Interventional cardiologist / Cardiologist
Hospital Universitario Clínico San Carlos - Madrid, Spain
Prof. Javier Escaned is Head of the Interventional Cardiology Section at Hospital Clinico San Carlos / Complutense University (Madrid, Spain). He trained in the United Kingdom (Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Birmingham and Walsgrave Hospital, Coventry) and The Netherlands (Thoraxcenter / Rotterdam) where he obtained his PhD degree in 1994. He is author of over 400 indexed scientific articles on interventional cardiology, imaging and physiology (h-index 67). He is Deputy Editor of the European Heart Journal, Advisory Editor of Eurointervention, and editor of the textbooks “Coronary Stenosis. Imaging, Structure and Physiology” and “Physiological Assessment of Coronary Stenoses and the Microcirculation), Recent or current ESC board positions include EAPCI and the ESC Working Group of Coronary Pathophysiology and Microcirculation. Recent trials as principal investigator include ADVISE II, DEFINE FLAIR and SYNTAX II. Additional interests are education and music.