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Viktor Hraska, MD, PhD

Viktor Hraska, MD, PhD

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

Locations

  • Herma Heart Institute
    9000 W. Wisconsin Ave.
    Milwaukee, WI 53226

Biography

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.

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Certifications

  • Congenital Heart Surgery

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Languages

  • English
  • German
  • Slovakian
  • Russian

Publications