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Dr. Jan D. Schmitto, MD, PhD


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Dr. Jan D. Schmitto is a Senior Fellow of New Westminster College. He has a outstanding record of ethical leadership and is a physician, cardiologist and surgeon at the Hannover Medical School in Hannover, Germany. His professional experience includes:

  • 2011 – present: Department of Cardiac, Thoracic, Transplantation and Vascular Surgery, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
  • 2009-2010: Fellowship at the Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Woman’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • 2002-2009: Doctor and academic assistant in the Department of Thoracic, Cardiac and Vascular Surgery, Goettingen, Germany

Dr. Schmitto has authored more than 80 original medical and scientific articles as well as several non-medicine articles. He has also published the following books and book chapters:

  • Schmid C, Schmitto JD, Scheld HH, Entwicklung der Herztransplantation in Deutschland – Ein geschichtlicher Überblick“ Steinkopff Verlag, Darmstadt (2003) ISBN 3 – 7985 – 1390 – 2
  • Khalpey ZI, Schmitto JD, Rawn JD “Postoperative Care of Cardiac Surgery Patients” Book Chapter No. 16 in“Cardiac Surgery in the Adult” Hrsg: LawrenceH. Cohn, 4th Edition 2011 McGraw-Hill Companies ISBN: 0071391290
  • Mirzaie M , Fatehpur S , Schmitto JD, Komplexe Fälle in der Gefäßchirurgie“ Shaker Verlag, Feb. 2011 inpress
  • Khalpey ZI, Schmitto JD, Shekar P “Primary Surgical Therapy for Advanced Heart Disease and Congestive Heart Failure” Current Problems Surgery 2011 Editor: Stanley W. Ashley MD Imprint: MOSBY ISSN: 00113840

Dr. Schmitto is a member of the editorial boards of the World Journal of Anesthesiology, World Journal of Transplantation and Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research. He is also a reviewer of the following journals:

  • American Society for Artificial Internal Organs Journal
  • International Journal of Artificial Organs
  • Artificial Organs
  • Journal of Pathology
  • Medical Science Monitor
  • Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery (Torino)
  • Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Open Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery
  • International Journal of Tryptophan Research
  • Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory & Pulmonary Medicine
  • Clinical Medicine: Cardiology
  • Clinical Medicine Reviews in Vascular Health
  • Clinical Medicine Reviews in Cardiology
  • Minerva Anestesiologica
  • Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Interactive Cardio-Vascular and Thoracic Surgery
  • European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

As a Senior Fellow of New Westminster College, Dr. Jan D. Schmitto is dedicated to supporting the highest standards of academic excellence and ethical leadership, and is committed to the advancement of New Westminster College and its Global Network of Fellows.


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