Dr. Florian Falter, MD
Papworth Hospital, UK
Florian Falter photo Dr. Florian Falter completed the majority of his training in Germany at the University of Aachen, from where he also gained his PhD. After having worked in a number of different countries, he finally settled in Cambridge in the UK. In 2001, he was appointed as a consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care at Papworth Hospital, one of the biggest cardiac units in Europe. He lead the Anaesthetics and Theatre unit until 2016. His specialisation in cardiac peri-operative medicine has led to numerous interests in this field of anaesthesia. He has a strong portfolio in echocardiography, ECMO for respiratory or cardiac failure, and cardiopulmonary bypass.
Dr. Falter’s present academic activities centre on bypass and extra-corporeal circulation. He has served the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) in various positions for over ten years and has been appointed as Visiting Professor of Intensive Care Medicine at Columbia University in New York in recognition. He has been chair of the Networking World Anesthesia Convention (NWAC) since 2012. He is also a lecturer at the University of Bristol. His interest in management, efficiency and safety has led to a position as professor and work place tutor for an MBA courses at a London business school. Dr. Falter has authored over 50 peer-reviewed publications and three textbooks.