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Dr. med. Dilek Gürsoy

Heart surgeon and Physician of the year 2019
The first female doctor in Europe to transplant an artificial heart. Is currently co-creating a new artificial heart.

Dr. med. Dilek Gürsoy, born in Neuss in 1976 is a heart surgeon transplanting human and artificial hearts. She performs surgeries on an international level since many years and has co-developed a modern artificial heart. She was the first female surgeon to transplant a 100% artificial heart in Europe. Currently she is participating actively in the development of a new form of artificial hearts and received the “Medical Woman of the Year Award” in 2019.