Harald Kaemmerer, MD, VMD, PhD

German Heart Center Munich, Munich, Germany

Harald Kaemmerer is Professor of Internal Medicine at the Technical University of Munich, Germany. He is in charge of the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program of the “German Heart Center Munich” (“Deutsches Herzzentrum München”), Munich, Germany. The “Department of Paediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease” of the German Heart Center Munich conducts a multifaceted program involving clinical care for adult patients with congenital heart disease.

Professor Kaemmerer was educated at the University of Veterinary Medicine of Hannover, and the Hannover Medical School, University of Hannover, Germany. He obtained the doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (VMD) as well as the doctorate in Medicine (MD). He specialized in Internal Medicine and in Cardiology, and is subspecialized in “Adult Congenital Heart Disease”.

Harald Kaemmerer served on several national and international committees, including the German Cardiac Society (DGK), European Society of Cardiology (ESC), the Association for European Paediatric Cardiology (AEPC), and the International Society for Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ISACHD). He was also a fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and ex-chairman of the Working groups on Adult Congenital Heart Disease of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and of the German Cardiac Society (DGK) as well.

He was a member of the Task Force for Guidelines on Adult Congenital Heart Disease of the German Cardiac Society (DGK) as well as the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Since 2016 he is President of the “Nationales Register für angeborene Herzfehler e.V.” (“National Register for Congenital Heart Defects”), Berlin, Germany. He is also responsible for the Congenital Heart Disease section of the international “COMPERA”-registry on pulmonary hypertension. His main scientific interest includes clinical and therapeutic aspects of Adult Congenital Heart Disease. He has authored and co-authored in peer-reviewed journals, particularly covering clinical research in the field of congenital heart disease. In 05/2015 Harald Kaemmerer became Honorary Member of the “Hungarian Society Cardiology”.