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educator , Thoracic surgeon

Heikki Toomes, German thoracic surgeon, educator. Recipient Curt-Adam prize Society for Medical Education, Berlin, 1983. Member German Society for Thoracic Surgery (founding, president 1993-1995), European Society Thoracic Surgeons (founding, president 2000-2001 ), European Board Thoracic and Cardiovasc. Surgeons.

Background

Toomes, Heikki was born on June 15, 1941 in Viljandi, Estonia. Son of Aadu and Sinaida (Kalle) Toomes.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Lund, Sweden, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, University Tübingen, Germany, 1987.

Career

Resident department thoracic and cardiovascular surgery University Lund, 1970-1974. Senior thoracic surgeon Clinic for Thoracic Medicine, Heidelberg, Germany, 1975-1984. Head department thoracic surgery Schillerhoehe Hospital, Gerlingen, Germany, since 1985.

Member faculty University Heidelberg, 1980-1993, University Tübingen, since 1996. Numerous lectures and presentations at national and international congresses, since 1977.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Associate editor Thoracic and Cardiovasc. Surgeon, 1988. Contributor numerous articles to medical journals.

Membership

Member German Society for Thoracic Surgery (founding, president 1993-1995), European Society Thoracic Surgeons (founding, president 2000-2001 ), European Board Thoracic and Cardiovasc.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: horseback riding, skiing.

Connections

Married Ann-Sofie Björk, July 5, 1969. Children: Linda Miriam, Matti Vilhelm.

father:
Aadu Toomes

mother:
Sinaida (Kalle) Toomes

spouse:
Ann-Sofie Björk

children:
Linda Miriam Toomes

Matti Vilhelm Toomes