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Prof. Dr. med. Hans-Joachim Schafers
Excellent
AiroScore
9.90

Prof. Dr. med. Hans-Joachim Schafers

cardiac and vascular surgery, thoracic surgery
cardiac and vascular surgery, thoracic surgery
User ScoreExperienceTotal ReviewsRatingPrice RangePublicationsOnline Consultations
98%42 years289.9/10$$$803No

Overview

Country, City
Germany, Homburg
Health facility
University Hospital Saarland Homburg
Medical unit
Department of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
4.9 on Google
The data collected based on 28 patient reviews on Google

About the doctor

Prof. Dr. med. Hans-Joachim Schafers is a highly experienced doctor with over 41 years of experience in cardiac, vascular, and thoracic surgery. He works at the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at the University Hospital Saarland Homburg in Germany. Prof. Schafers has an impressive CV, including degrees in human medicine and doctor of sciences with honors. He has obtained various specializations in general surgery, vascular surgery, and cardiothoracic surgery. Additionally, he has received certifications from the European Board of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons and a temporary license from the British Medical Council. One of the most notable aspects of Prof. Schafers' career is his extensive list of scientific publications, totaling 803. These publications cover various topics, including chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension, aortic dissection, liver fibrosis, and heart transplantation. This demonstrates his expertise and dedication to advancing medical knowledge in his field. Prof. Schafers' extensive experience, specializations, and contributions to scientific research make him a highly skilled and knowledgeable doctor in cardiac, vascular, and thoracic surgery. Patients can trust in his expertise and commitment to providing the best possible care.

Skills & Expertise

valve
aortic valve
transplantation
lung
heart
surgery
valve repair
artery
aortic root
replacement
regurgitation
hypertension
aorta
reconstruction
pulmonary hypertension
cardiac surgery
ischemia
annuloplasty
atrial
aneurysm
revascularization
aortic regurgitation
thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension
mesenteric ischemia
coronary artery
pulmonary endarterectomy
nonocclusive mesenteric ischemia
root replacement
lung cancer
arterial revascularization
cardiovascular surgery
heartlung transplantation
atrial fibrillation
aortic root remodeling
valve surgery
orthotopic heart transplantation
cardiopulmonary bypass
suture annuloplasty
double lung transplantation
mitral regurgitation
allograft rejection
valve reconstruction
infective endocarditis
myocardial infarction
lung volume reduction
thoracic surgery
extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
myocardium
vascular surgery
nonsmallcell lung cancer

Resume

CV (Curriculum Vitae)

Education
  • 1976-1982 Studied human medicine at the University of Essen
  • Obtaining a license for medical practice
  • 1982 Degree of doctor of sciences with honors
  • 1982-1983 Resident, Department of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, University Hospital Essen
  • 1983 Doctoral thesis, University of Essen
  • 1984-1989 Resident, Department of Surgery, Hannover Medical School
  • 1989 Obtaining specialization in general surgery
  • 1991 Received additional specialization in vascular surgery
  • 1991 Obtaining additional specialization in cardiothoracic surgery
  • 1992 Habilitation: “Experimental and clinical concepts to improve bronchial circulation in lung transplantation”
  • 1998 Certification from the European Board of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons
  • 2007 Temporary license from British Medical Council
Experience
  • 1983-1984 Captain, Army Medical Corps, Department of Surgery, Military Hospital Detmold
  • 1988 Fellow, Department of thoracic surgery, University of Toronto
  • 1991 Staff Surgeon in the Department of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery of the Hannover Medical School
  • 1995 Assistant Professor of Surgery, Department of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, Hannover Medical School
  • 1995-1996 Interim Director of the Department of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at the University Hospital Saarland Homburg
  • 1996 Professor of Surgery and Director, Department of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at the University Hospital Saarland Homburg
  • 1997-2003 Chairman, Center of Surgery, University Hospital Saarland Homburg
  • 2009-2011 Chairman, Center of Surgery, University Hospital Saarland Homburg
Awards & Memberships
  • 1991 Research Award, University of Giessen
  • 1993 Presidential Award of the International College of Chest Physicians
  • 1998 Council of clinical medicine, University of Saarland
  • 1998-2002 Member of the board of directors, German Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
  • 1999-2011 Delegate to the board of directors, German Society of Thoracic Surgery
  • 2000 Director and Coordinator for the final medical school year
  • 2000-2002 Postgraduate education committee, European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • 2002 Committee for improvement of teaching, faculty of medicine, University of Saarland
  • 2003 Course Director, workshop “Innovative Heart Valve Repair”
  • 2005-2010 Member of the research committee, faculty of medicine
  • 2006 Course Director, workshop “Aortic Valve Repair”
  • 2007 Award for Teaching Excellence, State of Saarland
  • Member of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  • Member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • Member of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
  • Member of the American College of Chest Physicians
  • Member of the International Society for Heart Transplantation
  • Member of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Member of the German Society of Thoracic Surgery
  • Member of the German Society for Cardiology
  • Member of the German Society for Surgery
  • Member of the German Transplant Society
  • Developed approaches to improving the concept of pulmonary endarterectomy in thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension
  • Editorial Activities at the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Editorial Activities at the Annals of Thoracic Surgery
  • Editorial Activities at the European Heart Journal
  • Editorial Activities at the European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Languages

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English
German flag
German

Publications

The International Bicuspid Aortic Valve Consensus Statement: Enduring the Test of Time.

11 August, 2023

Impact of early versus class I-triggered surgery on postoperative survival in severe aortic regurgitation: An observational study from the Aortic Valve Insufficiency and Ascending Aorta Aneurysm International Registry.

7 July, 2023

The Ross procedure versus repair for treatment of a unicuspid aortic valve in adults†.

3 July, 2023

Location

Kirrberger Str., 100, 66421 Homburg, Germany

FAQ

What is the specialization of Prof. Dr. med. Hans-Joachim Schafers?

The primary specialization of the doctor is cardiac and vascular surgery, thoracic surgery.

What is the experience of the specialist?

Prof. Dr. med. Hans-Joachim Schafers has been practicing for more than 42 years.

What do patients say about Prof. Dr. med. Hans-Joachim Schafers?

The doctor has 0 review on AiroMedical and and 28 feedbacks at other places. The UserScore of the specialist is 98%.

What is the rating of the doctor?

What topics does Prof. Dr. med. Hans-Joachim Schafers expert at?

The doctor has excellent knowledge in valve, aortic valve, transplantation, lung, heart.

Is the specialist involved in the research?

Does the specialist offer online consultations?

No, Prof. Dr. med. Hans-Joachim Schafers doesn’t perform virtual appointments.

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