Prof. Alexander Sasse


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  • Healthlink: wakheart
  • Practises at:
  • Wakefield Hospital
  • Consults at:
  • Wakefield Heart Centre Located from the Rintoul Street entrance Newtown Wellington

Prof. Alexander Sasse



Specialist training

Staatsexamen Medizin / MB (Rheinische-Friedrich-Wilhems University Bonn).

  • Medical School Rheinische-Friedrich-Wilhelms-University Bonn, Germany (1990-1996).
  • Staatsexamen Medizin / MD (Rheinische-Friedrich-Wilhems University Bonn).
  • Doctor of Medicine ( 2000 (Rheinische-Friedrich-Wilhems University Bonn).
  • Residency Training Medicine. Cardiology Department, University Hospital Rheinisch-Westfaelische-Technische-Hochschule (RWTH) Aachen, Germany (1996-2000).
  • Research Fellowship Institute of Heart and Cardiovascular Physiology, Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf, Germany (2000-2001).
  • Cardiologist. Cardiology Department, University Hospital Rheinisch-Westfaelische-Technische-Hochschule (RWTH) Aachen, Germany (2001-2007).
  • Board Certification Internal Medicine 2003 (Germany).
  • Board Certification Cardiology 2004 (Germany).
  • Consultant Cardiologist, Wellington Hospital / CCDHB, Cardiology Department, Wellington (2007). Director Cardiac Imaging.
  • Clinical Senior Lecturer at Wellington School of Medicine (2007).
  • Cardiologist, Wakefield Heart Centre (2010).
  • Vocational Registration Internal Medicine MCNZ FRACP (2011).
  • Fellow Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ, 2012)
  • Adj. Professor, Victoria University Wellington (2009/2012).
  • Regional representative Central New Zealand and Secretary/Treasurer of the New Zealand branch of CSANZ (2012-2018)
  • Clinical Director Cardiology, Wellington Hospital / CCDHB (2017)
About Alexander Sasse

Broad clinical interests in various areas of cardiology. Special interests in the area of cardiac imaging with all relevant current modalities (MRI, CT, echocardiography), treatment of coronary artery disease including non-invasive and invasive diagnosis and treatment, heart failure diagnosis and treatment. Another special interest lies on structural heart disease dealing with structural problems of the heart such as valve disease or defects (ASD or PFO) – including interventional imaging and treatment of these conditions (device closure, TAVI). Last but not least a strong interest in cardiac rehabilitation ensuring that patients literally get back on their feet.