Hein J Wellens

Hein J Wellens
Job title
Emeritus Professor of Cardiology
University of Maastricht, the Netherlands
Emeritus Professor of Cardiology, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
Affiliation/organization & Address

Maastricht University
Minderbroedersberg 4-6, 
6211 LK Maastricht, Netherlands


Arrhythmias, Atrial Fibrillation, Electrocardiography, Heart Failure, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiology, Echocardiography, Cardiovascular System, Pacemakers, Heart


Dr Hein J Wellens is considered one of the founding fathers of the cardiology subspecialty known as clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

Dr Wellens, known among European cardiologists as "the giant of Maastricht", has for many years been associated with the University of Limburg School of Medicine in Maastricht, Netherlands. At his department of cardiology, many future clinical cardiac electrophysiologists trained from 1976 until his retirement in 2002.

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