2004 - 2008

Leading consultant in Department of Cardiac Surgery Na Homolce hospital Prague, CZ
Main focus: aortic surgery– founder of regional aortic center in Prague

01.10.2008
Specialist in thoracic surgery (German medical system)
Medical Association NRW
2008 - 2012

Senior consultant of cardiovascular surgery, Clinic for Heart and Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Essen (WGHGZ)
Main focus: aortic valve reconstruction, aortic surgery

2013 - 2018
Deputy Director WDHGZ Essen
20.03.2014
Specialist in cardiac surgery (German medical system)
Medical Association NRW
11/2016

Habilitation and “Venia legendi” for the subject "Cardiac Surgery" at the Medical Faculty of the University of Duisburg-Essen, granting of teaching authorization and appointment as university lecturer –

Title: Associated Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery
04.05.2017
Inaugural lecture at the Medical Faculty University Duisburg- Essen Topic: "Aortic valve from reconstruction to construction"
From 4/2018
Leading consultant of Cardiovascular Surgery, Helios Hospital Krefeld

Certification

2007
Certificate Aortenklappenrekonstruktion, Prof. Schäfers, Homburg-Saar
2012  

Aortic Valve Repair – Brüssel, Belgien (Prof. El Khoury)

2015
Aortic Valve Repair Summit – Brüssel, Belgien
2017

Aortic Valve Repair Summit – Ottawa, Kanada

Academic activities

Associated Professor of Cadiovascular Surgery

Contributions

First- or Senior author of 34 papers in medical literature/major medical journals

Co-Author of 22 papers in medical literature/major medical journals

Extra information

  • Complete surgical spectrum of adult cardiac surgery as well as congenital heart defects in adults 
  • More than 5000 surgeries

Memberships

  • Czech Society of Cardiovascular Surgery (CSKVCH)
  • CTSNet

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