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Thorsten Wahlers

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Prof. Dr. med. Thorsten WahlersCurriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

  • 1977 Military service in Munich and Bonn, medical-sanitary battalion.
  • 1977 - 1983 Study of medicine at the Rheinish Friedrich Wilhelm University Bonn, the Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf, the University of Cologne.
  • 04/1983 State exam at the University of Cologne.
  • 05/1983 Approbation of the Medical Association of the University of Cologne (Prof. Dr. Th. Wahlers’ CV).
  • 05/1983 Thesis defense (cardiology), University of Cologne (Prof. Dr. H. H. Hilger) "On the Influence of Oxyfedrine on the bradycardiac heart rhythm disorders in humans".

Professional career

  • 07/1983 Research Assistant, Surgery Center, Hannover Medical School.
  • 1983 - 1989 Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Hanover; Surgery Center (Prof. Dr. H.G. Borst), Department of Trauma Surgery (Prof. Dr. H. Tscherne) Department of Abdominal and Transplant Surgery (Prof. Dr. R. Pichlmayr).
  • 11/1986 - 04/1987 Harefield Hospital, National Heart Hospital, Middlesex, London, UK (Prof. Sir M. Yacoub, F.R.C.S.).
  • 10/1989 Certified Surgeon (State Chamber of Physicians of Lower Saxony).
  • 09/1990 Senior Physician, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Hannover Medical School.
  • 03/1991 Certified Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon (State Chamber of Physicians of Lower Saxony).
  • 08/1991 Certified Vascular Surgeon (State Chamber of Physicians of Lower Saxony).
  • 02/1992 Thesis defense; Hannover, "Studies with experiments on animals to preserve organs in lung, heart-lung transplantation".
  • 08/1993 Advanced training in vascular surgery, Hannover Medical School (State Chamber of Physicians of Lower Saxony), thoracic and cardiovascular surgery represented by Prof. Dr. H.G. Borst.
  • 05/1994 Additional qualification in emergency medicine (State Chamber of Physicians of Lower Saxony).
  • 08/1995 Chief Physician, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Hannover Medical School.
  • 02/1996 Appointed as a Visiting Professor.
  • 12/1996 - 1999 Foundation and management of the Section of MHH Eastern Municipal Hospital with the introduction of a new specialization in cardiac surgery, integration of general, thoracic, vascular surgery.
  • 11/1998 Appointed as an Examiner of the State Chamber of Physicians of Lower Saxony (vascular surgery).
  • 09/1999 Ordinary Professor C4; Head of the Department of Cardiac Surgery, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, as well as appointment to the leadership position of the Department of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Friedrich Schiller University Jena.
  • 02/2000 Member of the European Board of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons (F.E.B.T.C.S).
  • 02/2002 Member of the Board of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.
  • 11/2003 Director of the Surgery Center, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena.
  • 02/2004 Member of the Board of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, elected for the second term, for the next 2 years.
  • 12/2004 Invitation to take over the post  in the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery (after Prof. Dr. de Vivie), University Hospital Cologne.
  • 11/2005 Ordinary Professor, Head of the Department of Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery at the University Hospital Cologne.
  • 10/2007 Deputy Speaker of the Heart Center at the University Hospital Cologne.
  • 08/2009 Speaker of the Experimental Advisory Board of the Center for Experimental Medicine at the University Hospital Cologne.
  • 2009 - 2012 Speaker of the Heart Center at the University Hospital Cologne.

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University Hospital Cologne

9.8/10 from 82 Votes

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University Hospital Cologne ranks among the top German departments specializing in cardiac surgery! There are performed over 2,800 operations every year.


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