Professor Burkhard Sievers, MD, has many years of expertise in the diagnosis of cardiovascular diseases using cardiovascular MRI and CT. He is certified (Level III nationally and internationally), a Fellow of the Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (FSCMR) and holds the medical association’s MRI specialist certificate.
Professor Sievers has worked and published scientifically in the field of cardiovascular cross-sectional imaging using magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography for many years at renowned universities both nationally and internationally. Among others, he worked at the renowned Royal Brompton Hospital, Imperial College in London, UK and at the world-renowned Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, USA, where he did clinical and scientific work and research in the Department of Cardiology and the Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Unit for almost 3 years. In particular, the MRI laboratory at Duke University (DCMRC), with well over 4,000 examinations annually, is world-renowned for the invention of the so-called late enhancement, infarct imaging, and also imaging of circulatory disorders of the heart. In Germany, Professor Sievers has helped to establish and manage MRI laboratories at several locations, including universities.