Can Gollmann-Tepeköylü graduated in 2012 as a medical doctor at the Medical University of Vienna. He obtained a PhD in Molecular Cell Biology focusing on heart failure and valve disease. He has done research fellowships in Taiwan and the USA and is currently leading a translational research group. He is currently completing his residency in cardiac surgery at the Medical University of Innsbruck. His areas of interest are minimally invasive heart valve surgery, coronary revascularization and heart failure surgery.