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University Hospital Cologne

location_on Cologne, Germany
7.5/10 from 82 Votes

Department of Pediatric Cardiology ( 26183)

Konrad Brockmeier

Prof. Dr. med.

Konrad Brockmeier

Specialized in: pediatric cardiology

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  • State exam in medicine, Free University of Berlin (West).
  • 1983 Approbation.
  • 1985 Thesis defense.
  • Training as pediatrician at the Children's Hospital "Empress Augusta Victoria" , Berlin.
  • 1993 Medical specialist in pediatrics.
  • 1997 Medical specialist in pediatric cardiology.
  • 2001 Professorship, Heidelberg University.
  • 1990 - 1991 Research at the Institute for Solid State Physics (Consiglio Nationale delle Ricerche (CNR)), Rome: study of magnetocardiographic and electrocardiographic signals. EU financing.
  • 1992 - 1993 Research in the Federal Physical-Technical Institute, Berlin, (PTB). Subject: "Method of measuring and processing signals".
  • Since 1985, Dr. has been working in the Department of Pediatric Cardiology at the University Hospital, Berlin, Children's Hospital "Empress Augusta Victoria", and since 1995 appointed as the Chief Physician of the Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Charité University Hospital, Berlin.
  • 1997 Prof. starts working in the University Hospital Heidelberg, Department of Pediatric Cardiology. Position in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory (diagnostic and interventional therapeutic procedures in newborns, infants and young children).
  • Since 10/2002 Head of the Department and Polyclinic of Pediatric Cardiology at the University Hospital Cologne.
  • Qualification in the treatment of adults with CHD.
  • Board Member of the International Society for Computerized Electrocardiology.
  • Board Member of the European Society of Pediatric Cardiology.

The Department of Pediatric Cardiology at the University Hospital Cologne under the direction of Univ.-Prof. Dr. Konrad Brockmeier ranks among the leading German departments providing treatment of cardiac arrhythmia in сhildren. The department treats about 5,000 outpatients and about 800 inpatients every year. 

The department is mainly focused on the diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart diseases provided by the doctors specializing in pediatric cardiac surgery. Today, many heart diseases can be treated minimally invasively in the department's catheterization lab. In case of severe congenital heart defects, the department more and more uses combined interventions - the so-called hybrid technique. In this case, a cardiac surgeon, a pediatric cardiologist or vascular surgeon perform the surgery together. To implement this hybrid technique, the Heart Center was equipped with a special operating room, which contains the catheterization lab.

The highly qualified team of doctors and medical staff strive to make the patients' hospital stay in the Department of Pediatric Cardiology as pleasant as possible and to provide round-the-clock comprehensive care adapted to the patient's needs.  

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