Prof. Dr. Jürgen Ennker

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Ennker

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Ennker is an internationally recognised specialist in heart, thoracic and vascular surgery. He has over 18 years experience as a Medical Director of the Heart Center Lahr / Baden.

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Ennker has more than 32 years of experience in various areas of surgery, of which 29 years in cardiac surgery. He has followed the course of cardiac surgery in more than 50,000 patients. With more than 28,000 surgeries he held the responsibility as a heart surgeon and medical director at the MediClin Heart Center Lahr / Baden.

Professor Ennker has to date published over 200 publications in medical journals.


  • International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • European Board of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons
  • Michael E. de Bakey International Surgical Society
  • International Association for Cardiac Biological Implants
  • American Heart Association


  • Koertke H, Zittermann A, Wagner O, Secer S; Christ of Huth, Sciangula A, Saggau W, Sack FU, Ennker J, Cremer J, Musumeci F, Gummert JF. Telemedicine-guided, very low-dose international normalized ratio self-control in patients with mechanical heart valve implants. Eur Heart J. 2015 Jun 1;36(21):1297-305.
  • Koertke H,,, Ennker J,,, Koerfer R. INR self-management permits lower anticoagulation levels after mechanical heart valve replacement. Circulation. 2003 Sep 9;108 Suppl 1:II75-8.
  • Hausmann H, Warnecke H, Ennker J, Topp H, Schiessler A, Hempel B, Friedel N, Schmitt D, Hetzer R. Survival predictors in patients with a left ventricular ejection fraction of 10-30% receiving a coronary bypass: analysis of preoperative variables. Cardiovasc Surg. 1993 Oct;1(5):558-62.


2015 Medical Director at HELIOS Klinikum Siegburg
2014 Visiting Professor, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alexandria in Egypt
2009 Professor University of Witten Herdecke
1994 Medical Director of the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery Herzzentrum Lahr / Baden
1994 Professor at the Free University Berlin, Charité
1991 Specialist for cardiac surgery (Berlin Medical Association)
1988 Specialist in Thoracic and cardiovascular surgery (Berlin Medical Association)
1986 Recognized Surgeon (Medical Association of Lower Saxony)
1980 training in surgery at the Medical University of Hannover
1979 MD Universities of Hannover, Cape Town, Freiburg