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L. Ben Mime

L. Ben Mime, M.D. , Senior Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon

Surgery for Congenital Heart Defects, Pediatric Heart Center Duisburg, University of Düsseldorf
Gerrickstrasse 21
Duisburg  47137
+49 (0)203 451-3301
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


1999- 2000 : Children's Hospital, Boston, USA
2000- 2010 : Heart Center, University of Cologne, Germany
2010- 2012 : Children's Hospital, University of Zurich, Switzerland
2012- 2017: Center for Congenital Heart Defects, Dpt of Surgery, HDZ-NRW Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
2017- today: Pediatric Heart Center Duisburg, University of Düsseldorf, Germany

Other Interests

Responsible for complex congenital heart reconstructions, education of students and fellows, research in medical information technology and novel surgical techniques.
Pathophysiology of cardiopulmonary bypass
Optimizing cardiopulmonary bypass techniques and adjunctive brain protection during deep hypothermic circulatory arrest
Cardiopulmonary bypass techniques for neonatal and infant cardiac surgery
Developmental/cognitive outcome after cardiac surgery for congenital heart disease
Pediatric Heart Valve Repair
Minimally Invasive Pediatric Heart Surgery
Pediatric Heart Assist Device
Pediatric Heart Transplantation

Additional Educational Information

Medical University of Cologne, Germany

Practice Areas

  • Congenital