Dan Wichterle is a Clinical Electrophysiologist at the Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine and a Consultant in the Department of Internal Medicine, 1st Medical School, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. He is a member of the Czech Society of Cardiology, the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA). In 2001–2003 he was a Research Fellow in the Department of Cardiac and Vascular Sciences, St George’s Hospital, University of London, where he was engaged in several projects in the field of non-invasive cardiac electrophysiology. Dr Wichterle has published more than 30 papers in peer-reviewed journals. He graduated from the School of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, in 1988.