Won Keun Kim

Director of Interventional Valve Therapy


Kerckhoff Heart Center, Bad Nauheim, DE

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9/2021 Member of AGIK Nucleus

06/2021 "PhD" in internal medicine at Justus-Liebig University Gießen and Marburg, UKGM, entitled „Cardiac imaging for peri-procedural optimization of transcatheter aortic valve implantation“ 

10/2020 Director interventional valve therapy, Kerckhoff Heart Center, Dep. of cardiology and cardiac surgery, Bad Nauheim, Germany 

10/2020 Director TAVI, Justus-Liebig University Gießen and Marburg, UKGM, Dep. of cardiology, Gießen, Germany 

2020-2022 Member of EAPCI Scientific Documents & Initiatives Committee 

04/2016 Qualification cardiac computed tomography Level III 

01/2016 Qualification cardiac magnetic resonance tomography Level III 

12/2015 Qualification magnetic resonance tomography – subspecialty 

07/2016 Deputy head of qualification site for specialization in interventional cardiology 

01/2015 Specialist interventional cardiology 

04/2008 Specialist internal medicine and cardiology 

10/2006 Specialist emergency medicine

09/2006 Specialist internal medicine 


Publications (as of Nov 2021):

  • Original publications: 39 first- and senior- authorships; 88 co-authorships
  • Reviews: 7 first- und senior- authorships; 8 co-authorships
  • Books: 3 co-authorships
  • Case reports: 1 first- und senior- authorships; 6 co-authorships
  • Commentaries/editorials: 6 first- and senior authorships; 1 co-authorships
  • Total-Impact factor: 1500,8 


Publication Awards: 

  • AGIK Publication Award 2014 
  • Publication Award "Freunde und Förderer der Kerckhoff Klinik" 2014 
  • TCTAP Best Abstract Award 2015 
  • AGIK Publication award 3rd place 2019
  • Publication Award 3rd place "Freunde und Förderer der Kerckhoff Klinik" 2019
  • Publication Award 1st place "Freunde und Förderer der Kerckhoff Klinik" 2020


Editorial Board Member: 

  • Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy 
  • Interventional Cardiology Review 
  • International Journal of Cardiology 
  • JXYM
  • Revista Española de Cardiología​


Dr Won Keun Kim is an editorial board member of Interventional Cardiology: Reviews, Research, Resources (ICR3).

Research areas

Imaging & Diagnostics