Professor Patrick W. Serruys

Professor of Medical Intervention & Innovation


Professor Patrick W. Serruys is currently established Professor of Medical Intervention & Innovation at the National University in Ireland, Galway and honorary Professor of Cardiology at National Heart & Lung institute, Imperial College in London. Doctor honoris causa in engineering from the University of Melbourne.

Recipient of multiple awards in recognition of his contribution to cardiovascular medicine, including the James B. Herrick Award by the American Heart Association (2006), a Lifetime Achievement Award conferred in 2011 by the American College of Cardiology and a Gold Medal Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Science and Practice of cardiology from the European Society of Cardiology.

Prof Serruys has supervised >90 PhD thesis. Lead PI >80 clinical trials (e.g. BENESTENT, SYNTAX, ABSORB, EXCEL, SURTAVI, GLOBAL LEADERS, SYNTAX II). Played a critical role in the development of the drug-eluting stent and the bioresorbable stent and conducted the first randomized clinical with the self-expanding percutaneous aortic valve (CoreValve). His current research program involves the cost-effective workflow of the patients with coronary artery disease and structural disease.

Prof Serruys has published in the leading medical and cardiovascular journals (>3500 manuscripts, H-index 176). Founder and past editor in chief of EuroIntervention, the official Journal of EuroPCR.  Current or past member of editorial boards of >30 international scientific journals. Co-Editor of the ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine (1, 2, 3rd edition).

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