University Hospital Bonn

location_on Bonn, Germany
9.2/10 from 150 Votes

Department of Pediatric Cardiology (279213)

Johannes Breuer

Prof. Dr. med.

Johannes Breuer

Specialized in: pediatric cardiology

About the department

The Department of Pediatric Cardiology is a part of the Children’s Heart Center at the University Hospital Bonn, where patients with congenital and acquired heart diseases from an early age. In cooperation with the Department of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, the Department offers the full range of high quality surgical services due to an excellent science and technology base and many years of experience of the University Hospital. The head of the Department is Prof. Dr. med. Johannes Breuer.

In close cooperation with the Department of Prenatal Medicine and Obstetrics (head: Prof. Dr. U. Gembruch) within the University Hospital Bonn, the Department of Pediatric Cardiology, headed by Prof. Dr. med. Johannes Breuer, provides medical care to children with heart diseases in the womb as well as to their parents. The treatment of premature and newborn babies with heart diseases is carried out in the state-of-the-art department in collaboration with the Department of Neonatology (head: Prof. Dr. Dr. P. Bartmann). The treatment of adults with congenital heart defects is provided on both outpatient and inpatient basis in cooperation with the Department of Internal Medicine II (head: Prof. Dr. G. Nickenig). Through a cooperation with the Pediatric Center patients with complex non-cardiac diseases (in the field of pediatric neurology, gastroenterology, pneumology, hemato-/ oncology, nephrology) can also receive a competent medical care. 

The treatment focuses of the Department of Pediatric Cardiology at the University Hospital Bonn are:

  • Treatment of heart diseases both before and after birth
  • Medical care to ill and premature infants with considerable malformations of heart and other organs
  • Comprehensive surgical treatment of heart diseases in patients of all age groups
  • Combined surgical and catheter interventions (hybrid operation)
  • Diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary hypertension
  • Three-dimensional echocardiography
  • Sports medicine outpatient clinic 

Curriculum vitae


  • 1979 – 1986 Studium an der Medizinischen Fakultät der Universität Düsseldorf, anschließend  Promotion.
  • 1986 – 1987 Klinische und wissenschaftliche Tätigkeit im Rahmen eines Stipendiums der Rotary Foundation an der Kinderklinik der Universität von Kalifornien in San Diego.
  • 1987 – 1997 Weiterbildung zum Facharzt für Kinderheilkunde, sowie Erwerb der Schwerpunkte Pädiatrische Intensivmedizin und Kinderkardiologie am Universitätsklinikum Tübingen.
  • 1997 – 2001 Oberarzt der Abteilung für Kinderkardiologie der Universität Tübingen.
  • 1998 Habilitation mit einer Arbeit über die „Selektive Beeinflussung des Pulmonalkreislaufes durch Inhalation mit Stickstoffmonoxid (NO) bei Kindern mit angeborenen Herzfehlern: „Hämodynamik, Gasaustausch und toxikologische Aspekte“.
  • Seit 2001 Direktor der Abteilung für Kinderkardiologie am Zentrum für Kinderheilkunde der Universität Bonn.
  • Seit 2009 Professor an der Universität Bonn

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