Thorsten Lewalter

Thorsten Lewalter

Germany

 

 

 

 

Thorsten Lewalter, MD, PhD Professor of Internal Medicine-Cardiology, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany Head, Dept. of Cardiology and Intensive Care Peter Osypka Heart Center Hospital for Internal Medicine Munich South Am Isarkanal 36 81379 Munich/Germany e-mails: th.lewalter@uni-bonn.de
Date of birth: October 18, 1964, Fulda, Germany
High School: “Rabanus-Maurus-Schule” (-1983)
Military Service: 6./LuftwaffenFernmelderegiment 32 Gersfeld/Rhön (1983-1984)
University Training: Study of Medicine at the Univ. of Marburg and Würzburg (1985-1991)
Postgraduate Medical Training: University of Bonn, Dept. of Cardiology (1992-98)
Cardiologist, Director of EP laboratories and arrhythmia service since 2000
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Univ. of Bonn since 5/2001
Member of the German since 1994 Society of Cardiology
Member of the European since 1996 Society of Cardiology
Professor of Medicine, Univ. of Bonn 5/2007
Head, Dept. of Cardiology, Vincenz-Hospital Paderborn 4/2008 Academic Hospital, Univ. of Göttingen
Head, Dept. of Medicine, St. Marienhospital Bonn, 11/2009 Academic Hospital, Univ. of Bonn
Head, Dept. of Medicine-Cardiology and Intensive Care 4/2011 Isar Heart Center Munich
Head, Dept. of Cardiology and Intensive Care since 2/2016 Peter Osypka Heart Center Hospital for Internal Medicine Munich South
Publications, member in scientific societies and editorial boards until 9/2017 more than 200 peer-review articles in pubmed, most relevant publication as first author in Nature 2007, author of the most relevant german textbook on arrhythmias: Herzrhythmusstörungen, Springer Verlag, 6. Auflage Lüderitz und Lewalter, 2012
since 1994 Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kardiologie – Herz-und-Kreislaufforschung since 1996 Europäische Gesellschaft für Kardiologie und der “Working Group on Arrhythmias” 1996 Travel Award for Fellows 1996 der „North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology“ since 1997 “North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology” (NASPE) since 1997 Member of “Cardiac Electrophysiologic Society” (USA) 1997, 1999, 2000, 2005, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 Member Faculty HRS Annual Meeting since 5/2004 „Fellow“ European Society of Cardiology (FESC) since 2003 Editorial Board, Herzschrittmacher und Elektrophysiologie since 2006 Associate Editor, Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology since 2007 Editorial Board, EUROPACE 2007-2009 programm committee annual meeting DGK 2008 President, Annual ECAS meeting 2008 2009 President, 20. Annual Meeting, working group on arrhythmias, German cardiac society since 2010 Coordinator, AG Electrophysiology, Institut für Herzinfarktforschung Ludwigshafen 2011-2013 Member Task force „Scientific Activities“ of European Heart Rhythm Association since 2013 Programm director “World Summit LAA Occlusion” since 2014 Member, Executive Board of European Cardiac Arrhythmia Society (ECAS)