CSI Frankfurt 2019
Scientific faculty

  • Board of directors

  • Horst Sievert CardioVascular Center Frankfurt CVC Frankfurt, Germany

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

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

  • Co-directors

  • Bushra Rana Papworth Hospital Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Gareth Morgan University of Colorado Denver, USA

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

    Martin Swaans St. Antonius Ziekenhuis Nieuwegein, Netherlands

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

    Stefan Bertog CardioVascular Center Frankfurt CVC Frankfurt & Minneapolis, Germany & USA

    John Thomson Leeds General Infirmary Leeds, United Kingdom

  • Local co-directors

  • Ilona Hofmann CardioVascular Center Frankfurt Frankfurt, Germany

    Markus Reinartz Herz-Jesu-Hospital Dernbach, Germany

  • Local faculty

  • Robert Andel CVC Frankfurt Cardiovascular Center Frankfurt, Germany

    Mathias D'Souza St. Katharinen-Hospital Frankfurt Frankfurt, Germany

    Bojan Jovanovic CVC Frankfurt Cardiovascular Center Frankfurt, Germany

    Predrag Matic CVC Frankfurt Cardiovascular Center Frankfurt, Germany

    Loubna Mzireg St. Katharinen-Hospital Frankfurt Frankfurt, Germany

    Kolja Sievert University of Medicine Mainz & CardioVascular Center Frankfurt Germany

    Anja Vogel CVC Frankfurt Cardiovascular Center Frankfurt, Germany

    Ruzbeh Zaker Shahrak CVC Frankfurt Cardiovascular Center Frankfurt, Germany

  • Invited faculty

  • Sherien Mohamed Abdelsalam Magdi Yacoub Hospital Aswan, Egypt

    Reda Abuelatta Madinah Cardiac Center Medina, Saudi Arabia

    Paul Adams Sydney Children's Hospital Network Sydney, Australia

    Teiji Akagi Okayama University Hospital Okayama, Japan

    Bagrat Alekyan Russian Academy of Sciences Moscow, Russia

    Behzad Alizadeh Imam Reza University Hospital, Mashhad Medical school Mashhad, Iran

    Mohamad Alkhouli West Virginia University Morgantown, USA

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

    Zahid Amin Children?s Hospital of Georgia Regents University Augusta, USA

    Hamid Amoozgar Cardiac and neonatology researchcenter, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences Shiraz, Iran

    Michael Angtuaco Arkansas Children?s Hospital Little Rock, USA

    Takeshi Arita Heart Center, Kyushu University Hospital Fukuoka, Japan

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

    Boulos Asfour German Pediatric Heart Center, Asklepios Klinik Sankt Augustin Sankt Augustin, Germany

    Guilherme Attizzani Cleveland Medical Center Cleveland, USA

    Alper Öner University of Rostock Rostock, Germany

    Shmuel Banai Tel Aviv Medical Center Tel Aviv, Israel

    David Baghdasaryan Nork Marash Medical Center Yerevan, Armenia

    Krzysztof Bartus, . Jagiellonian University Krakow, Poland

    Radwa Bedair Birstol Heart Institute Bristol, United Kingdom

    Yoni Ben Zvi Mitralix Ltd. Jerusalem, Israel

    Lee Benson The Hospital for Sick Children Toronto, Canada

    James Bentham Leeds General Infirmary Leeds, United Kingdom

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

    Sergio Berti Fondazione Toscana G. Monasterio CNR Pisa, Italy

    Josef Bis 1st Department of Cardioangiology Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic

    Regina Bokenkamp Willem-Alexander-Kinderziekenhuis Leiden, Netherlands

    John Breinholt Memorial Hermann Houston, USA

    Todd Brinton Stanford University Stanford, USA

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

    Mamta Buch University Hospitals of South Manchester, Wythenshawe Hospital Manchester, United Kingdom

    Gianfranco Butera I.R.C.C.S. Policlinico San Donato Milan, Italy

    Igor Buzaev Cardiology Republican Center Ufa, Russia

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

    Allison Cabalka Mayo Clinic Rochester, USA

    Patrick Calvert Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Cambridge, United Kingdom

    John Carroll University of Colorado Hospital Denver, USA

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

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

    Antonio Colombo San Raffaele Scientific Institute and Columbus Hospital Milan, Italy

    Lenard Conradi Universitäres Herzzentrum Hamburg

    Andrew Cook Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences London, United Kingdom

    David Crossland Freeman Hospital Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

    Ignacio Cruz Gonzalez University Hospital of Salamanca Salamanca, Spain

    Martin Czerny University Heart Center Freiburg- Bad Krozingen Freiburg, Germany

    Gry Dahle Rikshospitalet Oslo, Norway

    Bharat Dalvi Glenmark Cardiac Centre Mumbai, India

    Matthew Daniels Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust Oxford, United Kingdom

    Ingo Dähnert Heart Center Leipzig Leipzig, Germany

    Ole De Backer The Heart Center - Rigshospitalet Copenhagen, Denmark

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

    Rodney De Palma Karolinska Hospital Stockholm, Sweden

    Joseph DeGiovanni Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Antigoni Deri Leeds General Infirmary Leeds, UK

    Carlo Di Mario University of Florence Florence, Italy

    Jose Diez Texas Heart Institute Houston, USA

    Vivian Dimas UT Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, United States of America

    Alison Duncan The Royal Brompton Hospital London, UK

    Danny Dvir University of Washington Seattle, USA

    Maiy Hamdy El Sayed Ain Shams University Cairo, Egypt

    Jesse Esch Boston Children?s Hospital / Harvard Medical School Boston, USA

    Peter Ewert German Heart Center Munich Munich, Germany

    Aloke Virmani Finn CVPath Institute Inc. Gaithersburg, USA

    Atta Firuzzi Shahid Rajaee Heart Center Tehran, Iran

    Alain Fraisse Royal Brompton Hospital / Imperial College London, United Kingdom

    Jennifer Franke University of Heidelberg Heidelberg, Germany

    Alessandra Frigiola Guy?s and St Thomas? Hospital London, United Kingdom

    Habib Gamra Fattouma Bourguiba University Hospital Monastir, Tunisia

    Marc Gewillig UZ Leuven Leuven, Belgium

    Matthew Gillespie Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, USA

    Sebastian Goreczny Polish Mother's Memorial Hospital Lodz, Poland

    Adam Greenbaum Henry Ford Heart and Vascular Institute Detroit, USA

    Eberhard Grube Heart Center Bonn Bonn, Germany

    Mayra Guerrero Mayo Clinic Rochester, USA

    Nikolaus A. Haas University Hospital Munich Munich, Germany

    Christoph Hammerstingl University Hospital Bonn Bonn, Germany

    Hidehiko Hara Toho University Ohashi Medical Center Tokyo, Japan

    Stephan Haussig Dresden Heart Center Dresden, Germany

    Nicholas Hayes Evelina Children's Hospital London, UK

    Carrie Herbert Evelina Children's Hospital London, United Kingdom

    Ziyad M. Hijazi Sidra Medical & Research Center Doha, Qatar

    David Hildick-Smith Brighton and Sussex University Hospital Brighton, United Kingdom

    Rafael Hirsch, MD Rabin Medical Center Petach Tikva, Israel

    Marius Hornung SRH Klinikum Karlsbad-Langensteinbach Karlbad, Germany

    Tarique Hussain Children's Medical Center Dallas, UT Southwestern Dallas, USA

    Timur Imaev Russian Cardiology Research Center Moscow, Russia

    Carsten Israel Evangelical Hospital Bielefeld Bielefeld, Germany

    Vijay Iyer University at Buffalo Buffalo, USA

    Osama Jaber Leeds General Infirmary Leeds, UK

    Mahimarangaiah Jayranganath Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research Bangalore, India

    Hasan Jilaihawi NYU Langone Medical Center New York, USA

    Salim Jivanji Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust London, United Kingdom

    Henri Justino Texas Children' s Hospital Houston, USA

    Saleha Kabir Evelina London Childrens Hospital London, United Kingdom

    Krzysztof Kaczmarek Medical University of Lodz Lodz, Poland

    Sok-Leng Kang University Hospitals Bristol Bristol, United Kingdom

    Saibal Kar, MD Cedars Sinai Medical Center Los Angeles, USA

    Tomohiro Kawaguchi, Dr. Kokura Memorial Hospital Kitakyushu, Japan

    Rosemary Kelly, Dr. University of Minnesota Minneapolis, United States of America

    Damien Kenny Our Lady?s Children?s hospital, Crumlin Dublin, Ireland

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

    Teoman Kilic Kocaeli University Medical Faculty Kocaeli, Turkey

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

    Franz-Xaver Kleber Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin Berlin, Deutschland

    Christoph Klein Deutsches Heart Center Berlin Berlin, Germany

    Patrick Klein St. Antonius Hospital Nieuwegein, Netherlands

    Chad Klinger Lenox Hill Heart and Lung, Northwell Health New York, USA

    Tilo Koebel University Heart Center Hamburg, Germany

    Adam Kolesnik University of Warsaw Warsaw, Poland

    Xiangqing Kong The First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University Nanjing, China

    Jan Kovac University Hospitals of Leicester Leicester, United Kingdom

    Thomas Krasemann Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands

    Felix Kreidel Universitiy Medical Centre Mainz Mainz, Germany

    Oliver Kretschmar Kinderspital Zuerich Zürich, Switzerland

    Amar Krishnaswamy Cleveland Clinic Cleveland, Ohio, USA

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

    Raghavannair Suresh Kumar Believers Church Medical College Hospital Kerala, India

    Simon Lam Queen Mary Hospital Hong Kong, China

    Ulf Landmesser Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin (CBF) Berlin, Germany

    Michael Laule Charité Berlin Berlin, Germany

    Randall Lee University of California San Francisco, USA

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

    Liwen Liu Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University Xi'an, China

    Fang-Lin Lu Changhai Hospital Shangai, China

    Sulaiman Lubega Uganda Heart Institute / Mulago Hospital Kampala Kampala, Uganda

    Philip MacCarthy King?s College London and King?s College Hospital London, UK

    Vaikom Mahadevan University of California San Francisco, USA

    Francesco Maisano Universitätsspital Zürich Zuerich, Switzerland

    Iqbal Malik Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust London, United Kingdom

    Sujeev Mathur Evelina London Children?s Hospital London, UK

    Mackenzie Mbai University of Minnesota Minneapolish, United States of America

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

    Daniel McLennan Westmead Children's Hospital Westmead, Australia

    Evgeny Merkulov Russian Cardiology Research Center Moscow, Russia

    Andreas Metzner Asklepios Klinik Hamburg Hamburg, Germany

    Ina Michel-Behnke Medical University of Vienna Vienna, Austria

    Mirella Molenschot University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherlands

    Hojjat Mortezaeian Langeroudi Rajaie Cardiovascular, Medical and Research Center Tehran, Iran

    Vivek Muthurangu Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children London, United Kingdom

    Tamin Nazif Structural Heart & Valve Center, CUMC New York, United States of America

    Georg Nickenig University Hospital Bonn Bonn, Germany

    Johannes Nordmeyer Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin Berlin, Germany

    Eustaquio Maria Onorato Humanitas Gavazzeni Clinic Bergamo, Italy

    Martin Orban University Hospital of Munich Munich, Germany

    Alexander Osiev Moniki Hospital Moscow, Russia

    Ellen Ostenfeld Lund University Lund, Sweden

    Xiang-Bin Pan National Center for Cardiovascular Diseases Beijing, China

    Manuel Pan Hospital Universitario Reina Sofía Cordoba, Spain

    Prokhor Pavlov District Clinical Hospital, Medical School of Khanty-Mansysk Khanty-Mansysk, Russia

    Mark Petrie Golden Jubilee National Hospital and Glasgow Royal Infirmary Glasgow, UK

    Francesca Pluchinotta I.R.C.C.S. Policlinico San Donato Milan, Italy

    Diego Porras Boston Children's Hospital Boston, USA

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

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

    Oleg Reich University Hospital Motol Prague, Czech Republic

    Markus Reinthaler Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany

    Mark Reisman University of Washington Medical Center Seattle, USA

    Gianluca Rigatelli Ospedale Santa Maria della Misericordia Rovigo, Italy

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

    Hendrik Ruge German Heart Center Munich, Germany

    Robert Sabiniewicz Medical University of Gdansk Gdansk, Poland

    Caner Salih St Thomas' Hospital London, United Kingdom

    Stefano Salizzoni Molinette Hospital Torino, Italy

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

    Marcus Sandri Universität Leipzig Herzzentrum Leipzig, Germany

    Saurabh Sanon Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center - Tenet Healthcare, Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton, USA

    Shyam K. Sathanandam University of Tennessee Memphis, USA

    Keyhan Sayadpour Zanjani Children's Medical Center Tehran University of Medical Sciences Tehran, Iran

    Ulrich Schaefer University Heart Center Hamburg, Germany

    Martin Schneider German Pediatric Heart Center, Asklepios Hospital Sankt Augustin, Germany

    Matthias Schneider University Hospital Giessen, Germany

    Nalan Schnelle St. Josefs Hospital Wiesbaden, Germany

    Steffen Schnupp Regiomed Kliniken Coburg Coburg

    Dietmar Schranz Pediatric Heart Center Giessen, Germany

    Stephan Schubert German Heartcenter Berlin, Germany

    Hubert Seggewiss Klinikum Würzburg Mitte, Standort Juliusspital Würzburg, Germany

    Sergey Semitko Moscow Research and Practical Center for Narcology Moscow, Russia

    Mahmoud Shabestary Mashhad University of Medical Center Mashhad, Iran

    Shabana Shahanavaz St Louis Children?s Hospital St Louis, USA

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

    Roel Snijder Catharina Ziekenhuis Eindhoven, The Netherlands

    Jan Otto Solem University of Lund/Syntach Lund, Sweden

    Lars Sondergaard Rigshospitalet Copenhagen, Denmark

    Jae-Kwan Song Asan Medical Centre Seoul, South Korea

    Oliver Stumper Birmingham Children's Hospital Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Ahmed Ali Sulaiman University of Khartoum, National Cardiothoracic Center Khartoum, Sudan

    Nilesh Sutaria Imperial College NHS Trust London, UK

    Yoichi Takaya Okayama University Okayama, Japan

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

    Maurizio Taramasso University Hospital of Zurich Zurich, Switzerland

    Endale Tefera School of Medicine, University of Botswana Gaborone, Botswana

    Holger Thiele University of Leipzig Leipzig, Germany

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

    Kirsten Tolstrup University of California San Francisco San Francisco, United States of America

    Mark Turner University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust Bristol, United Kingdom

    Michael J. Tynan Guy's Hospital London London, United Kingdom

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

    Eric Van Belle Lille University Hospital Lille, France

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

    Jean Villareal Philippines Heart Center Quezon City, Philippines

    Stephan von Bardeleben Heart Center Mainz Mainz, Germany

    Michiel Voskuil University Medical Center Utrecht Utrecht, The Netherlands

    Hamish Walker Leeds General Infirmary Leeds, United Kingdom

    Kevin P. Walsh Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin Dublin, Ireland

    Thomas Walther Kerckhoff HeartCenter Bad Nauheim, Germany

    Dee Dee Wang Henry Ford Heart and Vascular Institute Detroit, USA

    Giora Weisz Montefiore Medical Center New York, USA

    Nikos Werner Universitätsklinikum Bonn Bonn, Germany

    Robert F. Wilson HLT/ University of Minnesota Minneapolis, USA

    Wojciech Wojakowski Medical University of Silesia Katowice, Poland

    Evan Michael Zahn Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute Los Angeles, USA

    Tobias Zeus University Hospital of Düsseldorf Düsseldorf, Germany

  • Director Emeritus

  • Neil Wilson Oxford, UK