Prof. Dr. med. Jörg Otto Schwab, M.D.

Cardiology and interventional cardiology
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Email: kardiologie@betaklinik.de, joerg.schwab@betaklinik.de

Phone: +49 (0)228 90 90 75 730

Fax: +49 (0)228 90 90 75 611

www.betaklinik.de

Further information

  • internal medicine/cardiology, intensive care medicine
  • special rhythmology and interventional cardiology (Germany
    society of cardiology)
  • speaker of the team ”Telemonitoring“ of the Germany society
    of cardiology
  • passionate biker and hiker

Studies and occupation

  • studies: Justus-Liebig University Giessen (1989-1995), Germany
  • assistant physician: Med. Clinic I, Cardiology Department of the University Hospital of Giessen (1996-2001), Germany; Med. Clinic II, University Hospital Bonn (since 10/2001), Germany
  • senior physician: since 03/2003
  • assistant director: since 03/2010
  • board-certified internal medicine physician 09/2002
  • cardiology 09/2003, further education in intensive medical care 06/2012
  • doctoral dissertation 08/2000
  • habilitation for internal medicine 04/2004
  • W2 professor for interventional cardiology/intensive medical care since 08/2009

Research areas:

  • sudden cardiac death
  • cardiac arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)
  • electrophysiology
  • ICD therapy and CRT
  • remote patient monitoring

Memberships

  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kardiologie (German Society of Cardiology)
  • since 2002 North American Society for Pacing
  • since 2002 Electrophysiology
  • European Heart Rhythm
  • since 06/2005 Association and European Society of Cardiology (ESC)
  • Fellow of ESC since 09/2006
  • Fellow of Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) since 08/2010
  • speaker of AG33 Telemonitoring since 04/2013 of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kardiologie (German society of cardiology)