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Professor Amedeo Chiribiri

Professor Amedeo Chiribiri who is the Director of Cardiac MRI at King’s College London. Amedeo is one of the world’s leading experts in this technique and provides detailed reports that relate patient’s symptoms to scan findings.

He studied medicine in Turin, Italy, received and MD from the University of Turin in 2001 and completed specialist training in Cardiology in 2006 and a PhD in Human Physiology and Experimental Medicine in 2010.

Between 2006 and 2007, he was visiting physician at the German Heart Institute Berlin, Germany, where he specialised in cardiovascular MRI. He works as Consultant Cardiologist at Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital since March 2008. In August 2013 he became the Lead of the Cardiovascular MRI Service at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital.

Professor Chiribiri’s main clinical and research interest is cardiovascular imaging, with a focus on cardiovascular MRI. His areas of expertise include the assessment of cardiac structure and function and tissue characterisation using non-invasive imaging, and on the application of machine learning techniques for the acquisition and interpretation of the scans.

In particular, Amedeo has developed several techniques that enable the non-invasive assessment of myocardial blood flow (perfusion) and the non-invasive differential diagnosis of different causes of chest pain.

Medical School: Univeristy of Turin, Italy

Hospital Appointments: St Thomas' Hospital

Main Interests: All aspects of cardiovascular MRI

Spoken language: English, Italian