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Sven Plein

Professor Sven Plein

Consultant Cardiologist

MRCP MD PhD

Languages spoken: English German

Professor Sven Plein

Consultant Cardiologist

MRCP MD PhD

Languages spoken: English German

Patient Age Group

Adults

Year qualified

1996

Specialties

Cardiology

Gender

Male

Clinical Interests

Cardiac Imaging, Ischaemic Heart Disease, Cardiomyopathy, Heart failure, Heart valve disease, Myocarditis, Aortic disease

Biography

Professor Plein is a recognized world leading expert in cardiac imaging and cardiac MRI. Prof Plein studied medicine in Marburg/Germany and received an MD from the Phillips University in Marburg/Germany in 1995 and a PhD from the University of Leeds in 2004. He is now a Professor of Cardiology, British Heart Foundation Senior Clinical Research Fellow and a Consultant Cardiologist.

Prof Plein's main clinical and research interest is cardiovascular imaging, with a focus on cardiac MRI and imaging. He has published more than 150 research papers and many book chapters in this field. He holds numerous positions in international cardiovascular and imaging societies, including Vice-presidency of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging and Chairman of the Association's CMR Section, Senior Associate Editor of European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging and he is a former member of the board of Trustees of the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance.

NHS Base (trust)

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Professional memberships

European Society of Cardiology (ESC), European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI), British Cardiovascular Society (BCS), Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR), British Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (BSCMR), Royal College of Physicians
Sven Plein

Appointments

020 7460 5700

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