Editorial Board

Open Heart Editorial Board members have agreed and adhere to the BMJ Editor Roles and Responsibilities guidelines; including our Editor policy on competing interests.


Professor Pascal Meier
Hospital of Graubunden
Chur, Switzerland

Royal Brompton Hospital
London, UK
Declaration of Interests
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Deputy Editors

Dr Rahul Bahl, MBBS, BSc, MRCP
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
London, UK
Area of expertise: Cardiology
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Dr Ganesan Karthikeyan
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
New Delhi, India
Area of expertise: Cardiology
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Deputy Editor for Statistics

Dr Guido Knapp, PhD
TU Dortmund University
Dortmund, Germany
Area of expertise: Medical statistics
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Associate Editors

Dr Mirvat Alasnag, FACP, FRCP, FSCAI
King Fahd Armed Forces Hospital
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Area of expertise: Catheterization
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Dr Chadi Alraies
Detroit Medical Center
Detroit, USA
Area of expertise: Coronary intervention, Peripheral and Endovascular intervention, vascular access, Cardiogenic shock, vascular access, and transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
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Dr Silvia Castelletti
Italian Institute for Auxology IRCCS
Milan, Italy
Area of expertise: Cardiac Disorders and cardiac Imaging.
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Dr Rodney De Palma, BSc MBBS MRCP, MSc
University College London Hospital
London, UK
Area of expertise: Ischaemic heart disease, structural heart disease, cardiodiabetes, health economics
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Dr James DiNicolantonio, PharmD
Director of Scientific Affairs AIDP
MidAmerica Heart Institute
Kansas City, USA
Area of expertise: Cardiovascular research
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Dr Georg Fröhlich, PhD
Charité – University Hospital Berlin
Berlin, Germany
Area of expertise: Imaging
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Dr Arif Khokhar, PhD
Royal Brompton Hospital
London, UK
Area of expertise: Interventional cardiology
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Dr. Anastasia Shchendrygina 
I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University
Moscow, Russia
Area of expertise: Heart failure, Cardiovascular Imaging, and COVID-19
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Statistical Advisor

Mr Timur Tug
TU Dortmund University
Dortmund, Germany
Area of expertise: Medical statistics
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Social Media Editors

Parham Eshtehardi, MD, FAHA
Emory University
Atlanta, USA
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Thomas E Kaier, MD, MBA, PhD
King’s College London BHF Centre
St Thomas’ Hospital
London, UK
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Editorial Board Members

Syed Ahsan
Barts Health NHS Trust
London, UK

Robin Chung
University College London
London, UK

Fabrizio D’Ascenzo
Università degli Studi di Torino
Turin, Italy

Parham Eshtehardi
Emory University
Atlanta, USA

Carl Lavie
John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute
New Orleans, USA

Giampaolo Niccoli
Universita Cattolica Sacro Cuore
Milan, Italy

Ailar Ramadi
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Canada

Publishing Team

Publishing Executive: Caitlin Alder

Associate Publisher: Lindsey Fountain

Publisher: Christiane Notarmarco