Editorial Board


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Petros Nihoyannopoulos MD, FRCP, FESC, FACC, FAHA
Senior Consultant Cardiologist at Hammersmith Hospital and Professor at Imperial College London and the National Heart and Lung Institute, UK
His main research interest is in the study of heart muscle disorders, valvular heart disease as well as acute and chronic coronary syndromes using state-of-the-art echocardiography.

Mark Monaghan
Director of Non-Invasive Cardiology and Associate Medical Director at King’s College Hospital, London, UK
His clinical interests include all aspects of advance Echocardiography, especial those related to structural interventions and 3D imaging.

Richard P Steeds
Consultant Cardiologist , Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK
Richard P Steeds is a Consultant Cardiologist at University Hospital (Queen Elizabeth) in Birmingham, specialising in cardiovascular imaging and in the management of valvular heart disease. He is the current President of the British Society of Echocardiography and a Lead Cardiologist in echocardiography and CMR. He is an Honorary Reader at the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Birmingham, and has published more than 200 peer-reviewed research articles. His current research interests are in the role of CMR in the management of asymptomatic severe mitral regurgitation and in the prediction of cardiovascular complications from chronic kidney disease. He has an active interest in the management of cardiovascular aspects of rare diseases, including Alstrom syndrome.
John Chambers
Professor of Clinical Cardiology and Consultant Cardiologist at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital
He is Head of Noninvasive Cardiology. His specialist clinical and research interests are in cardiac imaging and heart valve disease.


Jeroen J Bax
Director of non-invasive imaging at the Leiden University Medical Centre in The Netherlands
His clinical interest are the integrative use of all modern non-invasive imaging techniques in clinical cardiology with specific interests in imaging in heart failure, ischemic heart disease and valvular disease.
Cheuk–Man Yu
Professor of Medicine and Cardiologist Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Director (Clinical Science) of the Institute of Vascular Medicine, and Director of the Heart Education And Research Training (HEART) Centre in CUHK
His clinical and research interests include echocardiography and cardiovascular imaging, device therapy, percutaneous coronary intervention, heart failure and structural heart disease intervention.


Anthony N DeMaria
Professor of Medicine and Chief, Division of Cardiology at the University of California, San Diego and founder of the UCSD Sulpizio Family Cardiovascular Center
His field of specialization is cardiac imaging techniques, particularly echocardiography.
Natesa G Pandian
Professor of Medicine of Tufts University, a senior staff cardiologist at Tufts University Medical Center, and the Director of the Valve Center and Co-Director of Cardiovascular Imaging
His research interests include valve disease, pericardial disease, ventricular function and echocardiography.


Artur Evangelista
Director of Cardiac Imaging at the Hospital Vall d´Hebron and Chairman and Co-director of Valvular and Aortic Diseases Lineas of the Spanish Network on Cardiovascular Research (RECAVA)
Frank Flachskampf
Professor of Cardiology and Cardiac Imaging at the Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Uppsala 
His main research interest is cardiac imaging with a focus on valvular heart disease and left ventricular function.
Nick Fletcher
St George’s, University of London, London, UK (Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthetists)
Guy Lloyd
Director of the Echo Lab for the Barts Heart Centre and University College Hospitals London
His special interests include valvular heart disease and stress echocardiography for structural indications.
Farouk Mookadam
Mayo Clinic, Pheonix, Arizona, USA
His area of clinical interest is the non-inavsive hemodyanamic echocardiography laboratory with research interests in valvular heart disease, pericaial diseases, coronary artery anomalies and within cardio-oncology early detetction and treatment of cardiotoxicities due to chemotherapy.
Bogdan A Popescu
Associate Professor of Cardiology at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy and Consultant Cardiologist at the Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Bucharest
His main research interest is in the study of valvular heart disease and cardiac dysfunction/heart failure using advanced echocardiography techniques.
Thomas R Porter
Professor of Medicine and Theodore F Hubbard Chair of Cardiology
Specialties include cardiovascular research and cardiac imaging.
Rizwan Sarwar
John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
Roxy Senior
Professor of Clinical Cardiology at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London and Consultant Cardiologist and Director of Echocardiography at the Royal Brompton Hospital, London and Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow
His interests are heart failure, coronary artery disease, acute coronary syndrome and valvular heart disease.
John Simpson
Professor of Paediatric and Fetal Cardiology at the Evelina London Children’s Hospital
He has a particular interest in 3D echocardiography of congenital heart disease and fetal cardiology.
Justiaan Swanevelder
Head of the Department of Anaesthesia at the University of Cape Town
His special interests include adult and paediatric, cardiothoracic anaesthesia and perioperative transoesophageal echocardiography.


Igal Sebag
Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Canadian Society of Echocardiography)
Steven Feinstein
Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA (International Contrast Ultrasound Society)
Abdulhalim J Kinsara, FRCP, FACC
King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (Saudi Arabian Society of Echocardiograhy)
Shiraz Maskatia
Pediatrics - Cardiology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA (Society of Pediatric Echocardiography)
Mahesh Prabhu
The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals, Newcastle, UK (Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthetists and Critical Care)
Marcelo Luiz Campos Vieira, MD, PhD, FESC
Professor of Cardiology, São Paulo University Medical School, São Paulo, Brazil (President of the Echocardiography Association of Inter-American Society of Cardiology (ECOSIAC))


Costantina Aggeli, MD, PhD, FESC – First Department of Cardiology, Hippokrateion Hospital, University of Athens, Greece
Aris Anastasakis, MD, PhD – First Department of Cardiology, University of Athens, Greece
George Athanasopoulos, MD, PhD, FESC – Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre, Greece
Harald Becher, MD, PhD – University of Alberta Hospital, Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, Canada
Stefanie Bruemmer–Smith, MD – Brighton and Sussex University Hospital Trust, UK
Thomas Buck, MD, FACC, FESC – Department of Cardiology, Klinikum Westfalen, Dortmund, Germany
Derek Chin, MBBS, FRCP, CCST – Glenfield Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and University of Leicester Medical School, UK
Paolo Colonna, MD, FESC – Policlinico of Bari, Italy
Bernard Cosyns, MD, PhD – CHIREC and UZ Brussel, Belgium
Victoria Delgado, MD, PhD – Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands
Perry Elliott, MD – The Heart Hospital, University College London, UK
Maurice Enriquez–Sarano, MD – Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
Kevin Fox, MD, FRCP, FESC – Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK
Nicola Gaibazzi, MD, PhD – Cardiology Department, Parma University Hospital, Italy
Julia Grapsa, PhD – Imperial College London, UK
Kim Greaves, BSc, MD, FACC, FRCP – University of Queensland and Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service, Australia
Andreas Hagendorff, MD – Universitätsklinikum Leipzig AöR, Germany
Ignatios Ikonomidis, MD, PhD, FESC – Second Cardiology Department, University of Athens, Attikon Hospital, Haidari, Greece
Adrian Ionescu, MD – Morriston Cardiac Centre, Swansea, UK
Jarosław D Kasprzak, MD, FESC, FACC – Medical University of Lodz, Biegański Regional Specialty Hospital, Poland
Patrizzio Lancellotti, MD, PhD, FESC, FACC – University Hospital of Liège, Belgium
Stamatios Lerakis, MD, PhD – Emory University Hospital and Emory Clinic, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
Julien Magne, PhD – Limoges University Hospital, France
Michael Main, MD – Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, MO, USA
Sharon Mulvagh, MD – Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
Aleksandar Nešković, MD, PhD, FESC, FACC – Clinical Hospital Center Zemun, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Hans–Joachim NesserElisabethinen Teaching Hospital, Linz, Austria
Ellen Ostenfeld, MD, PhD – Department of Medical Imaging and Physiology, Skåne University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
David Oxborough, PhD – Research Institute for Sports and Exercise Physiology, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
Alexandros Patrianakos, MD – Heraklion University Hospital, Crete, Greece
Fausto Pinto, MD – Lisbon University Medical School, Portugal
Juan Carlos PlanaCleveland Clinic, OH, USA
Loukianos Rallidis, MD – University General Hospital Attikon, Athens, Greece
Simon Ray, MD – University Hospital of South Manchester, UK
Raphael Rosenhek, MD, FESC – Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Partho Sengupta, MD, DM, FACC, FASE – Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, USA
Vishal Sharma, MD, MRCP – Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals, UK
Peter Søgaard, MD, DMSc – Department of Cardiology and Clinical Medicine, Cardiovascular Research Center, Aalborg University Hospital, Denmark
Nilesh Sutaria, MBChB, FRCP, MD – Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK
Dragoş Vinereanu, MD, PhD – Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania
Jens–Uwe Voigt, MD, PhD – University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
Richard Wheeler, MBChB, FRCP – University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK
José Zamorano, MD, PhD – University Hospital Ramon y Cajal, Madrid, Spain
William Zoghbi, MD, FASE, FAHA, MACC – Weill Cornell Medical College, Houston, TX, USA


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