Lukas Lehmkuhl is Head of the Computed Tomography (CT) Unit at the University of Leipzig Heart Centre. His core research interests in CT focus on cardiovascular surgery, coronary artery disease, CT angiography and radiation dose issues. In 2001, he began a residency in the Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine at Charité University in Berlin. Between 2005 and 2008, he served as a consultant and supervisor in the CT Division of the German Heart Centre in Berlin. Dr Lehmkuhl is a member of the European Society of Radiology (ESR) and the German Society of Radiology.