Prof. Andrzej Bochenek | Heart Specialist Doctor | Katowice, Poland

Prof. Andrzej Bochenek General surgery, Cardiac surgery, Angiology Katowice, Poland

About - Prof. Andrzej Bochenek


Position: Head of the Clinic


  • first degree: general surgery 1976
  • second degree:  general surgery 1981
  • specialist in cardiac surgery 1988
  • second degree specialist in angiology 2003

Scientific degrees:       

  • Doctor Degree (PhD)
  • Habilitation (second level doctor degree)
  • Professorship
  • Title of ordinary professor

Scientific internships:

  • The Poznan Cardiothoracic Center - 1975
  • Karolinska Institutet Stockholm - 1980
  • training course in cardiosurgery in the Regional Cardiac Surgery Centre in Leicester – Great Britain - 1983-1991
  • Clinic of Cardiac Surgery of the Institute of Rheumatology in Warsaw - 1988
  • Deborah Heart and Lung Center, Browns Mills N.Y. – USA - 1988
  • Leipzig - 1989

Scientific Councils:

Scientific Council of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare

Scientific Councils of medical journals:

- Medipress – Kardiologia (Cardiology)

- Chirurgia Polska (Polish Surgery)

- Polski Przegl?d Kardiologiczny (Polish Cardiological Review)

- Kardiologia Polska (Polish Cardiology)

- Folia Cardiologica

- Circulation – Polish edition

- Current Opinion in Cardiology – Polish edition

- Journal  of the American College of Cardiology - Polish edition

- Kardiochirurgia i Torakochirurgia  Polska (Polish Cardiac Surgery   and Thoracic Surgery)

- Annales Academiae Medicae Silensis

- Wideochirurgia i inne techniki ma?oinwazyjne (Videosurgery and other minimally invasive techniques).


Education - Prof. Andrzej Bochenek

Adam Mickiewicz Secondary Grammar School in Katowice 1963-1967 Higher studies: Silesian Medical Academy in Katowice 1967-1973 PhD in Medicine – Medical University of Silesia - Thesis entitled: “Experimental research on the selection of perfusion fluids and determination of blood washout degree in a total washout of blood from the body” Habilitation process - Dissertation entitled: “A clinical assessment of an extracorporeal circulation technique with the use of an auto-oxygenation method employed in surgical treatment of the coronary disease”. first degree: general surgery 1976 second degree: general surgery 1981 specialist in cardiac surgery 1988 second degree specialist in angiology 2003

Membership - Prof. Andrzej Bochenek

  • Member of Chapter of “GLORIA MEDICINAE”
  • Member of the Executive Board, Polish Cardiac Society
  • International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery - Member of the Executive Board
  • Polish Cardiothoracic Society
  • Association of Polish Surgeons
  • European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
  • International Society of Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons
  • Society of Cardiothoracic Section of Great Britain & Ireland
  • Society of Minimally Invasive Surgery

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