Dilek Gürsoy was born in Neuss, Germany back in 1976. Her father died of cardiac arrest when she was 10. She attended the Martin-Luther-Grundschule school then completing high school at the Quirinus-Gymnasium in Neuss.
She continued her education, graduating from the University of Düsseldorf. After graduation, she worked as an assistant physician working her way to assistant medical director. In 2019, she was named “Medizinerin des Jahres 2019 (Physician of the Year 2019) by the German Medical Club. Since March of 2019, she has worked as a consultant surgeon and director of LVAD program at the Hellos-clinic in Siegburg, Germany.
What you may not know about Dilek is that she was the first female surgeon in Europe to implant an artificial heart into a patient.
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