Prof. Dr. Alexander Lauten

Current Position and address:

Interventional Cardiologist  & Head of Valvular Heart Disease and Interventions Program

Charité- Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Department of Cardiology

Hindenburgdamm 30, 12203 Berlin




04/2015-present         Interventional Cardiologist and Head of Valvular Heart Disease Programm, Charité – Universitaetsmedizin Berlin

03/2013-03/2015        Head of Valvular Heart Disease and Interventions Program, Jena/ Germany

July 2012                   Certified Specialist in Internal Medicine and Clinical Cardiology

  • Fellowship in Internal Medicine and Cardiology, University Hospital and Heart Center Jena/ Germany, Prof. HR Figulla
  • Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

University Heart Center Jena and Cologne, Prof. T. Wahlers

04/2005                       Medical Doctor, (M.D.) University Jena/ Germany

  • Medical student at Friedrich Schiller University Jena/ Germany

04/2004-08/2004         Internship at University Hospital Bern/Switzerland Department of Cardiology, Prof. B. Meier

04/2002- 03/2003        Research Trainee, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, N.Y., USA Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Prof. Dr. R. B. Griepp

09/1999                      Internship at King Faisal Specialist Hospital Riyadh/Saudi Arabia, Department of Pediatric Cardiology



Scientific Work and Awards:


research focus: clinical and experimental studies in interventional treatment of valvular heart disease


05/2012                       PhD thesis: Current and Perspective Interventional Treatment of Valvular Heart Disease. Experimental and Clinical Studies.

08/2012                       Moderated Poster Award, ESC Congress

03/2012                       Poster Award Valvular Heart Disease, ACC 2012

09/2011                       Publication Award, Working Group Interventional Cardiology

German Cardiac Society

04/2011                       Rudolf-Thauer Poster- Award, German Cardiac Society

09/2009                       Best of TCT 2009 Poster Award

10/2010                       Innovations Award German Ministry of Research and Education

10/2008                       Innovations Award German Ministry of Research and Education

10/2005                       Doctoral thesis on cerebral protection by the use of deep hypothermia during circulatory arrest in large animal models