Dr. Matthias PEUSTER, MD, Ph.D
Director of Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology
Office Phone:0431-81950888
Office Fax:0431-81953000
Office Postal Address:Jilin Heart Hospital, 5558, Jingyue Avenu, Changchun, Jilin, China 130117
Matthias PEUSTER, MD, PhD

Matthias Peuster, MD, PhD
Postgraduate Education
2007-2009   SRH, Riedlingen University, Germany - Degree in Health Economics [Betriebswirt - FH/SRH]
2004            Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, Habilitation (PhD equivalent)
2001-2002   Childrens Hospital, Georg-August University Goettingen, Germany - Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship
1997-2001   Childrens Hospital, Hannover Medical School, Germany - Residency in Pediatrics
               Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatric Cardiology & Pediatric Intensive Care 
1996-1997   Childrens Hospital, Hannover Medical School, Germany - Internship, Department of Pediatrics

Undergraduate Education
1989-1996  Albert Ludwigs University Freiburg, Germany - Graduated 1996
1993           Clerkship, Dept of Radiology Beilinson Medical Center,Tel Aviv, Israel
1994           Clerkship, Dept of Pediatric Cardiology, Mayo-Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
1995           Subinternship Dept of Surgery, St- Claraspital Basel, Switzerland
1995           Subinternship Dept of Infectious Diseases, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, USA
1995           Subinternship Dept of Nephrology, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, USA
1996           Subinternship Medical Intensive Care Unit, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, USA

Board Certifications
- Board certification as Pediatric Cardiologist
- Board certification as Pediatrician
- Board certification as Pediatric Intensivist
Professional Experience
2010-2013   University of Chicago, Department of Pediatrics - Section of Pediatric Cardiology
               Section Chief, Director of Cardiac Catheterization & Intervention
since 2010   Medical Director Pediatric Cardiology Services, Northshore University Health System
2006-2009   Childrens Hospital, University of Rostock, Department for Pediatric Cardiology & Intensive Care
               Chief of Department, Professor of Pediatrics
2003-2006   Clinic for Congenital Heart Defects, Heart-& Diabetes Center, Ruhr-University Bochum, Bad Oeynhausen
               Director Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
               Head Institute for Cardiovascular Implant Materials Research
2001-2003   Childrens Hospital, University of Goettingen, Germany
               Director Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
Professional Societies & Committees
- Society of Cardiac Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) -- Fellow
- American College of Cardiology -- Fellow
- NSF-funded Engineering Research Center (ERC) on Revolutionizing Metallic Biomaterials -- Advisory Board
- American Heart Association -- Member
- German Society of Cardiology (DGK) -- Member
- German Pediatric Cardiology Society (DGPK) -- Member
- European Society of Cardiology (ESC) -- Member
- European Association for Pediatric Cardiology (AEPC) -- Member
- International Society of Interventional Cardiology in Congenital Heart Disease (ISICCHD) -- Member
- European Society for Biomaterials (ESB) -- Member
- German Society for Biomaterials -- Member
Editorial Boards
- Acta Biomaterialia
- ISRN Biomaterials
- Journal of Clinical Metabolism and Diabetes
- Cardiovascular Pharmacology
Ad Hoc Reviewer
- Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
- Journal of Interventional cardiology
- Cardiology in the Young
- Pediatric Cardiology
- Journal of Material Science
- Journal of Materials in Medicine
- Acta Biomaterialia
- Biomaterials