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Cardiologist

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.

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

  • book

  • Other Work

    • 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