Head of the Department Physiotherapy at the Heart-and Diabetescenter Northrhine-Westfalia, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany since 1989
Member in the German cardiovascular working group, head of this group since 2002
Member of the sports cardiology working group ESC
Andreas Fruend has clinical experience in physiotherapeutic measures in heart surgery, especially heart/lung transplantation, VAD mobilisation and cardiosurgical ICU setting.
His publication (PubMed) as author and co-author were in the field of sportcardiological medical performance diagnostics, chronical heart failure and EMS Training in heart failure and physiotherapeutic functional treatment in VAD patients.
He is elected representative in german clinical S3 guidelines as: treatment of mediastinitis, treatment of postoperative delirmanagement, treatment with ECMO/ECLS, treatment of carotis-stenosis, cardiac rehabilitation in Germany and the NVL Diabetes Typ2.