Specialist Courses

Specialist Courses - Achieve expertise in specific areas

The experience and talents of our faculty combine to create teaching excellence. All are experts in their fields with practical, hands-on experience. Specialist courses focus on specific diseases covering diagnosis and treatment, whilst exploring the disease indepth.

The Specialist programme consists of the following courses however the curriculum will vary year to year.


Advanced Course on the Mitral and Tricuspid Valve 19-21 November
Valve Sparing Aortic Root Replacement and Aortic Valve Repair 28-29 November
4th EACTS Meeting on Cardiac and Pulmonary Regeneration and Stem Cell Technology 12-13 December



Functional Mitral and Tricuspid Regurgitation 20-21 February
Modern Perspectives on Atrial Fibrillation Surgery 7-8 May
Ventricular Assist Device Coordinator Educational Course 28-30 May, Berlin
Perioperative Skills in Cardiac Surgery 22-23 June
Infection in Cardiac Surgery 2-3 July
Advanced Aortic and Mitral Valve Reconstructive Surgery 10-11 July
Transcatheter Aortic and Mitral Valve Interventions  Autumn 2015
Surgical Treatment of Heart and Lung Failure 7-8 September
Chest Wall Diseases 2-4 December