June 8-10, 2014 - Nice, France


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  Thomas A.Ischinger
Professor of Medicine / Cardiology / Interventional Cardiology
Office Address:   Cardiovascular Interventions Heart Center Bogenhausen
Tel:   + 49 899 270 2237
Fax:   + 49 899 395 9658
Languages:   Fluent German, English and French
Civil status:   Married, 2 daughters

Freiburg University Medical School, Freiburg, Germany   1968-1974
Extern in Internal Medicine at Lahey Clinic & Deaconess / Mass General Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, USA   1973
Graduation from Medical School   1974
German M.D. degree
ECFMG examination for USA
Internship at University Hospital, Marseille, France   1976
Resident in Surgery, Anesthesiology & Internal Medicine, Army Hospital Munich (Surgery and  Anesthesiology, Intensive Care) and City Hospital (Internal Medicine & Cardiology), Munich, Germany   1977-1981
Board Certification for Sportsmedicine   1979
Fulbright-Scholarship for Emory University Hospital (Prof.Hurst), Atlanta, USA Fellow in Interventional Cardiology with Prof.Gruentzig, pioneer of Interventional Cardiology   1981-1983
Associate Professor & Director of Interventional Cardiology at St.Louis University Medical Center, St.Louis, MO., USA   1983-1984   
Associate at Klinikum Bogenhausen, Division of Cardiology & Pneumology, Teaching Hospital of Technical University of Munich,Germany   since 1984
Board Certification for Internal medicine   1984
Board Certification for Cardiology - Ph.D. Degree, Medical Faculty Technische Universität Munich   1986
Appointment Full Professor of Medicine / Cardiology, University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany   1990
Senior Associate  Heart Center Bogenhausen, Munich, Division of Cardiology & Pneumology, Munich. Responsible for Interventional Cardiology and innovative treatment modalities   Since 1991
Co-Founder and Partner of KIZ-Kardiologie im Zentrum expert center for diabetology and cardiovascular medicine  Munich, Germany - Director, KIZinvasiv KIZcenter for interventional cardiology, operating at IsarMedicalCenter, Munich   Since 2010
First textbook on coronary angioplasty („practice of coronary angioplasty“), editor and author or coauthor of more than 100 original publications, book chapters and lectures, with focus on Coronary Artery Disease & Interventional Cardiology, interventional treatment of complex vascular disease, carotid stenting, valve disease and secondary prevention   Since 1982

One of longest experiences worldwide in minimal invasive cardiovascular diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for coronary and complex vascular disease, including carotid stenting, aortic stent grafts, PFO /ASD catheter occlusion and percutaneous aortic valve implantation

Postinterventional care, secondary and primary prevention, second opinion and consulting prior to cardiac surgery or catheter interventions. General cardiovascular diagnosis, therapy and consultation

Fellow of the German Society of Cardiology
Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC) Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC)

Director of international live demonstration courses Munich, Heart Center Bogenhausen and Beijing, China

Member of national and international editorial boards, scientific committees, trial steering committees and faculties of national & international symposia (e.g.TCT in Washington, USA, Invited lecturer in National Heart Institute Washington DC, USA, Director of MEET congress, Marseille, France, Chairman or member of faculty at Interventional cardiology Congress in China, India, Singapore, Egypt and in various institutes in Europe.

Principal investigator & coinvestigator in numerous trials in interventional cardiology with publications in Lancet and New England Journal of Medicine

First in man studies

Device innovations in cardiovascular technology Holder of international patents in medical (cardiovascular) technology

Consultant to medical technology industry
Consultant in patent litigation

Member of scientific advisory boards of medical technology industries