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CSI Frankfurt 2018: Catheter Interventions in Congenital, Structural and Valvular Heart Disease

Board of Directors

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.

Mario Carminati, MD

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

Board of Directors: Mario Carminati, MD

Neil Wilson, MD

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

Board of Directors: Neil Wilson, MD

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.

Co-Directors

Bushra Rana, MD

Papworth Hospital
Cambridge
United Kingdom

Co-Directors: Bushra  Rana, MD

Gareth Morgan, MD

University of Colorado
Denver
USA

Co-Directors: Gareth Morgan, MD
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Gareth Morgan, MD

University of Colorado
Denver, USA

Co-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.

Ilona Hofmann, MD

CardioVascular Center Frankfurt
Frankfurt
Germany

Co-Directors: Ilona Hofmann, MD
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Ilona Hofmann, MD

CardioVascular Center Frankfurt
Frankfurt, Germany

Co-Directors: Ilona Hofmann, MD
Specialist in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Echocardiography and Vascular Medicine.
At CVC Frankfurt since April 2011.
  • 1989 - 1998 Medical School in Zelinograd (Astana), Kazakhstan and Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
  • 1998 Medical Degree
  • 1999 - 2007 Specialization in internal medicine, Maingau Hospital and Bethanien Hospital Frankfurt, Germany
  • 2007 Doctorate and Board Certification in Internal Medicine
  • 2008 - 2010 Specialization in Cardiology, St. Katharinen Hospital Frankfurt, Germany
  • 2010 Board Certification in Cardiology
  • 2008 - 2011 Senior Cardiologist at St. Katharinen Hospital Frankfurt, Germany
  • Since 2011 Specialist in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Echocardiography and Vascular Medicine CVC Frankfurt, St. Katharinen Hospital Frankfurt, Germany

Jian´an Wang, MD

The Second Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University School of Medicine
Zhejiang
China

Co-Directors: Jian´an Wang, MD
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Jian´an Wang, MD

The Second Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University School of Medicine
Zhejiang, China

Co-Directors: Jian´an Wang, MD

Jian’an Wang, chief of heart center of the Second Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University and vice chairman of Chinese Society of Cardiology, is one of the pioneers of TAVI and MitraClip in China. Currently, his heart center is the largest center for TAVI and MitraClip in China. He participated in the design of Chinese made THV-VENUS A, and also is one of the principle investigators in the clinical study. He is the principle investigator of VENUS-A PLUS, the first Chinese-made repositionable and retrievable THV.

Laura Vaskelyte, MD

CardioVascular Center Frankfurt
Frankfurt
Germany

Co-Directors: Laura Vaskelyte, MD
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Laura Vaskelyte, MD

CardioVascular Center Frankfurt
Frankfurt, Germany

Co-Directors: Laura Vaskelyte, MD
Specialist in Internal Medicine and Cardiology.
At CVC Frankfurt since June 2012.
  • 1995 - 2001 Kaunas University of Health Sciences, Lithuania, Medical Degree with honors (magna cum laude)
  • 2002 - 2006 Specialization in cardiology at Kaunas University of Health Sciences, Lithuania
  • 2006 - 2007 Specialist in cardiology at St. Marien Hospital in Siegen, Germany
  • 2007 - 2009 Cardiologist at HELIOS-Clinic (Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Angiology and Nephrology) in Aue, Germany
  • 2009 - 2011 Senior Cardiologist at HELIOS-Clinic (Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Angiology, and Nephrology) in Aue, Germany
  • 2012 Senior Cardiologist at Municipal Hospital in Karlsruhe, Germany (Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Angiology and Intensive Care)
  • Since 2012 Specialist in Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology Echocardiography, and Vascular Medicine at the CVC Frankfurt, St. Katharinen Hospital, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Markus Reinartz, MD

CardioVascular Center Frankfurt and Herz-Jesu-Krankenhaus
Frankfurt
Germany

Co-Directors: Markus Reinartz, MD

Martin Swaans, MD

St. Antonius Ziekenhuis
Nieuwegein
Netherlands

Co-Directors: Martin Swaans, MD

Sameer Gafoor, MD

Swedish Heart and Vascular Institute
Seattle
USA

Co-Directors: Sameer  Gafoor, MD
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Sameer Gafoor, MD

Swedish Heart and Vascular Institute
Seattle, USA

Co-Directors: Sameer  Gafoor, MD
Attending Physician

Dr. Sameer Gafoor is an attending physician at the CardioVascular Center (CVC) Frankfurt headed by Horst Sievert, MD. He obtained his medical degree from Northwestern University in the United States, followed by Internal Medicine Residency at University of michigan. His cardiology training started with Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship at Washington Hospital Center/Georgetown University and continued with Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at Emory University.

Following this training, he went on to complete an Advanced Fellowship in Neurovascular, Coronary, Structural Heart, and Peripheral Vascular Training at the CVC Frankfurt. He specializes in interventions and imaging for structural heart and peripheral vascular disease, as well as development and incorporation of new devices, technologies, and techniques for these and other indications.

Stefan Bertog, MD

CardioVascular Center Frankfurt CVC, Frankfurt, Germany
Minneapolis Medical Center, Minneapolis,
USA

Co-Directors: Stefan Bertog, MD
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Stefan Bertog, MD

CardioVascular Center Frankfurt CVC, Frankfurt, Germany
Minneapolis Medical Center, Minneapolis,, USA

Co-Directors: Stefan Bertog, MD
Specialist in Cardiology, Angiology and Interventional Cardiology at CVC Frankfurt since February 2013

  • Since 2006 Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
  • 2010 - Present Co-Director of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Veterans Administration Hospital, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
  • 2006 - Present Cardiologist, Veterans Administration Hospital, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
  • 2003 - 2005 Chief Fellow Cardiology,, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
  • 2002 - 2006 Fellowship, Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology at University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
  • 1999 - 2002 Residency, Internal Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
  • 1997 - 1998 Junior Physician, Department of Cardiology at Municipal Hospital in Frankfurt Höchst, Germany
  • 1990 - 1997 Medical Degree at Johann Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany







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