CSI Frankfurt 2023
FACULTY

  • Chairmen

  • Mario Carminati I.R.C.C.S. Policlinico San Donato Milan, Italy

    Sir Shakeel A. Qureshi Evelina Children's Hospital London, United Kingdom

    Horst Sievert CardioVascular Center Frankfurt CVC Frankfurt, Germany

  • Director Emeritus

  • Neil Wilson Oxford, UK

  • Program directors

  • William T. Abraham Ohio State University Columbus, USA

    Stefan Bertog Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center Minneapolis, USA

    Daniel Burkhoff The Cardiovascular Research Foundation New York, USA

    Ole De Backer The Heart Center - Rigshospitalet Copenhagen, Denmark

    Eberhard Grube University Hospital Bonn Bonn, Germany

    Iqbal Malik Hammersmith Hospital London, United Kingdom

    Gareth Morgan University of Colorado Hospital Denver, USA

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

    Bushra Rana Imperial college Healthcare NHS Trust London, United Kingdom

    Kothandam Sivakumar Institute of Cardio Vascular Diseases, The Madras Medical Mission Chennai, India

    Martin Swaans St. Antonius Hospital Nieuwegein, Netherlands

    Lars Søndergaard Rigshospitalet Copenhagen, Denmark

    John Thomson Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, USA

    Nicolas Van Mieghem Erasmus Medical Center (MC) Rotterdam, Netherlands

    Ralph Stephan von Bardeleben University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany

    Dee Dee Wang Henry Ford Health System Detroit, USA

    Jian'an Wang The Second Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University School of Medicine Hangzhou, China

  • Scientific Commitee

  • Zahid Amin Advent Health Medical Group Orlando, USA

    Felix Berger German Heart Institute Berlin and Charité - Medical University of Berlin Berlin, Germany

    Martin Bergmann Cardiologicum Hamburg Hamburg , Germany

    Elchanan Bruckheimer Schneider Children's Medical Center Israel Petach Tikva, Israel

    Gianfranco Butera Bambino Gesù Pediatric Hospital Milan, Italy

    Jae Young Choi Severance Cardiovascular Hospital, Yonsei University Health System Seoul, South Korea

    Gry Dahle Oslo Universitetssykehus - Rikshospitalet Oslo, Norway

    Victoria Delgado University Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol Badalona, Spain

    Phuoc Duong Alder Hey Children’s Hospital Liverpool, United Kingdom

    Eric Eeckhout University of Lausanne Lausanne, Switzerland

    Marat Fudim Duke University Durham, USA

    Marc Gewillig UZ Leuven Leuven, Belgium

    Adam Greenbaum Emory University Hospital Atlanta, USA

    M. Edip Gurol Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, USA

    Rebecca Hahn New York Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia University Medical Center New York, USA

    Christoph Hammerstingl Center of Cardiovascular Disease Cologne Cologne, Germany

    Sébastien Hascoët Centre Chirurgical Marie Lannelongue Paris, France

    Jörg Hausleiter Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich Munich, Germany

    Christian-Hendrik Heeger University Heart Center Lübeck, Germany

    Rafael Hirsch Rabin Medical Center Petach Tikva, Israel

    Maxim Itkin University of Pennsylvania Medical Center/Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, USA

    Saleha Kabir Evelina Children's Hospital London, United Kingdom

    Gregor Krings University Medical Center Utrecht Utrecht, The Netherlands

    Randall Lee University of California San Francisco, USA

    Petru Liuba Skåne University Hospital Lund, Sweden

    Burkhard Mackensen University of Washington School of Medicine Seattle, USA

    Thomas Modine CHRU Lille Lille, France

    Eustaquio Maria Onorato Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS Milan, Italy

    Xiangbin Pan Fuwai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Science Beijing, China

    Mehul Patel Methodist LeBonheur Healthcare Germantown, USA

    Eric Rosenthal Evelina Children's Hospital / St. Thomas Hospital London, United Kingdom

    Supaporn Roymanee Songklanagarind Hospital, Prince of Songkla University Songkhla, Thailand

    Martin Schneider University Hospital Bonn Bonn, Germany

    Joachim Schofer MZV Prof. Mathey, Prof. Schofer, Hamburg Hamburg, Germany

    Do Nguyen Tin Nhi Dong Children's Hospital #1 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    Gerald Tulzer Kepler University Hospital Linz, Austria

    Apostolos Tzikas Interbalkan European Medical Center / AHEPA University Hospital Thessaloniki, Greece

    Peter Zartner German Pediatric Heart Center, University of Bonn Bonn, Germany

  • Local faculty

  • Natalia Galeru CardioVascular Center Frankfurt CVC Frankfurt, Germany

    Pamela Ilioska CardioVascular Center Frankfurt CVC Frankfurt, Germany

    Kerstin Piayda CardioVascular Center Frankfurt CVC Frankfurt, Germany

    Markus Reinartz CardioVascular Center Frankfurt CVC Frankfurt, Germany

    Kolja Sievert CardioVascular Center Frankfurt CVC Frankfurt, Germany

    Judith Steffan CardioVascular Center Frankfurt CVC Frankfurt, Germany

  • faculty

  • Sherien Abdelsalam Mohamed Al Nas Hospital Cairo, Egypt

    Mohammad Abumehdi Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust London, United Kingdom

    Eustachio Agricola San Raffaele Scientific Institute Milan, Italy

    Jung-Min Ahn Asan Medical Center Seoul, South Korea

    Nina Ajmone Marsan Leiden University Medical Center Leiden, The Netherlands

    Teiji Akagi Okayama University Hospital Okayama, Japan

    Behzad Alizadeh Mashhad University of Medical Sciences Mashhad, Iran

    Mazeni Alwi National Heart Institute Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Adel Aminian University Hospital Charleroi Charleroi, Belgium

    Jason H. Anderson Mayo Clinic Rochester, USA

    Aimee K. Armstrong, MD The Heart Center, Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus, OH, USA

    Dabit Arzamendi Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau Barcelona, Spain

    Boulos Asfour University Hospital Bonn Bonn, Germany

    Arshid Azarine Hospital Saint Joseph Paris, France

    Haysam Baho King Faisal Specialist Hospital Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

    Shmuel Banai Tel Aviv Medical Center Tel Aviv, Israel

    Jozef Bartunek OLV Hospital Aalst Aalst, Belgium

    Alban-Elouen Baruteau University Hospital of Nantes Nantes, France

    Radwa Bedair Bristol Heart Institute Bristol, United Kingdom

    Emré Belli Paris Saint-Joseph Hospital Paris, France

    Lee Benson The Hospital for Sick Children Toronto, Canada

    James Bentham Leeds General Infirmary Leeds, United Kingdom

    Sergio Berti Fondazione Gabriele Monasterio Pisa, Italy

    Pedro Betrián-Blasco Vall d'Hebron University Hospital Barcelona, Spain

    Rafael Beyar Rambam Health Care Campus Haifa, Israel

    Yuval Binur Arsuf Partners New York, Shenzhen, Tel Aviv, USA/China/Israel

    Martin Bocks UH Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital Cleveland, USA

    Regina Bokenkamp Leiden University Medical Center Leiden, Netherlands

    Michael Borger Heart Center, Leipzig University Leipzig, Germany

    Sharon Borik Chaim Sheba Medical Center Tel Hashomer, Israel

    John P. Breinholt III Pediatric Cardiac Care of Arizona Tempe, USA

    Ian Buysschaert AZ Sint-Jan Brugge-Oostende Bruges, Belgium

    Jonathan Byrne King's College Hospital NHS Fondation Trust London, UK

    Allison Cabalka Mayo Clinic Rochester, USA

    Ryan Callahan Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, USA

    John Carroll University of Colorado Hospital Denver, USA

    Mann Chandavimol Ramathibodi Hospital Bangkok, Thailand

    Amitabha Chattopadhyay Narayana Superspecialty Hospital Howrah, West Bengal

    Mao Chen West China Hospital of Sichuan University Chengdu, China

    Massimo Chessa I.R.C.C.S Policlinico San Donato Milan, Italy

    Lenard Conradi Universitäres Herz- und Gefäßzentrum Hamburg, Germany

    Bjorn Cools UZ Leuven Leuven, Belgium

    David Crossland The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Newcastle, United Kingdom

    Ignacio Cruz Gonzalez University Hospital of Salamanca Salamanca, Spain

    Domenico D'Amario The University of Eastern Piedmont Novara, Italy

    Bharat Dalvi Glenmark Cardiac Centre Mumbai, India

    Jesús Damsky Barbosa Pedro de Elizalde Children Hospital Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Federico De Marco I.R.C.C.S. Policlinico San Donato Milan, Italy

    Tom De Potter OLV Hospital Aalst Aalst, Belgium

    Jonas Del Rosario University of the Philipinnes Manila, Philippines

    Domenico Della Rocca Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute Austin, USA

    Antigoni Deri Leeds General Infirmary Leeds, UK

    Ranjit Deshpande King’s College Hospital and Cleveland Clinic London London, United Kingdom

    Alison Duncan The Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust London, United Kingdom

    Ingo Eitel University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein (UKSH) Lübeck, Germany

    Maiy Hamdy El Sayed Ain Shams University Cairo, Egypt

    Amal El-Sisi Cairo University Cairo, Egypt

    Rodrigo Estévez-Loureiro University Hospital Alvaro Cunqueiro Vigo, Spain

    Neil Fam St Michael's Hospital Toronto, Canada

    Stephan Fichtlscherer University Hospital Frankfurt Frankfurt, Germany

    Hans-Reiner Figulla University Jena Jena, Germany

    Ariel Finkelstein Tel Aviv Medical Center Tel Aviv, Israel

    Ata Firouzi Iran University of Medical Sciences Tehran, Iran

    Alain Fraisse The Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust London, United Kingdom

    Jennifer Franke Philips Hamburg, Germany

    Phillip Freeman Aalborg University Hospital Aalborg, Denmark

    Xavier Freixa Hospital Clínic of Barcelona Barcelona, Spain

    Christian Frerker The University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein Lübeck, Germany

    Yun-Ching Fu Taichung Veterans General Hospital Taiwan, China

    Masato Fukunaga Kokura Memorial Hospital Kitakyushu, Japan

    Sameer Gafoor Swedish Heart and Vascular Institute; CardioVascular Center Frankfurt CVC Seattle, USA

    Mark Galantowicz Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbia, USA

    Habib Gamra Fattouma Bourguiba University Hospital Monastir, Tunisia

    Francisco Garay Pontifical Catholic University of Chile Santiago, Chile

    Philippe Garot Jacques Cartier Private Hospital Massy, France

    Achille Gaspardone Sant'Eugenio Hospital Rome, Italy

    Stanimir Georgiev German Heart Center Munich Munich, Germany

    Roland Gitter Kepler-University-Clinic Linz Linz, Austria

    Luca Giugno I.R.C.C.S. Policlinico San Donato Milan, Italy

    Patrick Gleason Emory University School of Medicine Atlanta, USA

    François Godart Heart Lung Institute - CHU Lille Lille, France

    Srinath T. Gowda Texas Children's Hospital Texas, USA

    Marek Grygier Poznan University of Medical Sciences Poznan, Poland

    Thorsten Hanke Asklepios Klinikum Harburg Hamburg, Germany

    Hidehiko Hara Toho University Ohashi Medical Center Tokyo, Japan

    Ulrike Herberg University Hospital of RWTH Aachen Aachen, Germany

    Ruth Heying University Hospitals Leuven Leuven, Belgium

    Ziyad M. Hijazi Sidra Cardiovascular Center of Excellence Doha, Qatar

    David Hildick-Smith Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust Brighton, United Kingdom

    Edwin Ho Montefiore Medical Center New York, USA

    Lukas Hobohm University Hospital Mainz Mainz, Germany

    Rodney Horton Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute Austin, USA

    Ali Houeijeh Institute Heart and Lungs, CHRU Lille, France

    Tarique Hussain University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, USA

    Reda Ibrahim Montreal Heart Institut Montreal, Canada

    Frank Ing University of California Davis Davis, USA

    Salim Jivanji Alder Hey Children's Hospital & Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital Liverpool, United Kingdom

    Michael Jonas Kaplan Medical Center Heart Institute Rehovot, Israel

    Michael Joner The German Heart Center Munich Munich, Germany

    Matthew Jones Evelina Children's Hospital London, United Kingdom

    Tsuyoshi Kaneko Brigham and Women's Hospital Boston, USA

    Clément Karsenty University Hospital of Toulouse Toulouse, France

    Alexander Kempny Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals London, United Kingdom

    Damien Kenny Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin Dublin, Ireland

    David Kent Tufts Medical Center Boston, USA

    Omar Khalique St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center New York, USA

    Sachin Khambadkone Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children London, United Kingdom

    Jaffar Khan National Heart, Lung and Blood Insitute Bethesda, USA

    Saud Khawaja Imperial College London London, United Kingdom

    Gi Beom Kim Seoul National University Children's Hospital Seoul, South Korea

    Won-Keun Kim Kerckhoff Clinic Bad Nauheim, Germany

    Maria Isabel Körber University Hospital Cologne Cologne, Germany

    Adam Kolesnik The Children's Memorial Health Institute Warsaw, Poland

    Nageswara Rao Koneti Care Hospital Hyderabad, India

    Jan Kovac University Hospitals of Leicester Leicester, United Kingdom

    Thomas Krasemann Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands

    Felix Kreidel The University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein Kiel, Germany

    Oliver Kretschmar University Children's Hospital Zurich Zurich, Switzerland

    Shunsuke Kubo Kurashiki Central Hospital Kurashiki, Japan

    Karl-Heinz Kuck Hospital St. Georg Hamburg Hamburg, Germany

    Raghavannair Suresh Kumar Believers International Heart Centre Kerala, India

    Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy Kansas City Heart Rhythm Institute, HCA Midwest Health Oveland Park, USA

    Simon Lam Queen Mary Hospital Hong Kong

    Axel Linke Heart Center Dresden Dresden, Germany

    Liwen Liu Xijing Hospital, Air Force Medical University Xi'an, China

    Chaim Lotan Hadassah Medical Center Jerusalem, Israel

    Gianluca Lucchese Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust London, United Kingdom

    Sebastian Ludwig University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf Hamburg, Germany

    Patrick Lugenbiel University Hospital Heidelberg Heidelberg, Germany

    Philipp Lurz Heart Center, Leipzig University Leipzig, Germany

    Philip MacCarthy King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust London, UK

    Vaikom Mahadevan University of California San Francisco, USA

    Francesco Maisano San Raffaele Hospital Milan, Italy

    Sophie Guiti Malekzadeh-Milani Necker Hospital for Sick Children Paris, France

    Geert Maleux University Hospitals Leuven Leuven, Belgium

    Kathleen A. Marshall Maxis Medical LLC San Jose / Frankfurt, USA / Germany

    Karen McCarthy Royal Brompton and Harefield Foundation NHS Trust London, United Kingdom

    Daniel McLennan Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Milwaukee, USA

    Chetan Mehta Birmingham Children's Hospital Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Marco Metra University of Brescia Brescia, Italy

    Andreas Metzner University Heart and Vascular Center Hamburg, Germany

    Leong Ming Chern Institut Jantung Negara Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Nathalie Mini University Hospital Bonn Bonn, Germany

    Suneet Mittal Valley Hospital New York, USA

    Claudia Montanaro Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals London, United Kingdom

    Marhisham Che Mood National Heart Institute Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Issam D. Moussa Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois UC Champaign, USA

    Michael Mullen Barts Health NHS Trust London, United Kingdom

    Devi Nair St. Bernards Heart & Vascular Jonesboro, USA

    Dinh Quang Nguyen St. Vinzenz Hospital Cologne, Germany

    Georg Nickenig University Hospital Bonn Bonn, Germany

    Jens Erik Nielsen-Kudsk Aarhus University Hospital Aarhus, Denmark

    Vlasis Ninios Interbalkan European Medical Center Thessaloniki, Greece

    Johannes Nordmeyer The German Heart Center Berlin Berlin, Germany

    David Northridge Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    Ender Ödemiş Koç University Hospital Istanbul, Turkey

    Atilla Özcan Özdemir Eskisehir Osmangazi University Eskisehir, Turkey

    Egidijus Pelanis Oslo University Hospital Oslo, Norway

    Claus C. Pieper University Hospital Bonn Bonn, Germany

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

    Fabien Praz University Hospital Bern Bern, Switzerland

    Matthew Price Scripps Clinics La Jolla, USA

    Christian Pristipino San Filippo Neri Hospital Rome, Italy

    Kuberan Pushparajah Evelina London Children's Hospital London, United Kingdom

    Athar M. Qureshi Texas Children's Hospital Texas, USA

    Deborah Rabinowitz Nemours Dupont Hospital for Children Wilmington, USA

    Jelena Radojevic Rhena Clinic Strasbourg, France

    Rizwan Rehman East Midlands Congenital Heart Centre Leicester, UK

    Nico Reinsch Alfried-Krupp Hospital Essen, Germany

    Giacomo Rossitto University of Padua Padua, Italy

    Neil Ruparelia Hammersmith Hospital London, United Kingdom

    Parham Sadeghipour Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center Tehran, Iran

    Masood Sadiq The Children's Hospital Lahore, Pakistan

    Hasri Samion National Heart Institute Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Juan Pablo Sandoval Ignacio Chavez National Institute of Cardiology Mexico City, Mexico

    Marcus Sandri Heart Center Leipzig Leipzig, Germany

    Giuseppe Santoro AORN Ospedali dei Colli Naples, Italy

    Türkay Saritas University of Health Sciences Istanbul, Turkey

    Mohammad Sarraf Mayo Clinic Rochester, USA

    Shyam K. Sathanandam LeBonheur Children's Hospital Memphis, USA

    Keyhan Sayadpour Zanjani Tehran University of Medical Sciences Tehran, Iran

    Ulrich Schaefer Cardiovascular Center Bad Bevensen, Germany

    Wolfgang Schiller St. Joseph's Hospital Wiesbaden, Germany

    Dietmar Schranz University Hospital Giessen Giessen, Germany

    Alexander Sedaghat University Hospital Bonn Bonn, Germany

    Julia Seeger Medical Campus Lake Constance Friedrichshafen, Germany

    Mahmoud Shabestari Mashhad University of Medical Sciences Mashhad, Iran

    Shabana Shahanavaz Cincinnati Children's Medical Center Cincinnati, USA

    Alok Sharma Minneapolis Veteran´s Affairs Medical Center Minneapolis, USA

    Ronak Sheth The Madras Medical Mission Chennai, India

    Darryl Shore The Royal Brompton Hospital London, United Kingdom

    Anil Kumar Singhi Medica Superspeciality Hospital India

    Marta Sitges Hospital Clinic Barcelona Barcelona, Spain

    Muthukumaran Chinnasamy Sivaprakasam Apollo Children's Hospital Chennai, India

    Grzegorz Smolka Medical University of Silesia Katowice, Poland

    Giovanni Speziali Neochord, Inc. Pittsburgh, USA

    Natasha Stephenson King's College London London, United Kingdom

    Francesco Sturla I.R.C.C.S. Policlinico San Donato Milan, Italy

    Nilesh Sutaria Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust London, UK

    Mats Synnergren Sahlgrenska University Hospital Gothenburg, Sweden

    Demetris Taliotis University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust Bristol, United Kingdom

    Maurizio Taramasso Heart Center Hirslanden Zurich Zurich, Switzerland

    Basil Thanopoulos IASO Children’s Hospital Marousi Athens, Greece

    Holger Thiele Heart Center, University of Leipzig Leipzig, Germany

    Hideshi Tomita Showa University Hospital Tokyo, Japan

    Hendrik Treede University Hospital Mainz Mainz, Germany

    Andreas Tulzer Kepler University Hospital Linz, Austria

    Mark Turner Bristol Heart Institute Bristol, United Kingdom

    Aphrodite Tzifa Mitera Children's Hospital, Athens Athens, Greece

    Alexander Van de Bruaene University Hospitals Leuven Leuven, Belgium

    Niels Vejlstrup The Heart Center - Rigshospitalet Copenhagen, Denmark

    Joseph Vettukattil Helen DeVos Childrens Hospital Grand Rapids, USA

    Pedro Villablanca Henry Ford Health System Detroit, USA

    Kevin P. Walsh Mater Misericordiae University Hospital Dublin, Ireland

    Thomas Walther University Hospital Frankfurt Frankfurt, Germany

    Jieh-Neng Wang National Cheng Kung University Hospital Tainan, Taiwan

    Jou-Kou Wang National Taiwan University Children Hospital Taipei City, Taiwan

    Giora Weisz Montefiore Medical Center New York, USA

    Nikos Werner Krankenhaus der Barmherzigen Brüder Trier, Germany

    Holly Whitin Maxis Medical San Jose / Frankfurt am Main, USA / Germany

    Mirjam Wild LMU University Hospital Munich Munich, Germany

    Nina Wunderlich Cardiovascular Center Darmstadt Darmstadt, Germany

    Jenny Zablah Children's Hospital of Colorado Aurora, USA

    Jose Luis Zunzunegui Gregorio Marañon Hospital Madrid, Spain

    Ahmet Çelebi Siyami Ersek Hospital for Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery Istanbul, Turkey