Konstantinos Tsagakis graduated in 1998 as a medical doctor at the University of Vienna, Austria. After his basic medical practice, he moved 2001 to Germany as resident in cardiac surgery in Heart Center North Rhein Westphalia in Bad Oeynhausen and since 2004 in West German Heart and Vascular Center of the University Hospital of Essen. In 2009 he performed the board exams for cardiac surgery and he continued as staff surgeon in Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery in Essen. His specialization focused on open and endovascular thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic repair and reconstructive aortic valve surgery. He habilitated as private lecturer in medical University of Duisburg-Essen in 2018. Currently, he is the Section Head of Aortic Surgery in the Department of Cardiac Surgery at the University Hospital of Essen.
Davide Pacini graduated from the University of Bologna in 1993. He completed his Cardiac surgery residency training at the same University in 1998. Since 2000, he has been a staff surgeon at the S. Orsola-Malpighi Hospital in Bologna. He is mainly interested in cardiac and aortic surgery. In 1998 he was the recipient of the C Walton Lillehei Award and in 2009 he received the Hans Borst Award. He is a Councillor of the Italian Society of Cardiac Surgery and an author of over 70 scientific papers and 4 book chapters. He is an active member of the Italian Society of Cardiac Surgery, the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. He is Full Professor of Cardiac Surgery at the Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna and Chair of the Cardiac Surgery Department in Bologna (S.Orsola Hospital).
Florian Schoenhoff is an associate professor of surgery and consultant cardiac surgeon in the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery at the University Hospital Bern, Switzerland. He received his MD from the University of Heidelberg, Germany and trained in cardiac surgery in Bern with a special focus on diseases of the thoracic aorta. He spent 2 years as a research fellow at Johns Hopkins University, USA, working on biomarkers in patients with connective tissue disorders. Florian is responsible for the Marfan clinics in Bern, seeing patients with connective tissue disorders and cardiovascular involvement, as well as patients with complex aortic disease in general.
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