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Uwe Mehlhorn

Uwe Mehlhorn, M.D.

Helios Heart Center Karlsruhe
Franz-Lust-Str. 30
Karlsruhe  76185
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


University of Goettingen, Germany (Medical School) 1984-1990
Dept. Cardiothorac. Surgery, University of Cologne, Germany (Residency; part I: 1991-1993)
University of Texas - Houston Medical School (DFG Research Fellowship; 1993-1995)
Dept. Cardiothorac. Surgery, University of Cologne, Germany (Residency; part II: 1996-1998)
Board Certified Cardiovascular Surgeon (1998)
Habilitation, University of Cologne, Germany (1999)
Professor (C3) of Cardiac Surgery; Univ. Cologne, Germany (2001)
Honorary Doctorship (Dr. h.c.) Medical State Unversity Rostov-on-Don, Russian Federation (2005)
Dept. Cardiothorac. and Vascular Surgery, University of Mainz, Germany (2007)
Medical Director and Chief Surgeon, Helios Heart Center Karlsruhe (2015)

Other Interests

Myocardial Protection, Myocardial Fluid Balance
Mechanical Circulatory Support
Minimally invasive Cardiac Surgery
Extracorporeal Circulation & CPB management
Sports, Traveling, Cooking
Reactive oxygen-derived species (ROS), NOS-NO-cGMP Regulation, Apoptosis
Myocardial Stem Cell Transplantation

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Aorta
  • Coronary disease
  • Extracorporeal circulation
  • Heart failure
  • Critical Care
  • Mechanical circulatory assistance
  • Minimally Invasive
  • Tricuspid valve disease
  • Valve disease