Dr. Andrej Schmidt earned his Degree in Medicine from Freie Universität Berlin, one of the most prominent universities in Germany. He then completed his training as an Angiologist and Cardiologist at the University of Dresden Carl Gustav Carus and the Heart Center at the University of Erlangen. Currently serving as a Chief Senior Physician and Privatdozent at the University of Leipzig, Dr. Schmidt specializes in the treatment of complex peripheral vascular and aortic disease, and is world renowned for his extensive knowledge, research, and novel treatment techniques. He is also the co-founder of the Leipzig Interventional Course (LINC), one of the world’s largest and leading courses on endovascular interventions, and travels extensively worldwide to educate physicians on his experience.
Special interests within endovascular treatment of PAOD and aneurysms:
New technologies (drug-coated balloons, drug-eluting stents, new stent-designs, atherectomy-devices, guidewires, balloons, new stentgraft-technologies for standard and complex aneurysm-formations of the thoracic and abdominal aorta, carotid stenting).