Areas of expertise
The treatment of congenital heart disease in adolescents and adults, with a special interest in interventional cardiac catheterisation. Dr Uebing runs the congenital intervention programme at the Trust. He undertakes all types of congenital procedures and also supports the paediatric team, having been trained in both adult and children's congenital cardiology. He also has an interest in pregnancy and heart disease.
Qualifications and background
Dr Uebing trained at Heinrich-Heine University Medical School, Düsseldorf and went on to complete his specialist training in general paediatrics and paediatric cardiology including neonatal and paediatric cardiac intensive care, echocardiography and interventional cardiac catheterisation at the University Children’s Hospitals in Kiel, which is one of the largest congenital cardiac centres in Germany.
More recently, he completed a two-year training position in the management of adults with congenital heart disease with Royal Brompton’s Adult Congenital Heart Programme and Centre for Pulmonary Hypertension.
Dr Uebing is fully trained in congenital cardiology and paediatric cardiology with broad experience in non-invasive diagnostic techniques and diagnostic and interventional cardiac catheterisation.
He attained his doctorate at Heinrich-Heine University Medical School, Düsseldorf and holds a higher doctorate of medicine (Habilitation) at the Christian-Albrechts-University, Kiel.
Dr Uebing’s research interests include the use of non-invasive and invasive modalities on ventricular function analysis, such as echocardiography, angiocardiography, and the pressure-volume conductance system.
He has also worked with the department of cardiovascular surgery at University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein in Kiel, Germany on the development of new percutaneous heart valves.
During his fellowship with the Adult Congenital Heart Programme at Royal Brompton Hospital, Dr Uebing conducted studies on the effects of pregnancy on ventricular function of women with heart disease.
Dr Uebing is a regular guest speaker at national and international medical conferences and has regularly presented to the American College of Cardiology and the Association of European Paediatric Cardiologists.
Elements of his work have been published in notable international journals such as Circulation, Heart, the International Journal of Cardiology and the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.
He is on the International Advisory Board of Heart and an elected member of the Scientific Board of the German Society of Paediatric Cardiology.
- British Congenital Cardiac Association
- German Cardiac Society
- European Society of Cardiology
- German Society of Paediatrics
- German Society of Paediatric Cardiology
- International Society for Adult Congenital Cardiac Disease
Besides his scientific publications, Dr Uebing has authored numerous book chapters in international textbooks as well as review articles.