Professor Dr. Uwe Klima

Thoracic and Vascular

Professor Dr. Uwe Klima

Professor Dr. Uwe Klima, one of the world’s leading cardiac specialists. He holds a medical degree from the University of Vienna, and a PhD from the Hannover Medical School, Germany.

Professor Dr. Uwe Klima was a resident and fellow in some of the world’s most prestigious hospitals and clinics including the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Max Kade Foundation, and the Hannover Medical School in Germany.

As one of the foremost Cardiac – Thoracic and Vascular surgeons, Prof. Klima performs advanced surgical procedures at affiliated hospitals in Dubai and provides valuable second opinions for patients considering invasive surgery.

His area of research includes stem cells and tissue engineering, valve repair, cardio protection, heart failure and valve surgery implantation techniques.

Professor Dr. Uwe Klima has co-authored over 300 articles in peer-reviewed journals and conferences, he has performed over 150,000 surgical procedures.

Professor Dr. Uwe Klima - Cardiac – Thoracic and Vascular Surgeon Dubai


German Board Certified

Cardiac - Thoracic and Vascular Surgeon

Medical Director

Specialty Interests

Minimally invasive cardiac surgery; beating heart surgery; valve reconstruction, arrhythmia surgery; total arterial revascularization; thoracic oncology; aneurysm.

Major accolades
1988- Dr. Walter Pilgerstorfer Prize for Best Medical Publication of the Medical Society of Upper Austria
2006- Lillehei Investigator Award from European Association Cardiothoracic Surgery Stockholm
2008- National Excellent Service Award (EXSA)- GOLD Singapore

Languages Spoken: English, German

Doctor of Trust

The Austrian Embassy, UAE

Medical Officer

The Consulate General of Switzerland, Dubai

Doctor of trust of Austrian Embassy in UAE

Consulate General in the Swiss Embassy Dubai, UAE

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