Andrzej Bochenek
MD, PhD, Professor of Cardiac Surgery

PAKSHe participated in the first successful heart transplants in Poland, carried out in the mid 1980s under the supervision of the world famous Polish cardiac surgeon, Professor Zbigniew Religa. He is a frequent lecturer at prestigious cardiac meetings in Poland and abroad. He coordinated many international researches. For his contribution to the development of cardiac surgery, he has received numerous awards.

Position at AHP: co-founder, Supervisory Board member

Specializations: Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Angiology

Medical Societies:

  • Member of the Polish Cardiac Society
  • Member of the Association of Polish Surgeons
  • Member of the Polish Society of Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons
  • Member of the European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Member of the International Society of Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons (ISCTS)
  • Member of the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland
  • Member of the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery


  • leading cardiology centres in Poland
  • Karolinska Institute - Stockholm, Sweden
  • Cardiothoracic Department - Leicester, United Kingdom
  • National Heart Institute - London, United Kingdom
  • Oxford Radclife Hospital - Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Deborah Heart and Lung Center - Browns Mills, USA


  • Polish Ministry of Health Award (1987, 1987, 2000, 2003)
  • Polish Cardiac Society Award – for the best scientific publication (1991)
  • Polish Cardiac Society Award – for the series of articles concerning surgical treatment of coronary artery disease (1999)
  • Medal of the Polish Medical Association Gloria Medicine