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Prof. Dr. med. Boulos Asfour
Excellent
AiroScore
9.80

Prof. Dr. med. Boulos Asfour

pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, pediatric and adolescent surgery
pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, pediatric and adolescent surgery
User ScoreExperienceTotal ReviewsRatingPrice RangePublicationsOnline Consultations
96%30 years129.8/10$$$$155No

Overview

Country, City
Germany, Bonn
Health facility
University Hospital Bonn
5.0 on Google
The data collected based on 12 patient reviews on Google

About the doctor

Prof. Dr. med. Boulos Asfour is an experienced and highly skilled doctor specializing in pediatric cardiothoracic surgery. With over 30 years of experience, he has established himself as a renowned expert. Dr. Asfour's impressive career includes studying medicine, obtaining licenses for medical practice, and specializing in general surgery. He has also received additional cardiac, pediatric, and adolescent specializations. Throughout his career, Dr. Asfour has worked at prestigious medical institutions, such as the University Hospital Muenster, Harvard Medical School, and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Currently, he serves as the Head of the Department of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery at the University Hospital Bonn in Germany. Dr. Asfour's expertise is not only recognized in Germany but also internationally. He is a member of various professional societies, including the German Society for Pediatric Cardiology, the German Society for Thoracic Surgery, the German Society for Thoracic, Cardiovascular and Vascular Surgery, and the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. With his vast experience and dedication to research, Dr. Asfour has contributed to the medical field with numerous scientific publications, including studies on congenital heart defects, pediatric cardiomyopathy, and aortic valve repair. His commitment to advancing medical knowledge ensures patients receive the highest quality care and groundbreaking treatments. In summary, Prof. Dr. med. Boulos Asfour is a renowned and highly skilled pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon with extensive experience and a dedication to advancing the field. His expertise, international recognition, and commitment to research make him a top choice for patients seeking specialized care at the University Hospital Bonn in Germany.

Skills & Expertise

50 expert tags for Prof. Dr. med. Boulos Asfour. Our tools analyze the strengths of the doctor using artificial intelligence. Check the data selected according to the AI policy below.
heart
surgery
pediatric
valve
artery
obstruction
perfusion
congenital heart defects
shunt
bypass
outflow tract obstruction
left ventricular outflow
atresia
stenosis
children
thoracic
pediatric cardiothoracic surgery
hypoplastic left heart
cardiology
reconstruction
blood delivery
mechanical circulatory support
congenital lessons
aortopulmonary window
aorta perfusion
delamination technique
circulatory support
cardiac intervention
arterial switch operation
pulmonary atresia
mitral valve
cerebral perfusion
fetus
anomalies
atrial
aorta
aortic arch obstruction
valve sparing delamination
minimally invasive approach
atrioventricular septal defect
artery banding
pulmonary valves
pulmonary allografts
artery cannulation
bypass method
pediatric cardiomyopathy
tricuspid valve
pediatric surgery
ventricle
lung

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Education

  • Studied medicine in Giessen at the Department of thoracic, cardiac, and vascular surgery at the Westphalian Wilhelms University in Munster
  • Obtaining a license for medical practice
  • Obtaining specialization in general surgery
  • Received additional specialization in cardiac surgery, pediatric and adolescent surgery

Experience

  • Internship in the Department of cardiothoracic surgery at the University Hospital Muenster
  • 1993 Research Fellow, Department of pediatric cardiac surgery, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  • 1996 Research Fellow, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine of Baltimore
  • 1998 Senior Physician in the Department of pediatric cardiac surgery at the University Hospital Muenster
  • 2002 Department of pediatric cardiothoracic surgery at the Asklepios Children's Hospital Sankt Augustin
  • 2006 Head Physician of the Department of pediatric cardiothoracic surgery at the Asklepios Children's Hospital Sankt Augustin
  • 2019 Head, Department of pediatric cardiac surgery at the University Hospital Bonn

Awards & Memberships

  • Member of the German Society for Pediatric Cardiology
  • Member of the German Society for Thoracic Surgery
  • Member of the German Society for Thoracic, Cardiovascular and Vascular Surgery
  • Member of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

Publications

155 scientific publications from Prof. Dr. med. Boulos Asfour. Check the most relevant ones according to the editorial policy below.

A porcine model of postoperative hemi-diaphragmatic paresis to evaluate a unilateral diaphragmatic pacemaker.

3 August, 2023

Combining Congenital Heart Surgical and Interventional Cardiology Outcome Data in a Single Database: The Development of a Patient-Centered Collaboration of the European Congenital Heart Surgeons Association (ECHSA) and the Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology (AEPC)

August, 2023

Grafts and Patches: Optimized but Not Optimal Materials for Congenital Heart Surgery.

June, 2023

FAQ

Where does the doctor practice?

What is the specialization of Prof. Dr. med. Boulos Asfour?

The primary specialization of the doctor is pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, pediatric and adolescent surgery.

What is the experience of the specialist?

Prof. Dr. med. Boulos Asfour has been practicing for more than 30 years.

What do patients say about Prof. Dr. med. Boulos Asfour?

The doctor has 0 review on AiroMedical and and 12 feedbacks at other places. The UserScore of the specialist is 96%.

What is the rating of the doctor?

What topics does Prof. Dr. med. Boulos Asfour expert at?

The doctor has excellent knowledge in heart, surgery, pediatric, valve, artery.

Is the specialist involved in the research?

Does the specialist offer online consultations?

No, Prof. Dr. med. Boulos Asfour doesn’t perform virtual appointments.

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