Prof. Dr. med. T. Meinertz


Prof. Dr. Thomas Meinertz has over 35 years of expertise in the field of diagnosis and treatment of heart diseases, drug therapy and interventional therapy.

As a specialist in internal medicine and cardiology as well as Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology, he was for more than two decades in senior positions at renowned German hospitals, including 15 years as director of the Department of Internal Medicine / Cardiology at the University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) and later at the University Heart Center Hamburg (UHC).

Prof. Dr. Meinertz has published more than 400 specialist articles during his career.

2005 Director of Department of Cardiology and Angiology, University Heart Center, Hamburg

1994 Director of Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Eppendorf (UKE), Hamburg

1994 Appointment as professor of Internal Medicine/ Cardiology, University Hospital Eppendorf (UKE), Hamburg

1989 Medical Director of the General Clinic of St. Georg Hospital, Hamburg

1971 MD at Hamburg University

Chairman of German Heart Foundation since 2010

German Society of Pharmacology

German Society of Internal Medicine

Society for Progress in Internal Medicine

German Society of Cardiology – Cardiovascular Research

Board member of the German Society of Cardiology – Cardiovascular Research

European Society of Cardiology

American College of Cardiology

Holzhey D, Meinertz T, Hamm CW. Current Results of Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement: Insights From the German Aortic Valve Registry. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Nov 11. pii: S0003-4975(15)01350-8.

Mohr FW, Meinertz T, Hamm CW; GARY Executive Board. The German Aortic Valve Registry: 1-year results from 13,680 patients with aortic valve disease. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 Nov;46(5):808-16.

Hamm CW, Meinertz T, Mohr FW; GARY-Executive Board. The German Aortic Valve Registry (GARY): in-hospital outcome. Eur Heart J. 2014 Jun 21;35(24):1588-98.

Lauten A, Meinertz T, Hamm CW; GARY Executive Board. TAVI for low-flow, low-gradient severe aortic stenosis with preserved or reduced ejection fraction: a subgroup analysis from the German Aortic Valve Registry (GARY). EuroIntervention. 2014 Nov;10(7):850-9.

Ventura R, Steven D, Klemm HU, Lutomsky B, Müllerleile K, Rostock T, Servatius H, Risius T, Meinertz T, Kuck KH, Willems S. Decennial follow-up in patients with recurrent tachycardia originating from the right ventricular outflow tract: electrophysiologic characteristics and response to treatment. Eur Heart J. 2007 Oct;28(19):2338-45.

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