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Prof. Dr. med. Matthias Karck
Excellent
AiroScore
9.90

Prof. Dr. med. Matthias Karck

thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
User ScoreExperienceTotal ReviewsRatingPrice RangePublicationsOnline Consultations
94%38 years39.9/10$$$$434No

Overview

Country, City
Germany, Heidelberg
Health facility
University Hospital Heidelberg
Medical unit
Department of cardiac surgery
4.7 on Google
The data collected based on 3 patient reviews on Google

About the doctor

Prof. Dr. med. Matthias Karck is a highly experienced and respected thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon with 37 years of experience. He is currently the Professor and Chairman of the Department of cardiac surgery at University Hospital Heidelberg in Germany. Dr. Karck's impressive career includes numerous notable achievements and qualifications. He obtained his medical degree from the Christian Albrechts University in Kiel and completed his surgical residency at the Hannover Medical School under the guidance of renowned surgeons. He has also received specializations in vascular surgery and thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. One of Dr. Karck's notable contributions to the field is his extensive research and publication work, with 434 scientific publications. His research focuses on essential topics, including the genetic causes of bicuspid aortic valve disease, treating acute aortic dissection, and managing Marfan syndrome. His publications showcase his expertise and commitment to advancing the field. Dr. Karck's position as Professor and Chairman at University Hospital Heidelberg speaks to his reputation and leadership within the medical community. His wealth of experience, specialization, and research interests make him highly skilled and knowledgeable. Patients can trust that they are in capable hands with Prof. Dr. med. Matthias Karck.

Skills & Expertise

heart
surgery
valve
transplantation
thoracic
aortic valve
heart transplantation
injury
aorta
left ventricular
implantation
circulatory
graft
atrial
marfan syndrome
cardiopulmonary bypass
artery
aortic root
atrial fibrillation
fibrillation
myocardial protection
ascending aorta
mitral valve
ischemiareperfusion injury
heart failure
endothelial dysfunction
aneurysm
lung
aortic arch
cardiovascular surgery
endocarditis
frozen elephant trunk
hypertrophy
valve implantation
aortic aneurysms
circulatory support
valve replacement
hypothermic circulatory arrest
aortic arch replacement
extracorporeal life support
thoracic artery
vascular grafts
cardioplegia
orthotopic heart transplantation
mesenchymal stem cells
biventricular assist device
myocardium
thoracic surgery
minimally invasive repair
endothelium

Resume

CV (Curriculum Vitae)

Education
  • 1980-1986 Study of medicine at the Christian Albrechts University in Kiel
  • 1987-1993 Surgical residency, Department of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at the Hannover Medical School (Chairman: Prof. Dr. H.G. Borst)
  • 1988 Research Fellow Department of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at the Hannover Medical School
  • 1989-1990 Postdoc fellowship at the Hadassah University Hospital Jerusalem (Prof. J. Borman, Prof. G. Uretzky, Prof. G. Navon)
  • 1993 Surgical Resident at the Department of cardiovascular surgery, University Hospital of Kiel (Chairman: Prof. Dr. A. Haverich)
  • 1996 Obtaining specialization in surgery
  • 1997 Habilitation and teaching license in surgery at the Hannover Medical School: “Myocardial protection in hypertrophied rat hearts”
  • 1998 Habilitation and teaching license at Hannover Medical School: “Changing concepts in the treatment of Marfan’s syndrome”
  • 1997 Received additional specialization in vascular surgery
  • 1998 Obtaining additional specialization in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
Experience
  • 1995 Staff Surgeon, Department of cardiovascular surgery, University Hospital of Kiel
  • 1996 Senior Staff Member in the Department of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at the Hannover Medical School (Chairman: Prof. Dr. A. Haverich)
  • 2001 Deputy Chairman of the Department of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at the Hannover Medical School
  • 2002 Professor of Surgery, Department of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at the Hannover Medical School
  • 2006 Professor and Chairman of the Department of cardiac surgery, University Hospital Heidelberg

Languages

English flag
English
German flag
German

Publications

Prospective clinical study testing the efficacy and safety of a new formula to increase the precision of oxygen therapy in the initiation phase of cardiopulmonary bypass.

September, 2023

Early versus Delayed Surgery in Patients with Left-Sided Infective Endocarditis and Stroke.

21 August, 2023

Symptomatic Upper Extremity Deep Venous Thrombosis After Laser Lead Extraction.

4 August, 2023

Location

Im Neuenheimer Feld, 672, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany

FAQ

Where does the doctor practice?

What is the specialization of Prof. Dr. med. Matthias Karck?

The primary specialization of the doctor is thoracic and cardiovascular surgery.

What is the experience of the specialist?

Prof. Dr. med. Matthias Karck has been practicing for more than 38 years.

What do patients say about Prof. Dr. med. Matthias Karck?

The doctor has 0 review on AiroMedical and and 3 feedbacks at other places. The UserScore of the specialist is 94%.

What is the rating of the doctor?

What topics does Prof. Dr. med. Matthias Karck expert at?

The doctor has excellent knowledge in heart, surgery, valve, transplantation, thoracic.

Is the specialist involved in the research?

Does the specialist offer online consultations?

No, Prof. Dr. med. Matthias Karck doesn’t perform virtual appointments.

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