Dr. Matthias Karck
Medical Director of the Department of Cardiac Surgery
at Heidelberg University Hospital
1986 (32 years since graduation)
1980-1986 : Study of Medicine at the Christian Albrechts University in Kiel.
Jan. 1987- März 1993 : Surgical residency at the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at Hannover Medical School (Chairman: Prof. Dr. H.G. Borst)
1988 : Research fellow at the same department.
Nov. 1989- Nov. 1990 Postdoc fellowship at the Hadassah University Hospital Jerusalem/Israel (Prof. J. Borman, Prof. G. Uretzky, Prof. G. Navon, Tel Aviv).
April 1993 Surgical resident at the department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital of Kiel (Chairman: Prof. Dr. A. Haverich).
October 1995 : Staff surgeon (Oberarzt).
July 1996 : Senior staff member in the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at the Hannover Medical School (Chairman: Prof. Dr. A. Haverich).
October 1997 : Venia legendi (Habilitation) in ,Surgery’ at the Hannover Medical School (Thesis: “Myocardial protection in hypertrophied rat hearts”).
January 1998 : Habilitation lecture at Hannover Medical school (Title: Changing concepts in the treatment of Marfan’s syndrome).
July 2001 : Deputy chairmen of the department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Hannover Medical Schoo.
June 2002 : Professor of Surgery, Hannover Medical School.
October 2006-present : Professor and Chairman of the department of Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany.
July 1996 : Board certificate ,Surgery’, Hannover, Land of Lower Saxony, Germany.
February 1997 : Board certificate ,Vascular Surgery’ Land of Lower Saxony, Germany.
May 1998 : Board certificate ,Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery’, Land of Lower Saxony.