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Thomas A. Ischinger

Thomas A. Ischinger, German cardiologist. Achievements include novel treatment modalities in interventional cardiology; research in coronary disease, peripheral and carotid arteriosclerotic disease; inventor of minimal invasive medical devices. Fulbright Foundation grantee, 1981, German Ministry Research and Technology science grantee, 1986. Fellow American College Cardiology, European Society Cardiology; member German Cardiac Society.

Background

  • Ischinger, Thomas A. was born on April 16, 1949 in Beuren, Germany. Son of Karl F. and Gretel Ischinger.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, University Freiburg, Germany, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, Technology University Munich, 1986.

    Career

    • Fellow in internal medicine City Hospital, Munich, 1977-1981, University Hospital, Marseille, France, 1976. Fellow in interventional cardiology Emory University, Atlanta, 1982-1983. Director interventional cardiology, associate professor St. Louis University, 1983-1984.

      Associate Klinikum Bogenhausen, Munich, 1984-1990, professor medicine, since 1991. Professor medicine/cardiology Erlangen (Germany) University, 1990-1991. Member international science advisory medical industry, 1984-1992.

      Expert witness in patent litigation, Germany and United States. Patent consultant; professional ski instructor.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include novel treatment modalities in interventional cardiology. Research in coronary disease, peripheral and carotid arteriosclerotic disease. Inventor of minimal invasive medical devices.

    Works

    • Practice of Coronary Angioplasty
    • After 7 years of clinical use, percutaneous transluminal coronary angio­ plasty (PTCA) has now found worldwide acceptance, and its basic techniques are well standardized.
    • Author: Practice of Coronary Angioplasty, 1986. Editor: Primary and Secondary Prevention of Coronary Disease, 1992. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals and books.

    Membership

    Fellow American College Cardiology, European Society Cardiology. Member German Cardiac Society.

    Connections

    • Married Jeannette Brinkmann, March 27, 1981. Children; Nina Fleur, Tiffany Claire.
    • father: Karl F.
    • mother: Gretel Ischinger
    • spouse: Jeannette Brinkmann
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    Born April 16, 1949
    (age 68)
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    • 1975
      University Freiburg
    • 1986
      Technology University Munich
    • 1976
      Fellow, in internal medicine City Hospital
      Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France
    • 1977 - 1981
      Fellow, in internal medicine City Hospital
      Munich, Bayern, Germany, Germany
    • 1982 - 1983
      fellow, in interventional cardiology Emory University
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1983 - 1984
      director, professor St. Louis University
    • 1983 - 1984
      associate, professor St. Louis University
    • 1984 - 1990
      associate, Klinikum Bogenhausen
      Munich, Bayern, Germany, Germany
    • 1990 - 1991
      professor, medicine/cardiology Erlangen (Germany) University
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