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Prof Stephan Schueler

Last updated: 4 Jan 2023

GMC: 6032444
Areas of Practice: Adult Cardiac
Region: North East
Hospitals: Freeman Hospital

I am a nationally and internationationally well established cardiac surgeon with expertise in all areas of adult cardiac surgery. My particular expertise is in heart failure surgery, especially mechanical assist devices. I have contributed over 2 decades to developements of heart and lung transplantation. I am leaading the largest program in the UK, and our team has pioneered a number of new developments in this field.

I have been an advocate for patients with advanced heart failure for more than a decade in the UK, and I have been an advisor for NICE most recently on destination therapy.

I am established in numerous international scientific societies, have been president, program chair, council chair in various sicieties. I am involved in international working groups on guidelines, etc.

I am involved in several scientific journals as asociate editor, and editorial board member, adn reviewer respectively.

I am an established researcher in several areas of LVAD therapy , heart and lung transplantation. In addition, I have pioneered several areas of minimally invasive and robotic surgery in the past

My surgical practice comprises most areas of adult cardiac surgery, mainly high risk pathologies, endstage heart disease, with previous surgical interventions.

Qualifications & Accreditations

Medical School University Bonn/ Germnay

Training in Genberal surgery at Hannover Medical School

Training in Thoracic and Vasscular surgery at Hannover Medical School

Training in Cardiac surgery at Hannover MEdical School/ Germany

PhD Free University of Berlin / Germany 1992

Consultant Cardiothoracic and Vascular surgeon German Heart Centre Berlin

Professor for Cardiac Surgery University Dresden

Consultant Cardiac Surgeon Freeman Hospital Newcastle/ UK.


Adult Cardiac Surgery

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