Director
Clinic for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Heart and Diabetes Center NRW
University Hospital of the Ruhr-University of Bochum
Georgstr. 11
D-32545 Bad Oeynhausen
Tel: 0049 5731 / 97-1331
Fax: 0049 5731 / 97-1820
E-Mail: jgummert@@hdz-nrw.de

Birth:
1963 in Essen

Degree:

  • 1982-1988 Human Medicine, Universities of Tübingen & Bonn

Professional career:

  • 1988–1990 Internship (University Surgical Hospital, Bonn)
  • 1989 Doctorate: „Recurrence rate and degeneration of villous and tubulovillous adenomas“
  • 1990-1994 Residency (Clinic for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Göttingen)
  • 1994-1996 Residency (Clinic for Cardiosurgery, Heart Center Leipzig)
  • 1996 Medical specialist for cardiosurgery
  • 1997-1998 Postdoctorate fellowship, Stanford University (DFG Gu 472)
  • 1998-2001 Senior physician, Clinic for Cardiosurgery, Heart Center Leipzig
  • 2002 C3 Professorship for Cardiosurgery (main area: thoracic organ transplantation)
  • 2002-2005 Dean of Study Affairs, Faculty of Medicine, University of Leipzig
  • 2006 W3 Professorship for Cardiac & Thoracic Surgery, FSU Jena, Director of Clinic for Cardiac & Thoracic Surgery
  • 2009 Director of Clinic for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Diabetes Center NRW, Bad Oeynhausen

(Selected) research projects:

  • pharmacodynamics of immunosuppressants (DFG Gu 472 / 1-1-472 / 2-3)
  • passive cardiomyoplasty (Acorn multicenter study)
  • anastomotic devices in coronary artery surgery (Cardica – Pasport, C-Port)
  • off-pump surgery
  • long-term preservation of donor organs
  • quality assurance in cardiosurgery

Memberships:

  • German Society for Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery (DTHG), Chairman of workgroup EDP/QA in cardiosurgery
  • German Transplantation Society
  • International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT)
  • International Society of Minimal Invasive Cardiac Surgery (ISMICS)
  • Group of cardiac specialists, German HQ for Quality Assurance