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Olaf Wendler

Professor Olaf Wendler

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

MD PhD FRCS

Languages spoken: English German

Professor Olaf Wendler

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

MD PhD FRCS

Languages spoken: English German

Patient Age Group

Adults

Year qualified

1997

Specialties

Cardiothoracic surgery, Adult cardiac

Gender

Male

Clinical Interests

Heart valve repair, aortic root repair, thoracic aortic surgery, mitral valve surgery, transcatheter heart valve treatment, coronary bypass surgery including complete arterial revascularisation, complex cardiac surgery and repeat cardiac surgery.

Biography

After graduation, Prof Wendler worked as staff surgeon at the Heart Centre Leipzig/Germany and as Deputy Lead of the Cardiothoracic Department of the University Hospital Saarland/Germany. In 2004 he has been appointed as Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon/Clinical Director at King's College Hospital and in 2012 he was promoted Chair of Cardiac Surgery at King's College London. Prof Wendler has a particular surgical/academic interest in techniques, which reduce the invasiveness of heart surgery. In this context his current focus is on transcatheter aortic and mitral valve therapies where he has an international reputation.

NHS Base (trust)

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons of England, Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland (SCTS), Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), European Association for Cardio Thoracic Surgery (EACTS), European Society of Cardiology (ESC)
Olaf Wendler

Appointments

020 3299 4341

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