Dr. Gerald Fischer

Dr. Gerald Fischer | Co-founder and Head of Innovation 

Gerald Fischer co-founded AFreeze in 2008 and was instrumental in establishing the underlying cryo-technology for treatment of cardiac rhythm diseases. He brings significant engineering and scientific experience in the field of biomedical engineering, with a special focus on computer simulation of atrial fibrillation and underlying mechanisms. His former positions include Head of the Research Group Biomedical Modelling at the UMIT – Private University of Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology. He is author and co-author of more than 20 international publications in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Fischer obtained his Dr. techn. from the Technical University Graz, Austria.