Dhr. Dr. L.M. (Léon) Putman is cardio-thoracaal chirurg en is per 1 januari 2020 in vervolgopleiding tot congenitaal cardiothoracaal chirurg/kinderhartchirurg. Hij werkt binnen het CAHAL op beide locaties.

Tussen 2011 en 2018 volgde hij zijn opleiding tot cardio-thoracaal chirurg aan het Universitair Medisch Centrum Schleswig-Holstein in Lübeck, Duitsland onder leiding van Prof. Dr. Hans-Hinrich Sievers.

In 2015 promoveerde hij aan de Universiteit van Lübeck op het onderwerp: “Anatomic correction of transposition of the great arteries with a physiological, spiral anastomosis: Construction of a model and in-vitro results of the anastomoses”.

Sinds juli 2018 is hij werkzaam binnen het Hart Long Centrum Leiden.


Repair of traumatic avulsion of the right bronchus in children using extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support.
Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery
Edition: 1569-9293 | Pages: 834-836
Posterior Nutcracker Phenomenon in a Patient with Left Atrial Isomerism.
The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon reports
Edition: 2194-7635 | Pages: e35-e36
4D flow streamline characteristics of the great arteries twenty years after Lecompte and direct spiral arterial switch operation (DSASO) in simple TGA.
Global cardiology science & practice
Edition: 2305-7823 | Pages: e201629
A randomized, parallel group, double-blind study of ticagrelor compared with aspirin for prevention of vascular events in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft operation: Rationale and design of the Ticagrelor in CABG (TiCAB) trial: An Investigator-Initiated trial.
American heart journal
Edition: 0002-8703 | Pages: 69-76
Proposing a novel technique to exclude the left ventricle with an assist device: insights from 4-dimensional flow magnetic resonance imaging.
European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery
Edition: 1010-7940 | Pages: 439-445