Dr. Uwe Nixdorff

Prof. Dr. med.



12.06.1958   Birth, Hofheim/Ts., Germany

1970 – 1978   High School Main-Taunus, Hofheim/Ts., Germany

1978 – 1985   Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Frankfurt/Main, Germany (Study of Medicine)

1981   Witwatersrand University, Baragwanath Hospital (Prof. du Plessis), Johannesburg, South Africa (Medical Clerkship)

1985  – 1986   Military Hospital, Internal Department (Oberstarzt Dr. Schmidt), Giessen, Germany (Surgeon Major)

1986  – 1987   German Heart Center Munich, Clinic for Heart und Circulatory Diseases (Prof. Rudolph), Munich, Germany (Resident)

1987  – 1998   Johannes Gutenberg University Clinic, 2nd Medical Clinic (Prof. Meyer), Mainz, Germany (Resident)

1988   Michael Reese Hospital, Division of Cardiology (Prof. Weber), Chicago, USA (Research Fellow)
1989   University of Virginia School of Medicine, Division of Cardiology (Prof. Kaul), Charlottesville, USA (Research Fellow)
1989   Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Non-invasive Cardiac Laboratory (Prof. Weyman), Boston, USA (Research Fellow)

1988 – 1990   Emergency physician service (“Notfallärztlicher Dienst”), Ortenberg, Germany

1990 – 1998   Cardiology supervision of coronary sport’s group (secondary and tertiary cardiovascular prevention), Hofheim/Ts., Germany

1998 – 2004   Friedrich-Alexander University Clinic Erlangen-Nuremberg, 2nd Medical Clinic (Prof. Daniel), Erlangen, Germany (Consultant)

2004   Cooper Institute / Clinic (Dr. Cooper), Dallas, USA (Educational Program)

2005   European Prevention Center (CEO; grounding of company)

2019 EAPC Centre Accreditation in Cardiovascular Risk Management and Prevention des European Prevention Center (European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC) der European Society of Cardiology (ESC))

2006   Leibniz-Institute for Arteriosclerosis Research at Westfälische Wilhelms-University Münster /Assmann-Siftung für Prävention (Prof. Assmann), Münster, Germany (Research Fellow)

2007 – today   European Prevention Center, Berlin, Germany (Medical CEO)

2007 – 2010   Private Cardiology Practice, Duisburg, Germany

2007 – 2010   European Prevention Center; Duisburg, Germany (Medical CEO)

2010 – today   Private Cardiology Practice, Düsseldorf, Germany

2010 – today   European Prevention Center, Düsseldorf, Germany (Medical CEO)

2010 – 2016   Dresden International University (DIU) (Honoray Professor of Master study course “Master of Science in Preventive Medicine (M.Sc.); 2015 and 2016 scientific leadership)

2015 – today   Hanako GmbH (Medical CEO)



15.06.78   High School Diploma, High School Main-Taunus, Hofheim/Ts., Germany

01.06.81   Scholarship by Dr. Carl Duisberg-Stiftung, Bonn, Germany

02.05.85   M.D. Degree, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

20.05.85   Approbation (Licensure for practicing medicine)

09.06.86   Doctoral Thesis, Topic: „Efficacy of Intra-Coronary Applications of Nifedipine, Nitroglycerine, and Dipyridamol in The Experimental Model of Chronic Collateralized Dog Hearts” (qualified as: magna cum laude), Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

25.10.93   Specialisation as Internist

08.11.95   Sub-specialisation as Cardiologist

09.07.98   Habilitation (Assistant Professor), Topic: „Quantitative Transthoracic Echocardiography for Left Ventricular Function Analysis in The Post Infarction Period. Clinical and Experimental Examinations“, Johannes Gutenberg- University, Mainz, Germany

09.11.98   Qualification for radiation protection

16.02.00   Re-Habilitation, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany

27.10.03   Sub-specialisation for Sport’s Medicine

17.09.04   Physical Fitness Specialist (Cooper Institute), Dallas/Texas, USA

08.02.07   Requalification for radiation protection

17.09.07   European Cardiologist (ESC)

04.03.08   APL-Professorship (Associate Professor)