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University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf


Hamburg, Germany

Dr. Kurt Hecher, MD, PhD

Dr. Kurt Hecher, MD, PhD

Head of the Obstetrics & Prenatal Medicine
at University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf
Speciality Obstetrics & Prenatal Medicine
Languages English, German
Graduated 1980 (36 years since graduation)
Education Doctor of Medicine - 1980 (University of Graz, Austria)
Professional Experience Professor in Obstetrics and Fetal Medicine - 2003 (University of Hamburg, Germany).

1981-1983 - Resident in General Medicine, General Hospital Klagenfurt, Austria

1984-1991 - Resident in Obstetrics and Gynecology, General Hospital Klagenfurt

1992-1993 - Research Fellow, Dept. of OB/GYN and Harris Birthrigth Research Centre for Fetal Medicine, King’s College, University of London

1994 - Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dept. of OB/GYN, Klagenfurt

1994-2003 - Consultant in Obstetrics and Fetal Medicine, Vice Chairman, Dept. of Prenatal Diagnosis and Therapy, Barmbek Hospital, Hamburg, Germany

2004-present - Professor and Chairman of the Dept. of Obstetrics and Fetal Medicine, UKE
Certifications General Practitioner - 1984 (General Medical Council, Austria)

Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology - 1990 (General Medical Council, Austria)

PhD in Obstetrics and Gynecology - 1996 (University of Vienna, Austria)

Specialist in Perinatal Medicine - 1997 (General Medical Council, Germany)
Memberships - President, ISUOG (International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology)

- Editor of ‘Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology’ (since 2003)

- Chairman of 19th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (13- 17 September 2009, Hamburg)

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