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Charles Yankah

Charles Abraham Yankah, M.D., Ph.D.

German Heart Institute Berlin, Charite Medical University
Augustenburger Platz 1
Berlin  13353
49 30-3128999
49 172 3020143 (alternative)
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


German African Heart Forum German Heart Inst. Berlin (2014)
Consultant cardiothoracic & vascular surgeon, German Heart Inst. Berlin 1986-2012
International cooperation, intern. cardiovasc videoconf. (2012)
President, Pan-African society for cardiothoracic surgery (2011)
Professor and consultant, University of Cape Coast, Ghana (2007)
Initiated African heart seminar with Dr. Koen at Christian Barnard Memorial Hospital, Cape Town, (2004)
Professor of Surgery, Charite Medical University (1998)
Award of National Inst. of Health, Bethesda USA - Immunology of allograft valve surg. (1990)
Consultant CT surgeon, German Heart Inst. Berlin, Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery (1986)
Board Certification: Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery (1986)
J.F.K. Medical Center, Monrovia, Liberia, Consultant in Cardiothoracic Surgeon (1979-1980)
Board Certification: General surgery (1975), vascular surgery (1979)
Senior Resident, University Hospital Kiel, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery (1977-1979, 1980-198
Hospital for Sick Children, Thoracic Unit, Great Ormond Street, London, Hon. Senior Registrar (1976)

Other Interests

Valve Surgery (Allograft, Bioprosthesis)
Education /Teaching
Experimental Surgery
Development of Cardiovascular Medicine in Africa