July 23, 1952 born in Kiel, Germany
1973-1979 – Medical School at the University of Heidelberg
May 11,1979 – Medical licence (Approbation)
1979 and 1982-85 Cardiology Training at the University of Heidelberg, Dept of Cardiology (Director Prof. Dr. W. Kübler)
1980 and 1981 – Research fellowship of the German Research Foundation at the University of Oklahoma, USA (Prof. Lazzara, Prof. Scherlag)
Since 1985 Head of the clinical and experimental electrophysiological laboratory of the University of Heidelberg, attending cardiologist at the University of Heidelberg.
Jan 1991 – Habilitation, assistant Professor of Cardiology, Member of the scientific committees of the German Cardiac Society and the European Society of Cardiology, Member of the Nucleus of the Working Group ”Electrophysiology” of the German Cardiac Society.
More than 200 publications and published abstracts.
July 1995 – Deputy chief of Cardiology, University of Heidelberg
September 1996 – Professsor of Medicine
February 1998 – Chief of Cardiology, II. Med. Hospital Klinikum Coburg
Teaching Hospital of the University of Würzburg
Since 1985 Active participation and principal investigator of more than 50 clinical studies mostly in the area of cardiac electrophysiology (antiarrhythmics, ICD, PM) and interventional cardiology (stents, atherectomy)
Principal investigator in several multicenter studies on arrhythmias and coronary intervention
Since 01.01.2017 Leader of the Medical Boards REGIOMED-KLINIKEN, Director, REGIOMED Centrum for Cardiology and Angiology Executive Committee Medical School REGIOMED