Prof. Dr. med. Eberhard Scholz

Head of Cardiac Electrophysiology
Heidelberg Center for Heart Rhythm Disorders
University Hospital Heidelberg

Senior Physician
Department of Cardiology, Angiology and Pneumology
University Hospital Heidelberg

 

SCIENTIFIC VITA

1998 – 2000 Medical School
Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
2000 – 2005 Medical School
Ruprecht Karls University Heidelberg
2005 – 2009 Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Molecular Electrophysiology
Department of Internal Medicine III
University Hospital Heidelberg
2006 Research Doctorate
Department of Cardiology
University Hospital Heidelberg
Since 2009 Research Group Leader
Department of Internal Medicine III
University Hospital Heidelberg
Since 2011 Medical Specialist for Internal Medicine
Since 2013 Head of the Invasive Electrophysiology (EP) laboratory
University Hospital Heidelberg
Since 2014 Medical Specialist for Cardiology
Since 2014 Senior Physician
Department of Cardiology, Angiology and Pneumology
University Hospital Heidelberg
Since 2015 Professor of Internal Medicine
Since 2017 Co-Founder and member of the Steering Committee of the Heidelberg Center for Heart Rhythm Disorders (HCR), University Hospital Heidelberg
Since 2017 Head of the Cardiac Electrophysiology Department of Cardiology, Angiology and Pneumology
University Hospital Heidelberg

 

AWARDS

2003 Rudolf-Fritz-Weiß Award
2005 Scholarship of the Karl and Veronica Carstens Foundation
2006 Young Investigator Award (University of Heidelberg)
2006 Friedrich Fischer Research Award

 

PATENTS

PCT/EP2012/003494 “A system and computer program product for automatically distinguishing atrial flutter from atrial fibrillation”

 

RELEVANT PUBLICATIONS

Scholz EP, Seidensaal K, Naumann P, André F, Katus HA, Debus J: Risen from the dead: Cardiac stereotactic ablative radiotherapy as last rescue in a patient with refractory ventricular fibrillation storm. HeartRhythm Case Rep. 2019 Mar 21;5(6):329-332

Scholz E, Fischer P, Lugenbiel P, Xynogalos P, Schweizer PA, Scherer D, Thomas D, Katus HA, Zitron E: Novel approach to discriminate left bundle branch block from nonspecific intraventricular conduction delay using pacing induced functional left bundle branch block. J Intervent Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2018 Dec;53(3):347-355)

Weber T, Katus HA, Sager S, Scholz EP: Novel algorithm for accelerated electroanatomic mapping and prediction of earliest activation of focal cardiac arrhythmias using mathematical optimization. Heart Rhythm 2017.14(6):875-882.

Scholz E, Lugenbiel P, Schweizer PA, Xynogalos P, Seyler C, Zitron E, Becker R, Katus HA, Thomas D: Efficacy, High Procedural Safety And Rapid Optimization Of Cryoballoon Atrial Fibrillation Ablation In The Hands Of A New Operator. J Atr Fibrillation 2016; 8:1341.

Scholz EP, Kehrle F, Vossel S, Hess A, Zitron E, Katus HA, Sager S: Discriminating atrial flutter from atrial fibrillation using a multilevel model of atrioventricular conduction. HRTHM 2014; 11:877–884.

Scholz EP, Carrillo-Bustamante P, Fischer F, Wilhelms M, Zitron E, Dössel O, Katus HA, Seemann G: Rotor termination is critically dependent on kinetic properties of I kur inhibitors in an in silico model of chronic atrial fibrillation. PLoS ONE 2013; 8:e83179.