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Maks Mihalj

Maks Mihalj, MD

Department of Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital Bern, Bern, Switzerland / Center for Advanced Heart Failure, UTHealth Houston, Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA
Freiburgstrasse 18
Bern  3010
+41 78 656 9998
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Resident - Cardiothoracic Surgery


MD from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich (2016). Doctoral thesis in experiemental cardiac surgery from the same university (magna cum laude, 2020). Training in cardiac surgery at the Department of Cardiac Surgery at University Hospital Bern since 2016 (PGY 6). Since 2022 research fellow at the Center for Advanced Heart Failure in Houston, TX. Main interests and focused research lies in advanced heart failure, mechanical circulatory support, and cardiac allo- and xeno-transplantation.

Other Interests

Advanced Heart Failure

Mechanical Circulatory Support


Heart Transplantation

Heart Xenotransplantation

Additional Educational Information

Munich, Germany
Houston, Texas, USA
Bern, Switzerland