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Prof. Dr. med. Helmut Baumgartner
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AiroScore
9.90

Prof. Dr. med. Helmut Baumgartner

internal medicine and cardiology, pediatric heart defects
internal medicine and cardiology, pediatric heart defects
User ScoreExperienceRatingPrice RangePublicationsOnline Consultations
97%43 years9.9/10$$$$610No

Overview

Country, City
Germany, Munster
Health facility
University Hospital Munster
Medical unit
Department of pediatric congenital and acquired heart defects, heart valve diseases

About the doctor

Prof. Dr. med. Helmut Baumgartner is a highly experienced and renowned specialist with 42 years of experience in internal medicine and cardiology. He works at the University Hospital Munster in Germany, specifically in the Department of pediatric congenital and acquired heart defects, heart valve diseases. With an impressive CV, Dr. Baumgartner has made significant contributions to the field through his research and clinical expertise. Throughout his career, Dr. Baumgartner has held various prestigious positions and memberships in professional societies, including President of the Austrian Society of Cardiology and a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He has also chaired and led several task forces and working groups for the European Society of Cardiology, focusing on valvular and adult congenital heart disease. Furthermore, his extensive publication record reflects his expertise and vast knowledge, with over 610 scientific publications to his name. Dr. Baumgartner's dedication to improving patient care and understanding cardiovascular diseases is evident in his research focus, particularly in structural heart diseases, congenital heart defects, and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. His contributions to guideline development and his involvement in establishing standards of care further highlight his exceptional reputation in the field. Overall, Prof. Dr. med. Helmut Baumgartner's extensive experience, leadership roles, and numerous scientific publications demonstrate his expertise and commitment to advancing the cardiology field. His contributions to research, patient care, and guideline development make him a highly respected and valuable asset to the medical community.

Skills & Expertise

heart
valve
platelet
cardiology
stenosis
aortic stenosis
aortic valve
implantation
platelet adhesion
valve implantation
valvular heart
echocardiography
heart defects
thrombus
hypertension
heart valve
congenital heart defects
replacement
left ventricular
valve replacement
severe aortic stenosis
platelet interaction
artery
heart failure
thrombus formation
stsegment elevation
regurgitation
tetralogy fallot
mitral valve
acute coronary syndromes
vascular injury
thrombosis
foramen ovale
aorta
endocarditis
arterial hypertension
cardiomyopathy
valve prostheses
asymptomatic aortic stenosis
septal defect
internal medicine
hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
cardiac magnetic resonance
resynchronization therapy
willebrand factor platelet
ventricle
children
myocardium
atrium
arrhythmia

Resume

CV (Curriculum Vitae)

Education
  • Studied human medicine
  • Obtaining a license for medical practice
  • 1981 Defense of the dissertation, University of Vienna
  • Medical specialist training for internal medicine, Department of internal medicine II at the Mercy Hospital in Linz (Prof. Dr. Peter Kuhn)
  • 1990 Obtaining specialization in internal medicine
  • 1989-1990 Fellowship, Department of Cardiology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, University of California (Dr. med. Gerald Maurer)
  • 1991 Received additional specialization in cardiology (Prof. Dr. Peter Kuhn)
  • 1993 Habilitation at the University of Vienna
Experience
  • Intern at the Mercy Hospital in Linz and Sankt Polten General Public Hospital
  • 1993 Associate Professor of medicine and cardiology at the University of Vienna 
  • 1993-2001 Head of the Laboratory at the Department of cardiology
  • 1993-2007 Senior Physician, Department of cardiology at the Mercy Hospital in Linz
  • 1993-2007 Extraordinary Professor for internal medicine and cardiology at the Medical University of Vienna
  • 1994-1997 Establishment and management of the Department of cardiology at the Outpatient Clinic for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (including outpatient and inpatient treatment, non-invasive diagnostics, and catheter interventions)
  • Teaching at the Medical University of Vienna
  • 2007 W3 Professor, Department of pediatric congenital and acquired heart defects, heart valve diseases at the University Hospital Munster
Awards & Memberships
  • 2004-2006 Co-Chairman of the working group on congenital heart diseases in adults of the European Society of Cardiology
  • 2005-2007 President of the Austrian Society of Cardiology
  • 2006-2008 Chairman of the working group on congenital heart diseases in adults of the European Society of Cardiology
  • 2006-2009 Board Member of the European Society of Cardiology
  • 2007 Executive Committee Member, Representative of Austria in the International Society for Adult Congenital Cardiac Diseases
  • 2007 Member of the ethics committee of the Medical University of Vienna
  • 2017 Chairs of the task force for the European Society of Cardiology guidelines on valvular heart disease
  • 2020 Chairs of the task force for the European Society of Cardiology guidelines on adult congenital heart disease
  • Fellow of the American College of Cardiology
  • Member of the working group on grown-up congenital heart disease of the European Society of Cardiology
  • Chairmanship and led the task force for the European Society of Cardiology guidelines on managing grown-up congenital heart disease
  • Founding Member of the working group on congenital heart defects in adults of the Austrian Society of Cardiology
  • Head of the research group for structural heart diseases (congenital and acquired heart defects, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy) at the Department of cardiology
  • Head of the research group for echocardiography, including the Laboratory for In-Vitro Ultrasound for Experimental Research of the Department of cardiology
  • Editorial Board Member, European Journal of Echocardiography, Journal Cardiology
  • Regular Reviewer for top journals and annual conferences of the American College of Cardiology, European Society of Cardiology, EuroEcho, and the Austrian Cardiology Society

Languages

English flag
English
German flag
German

Publications

[Reconstruction of posttraumatic deformities and defects].

22 August, 2023

Great debate: all patients with asymptomatic severe aortic stenosis need valve replacement.

28 July, 2023

The value of sonication in the differential diagnosis of septic and aseptic femoral and tibial shaft nonunion in comparison to conventional tissue culture and histopathology: a prospective multicenter clinical study.

12 June, 2023

Location

Albert-Schweitzer-Campus, 1, 48149 Munster, Germany

FAQ

Where does the doctor practice?

What is the specialization of Prof. Dr. med. Helmut Baumgartner?

The primary specialization of the doctor is internal medicine and cardiology, pediatric heart defects.

What is the experience of the specialist?

Prof. Dr. med. Helmut Baumgartner has been practicing for more than 43 years.

What is the rating of the doctor?

What topics does Prof. Dr. med. Helmut Baumgartner expert at?

The doctor has excellent knowledge in heart, valve, platelet, cardiology, stenosis.

Is the specialist involved in the research?

Does the specialist offer online consultations?

No, Prof. Dr. med. Helmut Baumgartner doesn’t perform virtual appointments.

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