Prof. Dr. med. H. Gülker


Prof. Dr. Hartmut Gülker is an internationally renowned and recognized specialist in the fields of Cardiology and Angiology.

He founded the cardiology department of the heart center in Wuppertal and was its director for more than 20 years. He is a recognized consultant for many international governmental and research institutions.

Prof. Dr. Gülker has published over 100 professional articles during his long career at various university hospitals.

1989 Director of the Department of Cardiology / Cardiac Centre Wuppertal

1997 Professorship of Cardiology, medical faculty of University Witten / Herdecke

1997 Professorship at medical faculty, University of Düsseldorf

1985 Professorship of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Münster University

1988 Consultant physician, Hammersmith Hospital London, United Kingdom

1980 – 1988 Senior Physician, University Hospital Münster

1976 – 1979 Academic assistant at University hospital Essen, Aachen and Münster

1973 – 1976 Academic Assistant at Institute of Pathophysiology, University of Essen

1972 Medical officer, German naval sanitary unit Baltic Sea

1972 PhD at University of Freiburg

1965 – 1970 MD, Universities of Freiburg and Munich

Leader of the Research group “Molecular Cardiology with the Max-Dellbrück Center of the Charité Berlin, Mayo Clinic (Cardiology) Rochester (USA)

Support for the reconstruction of cardiovascular medicine in Iraq in cooperation with the Ministry of Health in Baghdad.

Implementation of international workshops in interventional cardiovascular medicine and cardiac surgery.

Marx R, Jax TW, Perings S, Schannwell M, Sunderdiek U, Gülker H. Evaluation of early and late postoperative flow capacity of internal thoracic artery bypass by means of stress Doppler echocardiography. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2010 Jun;10(6):1003-8.

Marx R, Kalweit G, Sunderdiek U, Jax TW, Klein RM, Szabo S, Hoffmeister HM, Gülker H. Stress Doppler echocardiography of the internal thoracic artery–a new non-invasive approach for functional assessment after minimally invasive coronary bypass grafting. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2006 Oct;5(5):584-8.

Horlitz M, Schley P, Shin DI, Sause A, Müller M, Klein RM, Marx R, Bufe A, Gülker H. [Clinical experiences with cooled radiofrequency ablation of ectopic atrial tachycardia employing an electroanatomic mapping system]. Z Kardiol. 2004 Feb;93(2):137-46.

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