Prof. Dr. med. Felix Berger, Director of the Department of Congenital Heart Disease/Pediatric Cardiology at Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, DHZB | Kai Abresch Photography © DHZB | Kai Abresch Photography

The Competence Network

The Steering Committee

The Steering Committee is responsible for all subject-specific questions regarding the Competence Network’s activities. It decides on new projects.

  • Prof. Dr. med. Anselm Uebing, Alex Orrow © Alex Orrow

    Prof. Dr. med. Anselm Uebing

    gewähltes Mitglied

    Anselm Uebing, born in 1969, is Director of the Clinic for Congenital Heart Defects and Pediatric Cardiology at the University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel. More

  • Prof. Dr. med. Helmut Baumgartner, UKM © UKM

    Prof. Dr. med. Helmut Baumgartner

    Representative of the German Cardiac Society (DGK)
    Deputy Chairperson

    Helmut Baumgartner is Director of the Klinik für Kardiologie III: Center for Congenital and Acquired Heart Defects (EMAH) at the University Hospital Münster. More

  • Prof. Dr. med. Hashim Abdul-Khaliq, Wolfram Scheible für Nationales Register © Wolfram Scheible für Nationales Register

    Prof. Dr. med. Hashim Abdul-Khaliq

    Elected member

    Hashim Abdul-Khaliq is the Director of the Klinik für Kinderkardiologie at the Saarland University Hospital. More

  • Prof. Dr. med. Boulos Asfour, privat © privat

    Prof. Dr. med. Boulos Asfour

    Elected member

    Boulos Asfour, born in 1960, is Director of the Department of Paediatric Cardiac Surgery at the German Paediatric Heart Centre in Bonn. More

  • Prof. Dr. med. Felix Berger, Kai Abresch Photography © Kai Abresch Photography

    Prof. Dr. med. Felix Berger

    Elected member

    Felix Berger is Director of the Clinic for Congenital Heart Defects and Pediatric Cardiology at the German Heart Institute Berlin (DHZB) and Director of the Department of Paediatry, Divison of Cardiology, at the Otto Heubner Center for Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine at the Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum. More

  • Prof. Dr. med. Robert Cesnjevar, Brüderli Longhini © Brüderli Longhini

    Prof. Dr. med. Robert Cesnjevar

    Vertreter Deutsche Gesellschaft für Thorax-, Herz- und Gefäßchirurgie (DGTHG)

    Robert Cesnjevar, Jahrgang 1965, leitet als Chefarzt die Herzchirurgie am Kinder-Herzzentrum des Universitäts-Kinderspitals Zürich. Er ist außerordentlicher Professor für Kinder-Herzchirurgie an der Universität Zürich. More

  • Human geneticist Prof. Dr. med. Marc-Phillip Hitz, DZHK © DZHK

    Prof. Dr. med. Marc-Phillip Hitz

    Vertreter Deutsche Gesellschaft für Pädiatrische Kardiologie (DGPK)

    Marc-Phillip Hitz, born in 1975, is Professor of Medical Genetics at Faculty VI of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of Oldenburg. He also is director of the University Institute of Medical Genetics at Oldenburg Hospital. More

  • Dr. med. Irmtraut Kruck, privat © privat

    Dr. med. Irmtraut Kruck

    Representative of the Bundesverband Niedergelassener Kardiologen
    (the federal association of cardiologists in private practice) (BNK)

    The cardiologist Irmtraut Kruck is specialized in gender medicine and adults with congenital heart defects and was a member of the "EMAH Task Force" of the German associations of cardiology. Until 2017 she worked as a certified specialist for adults with congenital heart defects in the cardiological group practice Cardio Centrum Ludwigsburg/Bietigheim.– More

  • Platzhalter Personenbild

    Dr. med. Siegrun Mebus

    Representative of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Niedergelassener Kinderkardiologen
    (association of pediatric cardiologists in private practice) (ANKK)

    Siegrun Mebus, is a physician in private practice in Eichwalde, Brandenburg. She is a specialist in paediatric and adolescent medicine and a paediatric cardiologist, and is specialized in adults with congenital heart defects.

  • Prof. Dr. Katharina Schmitt, DHZB © DHZB

    Prof. Dr. med. Katharina Schmitt

    Vertreterin Nationales Register für angeborene Herzfehler e. V.

    Katharina Schmitt is a senior physician at the Department of Congenital Heart Disease – Pediatric Cardiology at Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin. More

  • Prof. Dr. med. Matthias Sigler, Julia Szikszay © Julia Szikszay

    Prof. Dr. med. Matthias Sigler

    gewähltes Mitglied

    Matthias Sigler ist leitender Oberarzt der Klinik für Pädiatrische Kardiologie, Intensivmedizin und Neonatologie der Universitätsmedizin Göttingen an der Georg-August-Universität. More

  • Prof. Dr. med. Oktay Tutarel, Heddergott / TUM © Heddergott / TUM

    Prof. Dr. med. Oktay Tutarel

    Elected member

    Oktay Tutarel was born in 1976 and is the head of the section “Adults with Congenital Heart Defects”, as well as a senior physician at the Department of Paediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Defects at the German Heart Centre Munich, the clinic associated with the Technical University of Munich. More

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