Patrick Serruys


Professor Patrick W. Serruys is a world-renowned expert in interventional cardiology and imaging with more than four decades of experience in clinical trials and innovation in medicine. He has pioneered several interventional procedures and devices such as BMS, DES, BRS and TAVI as well as imaging techniques including quantitative coronary angiography, quantitative IVUS, OCT, near spectroscopy combined with IVUS. In parallel he has developed interest for non-invasive imaging of coronary artery disease combining anatomy and functional assessments of CTA.

For twenty years he was the chief of department of interventional cardiology at the Thoraxcenter Rotterdam. Professor Patrick W. Serruys is currently established Professor of Medical Intervention & Innovation at the National University in Ireland, Galway and honorary Professor of Cardiology at National Heart & Lung institute, Imperial College in London. Doctor honoris causa in engineering from the University of Melbourne. Recipient of multiple awards in recognition of his contribution to cardiovascular medicine, including the James B. Herrick Award by the American Heart Association (2006), a Lifetime Achievement Award conferred in 2011 by the American College of Cardiology and a Gold Medal Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Science and Practice of cardiology from the European Society of Cardiology.

He has published in the leading medical and cardiovascular journals (>3500 manuscripts, H-index 183). Founder and past editor in chief of EuroIntervention, the official Journal of EuroPCR. Current or past member of editorial boards of >30 international scientific journals. Co-Editor of the ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine (1, 2, 3rd edition).


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