Nicolas Van Mieghem
Clinical Director of Interventional Cardiology and Professor of Interventional Cardiology at the Thoraxcenter, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam. He obtained his medical degree and cardiology degree at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. After subsequent Fellowships in interventional cardiology at Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg Genk, Belgium, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, United States and Thoraxcenter, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, he joined the senior staff of the department of interventional cardiology in the Thoraxcenter in February 2010.
Professor Van Mieghem’s academic interest is in complex (calcified) coronary lesions, mechanical circulatory support and structural heart interventions. He obtained a PhD based upon his research in transcatheter valve therapies. Professor Van Mieghem is involved in the percutaneous coronary interventions and structural heart program.
Professor Van Mieghem has published and co-authored over 500 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals. He is principle investigator and steering committee member in multiple ongoing international trials evaluating various coronary and transcatheter valve technologies. He is a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology and the American College of Cardiology.