Dr. Hartmut Rimpler

Vascular Surgery
Dr. Hartmut Rimpler

Dr. Rimpler is a renowned specialist of vascular surgery. He is the Medical Director of Vascular and Thoracic Surgery at the Vivantes Clinics in Berlin.

Dr. Rimpler completed his medical studies and his specialist training at the University Hospital of the Friedrich – Schiller – University of Jena. He succeeded to elucidate the disease of the pelvic arteries of professional cyclists. He is the most experienced surgeon in Germany in his field.

His practice focuses on reconstructive surgery diseased arteries (aortic aneurysm, arterial disease of the legs, carotid artery stenosis, arterial reconstructions Reverschlüsse), the surgical treatment of vascular malformations, dialysis Hunt surgery and varicose vein surgery.

Dr. Rimpler developed an operating method of treatment of pulmonary embolism without heart – lung machine. In addition, he was the first in the world to use carbon dioxide as a contrast agent in the endovascular exclusion of an aneurysm of the abdominal aorta. Dr. Rimpler also has the greatest experience and background in the intraoperative vascular endoscopy (Reflection of the vessels) in the Federal Republic of Germany.


Since 2000 Venia for Specialized Surgery Faculty of Medicine
Friedrich – Schiller – University of Jena