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Martin Grapow

Martin T. R. Grapow, M.D., Professor

HerzZentrum Hirslanden Zürich
Witellikerstrasse 36
Zuerich  CH 8008
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


University of Bochum and Bonn, Medical School (1989-1996)
University of Valencia, Medical School , Spain (1992-1993)
Internship California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA (1995-1996)
Residency in Cardiac Surgery, University of Halle/Wittenberg, Germany (1996-1998)
Research Fellowship in Cardiovascular-Pharmacology,University of Halle/Wittenberg, Germany (1998-1999)
Residency in Cardiac Surgery, University of Basel, Switzerland (1999-2004)
Board-certified for Cardiac Surgery since 2004
Consultant Cardiac Surgeon since 2006
Fellowship East Carolina Heart Institute, Greenville, NC, USA 2010
Fellowship Hospital Clinic Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain 2010
Associate Professor 2011
Senior Consultant 2012
MHBA Friedrich-Alexander-University Nuernberg-Erlangen 2016
Professor 2017
Partner HerzZentrum Hirslanden Zürich 2019

Other Interests

Minimally invasive mitral valve repair
Reconstructive Surgery for Heart Valves
Myocardial Revascularisation
Surgery for Rhythm Disorders
Mechanical Circulatory Support VAD
Destination Therapy
Alternatives to Heart Transplantation
Aortic Surgery
Cardiovascular Physiology/Pharmacology
Tissue Engineering of Bypass grafts
Chest closure strategies
Skiing, Tennis, Football, Windsurfing

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Minimally Invasive
  • Coronary disease
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart failure
  • Mechanical circulatory assistance
  • Valve disease
  • Aorta
  • Education
  • Basic science