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Isabel Deisenhofer, MD

German Heart Centre Munich, Munich, Germany

Prof. Dr. Deisenhofer completed her medical studies as a scholar of the Scholarship for Highly Gifted Students of the Bavarian Government, her preclinical medical studies at Ludwig-Maximillians-Universität München and her clinical studies at Technischen Universität München. Both her internship and residency were completed in cardiology at the German Heart Center Munich.

With a grant from the German Research Society, Prof. Dr. Deisenhofer joined Prof. Michel Haissaguerre’s research group at Hôpital Cardiologique du Haut-Lévêque, Bordeaux-Pessac, Université de Bordeaux, France; and then returned to the German Heart Center, where she completed a fellowship in electrophysiology. Following this, she served as a cardiology professor (2007-2014) at Technischen Universität München. Since 2007, Prof. Dr. Deisenhofer has served as head of the Section for Electrophysiology and, since 2014, the head of the Department for Electrophysiology at the German Heart Center.