Fausto Pinto

Head of Cardiology and Heart and Vascular Department, University Hospital Sta Maria/CHLN, Portugal

Immediate Past-President of European Society of Cardiology (ESC); Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon, Portugal; Full Professor of Cardiology and Head of Cardiology and Heart and Vascular Department at University Hospital Sta Maria/CHLN, Lisbon University Medical School in Lisbon, Portugal; Fellow and Gold Medal of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC), American College of Cardiology (FACC), Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI) and American Society of Echocardiography (FASE).
Main areas of interest are ischemic heart disease, heart failure, anticoagulation, cardiovascular imaging, particularly on the use of ultrasound in cardiology and pioneered the use of intravascular ultrasound in the study of graft atherosclerosis. Published over 300 papers (h=43) and has presented over 1500 presentations/chairmanships at national and mostly international meetings.

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