Senior Physician
Heart Centre North Rhine-Westphalia
University Clinic of the Ruhr-University Bochum
Clinic for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Georgstr. 11
D-32545 Bad Oeynhausen, Germany

Tel.: +49-5731 / 97-1914
Fax: +49-5731 / 97-1820
E-Mail: lhornik@@hdz-nrw.de

Personal Details:

Birthplace: Koszalin, Poland
Birthdate: April 18th, 1958

Medical Education:

  • 1977-1983 Medical School: Pomeranian Medical Academy, Szczecin, Poland. M.D degree received October 1983
  • 1997-1999 Ph.D. Program at the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery (Director Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h.c. R. Koerfer), Heartcenter North Rhine-Westfalia, University Hospital of Ruhr University Bochum Bad Oeynhausen, Germany, Doctor Thesis: „Cardiac Valve Redo Surgery – Indications, Risk Factors, Morbidity and Mortality“, Ph.D. degree received February 1999.

Professional background:

  • 1983-1988 Residency training in general surgery at the 1st. Department of Surgery (Director: Prof. Dr. B. Nagay) and at the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery (Director: Prof. Dr. S. Wiechowski), Pomeranian Medical Academy, Szczecin, Poland.
  • 1988 board certified in general surgery by the Polish Board of Surgery
  • 1990-1995 Residency in cardiac surgery at the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Circulation Center (Director : Priv. Doz. Dr. med H. Oster), Rotenburg a.d. Fulda, Germany, between 1994-1995 Senior Staff Member (Attending Physician)
  • since 1995 Residency in thoracic surgery at the Department of Thoracic- and Cardiovascular Surgery (Director: Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h.c. R. Koerfer), Heart Center North-Rhine-Westfalia, University Hospital of Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, since October 1997 Senior Staff Member (Attending Physician).
  • August 1997 board certified in cardiac surgery by the German Board of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Memberships of Professional Societies:
German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Interests:
adult cardiac surgery, minimal invasive and off-pump CABG