Yskert von Kodolitsch, MD, MBA

Senior physician, Professor of Internal Medicine, Clinic of Cardiology, University Clinic Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany

Prof. von Kodolitsch has a position as senior physician at the Clinic of Interventional Cardiology at the University Clinic of Hamburg-Eppendorf (Hamburg, Germany). In addition to his medical degree, he has a master degree in business administration. His fields of research comprise acute aortic syndromes, genetic aortic syndromes and valvular heart disease. Since 2009, he works on the foundation of what he calls “Medical Strategy”, a comprehensive approach to defining and putting into practice the goals of medicine. On this behalf, he merges values of Hippocratic medicine with classical approaches to strategy, as defined by philosophers such as Sun Tsu and Carl von Clausewitz.