Ferdinand R. Waldenberger

Ferdinand R. Waldenberger

Biography

Professor Ferdinand R. Waldenberger MD, PhD, studied Medicine at Medical University of Innsbruck (Austria), completed his PhD from KU Leuven (Belgium) in 1995. In 1988, he completed his internship/residency in Cardiac Surgery, and later was appointed as Professor of this specialty. Since 2010, he has been medical director at General Clinical Centre Klagenfurt, having performed more than 3000 cardiac operations.
Professor Ferdinand R Waldenberger was part of the team that responsible for the world’s first successful heart transplantation in a newborn child in Houston.  He also carried out Berlin’s first ever bypass surgery on a beating heart (1997).
He is author and co-author of several scientific books including the “Handbook for Heart Owners”.
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