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Board of Directors

Horst Sievert, MD

CardioVascular Center Frankfurt CVC
Frankfurt
Germany

Board of Directors: Horst Sievert, MD

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

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

Ilona Hofmann, MD

CardioVascular Center Frankfurt
Frankfurt
Germany

Co-Directors: Ilona Hofmann, MD

Jian´an Wang, MD

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

Co-Directors: Jian´an Wang, MD

Laura Vaskelyte

CardioVascular Center Frankfurt
Frankfurt
Germany

Co-Directors: Laura Vaskelyte

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

Stefan Bertog, MD

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

Co-Directors: Stefan Bertog, MD

CSI 2018 - Invited Faculty

Teiji Akagi, MD

Okayama University Hospital
Okayama
Japan

Mansour Al-Mutairi, MD

King Abdulaziz Cardiac Center, KAMC, Medina Cardiac Center
Riyadh
Saudi Arabia

Behzad Alizadeh, MD

Imam Reza University Hospital, Mashhad Medical school
Mashhad
Iran

Mazeni Alwi, MD

Institut Jantung Negara (National Heart Institute)
Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia

Zahid Amin, MD

Children’s Hospital of Georgia Regents University
Augusta
USA

Annalisa Angelini, MD

University of Padua
Padua
Italy

Michael Angtuaco

Arkansas Children’s Hospital
Little Rock
USA

Carmelo Arcidiacono, MD

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

Boulos Asfour

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

Shmuel Banai, MD

Tel Aviv Medical Center
Tel Aviv
Israel

Krzysztof Bartus, MD

Jagiellonian University
Krakow
Poland

James Bentham, MD

Leeds General Infirmary
Leeds
United Kingdom

Farhouch Berdjis, MD

St. Joseph Hospital / CHOC Children’s Hospital
Orange City
USA

Martin W. Bergmann, MD

Cardiologicum Hamburg
Hamburg
Germany

Sergio Berti, MD

Fondazione Toscana G. Monasterio CNR
Massa/Pisa
Italy

Yuval Binur

Arsuf Partners
Tel Aviv, Israel; New York, USA
Shenzhen, China

Tim Biring, MD

University of Minnesota
Minneapolis
USA

Lucas Boersma, MD

St Antonius Hospital
Nieuwegein
The Netherlands

John Breinholt

Memorial Hermann
Houston
USA

Elchanan Bruckheimer, MD

Schneider Children's Medical Center Israel
Petach Tikva
Israel

Mamta Buch, MD

University Hospitals of South Manchester, Wythenshawe Hospital
Manchester
United Kingdom

Maurice Buchbinder, MD

Foundation for Cardiovascular Medicine
San Diego
USA

Werner Budts, MD

University Hospitals Leuven
Leuven
Belgium

Daniel Burkhoff, MD

Columbia University
New York
USA

Gianfranco Butera, MD

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

Christian Butter, MD

Heart Center Brandenburg
Berlin
Germany

Allison Cabalka, MD

Mayo Clinic
Rochester
USA

Patrick Calvert, MD

Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Cambridge
United Kingdom

Massimo Caputo, MD

University of Bristol
London
United Kingdom

Marcus Carlsson, MD

Lund University, Skåne University Hospital
Lund
Sweden

John Carroll, MD

University of Colorado Hospital
Aurora
USA

Joao Cavalcante

UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute
Pittsburgh
USA

Mao Chen, MD

West China Hospital of Sichuan University
Sichuan
China

Massimo Chessa, MD

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

Jae Young Choi, MD

Severance Cardiovascular Hospital, Yonsei University Health System
Seoul
South Korea

Sally Ann Clur

Kindercardioloog Emma Kinderziekenhuis / Academic Medical Centrum
Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Antonio Colombo, MD

San Raffaele Scientific Institute and Columbus Hospital
Milan
Italy

Andrew Cook, MD

Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences
London
United Kingdom

David Crossland

Freeman Hospital
Newcastle upon Tyne
UK

Ignacio Cruz Gonzalez, MD

University Hospital of Salamanca
Salamanca
Spain

Gry Dahle, MD

Rikshospitalet
Oslo
Norway

Thom Dahle

CentraCare Health
Saint Cloud
USA

Bharat Dalvi, MD

Glenmark Cardiac Centre
Mumbai
India

Matthew Daniels, MD

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust
Oxford
United Kingdom

Ingo Dähnert, MD

Heart Center Leipzig
Leipzig
Germany

Matthieu De Beule, MD

Ghent University
Ghent
Belgium

Daniel De Wolf, MD

Ghent University Hospital
Gent
Belgium

Joseph DeGiovanni, MD

Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Birmingham
United Kingdom

Alain Delabays

Hôpital de Morges
Lausanne
Switzerland

Graham Derrick, MD

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
London
UK

Sven Dittrich

Universitätsklinikum Erlangen
Erlangen
Germany

Cameron Dowling

St George’s Hospital
London
UK

Agne Drasutiene , MD

Vilnius Unversity Hospital Santariskiu Klinikos


Konstantin Drozdovski , MD




Alison Duncan

The Royal Brompton Hospital
London
UK

Danny Dvir, MD

University of Washington
Seattle
USA

Eric Eeckhout


Lausanne
Switzerland

Andreas Eicken, MD

German Heart Center
Munich
Deutschland

Maiy Hamdy El Sayed, MD

Ain Shams University
Cairo
Egypt

Maximilian Emmert, MD

University Hospital Zurich
Zurich
Switzerland

Jiri Endrys



Czech Republic

Jesse Esch, MD

Boston Children’s Hospital / Harvard Medical School
Boston
USA

Lucy Eun, MD

Yonsei University Severance Hospital
Seoul
South Korea

Ted Feldman, MD

Evanston Hospital
Evanston
USA

Laurence Fiette, MD

Institut Mutualiste Montsouris
Paris
France

Hans-Reiner Figulla, MD

University Jena
Jena
Germany

Aloke Virmani Finn, MD

CVPath Institute Inc.
Gaithersburg
USA

Atta Firuzzi

Shahid Rajaee Heart Center
Tehran
Iran

Alain Fraisse, MD

Royal Brompton Hospital / Imperial College
London
United Kingdom

Jennifer Franke, MD

University of Heidelberg
Heidelberg
Germany

Alessandra Frigiola, MD

Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital
London
United Kingdom

Habib Gamra, MD

Fattouma Bourguiba University Hospital
Monastir
Tunisia

Achille Gaspardone, MD

Ospedale San Eugenio
Rome
Italy

Junbo Ge, MD

Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University
Shanghai
China

Marc Gewillig, MD

UZ Leuven
Leuven
Belgium

Abolrahim Ghasemi

Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
Tehran
Iran

Matthew Gillespie

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia
USA

Sebastian Goreczny, MD

Polish Mother's Memorial Hospital
Lodz
Poland

Adam Greenbaum, MD

Henry Ford Heart and Vascular Institute
Detroit
USA

Eberhard Grube, MD

University Hospital Bonn
Bonn
Germany

Marek Grygier

Poznan University of Medical Sciences
Poznan
Poland

Nikolaus A. Haas, MD

University Hospital Munich
Munich
Germany

Ali Mohammad Haji Zeynali

Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Tehran
Iran

Hidehiko Hara, MD

Toho University Ohashi Medical Center
Tokyo
Japan

Gerd Hasenfuß, MD

Heart Center University of Göttingen
Göttingen
Germany

Joerg Hausleiter, MD

Deutsches Herzzentrum München
Munich
Germany

Stephan Haussig

Dresden Heart Center
Dresden
Germany

Michael Hennerici, MD

University of Medizin
Mannheim
Germany

Ziyad M. Hijazi, MD

Sidra Medical & Research Center
Doha
Qatar

David Hildick-Smith, MD

Brighton and Sussex University Hospital
Brighton
United Kingdom

Rafael Hirsch, MD

Rabin Medical Center
Petach Tikva
Israel

Marius Hornung, MD

SRH Klinikum Karlsbad-Langensteinbach
Karlbad
Germany

Jonathan Hsu, MD

University of California, San Diego
La Jolla
USA

Steven Hunter, MD

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals
Sheffield
United Kingdom

Tarique Hussain, MD

Children's Medical Center Dallas, UT Southwestern
Dallas
United States of America

Hueseyin Ince, MD

Vivantes-Hospital Friedrichshain
Berlin
Germany

Carsten Israel, MD

Evangelical Hospital Bielefeld
Bielefeld
Germany

Hasan Jilaihawi, MD

NYU Langone Medical Center
New York
USA

Victor A. Jimenez Diaz

Hospital Alvaro Cunqueiro, University Hospital of Vigo
Vigo
Spain

Henri Justino, MD

Texas Children' s Hospital
Houston
USA

Krzysztof Kaczmarek, MD

Medical University of Lodz
Lodz
Poland

Jakub Kaminski

MedApp
Krakow
Poland

Saibal Kar, MD

Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles
USA

Scott Kasner

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
USA

Damien Kenny, MD

Our Lady’s Children’s hospital, Crumlin
Dublin
Ireland

Sachin Khambadkone, MD

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
London
United Kingdom

Jeffrey Khoo, MD

University of Cambridge
Cambridge
UK

Gi Beom Kim, MD

Seoul National University Children's Hospital
Seoul
South Korea

Franz-Xaver Kleber, MD

Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Berlin
Deutschland

Nageswara Rao Koneti, MD

Care Hospital
Hyderabad
India

Kasper Korsholm

Aarhus University Hospital
Aarhus N
Denmark

Rainer Kozlik-Feldmann, MD

University Hospital Grosshadern
Munich
Germany

Felix Kreidel

Universitiy Medical Centre Mainz
Mainz
Germany

Oliver Kretschmar, MD

Kinderspital Zuerich
Zuerich
Switzerland

Gregor Krings, MD

University Medical Center Utrecht
Utrecht
The Netherlands

Titus Kuehne, MD

Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin
Berlin
Germany

Raghavannair Suresh Kumar, MD

National Heart Centre, Royal Hospital
Muscat
Oman

Mark La Meir, MD

University Hospital UZ Brussels
Tervuren
Belgium

Yat-Yin Lam, MD

Prince of Wales Hospital
Hong Kong
China

Simon Lam, MD

Queen Mary Hospital
Hong Kong
China

Azeem Latib, MD

San Raffaele Hospital / EMO-GVM Centro Cuore Columbus, University Vita Salute
Milan
Italy

Michael Laule, MD

Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Berlin
Germany

Randy Lee, MD

University of California
San Francisco
USA

Martin B. Leon, MD

Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY
USA

Daniel S. Levi

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
Los Angeles
USA

Aimee Liou

Texas Children’s Hospital
Houston
USA

Xianbao Liu, MD

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

Liwen Liu

Tsinghua University
Beijing
USA

David Lloyd

Evelina Children's Hospital
London
United Kingdom

Sulaiman Lubega, MD

Uganda Heart Institute / Mulago Hospital Kampala
Kampala
Uganda

Philipp Lurz, MD

Heart Center Leipzig
Leipzig
Germany

Philip MacCarthy

King’s College London and King’s College Hospital
London
UK

Burkhard Mackensen

University of Washington
Seattle
USA

Vaikom Mahadevan, MD

University of California
San Francisco
USA

Francesco Maisano, MD

San Raffaele Hospital / EMO-GVM Centro Cuore Columbus, Università Vita Salute
Milano
Italy

Raj Makkar, MD

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles
USA

Iqbal Malik, MD

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
London
United Kingdom

Jean-Louis Mas, MD

Centre Hospitalier Sainte Anne
Paris
France

Karen McCarthy, MD

Royal Brompton and Harefield Foundation NHS Trust
London
United Kingdom

Bernhard Meier, MD

Inselspital Bern
Bern
Switzerland

Pascal Meier, MD

The Heart Hospital, University College London Hospital
London
United Kingdom

Andreas Metzner, MD

Asklepios Klinik Hamburg
Hamburg
Germany

Angelo Micheletti, MD

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

Neil Moat, MD

Royal Brompton Hospital
London
United Kingdom

Hojjat Mortezaeian Langeroudi, MD

Rajaie Cardiovascular, Medical and Research Center
Tehran
Iran

Michael Mullen, MD

The Heart Hospital, University College London Hospital
London
United Kingdom

Darren Mylotte, MD

Galway University Hospital and National University of Ireland
Galway
Ireland

Omar Nass, MD

Nebraska Heart Institute
Lincoln
USA

Keshav Nayak, MD

Naval Medical Center San Diego
San Diego
USA

Georg Nickenig, MD

University Hospital Bonn
Bonn
Germany

Jens Erik Nielsen-Kudsk, MD

Aarhus University Hospital
Aarhus N
Denmark

Anthony Nobles

HeartStitch, Inc.
Fountain Valley
USA

Ender Odemis, MD

Acıbadem University
Istanbul
Turkey

Eustaquio Maria Onorato , MD

Humanitas Gavazzeni Clinic
Bergamo
Italy

Xiang-Bin Pan, MD

Beijing Fuwai Hospital
Beijing
China

Jai-Wun Park, MD

Coburg Hospital
Coburg
Germany

David Planer, MD

Hadassah Medical Center
Jerusalem
Israel

Francesca Pluchinotta, MD

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

Julian Praceus

Laralab
Munich
Germany

Worakan Promphan, MD

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

Kuberan Pushparajah

Evelina London Children's Hospital
London
United Kingdom

Bernhard Reimers, MD

Humanitas Research Hospital
Milan
Italy

Mark Reisman, MD

Northwest Hospital and Medical Center
Seattle
USA

Gianluca Rigatelli, MD

Ospedale Santa Maria della Misericordia
Rovigo
Italy

Toby Rogers, MD

National Institutes of Health & MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington
USA

Supaporn Roymanee, MD

Songklanagarind Hospital, Prince of Songkla University
Songkhla
Thailand

Boris Rudenko

National Center for Preventive Medicine
Moscow
Russia

Saurabh Sanon, MD

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

Giuseppe Santoro, MD

Ospedali dei Colli, 2nd University of Naples
Naples
Italy

Alexandra Savis

Evelina Children’s Hospital
London
United Kingdom

Jacqueline Saw, MD

Vancouver General Hospital
Vancouver
Canada

Keyhan Sayadpour Zanjani, MD

Children's Medical Center Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Tehran
Iran

Ulrich Schaefer, MD

University Heart Center
Hamburg
Germany

Hans-Joachim Schaefers, MD

Saarland University Medical Center
Homburg
Germany

Martin Schneider, MD

German Pediatric Heart Center, Asklepios Hospital
Sankt Augustin
Germany

Nalan Schnelle, MD

St. Josefs Hospital
Wiesbaden
Germany

Joachim Schofer, MD

Albertinen Cardiac Centre
Hamburg
Germany

Dietmar Schranz, MD

Pediatric Heart Center
Giessen
Germany

Mahmoud Shabestary

Mashhad University of Medical Center
Mashhad
Iran

Gurleen Sharland, MD

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

Peter Sick, MD

Peter Osypka Heart Center
Munich
Germany

Kolja Sievert, MD

CardioVascular Center Frankfurt CVC
Frankfurt
Germany

Kothandam Sivakumar, MD

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

Jan Otto Solem, MD

University of Lund/Syntach
Lund
Sweden

Jereon Sonck, MD

University Hospital Brussels
Brussels
Belgium

Lars Sondergaard, MD

Rigshospitalet
Copenhagen
Denmark

Paul Sorajja, MD

Minneapolis Heart Institute
Minneapolis
USA

Matthew Soule, MD

University of Minnesota
Minneapolis
USA

Mark Spence, MD

Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast
Belfast
Northern Ireland, UK

Oliver Stumper, MD

Birmingham Children's Hospital
Birmingham
United Kingdom

Nilesh Sutaria

Imperial College NHS Trust
London
UK

Nathaniel Taggart, MD

Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
USA

Gilbert Tang, MD

Mount Sinai
New York
USA

Endale Tefera, MD

School of Medicine, University of Botswana
Gaborone
Botswana

Jim Thompson




John Thomson, MD

Leeds General Infirmary
Leeds
United Kingdom

Mano Thubrikar, MD

Thubrikar Aortic Valve, Inc.
Norristown
USA

Do Nguyen Tin, MD

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

Tina Tobing, MD

Adam Malik Hospital
Medan
Indonesia

Stefan Toggweiler

Heart Center Lucerne
Lucerne
Switzerland

Hideshi Tomita, MD

Cardiovascular Center, Showa University Hospital
Yokohama
Japan

Claudio Tondo

Monzino Cardiac Center, IRCCS
Milan
Italy

Hendrik Treede, MD

University Heart Center Halle (Saale)
Halle
Germany

Sara Trucco

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh
USA

Apostolos Tzikas, MD

AHEPA University Hospital / Interbalkan European Medical Center
Thessaloniki
Greece

Anselm Uebing, MD

Royal Brompton Hospital
London
United Kingdom

Christian Ukena

Saarland University Medical Center
Homburg
Germany

Regis Vaillant

GE Healthcare
Paris
France

Israel Valverde, MD

University Hospital Virgen del Rocio / Institute of Biomedicine of Seville
Sevilla
Spain

Eric Van Belle, MD

Lille University Hospital
Lille
France

Jan van der Heijden, MD

St. Antonius Hospital
Nieuwegein
The Netherlands

Nicolas Van Mieghem, MD

Erasmus Medical Center (MC),Netherland
Rotterdam
Netherlands

Niels Vejlstrup, MD

Rigshospitalet
Copenhagen
Danmark

Stephan von Bardeleben, MD

Heart Center Mainz
Mainz
Germany

Kevin P. Walsh, MD

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

Thomas Walther, MD

Kerckhoff HeartCenter
Bad Nauheim
Germany

Dee Dee Wang, MD

Henry Ford Heart and Vascular Institute
Detroit
USA

Xu Wang, MD

Fuwai Hospital
Beijing
China

Giora Weisz, MD

Montefiore Medical Center
New York
USA

Per Wester, MD

Umea University
Umea
Sweden

Ralph Wickenhoefer

Herz-Jesu-Krankenhaus
Dernbach
Germany

Robert F. Wilson, MD

HLT/ University of Minnesota
Minneapolis
USA

Maarten Witsenburg, MD

Erasmus MC
Rotterdam
The Netherlands

Yongjian Wu, MD

Fu Wai Hospital, National Center for Cardiovascular Diseases
Beijing
China

Christine Awuor Yuko-Jowi

University of Nairobi
Nairobi
Kenya

Peter Zartner, MD

German Pediatric Heart Center, Asklepios Hospital
Sankt Augustin
Germany

Frank Min Zeng

Venus Medtech (Hangzhou) Inc.
Hangzhou
China

Tobias Zeus, MD

University Hospital Duesseldorf
Duesseldorf
Germany

Jose Luis Zunzunegui, MD

Gregorio Marañon Hospital
Madrid
Spain

Abstract Review Committee

Allison Cabalka, MD

Mayo Clinic
Rochester
USA

Bharat Dalvi, MD

Glenmark Cardiac Centre
Mumbai
India

Gareth Morgan, MD

University of Colorado
Denver
USA

Gregor Krings, MD

University Medical Center Utrecht
Utrecht
The Netherlands

Hidehiko Hara, MD

Toho University Ohashi Medical Center
Tokyo
Japan

Jae Young Choi, MD

Severance Cardiovascular Hospital, Yonsei University Health System
Seoul
South Korea

Jennifer Franke, MD

University of Heidelberg
Heidelberg
Germany

Joseph DeGiovanni, MD

Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Birmingham
United Kingdom

Kevin P. Walsh, MD

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

Martin Swaans, MD

St. Antonius Ziekenhuis
Nieuwegein
Netherlands

Matthew Daniels, MD

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust
Oxford
United Kingdom

Stefan Bertog, MD

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

Teiji Akagi, MD

Okayama University Hospital
Okayama
Japan

Worakan Promphan, MD

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

Zahid Amin, MD

Children’s Hospital of Georgia Regents University
Augusta
USA

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