Stephan Windecker

Stephan Windecker

Present Appointment

2015-               Chairman, Department of Cardiology, Bern University Hospital, Switzerland

 

Previous Positions

2009-2015       Physician-in-Chief, Department of Cardiology, Bern University Hospital, Switzerland

2002-2015       Director, Invasive Cardiology, Department of Cardiology, Bern University Hospital, Switzerland

1999-2002       Attending Physician, Invasive Cardiology, Bern University Hospital, Switzerland

 

Postgraduate Education

1991-1994       Internal Medicine Residency, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA

1994-1996       Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA

1996-1999       Cardiology Fellowship, Bern University Hospital, Switzerland

 

Academic Degrees

1991                Doctor of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Medicine, USA

1992                Promotion (Dr. med.) – University of Heidelberg, Germany

2002                Habilitation – Privatdozent, University of Bern, Switzerland

2006                Associate Professor of Cardiology, University of Bern, Switzerland

2010                Professor of Interventional Cardiology, University of Bern, Switzerland

2015                Professor of Cardiology, University of Bern, Switzerland

 

Honors and Awards

1988                Fulbright Scholarship

1996                Clinical Research Award, American College of Cardiology, USA

2006                I2-Summit “Innovator of 2005” Award, American College of Cardiology, USA

 Editorial Appointments

Deputy Editor – Journal of the American College of Cardiology CV Interventions

Associate Editor – Percutaneous Interventional Cardiovascular Medicine – PCR-EAPCI Textbook

Associate Editor – UpToDate – Section Editor, Interventional Cardiology

Editorial Board Member – AsiaIntervention, Cardiovascular Medicine, EuroIntervention, European Heart Journal, European Heart Journal Supplement, Circulation Cardiovascular Interventions, Clinical Research in Cardiology, HEART, International Journal of Cardiology

 

Professional Memberships and other Appointments

2002-               Swiss Society of Cardiology

2008-2010       President, Working Group Interventional Cardiology and Acute Coronary Syndromes, Swiss Society of Cardiology

2007-               Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC)

2010-               Member, Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee, European Society of Cardiology

2010-2012       Task Force Member, Valvular Heart Disease of the European Society of Cardiology

2008-2012       Press Committee Member, European Society of Cardiolgy

2008-2012       Editor of the ESC Congress News

2009-2011       Secretary of the European Association of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

2014-2016       President of the European Association of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

2012-2014       Chairman, ESC Guidelines on Myocardial Revascularization

Task Force on Myocardial Revascularization of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS)

2013-2015       Task Force Member, European Society of Cardiology guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Non-ST Segment Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes

2013-2015       Chairperson – Task Force, Revision of the EU medical device advisory document on the evaluation of coronary stents (MEDDEV 2.7.1.) commissioned by the Clinical Investigation and Evaluation working group of the Medical Device Experts Group of the European Commission

2015-2017       Task Force Member, Valvular Heart Disease of the European Society of Cardiology

2016-               Task Force Member, ESC Guidelines on Myocardial Revascularization

2016-               Chairman, Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee, European Society of Cardiology

 

Publications

>420 Original publications

>40 Guideline and Position papers

>85 Review articles

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