Josep Brugada

Josep Brugada
Job title
Medical Director
Organization
Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain
Affiliation/organization & Address

Hospital Clínic de Barcelona
Calle Villarroel, 170
08036 BARCELONA
SPAIN

Tel
34 932275703
Keywords

Atrial Fibrillation, Arrhythmias, Methane, Heart Failure, Cardiovascular System, Cardiology, Pacemakers, Cardiomyopathies, CMR, Echocardiography

Biography

Section Chief of Arrhythmias at barnaclínic+ and Pediatric Hospital of Sant Joan de Déu.

Senior consultant in Cardiology, Arrhythmias and Sudden Death at Hospital Clinic de Barcelona.

Full Professor of Medicine at the Universitat de Barcelona.

Past President of the European Heart Rhythm Association from 2006-2008

 

Josep Brugada Terradellas, MD, PhD, FESC. Cardiologist, Specialist in Biology and Sport Medicine, MBA Management in Health Services. Medical Director of Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, head of the Arrhythmia Section of the Pediatric Hospital Sant Joan de Déu and Past President of the European Heart Rhythm Association.

So far, he has published more than 300 original papers in the most relevant international journals, Prof. Brugada held also the post of Deputy Editor of the European Journal of Cardiology. He is member of several scientific societies and is Professor of Medicine at the University of Barcelona since 1998.

Regarding the field of research, he discovered, treated and found the genetic cause (along with his brother Pedro and Ramon) of a rare syndrome causing Sudden Death, which is known in the scientific literature as “Brugada Syndrome” .

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