University Hospital Oldenburg

location_on Oldenburg, Germany
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Department of Cardiac Surgery ( 361480)

Jürgen Ennker

Dr. med.

Jürgen Ennker

Specialized in: cardiac surgery

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  • 1973 - 1979 Study of Medicine at the universities of Hanover, Cape Town, Freiburg.
  • 1979 Medical Examination and Medical License, Hannover Medical School.
  • 1979 PhD defense, Hannover Medical School. Note: Excellent (magna cum laude).
  • 1980 Advanced Training in Surgery, Hannover Medical School, Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery (Prof., Dr. H. G. Borst), Department of Traumatology (Prof., Dr. H. Tscherne) and Department of Abdominal and Transplant Surgery (Prof. Dr. R. Pichlmayr).
  • 1982 American Examination (ECFMG).
  • 1986 Medical Specialist in Surgery (Medical Association of Lower Saxony).
  • 1986 Senior Physician at the German Heart Center in Berlin (Prof., Dr. R. Hetzer).
  • 1988 Medical Specialist in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery (Berlin Medical Chamber).
  • 1991 Medical Specialist in Cardiac Surgery (Berlin Medical Chamber).
  • 1994 Habilitation, Free University of Berlin.
  • 1994 Head and Leading Physician of the Department of Cardiothoracic and
  • Vascular Surgery, MediClin Heart Center, Lahr/Baden.
  • Advanced Training in Cardiac Surgery, 6-year optional training in special cardiac surgery intensive care.
  • 2008 Professor, University of Constanta (Romania).
  • 2009 Professor at the University of Witten-Herdecke.
  • 2015 Leading Physician at the Heart Center of the Helios Siegburg Hospital.
  • 2017 Acting Head of the Department of Cardiac Surgery at the University Hospital Oldenburg.
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The Department of Cardiac Surgery at the University Hospital Oldenburg offers the full range of services in this medical field. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Jürgen Ennker.

Many heart operations are performed minimally invasively, which has a positive effect on wound healing, the patient experiences less pain, and the period of hospitalization is significantly reduced. Thanks to a long experience of doctors and state-of-the-art equipment, the department provides excellent results of treatment of heart pathologies. 

The range of medical services of the department includes:

  • Coronary artery bypass surgery 
    • With or without the use of a heart-lung machine 
    • Minimally invasive technique 
    • Comprehensive arterial bypass surgery 
  • Treatment of valvular heart disease 
    • Reconstructive surgery
    • With the help of mechanical prostheses
    • With the help of biological prostheses
    • Aortic root replacement
  • Aortic surgery  
    • Ascending aorta surgery
    • Operations on the aortic arch in deep hypothermia and cardiovascular insufficiency with selective cerebral perfusion 
    • Descending aorta surgery
    • Abdominal aorta surgery
  • Peripheral artery surgery
    • Carotid artery surgery 
    • Operations on the iliac vessels 
    • Operations on the femoral vessels 
  • Surgery for congenital and acquired heart defects 
    • Atrial septal defect 
    • Ventricular septal defect 
    • Left ventricular aneurysm 
  • Surgical oncology 
    • Resection of heart tumors 
    • Surgery for tumors of the adjacent organs (in cooperation with the relevant departments) 
  • Surgery for heart rhythm disorders 
    • 1, 2 and 3-chamber pacemakers and defibrillators 
    • Implantation of a device for recording heart rhythm disorders 
    • Atrial ablation on the open thorax 
  • Surgical treatment of heart failure 
    • Auxiliary blood circulation
    • Implantation of an artificial heart
  • Surgical treatment of pulmonary insufficiency 
    • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)

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