1. Minnesota


  1. Cardiovascular Diseases


  1. Resident - Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases University Hospital, Westphalia Wilhelms University
  2. Fellow - Cardiovascular Diseases Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. Habilitation - Internal Medicine and Pathophysiology, Dissertation entitled "Methods and Application of Three Dimensional, Time Synchronous Reconstruction and Digital Subtraction Angiography of the Heart" Westphalia Wilhelms University
  4. PhD - Biophysics, Dissertation entitled ""Regional Myocardial Wall Dynamics Under Controlled Ischemia and Pharmacological Depression of the Myocardium."" University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  5. MD - Dissertation entitled ""On the Theory of Computer-Assisted Determination of Cardiac Output and Shunt Volume with the Thermodilution Process"" Westphalia Wilhelms University

Academic rank

  1. Associate Professor of Medicine


  • Continuing medical education, especially international medical education
  • Prevention and treatment of coronary artery disease
  • Imaging in cardiology, especially electron beam computed tomography
  • Physiology of atherosclerosis
  • Preventive cardiology and rehabilitation
  • Primary preventive cardiology
  • Research in left ventricular function and adaptation


See my publications