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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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CSI Asia-Pacific 2018 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

CSI Asia-Pacific
January 31 – February 03, 2018
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam



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Board of Directors

Teiji Akagi, MD

Okayama University Hospital
Okayama
Japan

Board of Directors: Teiji Akagi, MD
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Teiji Akagi, MD

Okayama University Hospital
Okayama, Japan

Board of Directors: Teiji Akagi, MD
Education:  

1978-1984    Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan
1984-1988    Postgraduate course, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan

Postgraduate Training:

1984-1986    Resident: Department of Pediatrics, Kurume University Hospital
1986-1989    Clinical Fellow: Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Kurume University Hospital
1989-1992    Research Fellow: Division of Cardiology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada (support under the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada Research Fellowship Program)

License and Certification:

1982    Medical Doctor License
1988    Ph.D., Kurume University, Kurume, Japan
1990    Board of Japan Pediatric Society (No. 6854)
2000    Board of Japanese Circulation Society (No.12694)
2000    Fellow of Japanese College of Cardiology (No. 446)
2002    Fellow of Japanese Society of Interventional Cardiology (No.1177)
2002    Fellow of American College of Cardiology (No.783419)
2002    Fellow of Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions (No.55443)
2003    Member of Association for European Pediatric Cardiology
2008    Fellow of American Heart Association
2010    Board of Japanese Society of Pediatric Cardiology

Hospital Appointments:

1994-2004     Chief, Division of Pediatric Cardiology Department of Pediatrics,
Kurume University, School of Medicine
2004-2014     Head, Cardiac Care Unit, Okayama University Hospital
2015-               Head, Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center, Okayama University


Mazeni Alwi, MD

Institut Jantung Negara (National Heart Institute)
Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia

Board of Directors: Mazeni Alwi, MD
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Mazeni Alwi, MD

Institut Jantung Negara (National Heart Institute)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Board of Directors: Mazeni Alwi, MD
Senior Consultant, Clinical Director of Congenital & Structural Intervention

Research Interests

  • PAIVS – morphology and clinical management
  • Management of duct dependent cyanotic heart disease

Procedures

  • Simple and complex catheter intervention
  • Hybrid procedure

Qualifications

  • MBBS (Queensland)
  • MRCP (UK)

Memberships

  • Fellow of National Heart Association of Malaysia (NHAM)
  • Member of Malaysian Paediatric Cardiac Society (MPCS)

Mario Carminati, MD

I.R.C.C.S. Policlinico San Donato
Milan
Italy

Board of Directors: Mario Carminati, MD

Jae Young Choi, MD

Severance Cardiovascular Hospital, Yonsei University Health System
Seoul
South Korea

Board of Directors: Jae Young Choi, MD
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Jae Young Choi, MD

Severance Cardiovascular Hospital, Yonsei University Health System
Seoul, South Korea

Board of Directors: Jae Young Choi, MD
Medical education
  • Degrees: M.D., M.S., Ph.D.
  • Mar 1982 - Feb 1989 Medical Course, Yonsei University College of Medicine
  • Sep 1995 - Aug 1997, Aug 2009 – Feb 2012: Graduate School of Yonsei University

Internship, residency and other graduate training
  • Mar 1990 - Feb 1991 Intern, Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
  • Mar 1991 - Feb 1995 Resident, Department of Pediatrics, Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine
  • Mar 1995 – Fed 1998 Research Instructor, Department of Pediatrics, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

Board, college, or other certifications
  • Degrees: M.D., Specialist
  • Mar 1989 Medical Doctor by the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of Republic of Korea
  • Mar 1995 Specialist in Pediatrics by the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of Korea
  • Mar 2007 Specialist in Pediatric Cardiology by the Korean Medical Association
  • Mar 2008 Specialist in Critical are Medicine by The Korean Society of Critical Care Medicine

Teaching appointments

Mar 1995 – present
Research Instructor, Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea


Hospital appointments

  • Mar 1995 – present Specialist in Pediatric Cardiology
  • Mar 2007 – present Chief, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Severance Cardiovascular Hospital, Yonsei University Health System, Seoul, Korea
  • Mar 2010 – present Director, Center for Congenital heart Disease, Severance Cardiovascular Hospital, Yonsei University Health System, Seoul, Korea

Membership in medical or learned societies
  • Feb 1989 - present Member, The Korean Medical Association
  • Mar 1995 - present Member, The Korean Pediatric Society
  • Mar 1995 - present Member, The Korean Pediatric Heart Society
  • Mar 1997 - present Member, The Korean Society of Cardiology
  • Mar 2002 - present Medical Consultant, Ministry of National Defense, Republic of Korea
  • Mar 2002 - present Editorial board, The Korean Pediatric Society
  • Mar 2002 - present Editorial board, The Korean Pediatric Heart Society
  • Mar 2002 - present Councilor, The Korean Society of Echocardiography
  • Jan 2007 - present Reviewer, Korean Circulation Journal
  • Jan 2008 - present Reviewer, Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service of Korea
  • May 2009 - Apr 2011 Director for Social and International Affairs,The Korean Pediatric Heart Society
  • Aug 2010 - present Director, Committee on Scientific program, The Korean Society for Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Oct 2010 - present Member of Scientific Committee, The Korean Society of Cardiology
  • Sep 2010 - present Fellow, The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI)
  • May 2011 - Apr 2013 Director, Committee on Health Insurance, The Korean Pediatric Heart Society
  • May 2013 - present: Board of Directors without portfolio, The Korean Pediatric Heart Society

Bharat Dalvi, MD

Glenmark Cardiac Centre
Mumbai
India

Board of Directors: Bharat Dalvi, MD
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Bharat Dalvi, MD

Glenmark Cardiac Centre
Mumbai, India

Board of Directors: Bharat Dalvi, MD
QUALIFICATIONS

M.D. (Int.Med.), D.M.(Cardiology)

POSITIONS HELD
  • Consultant Pediatric Cardiologist
  • Glenmark Cardiac Centre
  • Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai
  • Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai
  • Seven Hills Hospital, Mumbai

FORMERLY    
  • Asso. Prof. Of Cardiology K.E.M. Hospital & Seth G.S.Medical College
  • Fellow in Pediatric Cardiology at Children’s Hospital , Boston, U.S.A.            
  • Hon. Registrar in Pediatric Cardiology at Hospital for Sick Children Great Ormond street, London, U.K.
  • Visiting Fellow, Pediatric Cardiology Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, U.S.A.    

SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDS     
  • Fulbright Scholar, 1997
  • International Medical Scholar of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 1997
  • Dr.P.N.Berry Scholar, 1994
  • International Medical Scholar of E.C.F.M.G., 1993

FELLOWSHIPS

Fellow of the American College of Cardiology

AREAS OF INTEREST

Transcatheter interventions in newborns, infants, children and adults with congenital heart problems.

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES
  • Past President,  Pediatric Cardiac Society of India – 2007-2008
  • Founder Editor- in-chief: ‘Annals of Pediatric Cardiology’  
  • Editorial Board: Congenital Cardiology Today, Journal of Structural Heart Disease , Cardiology in the young (Member of the Committee on Mentorship)
  • Partnered in conducting workshops nationally and internationally in transcatheter interventions
  • Publications: more than hundred
  • Presentations: more than two hundred

INVITED FACULTY
  • Pediatric and Adult Interventional Cardiac Symposium (PICS~AICS) from 2004 to 2014
  • Cardiac Structural Interventions (CSI), Frankfurt from 2011 to 2014
  • Transcatheter Therapeutics Asia Pacific (TCTAP), Seoul from 2010 to 2014
  • Transcatheter Therapeutics (TCT), Washington, 2010 and 2014
  • A to Z Series, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2011 to 2014
  • APCIS, Seoul, South Korea 2013 and 2014
  • World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, 2005, 2009, 2013
  • And many other National and International meetings

Yat-Yin Lam, MD

Prince of Wales Hospital
Hong Kong
China

Board of Directors: Yat-Yin Lam, MD

Trong-Phi Lê, MD

Heart Center Bremen
Bremen
Germany

Board of Directors: Trong-Phi Lê, MD

Gareth Morgan, MD

University of Colorado
Denver
USA

Board of Directors: Gareth Morgan, MD
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Gareth Morgan, MD

University of Colorado
Denver, USA

Board of Directors: Gareth Morgan, MD
Gareth Morgan was appointed as a consultant congenital interventional cardiologist at Evelina Children’s Hospital and Guys and St Thomas’ hospital in London in June 2013.

Gareth’s subspecialty fellowship in interventional congenital cardiology was carried out with Dr Lee Benson at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario 2008-2010.

He was first appointed consultant paediatric and adult congenital cardiologist at University Hospitals Bristol in 2010 and has been an honorary senior lecturer at the University of Bristol since 2011.

Gareth's undergraduate and early postgraduate training was at The Queens University of Belfast and the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children.

Here he also completed his MPhil research thesis in paediatric cardiology before SpR training in paediatric and adult congenital cardiology at University Hospitals Bristol.

Lan Hieu Nguyen , MD

Hanoi Medical University Hospital / Vietnam National Heart Institute Bach Mai Hospital
Hanoi
Vietnam

Board of Directors: Lan Hieu Nguyen , MD
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Lan Hieu Nguyen , MD

Hanoi Medical University Hospital / Vietnam National Heart Institute Bach Mai Hospital
Hanoi, Vietnam

Board of Directors: Lan Hieu Nguyen , MD
Dr Lan Hieu Nguyen is Vice Director Cardiac center of Hanoi Medical University hospital since 2010, Co-Director of Cardiac Cath Lab in Hanoi Heart hospital, Hanoi, Vietnam since 2009 and Vice director of Cardiac Cath Lab in Vietnam Heart institute, Bach Mai Hospital, Hanoi, Vietnam since 2008.

Graduated PHD from Hanoi medical University in 2008. Associate prof of Hanoi Medical University from 2013

For achievement, in 2002, he obtained Complimentary certificate for inititive in studying method. He obtained Prize in cardiology intervention for young Vietnamese investigator award in 2003 and First prize for young investigator award in all Vietnamese science universities in 2004. In 2004, he also obtained AFSUMB 2004 Award, in recognition of its distinguished contribution of the 7th Congress of the Asian Federation of societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, Utsunomiya, Japan. In 2008, he obtained the 2nd prize winner for Asean young investigator award in the 17th ASEAN congress of Cardiology.

Pham Nguyen Vinh, MD

Tam Duc Heart Hospital / Pham Ngoc Thach University of Medicine / VP Heart Association HCMC
Ho Chi Minh City
Vietnam

Board of Directors:  Pham Nguyen Vinh, MD

Worakan Promphan, MD

Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health, Pediatric Cardiac Center
Bangkok
Thailand

Board of Directors: Worakan Promphan, MD
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Worakan Promphan, MD

Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health, Pediatric Cardiac Center
Bangkok, Thailand

Board of Directors: Worakan Promphan, MD
  • Consultant, Pediatric Heart Center, Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health, Bangkok, THAILAND
  • PALS AHA Instructor (2008-2016)

Education

  • 1995:  MD with Second Class Honor, Prince of Songkla University 
  • 1999: Thai Board of Pediatrics, Prince of Songkla University

  • 2001: Thai Sub-board of Pediatric Cardiology, Mahidol University

  • 2002: Senior Clinical Fellow at Siriraj Hospital, Bangkok
  • 2008: Honorary visitor, Evelina Children’s Hospital, London, UK

Position

  • 2003: Consultant, Pediatric Cardiology Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Prince of Songkhla University, Hat Yai, Songkla, Thailand
  • 2005: Medical Staff, Cardiac Children Foundation of Thailand (CCFT), Bangkok, Thailand
  • 2006: Consultant, Pediatric Heart Center, Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health (QSNICH), College of Medicine, Rangsit University, Bangkok, Thailand

Sukman Putra, MD

RSUPN Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital (RSCM), University of Indonesia
Jakarta
Indonesia

Board of Directors: Sukman Putra, MD
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Sukman Putra, MD

RSUPN Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital (RSCM), University of Indonesia
Jakarta, Indonesia

Board of Directors: Sukman Putra, MD
Current position
  • Vice President, Indonesian Pediatric Cardiac Society 2011-2014
  • Chairman of  Professional Training Divsion of Indonesia Medical Council 2014-1019
  • ASEAN Pediatric Federation, Treasurer 2011-2014
  • Vice Chairman, Board of Professional and Health Care Development, Indonesian Medical Association (IMA) 2012-2015
  • Executive Boards Member Iindonesian Medical Council (IMC) 2014- 2019

Educational background

  • Graduated from Medical School University of Indonesia (1977)
  • Postgraduate Training: Pediatrics Residency, Department of Pediatrics & Child Health, University of Indonesia, CM Hospital, Jakarta, 1983 s/d 1987
  • Honorary Pediatric Cardiology Fellow ,Department of Cardiology, Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, Australia, 1990 – 1991
  • Doctor of Phylosophy (PhD), University of Indonesia, 2013

International Professional Affiliation

  • ASEAN Pediatric Federation: Treasurer since 2008
  • Fellow of American College of Cardiology (FACC) since 2003
  • International Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
  • American Society of Echocardiography (ASE)

Shakeel A. Qureshi, MD

Evelina Children's Hospital
London
United Kingdom

Board of Directors: Shakeel A. Qureshi, MD
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Shakeel A. Qureshi, MD

Evelina Children's Hospital
London, United Kingdom

Board of Directors: Shakeel A. Qureshi, MD
Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist / Head of Service

Area of expertise

interventional paediatric and adult congenital heart disease

Languages spoken

English, Urdu, Punjabi

Biography

Professor Shakeel Qureshi trained in paediatric cardiology at Harefield, Guy's and Liverpool Hospitals. He was first appointed consultant at Liverpool in 1987 and consultant paediatric cardiologist/senior lecturer at Guy's and St Thomas' in 1988.
Professor Qureshi is involved with earthquake relief work in Kashmir, charity fundraising for building houses in Kashmir and Indonesia and other medical charity missions. He is also on the Chain of Hope medical board.

Specialist Interests

  • interventional paediatric cardiology (keyhole surgery techniques)
  • co-inventor of Tyshak balloon.

Research Interests

  • developing or evaluating devices for treating congenital heart defects
  • involved in evaluating a new percutaneous pulmonary valve.

Awards

  • Sitara-e-Imtiaz (one of the highest civil awards) by the Pakistan Government for services to medicine in 2004
  • PICS Outstanding Achievement award (judged by the profession) in Chicago in 2004.

Publications

Professor Qureshi has published over 170 papers and several reviews and book chapters, co-editing a text book of interventional paediatric cardiology.

Masood Sadiq, MD

The Children's Hospital/ Institute of Child Health Lahore
Lahore
Pakistan

Board of Directors: Masood Sadiq, MD
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Masood Sadiq, MD

The Children's Hospital/ Institute of Child Health Lahore
Lahore, Pakistan

Board of Directors: Masood Sadiq, MD
Dr Masood Sadiq is Professor of Paediatric Cardiology and currently heads The Institute of Child Health/Children’s Hospital Lahore, as Dean. He heads paediatric cardiac services at The Children’s Hospital/Institute of Child Health Lahore, Pakistan since 2002.  

He is a graduate of King Edward Medical College Lahore and received his postgraduate training in UK at prestigious institutions like Hospital for Sick Children, GOS, London and Children’s Hospital, Birmingham. His qualifications include DCH (Glasgow), MRCP UK), FRCPCH (London), FRCP (Edinburgh) and CCST in Paediatric Cardiology from UK. He is on specialist register of General Medical Council in UK.
    
He is one of the pioneers in the field of Paediatric Cardiology in Pakistan and established the country’s largest paediatric cardiac department at Children Hospital Lahore. He is a leading interventionalist who has performed the highest number of congenital interventional procedures in the country.  

He has over 50 research publications in peer reviewed medical journals. He is on the editorial board of 6 international and national journals. He has written book chapters and co-authored a book of clinical methods in Paediatric cardiology. In addition to dozens of oral presentations, he has over 50 presentations as invited speaker in international conferences all over the world.

He served as Secretary General of the Asian Pacific Society of Paediatric Cardiology and Chairperson Paediatric Cardiology, APSC (1999-2003). He represented Pakistan on the council of APSCCS 2005-2012. He is executive member and holds various posts in national and international medical organisations and bodies.

He has trained the largest number of paediatric cardiologists in the country in his teaching career. He also the Dean, faculty of Paediatric Cardiology at College of Physicians and Surgeons, Pakistan.

He was awarded Wasti Memorial “Gold Medal” by the Governor of Punjab on 1998 on best original research paper presentation. In recognition of his services in the development of paediatric cardiology in Pakistan he was awarded “Medal of Excellence” called “Tamgha-e-Imtiaz” by the Government of Pakistan in 2010. He has been awarded “Best nightmare case presenter award” in PICS-AICS Miami, USA in 2013. He has been awarded “SMK Wasti Gold medal” by Pakistan Paediatric Association Punjab in recognition of his outstanding services in the field of paediatric Cardiology in Punjab. More recently in 2014, he was conferred “PPA Gold Medal” by the President of Pakistan in recognition of his services in the field of Paediatrics in Pakistan.   

Gurleen Sharland, MD

Evelina Children's Hospital / Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital
London
United Kingdom

Board of Directors: Gurleen Sharland, MD

Horst Sievert, MD

CardioVascular Center Frankfurt CVC
Frankfurt
Germany

Board of Directors: Horst Sievert, MD
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Horst Sievert, MD

CardioVascular Center Frankfurt CVC
Frankfurt, Germany

Board of Directors: Horst Sievert, MD
Director and Founder of CVC Frankfurt

Specialist in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Angiology, and Intensive Care

Medical degree from Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz and Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany

Dr. Sievert has been the Principal Investigator of a number of clinical trials and has authored more than 130 manuscripts and 600 abstracts in peer reviewed journals, as well as 70 books and book contributions. He has also delivered more than 600 invited lectures around the world.
 
He has personally performed more than 16,000 PCIs and 6,000 peripheral angioplasties. However, his activity in the cath lab is focused on highly specialized non-coronary interventions for patients with congenital heart disease, carotid disease, or high risk of stroke, among other conditions. Dr Sievert was the first to close the left atrial appendage percutaneously. He has the largest experience worldwide in catheter closure of heart defects in adults and gets referrals from all over the world.

Do Nguyen Tin, MD

Nhi Dong Children's Hospital #1
Ho Chi Minh City
Vietnam

Board of Directors: Do Nguyen  Tin, MD

Jou-Kou Wang, MD

National Taiwan University Hospital
Taipei
Taiwan

Board of Directors: Jou-Kou Wang, MD
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Jou-Kou Wang, MD

National Taiwan University Hospital
Taipei, Taiwan

Board of Directors: Jou-Kou Wang, MD
Current position
  • Chief of Pediatric Cardiology section National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
  • President of Taiwan Society of Pediatric Cardiology

Education
  • 1973~1980 School of medicine, National Taiwan University,
  • 1988~1992 Research Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Taiwan University
  • 1999-2003 EMBA National Taiwan University

Post graduate training

  • 1982~1985 Resident, Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital
  • 1985~1986 Fellow, Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital
  • 1991~1992 Clinical Fellow, Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Texas Children’s Hospital, Texas, USA

Academic appointments

  • 1988~1994 Lecturer of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University
  • 1994~2000 Associate professor of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University
  • 2000~present Professor of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University

Neil Wilson, MD

School of Medicine, University of Colorado, Childrens Hospital Colorado
Denver
USA

Board of Directors: Neil Wilson, MD

Faculty

Jason Leung Kwai Chan, MD

Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Hong Kong
China

Faculty: Jason Leung Kwai Chan, MD
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Jason Leung Kwai Chan, MD

Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Hong Kong, China

Faculty: Jason Leung Kwai Chan, MD
Dr. Jason Leung Kwai, Chan graduated and finished cardiology training in Hong Kong. He finished intervention fellowship specialized in congenital and structural heart intervention in Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Canada. He is currently the associate consultant and the doctor in-charge of the congenital and structural heart disease program in Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hong Kong. He is also the vice president of the society of Hong Kong Congenital and Structural Heart Disease. His special interests are in TAVI, valve-in-valve intervention, LAAO, Para-valvular leak closure and mitraclip.  He is one of the investigators of Asian-Pacific Watchman registry and TAVI registry.


Lucy Eun, MD

Yonsei University Severance Hospital
Seoul
South Korea

Faculty: Lucy Eun, MD
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Lucy Eun, MD

Yonsei University Severance Hospital
Seoul, South Korea

Faculty: Lucy Eun, MD




Yun-Ching Fu, MD

Taichung Veterans General Hospital
Taichung
Taiwan

Faculty: Yun-Ching Fu, MD
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Yun-Ching Fu, MD

Taichung Veterans General Hospital
Taichung, Taiwan

Faculty: Yun-Ching Fu, MD
Dr Yun-Ching Fu graduated from National Yang-Ming University in Taipei, Taiwan in 1989. He was a general practitioner (1989-1993), pediatric resident (1993-1996) and cardiologic fellow (1996-1998) at Taipei Veterans General Hospital.  He completed Ph.D. in the Institute of Clinical Medicine of National Yang-Ming University (2000-2003). He received interventional training in the University of Chicago Children’s hospital under the instruction of Dr. Ziyad M. Hijazi (2004).

He is currently the chief of Department of Pediatrics in Taichung Veterans General Hospital and the associate professor in National Yang-Ming universerty.

He is interested in interventional therapy of congenital and structural heart diseases.

Nikolaus A. Haas, MD

University Hospital Munich
Munich
Germany

Faculty: Nikolaus A. Haas, MD

Hidehiko Hara, MD

Toho University Ohashi Medical Center
Tokyo
Japan

Faculty: Hidehiko Hara, MD
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Hidehiko Hara, MD

Toho University Ohashi Medical Center
Tokyo, Japan

Faculty: Hidehiko Hara, MD

An Associate Professor at Toho University Ohashi Medical Center in Tokyo. Dr. Hara is a board certified cardiologist specializing in cardiac catheterization, coronary artery disease, and stroke, peripheral and structural intervention. Dr. Hara completed his preclinical fellowship at Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation from 2004 to 2007. He has experienced lots of catheter closure of ASD and VSD in other Asian countries.
Dr. Hara has been qualified as the first operator of transcatheter ASD closure among adult Japanese cardiologists in 2010. Dr. Hara is now a president of Structure Club Japan which is focusing on the structural heart disease intervention.


Ghee Tiong Koh, MD

Serdang Hospital
Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia

Faculty: Ghee Tiong Koh, MD
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Ghee Tiong Koh, MD

Serdang Hospital
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Faculty: Ghee Tiong Koh, MD
Current Position
Consultant Pediatric Cardiologist and Head of Pediatric Cardiology Service, Serdang Hospital

2010 – 2013 Visiting Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist, Gleneagles Penang Hospital, Penang, Malaysia

2010 - 2013 Visiting Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist, LohGuanLye Specialists Centre, Penang, Malaysia

2008 - 2013 Pediatric Cardiologist, Penang General Hospital

2008 Fellow, The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne Australia

2006 - 2008 Fellow, Penang General Hospital, Penang, Malaysia

2005 - 2006 Fellow, Institute Jantung Negara, Malaysia

Education
  • MD, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, 1999
  • MRCPCH, UK, 2003
  • Paediatrician (Ministry of Health, Malaysia) gazetted in May 2005
  • Paediatric Cardiologist (Ministry of Health, Malaysia) gazetted in Aug 2008

Interest
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • GUCH

Jan Kovac, MD

University Hospitals of Leicester
Leicester
United Kingdom

Faculty: Jan Kovac, MD
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Jan Kovac, MD

University Hospitals of Leicester
Leicester, United Kingdom

Faculty: Jan Kovac, MD
Dr Kovac trained in Prague, USA and Southampton and came to Leicester in 1995.

Totaling up to 5,000 procedures, Dr Kovac is one of the highest volume PTCA operators.

Cardiologist to VIP's in United Arab Emirates and China, performing procedures as invited faculty and operator in China, US, Central, Eastern Europe and the Middle East.

Dr Kovac also speaks Russian and German.

Current NHS and /or university posts

Consultant Cardiologist, University Hospitals NHS Trust Leicester
Practicing at Spire Leicester Hospital

Specialties
  • Cardiology
  • Interventional cardiology

Special clinical interests
  • PTCA
  • Valvuloplasty
  • Valve repair
  • Stenting

Research interests
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Valve disease
  • Cardiomyopathy.

Year of first medical qualification: 1984
MUDR, FACC, CCST(UK), MD

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies
  • American College of Cardiology
  • European Society of Cardiology




Simon Lam, MD

Queen Mary Hospital
Hong Kong
China

Faculty: Simon Lam, MD
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Simon Lam, MD

Queen Mary Hospital
Hong Kong, China

Faculty: Simon Lam, MD
  • Graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong in 2003
  • Interventional cardiologist working in the Division of Cardiology, University Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
  • Structural and Congenital Heart Intervention Training in CardioVascular Center Frankfurt, Germany form 2012 to 2013 under Prof Horst Sievert, MD, PhD
  • Heart Team for Structural Heart Intervention, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
  • Coordinator of HA Territory-wide TAVI service (QMH, GH, PYNEH, KWH, RH –CTSU referral network)
  • 24 hour Emergency PCI team, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
  • Accredited PCI and Structural Heart Intervention Operator
  • Hospital Authority Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Implementation Work Group
  • Hospital Authority Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Implementation Work Group

Specific fields of interest

  • Intervention Cardiology
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation
  • Percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Closure
  • Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
  • Percutaneous mitral leaflet repair/MitraClip
  • Intracoronary Optical Coherence Tomography and Physiology
  • Non-invasive Cardiology and Imaging
  • Transthoracic Echocardiogram
  • 3D Transesophageal Echocardiogram
  • Structural Heart CT Imaging

Membership of Professional Associations and Colleges

  • Hong Kong Society of Intracoronary Imaging and Physiology (Vice-Chairman, 2012 to present)
  • Imaging Core Laboratory, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong (Co-director, 2009 to present)
  • Hong Kong College of Cardiology (Fellow since 2011)
  • Hong Kong Public Hospital Cardiologist Association (Member since 2007)

Eustaquio Maria Onorato , MD

Humanitas Gavazzeni Clinic
Bergamo
Italy

Faculty: Eustaquio Maria  Onorato , MD
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Eustaquio Maria Onorato , MD

Humanitas Gavazzeni Clinic
Bergamo, Italy

Faculty: Eustaquio Maria  Onorato , MD
•    Medical Degree with honours
University of Milan, Milan School of Medicine, Italy (1977)
University of Zulia, Maracaibo School of Medicine, Venezuela (1980)

•    First Class Degree Certification, Cardiology
Post Graduate Course in Cardiology, University School of Medicine, Caracas, Venezuela (1984)

•    Degree Certification, Paediatric Cardiology
Post Graduate Course in Pediatric Cardiology, University School of Medicine, Caracas, Venezuela (1986)

•    Teaching Assistant Professor
Institute of Cardiology, University Hospital of Caracas, Venezuela (1985-1989)

•    Degree Certification, Radiology
Post Graduate Course in Radiology, University School of Medicine, Siena, Italy (1994).

•    Co-Director of the Cardiovascular Catheterization Laboratory
Centro "E. Malan", San Donato Hospital, University of Milan, Italy (1989-1997)

•    Director of Cardiology Department and Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
Clinica San Rocco di Franciacorta, Ome, (Brescia), Italy (1997-2002)

•    Director of Cardiology Division I and Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
Humanitas Gavazzeni Clinic, Bergamo, Italy (2002-2006)

•    Director of Cardiology Department and Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
Ospedale Sant’Orsola Fatebenefratelli, Brescia, Italy (2006-2009)

•    Teaching Professor, Interventional Cardiology
  Policlinico Universitario Tor Vergata, University School of Medicine, Rome (2010 - 2011)

•    Current position:  Consultant , Interventional Cardiology, Congenital and Structural Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Department, Humanitas Gavazzeni Clinic, Bergamo
Senior Consultant, Centro Cardiologico Monzino, University School of Medicine, Milan, Italy



•    Scientific Consultant, Proctor and Trainer, Congenital and Structural Interventional Cardiology;
•    Scientific Consultant, Proctor and Trainer, Intracardiac Ultrasound for catheter-based interventional procedures
Centro Cardiologico Monzino, University School of Medicine, Milan, Italy
    Clinica Montevergine, Mercogliano, Italy
    S.Anna Hospital, Catanzaro, Italy
    Presidio Ospedaliero San Giovanni di Dio, Agrigento
    Presidio Ospedaliero “S.Elia”, Caltanissetta
    Bakulev Scientific Center for Cardiovascular Surgery, Moscow Medical Academy, Russian Federation
    Republican Cardiology Center – Ufa, Republic of Bashkiria, Russian Federation
    Cardiology Institute, Kazan, Republic of Tatarstad, Russian Federation
    Cardiology Dept, Santariskiu Klinikos, University School of Medicine, Vilnius, Lithuania
    Centru Cardiovascular, Spitalul Monza – Bucarest, Romania
    Hungarian Institute of Cardiology – Pediatric Cardiac Centre – Budapest, Hungry
    Instituto de Cardiologia, Hospital Universitario de Caracas, University School of Medicine – Caracas, Venezuela
    Instituto Cardiovascular de Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Servicio de Cardiologia – Hemodinamia, Hospital de Los Valles – Quito, Ecuador
    Om El Kora Cardiac Center, University Hospital, Tanta, Egypt
    Pediatric Cardiology, Cairo University Children Hospital, Egypt
    Centre Hospitalier Universitaire (CHU) “Charles Nicole, Rouen, France
    Centre Hospitalier Universitaire (CHU) “Arnaud de Villenueve“, Montpellier, France
    Centre Hospitalier Régional Universitaire de Lille (CHRU), France
    American Heart Institute, Nicosia, Cyprus  



Scientific Society Memberships
National
•    Società Italiana di Cardiologia Pediatrica (SICP)
•    Gruppo Italiano di Studi Emodinamici e Cardiologia Interventistica (G.I.S.E.)
•    Associazione Medici Cardiologi Ospedalieri (A.N.M.C.O.): Fellow
•    Società Italiana di Radiologia Medica (SIRM)
International
•    Sociedad Venezolana de Cardiologia
•    Sociedad Latina de Cardiologia Pediatrica
•    The Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions (SCAI): Fellow
•    European Society of Cardiology (ESC): Fellow
•    Russian Scientific Society of Interventional Radiology & Endovascular Surgery: Honorary Membership
•    Sociedad Venezolana de Cardiologia Intervencionista : Honorary Membership


Field of Interest and Clinical Research
Interventional Percutaneous Procedures in Congenital and Structural Heart Diseases in Childrens and Adults:
-    Interatrial communications: atrial septal defect and patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure
-    Ventricular sepal defect closure (perimembranous, muscular)
-    Post-infarction ventricular septal rupture closure  
-    Patent ductus arteriosus closure
-    Pulmonary arteriovenous malformations and coronary artery fistulas closure
-    Paravalvular Leak percutaneous closure
-    Left Atrial Appendage Closure  
-    Balloon Valvuloplasty for pulmonary valve and aortic valve stenosis
-    Other complex congenital heart defects

Pimpak Prachasilchai, MD

Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health, Pediatric Cardiac Center
Bangkok
Thailand

Faculty: Pimpak Prachasilchai, MD
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Pimpak Prachasilchai, MD

Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health, Pediatric Cardiac Center
Bangkok, Thailand

Faculty: Pimpak Prachasilchai, MD
M.D., Rangsit University, Bangkok, Thailand
Thai National board of Pediatrics
Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health, Bangkok, Thailand
Clinical Fellow in Pediatric Cardiology
Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health, Bangkok, Thailand

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Undergraduate
1999-2005 Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), College of Medicine, Rangsit University, Bangkok, Thailand

Postgraduate
  • 2006-2009 Thai National board of Pediatrics, Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health, Bangkok, Thailand
  • 2009-2011 Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship, Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Feb 2011 3D Echocardiography in Structural Heart Disease, London, United Kingdom
  • Feb 2011 3D Echocardiography workshop in Complex Congenital Heart Disease, Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Dec 2011 Congenital/Structural Heart Disease Interventional Cardiology Fellows Course in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

MEDICAL LICENSE
  • 2005 Unrestricted Thai Medical License 33118
  • Practitioner in medicine, The Medical Council of Thailand     

EXPERIENCE
  • 2005-2006 Internship training, Banphaeo Hospital, Samut Sakorn, Thailand
  • Nov 2010 Observership, The hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
  • Jan-Feb 2011 Observership, Evelina Children’s Hospital, London, United Kingdom
  • March 2011 Observership, Institute Jantung Negara-National Heart Institute, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • June 2011 Participated as second operator in live cases demonstration at the Cardiovascular Center Frankfurt Cardiac Cath Lab, Congenital and Structural Intervention 2011 (CSI 2011), Frankfurt, Germany
  • Jan 2012 Live cases demonstration for ASD transcatheter closure at The Congress of Atrial Septal Defect from A to Z, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Sep 2013 Chairperson of session at ADOII workshop, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Nov 2013 Chairperson of session at The 9th Asian Intervention Cardiovascular Therapeutics (AICT 2013), Bangkok, Thailand

HONOURS AND AWARDS
  • 2002-2003 Medical student top scoring achievement award in Pediatrics
  • 2003-2004 5th year medical student top scoring achievement award
  • 2003-2004 Medical student top scoring achievement award in Pediatrics
  • 2013-2014 Great teacher for 4th year medical students, Rangsit University
    
SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS
  • The Medical Council of Thailand
  • The Royal College of Pediatricians of Thailand
  • The Pediatric society of Thailand
  • The Heart Association of Thailand
  • The Society of Pediatric Cardiology of Thailand

Omar Datuk Razali, MD

Cardiac Vascular Sentral
Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia

Faculty: Omar Datuk  Razali, MD

Hasri Samion, MD

Institue Jantung Negara
Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia

Faculty: Hasri Samion, MD
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Hasri Samion, MD

Institue Jantung Negara
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Faculty: Hasri Samion, MD
Current Position

Senior Consultant & Head Paediatric & Congenital Heart Centre
National Heart Institute, Kuala Lumpur

Area of Interest

Catheter Intervention in Congenital Heart Disease

Kothandam Sivakumar, MD

Institute of Cardio Vascular Diseases, The MADRAS MEDICAL MISSION
Chennai
India

Faculty: Kothandam Sivakumar, MD

Associate Faculty

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