Viktor Hraska, MD, PhD
Medical Director, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin; Surgical Director, Herma Heart Institute; Professor and Chief, Pediatric Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin
- Herma Heart Institute
9000 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Dr. Hraska is a world-renowned pediatric cardiovascular surgeon who brings vast clinical, teaching and research expertise to his new roles with our organization. He trained in Czechoslovakia, Slovakia and Germany and at Boston Children’s Hospital – completing residencies in anesthesia, cardiology, surgery and vascular surgery, and fellowships in cardiac surgery and pediatric cardiac surgery. Dr. Hraska regularly lectures worldwide on pediatric cardiac surgery topics and has published extensively, including books, book chapters and articles. He served as surgeon-in-chief for the German Pediatric Heart Center in Sankt Augustin, Germany, and he is the Congenital Heart Disease chair of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, an organization dedicated to raising standards for operative outcomes through research and training in Europe.
- Congenital Heart Surgery
- Cardiovascular Surgery
- Cardiothoracic Surgery
(Woods RK, Hraska V.) J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct;158(4):1154-1155.
(Bigelow AM, Ghanayem NS, Thompson NE, Scott JP, Cassidy LD, Woods KJ, Woods RK, Mitchell ME, Hraŝka V, Hoffman GM.) Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 07.
(Handler SS, Buelow M, Bergstrom C, Frommelt PC, Hraska V.) Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun;107(6):e395-e396.
(Woods RK, Hraska V.) J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb;157(2):e51.
(Hraska V, Woods RK.) Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Pediatr Card Surg Annu. 2019;22:57-60.
(Vergnat M, Asfour B, Arenz C, Suchowerskyj P, Bierbach B, Schindler E, Schneider M, Hraska V.) J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 01;157(1):318-326.e1.
(Hraska V, Woods RK.) Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;31(1):97-98.
(Woods RK, Niebler R, Kindel S, Troshynski T, Joyce LD, Hraska V.) J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 01;157(1):353-355.
(Spearman AD, Hraska V, Goot BH.) World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2018 11;9(6):708-709.
(Mitchell ME, Hraska V, Kouretas PC.) Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 09;106(3):e155-e158.
(Woods RK, Kindel SJ, Mitchell ME, Hraska V, Niebler RA.) Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 06;105(6):e255-e257.
(St Louis JD, Timkovich N, Lenderman S, Jonas RA, Guleserian KJ, Tchervenkov CI, Jacobs JP, Austin EH, Plunkett MD, Myers JL, Hraska V, Sinha P, O'Brien JE Jr, Jacobs ML, Kirklin JK.) Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Summer;31(2):230-233.