Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery

  • Prof. Dr. med. Volkmar Falk:
    72 months, specialist qualification (“Facharzt”) in cardiac surgery
  • Dr. med. Felix Schönrath:
    18 months, specialist qualification (“Facharzt”) in internal medicine and cardiology (6 months basic and 12 months specialization in internal medicine and cardiology)
  • Dr. med. Dagmar Kemper:
    18 months, specialist qualification (“Facharzt”) in internal medicine and pneumology (6 months basic and 12 months practical treatment of patients in internal medicine and pneumology)
  • Dr. med. Tom Gromann:
    18 months, additional continuing education in intensive medicine
  • Dr. med. Karsten Weller:
    18 months, additional continuing education in intensive medicine
  • Dr. med. Tito Chavez:
    12 months, additional continuing education in intensive medicine


Please note:

  • The requirement of time spent in intensive medicine (6 months) that is necessary for the specialist qualification (“Facharzt”) in internal medicine may be fulfilled under the supervision of Dr. Kemper.
  • For a physician in continuing education, a maximum of 30 months spent in the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery can be counted towards the specialist qualification in internal medicine.
  • For the additional further education program in intensive medicine a maximum of 18 months in the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery can be counted.
  • The times necessary for the additional further qualification in intensive medicine may be undertaken before the “Facharzt” qualification is finished.

Department of Internal Medicine – Cardiology

  • Prof. Dr. med. Burkert Pieske:
    30 months, specialist qualification (“Facharzt”) in internal medicine and cardiology
  • PD Dr. med. Sebastian Kelle:
    12 months, additional education in MRI (discipline-dependent)

Department of Congenital Heart Disease – Pediatric Cardiology

  • Prof. Dr. med. Felix Berger:
    24 months, specialist qualification (“Facharzt”) in pediatric medicine
    36 months, specialization in pediatric cardiology
  • PD Dr. med. Björn Peters:
    24 months, additional education in intensive medicine

Department of Congenital Heart Surgery – Pediatric Surgery

  • Prof. Dr. med. Joachim Photiadis:
    36 months, specialist qualification (“Facharzt”) in cardiac surgery

Institute for Anesthesiology

  • Prof. Dr. med. Hermann Kuppe:
    36 months, specialist qualification (“Facharzt”) in anesthesiology

Detailed Search

On the website of the Berlin Physicians’ Association (Berlin Chamber of Physicians) it is possible to search for doctors qualified to supervise further education.