Department: Medicina

Faculty: Medicina

Area: Medicine


Prof. Javier Escaned is Head of Section (Interventional Cardiology Section) at Hospital Clinico San Carlos / Complutense University (Madrid, Spain). He trained in the United Kingdom as specialist and obtained his PhD in The Netherlands (1994). Author of >550 indexed scientific articles on interventional cardiology, imaging and physiology (h-index 74) and over 30 years of experience as PCI operator, he regularly lectures and performs live cases at major scientific and educational meetings. Editorial track record: Editor textbooks “Coronary Stenosis: Imaging, Structure and Physiology” and “Physiological Assessment of Coronary Stenoses and the Microcirculation", Deputy Editor European Heart Journal, Advisory Editor Eurointervention. Recent ESC positions include EAPCI board / Education Committee Chair, ESC WG Coronary Pathophysiology and Microcirculation. Recent trials as PI include ADVISE II, DEFINE FLAIR, SYNTAX II and PIONEER IV. In 2022 he received the Silver Medal and the Andreas Grüntzig Award from the European Society of Cardiology for career achievements.