Timo Weimar

Timo Weimar, MD, is a cardiac surgeon based in Stuttgart, Germany, and is part of the teaching faculty for heart surgery of the University of Tübingen, Germany. After a research fellowship at Washington University St. Louis led by Ralph Damiano Jr., MD, his interest in the surgical treatment of atrial arrhythmias continued and he developed several approaches for concomitant and stand alone/hybrid endoscopic surgical ablation including LAA management. He also published extensively on the topic and designed the recently published randomized controlled CEASE-AF trial. Besides his clinical and scientific focus he is dedicated to training and education and proctored more than 100 centers at 5 continents in various surgical ablation techniques.