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Prof. Dr. med. Friedrich W. Mohr

Board member

chir@herzzentrum-leipzig.de

Background and Position

Schooling

  • 1972 – 1978 Medical School at: Freie Universität Berlin, West Berlin/Germany, Friedrich-Wilhelms University Bonn/Germany and University of New South Wales, Sydney/Australia
  • 1978 Medical Board Exam/Graduation, Bonn and Medical Licensure
  • 1984 Board Certification General Surgery
  • 1986 Board Certification Vascular Surgery
  • 1989 Board Certification Cardiothoracic Surgery

 

Medical Activities

  • 1977 – 1978 Employment as “Arzt im Praktikum” at the Bonn University Hospital
  • 1978 – 1981 Resident, Bonn University Hospital, Cardiovascular Surgery
  • 1981 – 1984 General Surgery, St. Josefs-Hospital, Troisdorf
  • 1984 – 1985 Fellow, Bonn University Hospital, Cardiovascular Surgery
  • 1985 – 1986 Chief Resident, Bonn Univerity Hospital, Cardiovascular Surgery
  • 1988 Staff Surgeon, Bonn University Hospital
  • 1989 Co-Director, Bonn University Hospital, Cardiovascular Surgery
  • 1990 Professor for Cardiovascular Surgery, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • 1994 Professor and Chairman in Cardiac Surgery, Leipzig University and Medical Director of the Heart Center Leipzig

 

Scientific Activities

  • 1980 Thesis M.D.
  • 1986 – 1987 „Research Fellow“ Cardiology and Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA
  • 1988 Ph.D. in Cardiovascular Surgery09.1990 Professorship (C3) for Thoracis and Cardiovascular Surgery, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • 10.1994 Professorship (C4) for Cardiac Surgery, Leipzig University

 

Teaching Activities

  • 1989 Accreditation for Cardiovascular Surgery Bonn University Hospital by Ärztekammer Nordrhein
  • 1990 Accreditation for Cardiovascular Surgery by Ärztekammer Niedersachsen, Göttingen
  • 1994 Accreditation for Cardiac Surgery, Laboratory Medicine and Intensive Care Leipzig University by Ärztekammer Sachsen

 

Memberships and Functions

  • President of the “European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery” (EACTS)(since 10/2015)
  • Councilor “American Association for Thoracic Surgery” (AATS) – (since 05/2015)
  • International director of the “Society of Thoracic Surgeons” (STS) (01/2011−01/2014)
  • Past president of the “German Society of Thoracic and CV Surgery” (DGTHG) (02/2011−02/2013)
  • Past president of the “Society of Heart Valve Disease” (SVHD) (2007−2009)
  • Executive board (chair): GARY – “German Aortic Valve Registry” (“Deutsches Aortenklappenregister”)Board of directors: “German Heart Research Foundation” (“Deutsche Stiftung für Herzforschung”) (2012−2016)
  • Scientific advisory board: “German Heart Foundation” (“Deutsche Herzstiftung”)
  • Workforce STS: “Workforce on New Technology” – STS (2011−2017)
  • Member of the “European Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery” (EACTS)
  • Member of the “American Society of Thoracic Surgeons” (STS)
  • Member of the “German Society of Thoracic and CV Surgery” (DGTHG)
  • Member of the “German Society of Cardiology” (DGK)
  • Member of the “International Society of Surgery”Member of the “German Transplant Society” (DTG)
  • Fellow of the “European Society of Cardiology” (ESC)Member of the “American Association of Thoracic Surgery” (AATS)
  • Member and past president of the “Society for Heart Valve Disease” (SHVD)
  • Member of the “International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery” (ISMICS)
  • Member of the “German Academy of Natural Scientists Leopoldina”
  • Honorary member of the “Australian Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery”
  • Honorary Member of the “Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland”
  • Honorary member of the “Scandinavian Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery”
  • Corresponding member of the “Sociedad Argentina de Cardiología”
  • Honorary Member of the “Swiss Society of Cardiac and Vascular Surgery” (SGHC)
  • Honorary overseas fellow of the “Indian Association of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgeons”

 

Editorial Function

  • Editorial Board of the “European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery”
  • Editorial Board and review board of the journal “The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon”
  • Editorial Board of the journal “Herz-, Thorax- und Gefäßchirurgie”
  • Editorial Board of the “Journal of Structural Heart Disease”
  • International advisory board: “Asian Annals”Review board of the journals: “Circulation”, “European Heart Journal”, “European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery”, “Heart”, “Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery”, “Clinical Research in Cardiology”, “The Annals of Thoracis Surgery”, “The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon”

 

Prizes and Awards

  • Federal Cross of Merit of Germany, First Class (Bundesverdienstkreuz 1. Klasse), 2010
  • Doctor Honoris Causa de la Universidad de Marón, Argentina, 2010
  • Ethica Award, Euro
  • PCR Barcelona 2008
  • Franz-Loogen-Prize 2006

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