Philipp Sommer

Philipp Sommer

General education:

09/ 81 – 08/ 85 Grundschule Langhurst /Schutterwald 09/ 85 – 08/ 94 Schillergymnasium Offenburg 06/ 21/ 1994 Abitur Civil Service 09/ 94 – 10/ 95

Civil Service: Mobile social work at the „Diakonie Offenburg“

Medical education:

10/ 95 Beginning of Medical eduction at the „Albert-LudwigsUniversität“ Freiburg i.Br
09/ 02/ 1997 Physikum
08/ 27/ 1998 I. Staatsexamen
09/ 00 – 03/ 01 Practical work at the „Univérsité Pierre et Marie Curie“ at Paris (Pediatrics, Gynecology and Cardiology)
8/01 II. Staatsexamen
10/01-9/02 PJ with rotations in Internal Medicine (Uniklinik Freiburg), Cardiac Surgery (Kantonsspital Luzern, Switzerland) and Pediatrics (Uniklinik Freiburg). 11/02 III. Staatsexamen
1/03-10/07 Working as Resident at the Heart Center Leipzig with rotations to echocardiography, ICD/ Pacemaker day clinic and the EP lab
9/09 Specialist in Internal Medicine/ Cardiology
11/07-4/13 Consultant Dept. of electrophysiology since
5/13 Head consultant Dept. of electrophysiology since
11/13 Associate Professor of Cardiology

Extracurricular activities

Apprenticeships: 08/ 96 – 09/ 96 Benedictin’s Mission Hospital Ndanda /Tanzania 03/ 98 – 04/ 98 Department of internal medicine/ Cardiology, Städtisches Krankenhaus Friedrichshafen 03/ 99 – 04/ 99 Department of Anaesthesia/ Intensive care, St.Josefskrankenhaus, Freiburg 08/ 99 – 09/ 99 Department of pediatrics, Klinikum Offenburg Dissertation: 11/97 – 07/00 at Prof. Dr. Beyersdorf, Medical Director of the Department for Cardiothoracic Surgery; University Hospital Freiburg. „Increased regional myocardial perfusion and contractile dysfunction after orthotopic heart transplantation- measurements with fluorescent microspheres in a porcine model. “ „summa cum laude“ 1/2014 Thesis Associate Professor of Cardiology: “Relevance of different imaging modalities in interventional electrophysiology”.

Languages:

German, English, French: fluent in speaking and writing. Italian: basic knowledge.

Memberships:

DGK – German Society of Cardiology ESC – European Society of Cardiology EHRA – European Heart Rhythm Society HRS – Heart Rhythm Association

Reviewer/Editor:

Reviewer for national and international journals (e.g. European Heart Journal, JACC) Section Editor for EP in “Cardiology Journal” Member of Editorial Board for EP in “Herzschrittmacher & Elektrophysiologie”

Awards:

• Young investigator award 2001 of the German Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Thorax-, Herz- und Gefäßchirurgie). • 09/2012 Recognition as FHRS (Fellow of Heart Rhythm Society) • 11/2013 Recognition as FESC (Fellow of European Society of Cardiology) • 07/2015 Visiting Professor of Medicine University of Dalian, P.R.C. • 10/2015 Member of “Nucleus AG 1” of the German Society of Cardiology 08/04/2016