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Theodor (Teddy) Fischlein

Theodor (Teddy) J.M. Fischlein, M.D., Professor

Klinikum Nürnberg, Paracelsus Medical University
Breslauer Str. 201
Paracelsus Medical University, Cardiovascular Center
Nuremberg  D-90471
+49 911 398-5440 or -5441
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


University of Vienna, Medical School (M.D. 1985)
University of Vienna, General Hospital Wels and Salzburg, General Surgery Residency (1985-1991)
University of Munich Cardiothoracic Residency and Consultant (1991-1997)
University of Frankfurt, Thoracic- and Cardiovascular Surgery (1997-2000)
Professor of Cardiac Surgery, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg (since 2000)
Head of Department Cardiac Surgery - Klinikum Nürnberg, Paracelsus Medical University and Professor of Cardiac Surgery (since 2007)

Other Interests

Valve Surgery / Repair
Minimal invasiv Cardiac Surgery
New devices (e.g. sutureless valves)
Aortic Surgery
Heart insufficiency
Tissue Engineering
Biological coating of cardiovascular Prostheses (e.g. Endothelialization)
CABG / beating heart (OPCAB)

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Thoracic
  • Minimally Invasive
  • Cardiac
  • Coronary disease
  • Electrophysiology/arrhythmia
  • Heart failure
  • Mechanical circulatory assistance
  • Valve disease
  • Aortic valve disease
  • Mitral valve disease
  • Tricuspid valve disease
  • Aorta
  • Professional Affairs