Board certified specialist in thoracic and vascular surgery, Senior Consultant at the Lung Center Muenchen-Bogenhausen, former director of the Department of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery at the University of Ulm
Professor Sunder-Plassmann got surgical training at Ludwig-Maximilians-University Muenchen. His thoracic and vascular knowledge improved by many visits to centers in the United States like Kettering Memorial Hospital in New York, M.D. Anderson Centre and Texas Heart Institute in Houston and Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans. In 1984 he was nominated as University professor for thoracic and vascular surgery at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Muenchen. In 1991 he became head of the Vascular and Thoracic Surgery Department at the University of Ulm. Since 2009 he is working in a consulting position in the Department of Thoracic Surgery at the Lung Centre of Klinikum Muenchen-Bogenhausen. He was president of the German Society of Thoracic Surgery and the German Society of Vascular Surgery.
Professor Sunder-Plassmann spent many years of dealing with circulation and microcirculation research and the pathophysiology of circulation which was also rewarded by the German Society of Angiology. He has special experience with thoracic resections (en-bloc and sleeve technique) and thoracic vascular stent grafts.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Chirurgie
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Thoraxchirurgie
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gefäßchirurgie