Medico-Surgical Heart Valve Unit, Georges Pompidou European Hospital, University of Paris, Paris, France
Prof Nicole Karam is an associate professor in the Department of Cardiology at the European Hospital Georges Pompidou. She specializes in interventional cardiology and performs both coronary and valvular percutaneous surgeries, as well as research in Cardiovascular Epidemiology at the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research.
After starting her medical studies at Saint-Joseph University in Beirut, she moved to Paris in 2010 and specialized in Interventional Cardiology. Subsequently, she trained in a highly specialized center for valvular heart disease in Munich, Germany, where she learned new techniques in percutaneous valvular interventions that she later brought back to Georges Pompidou Hospital.
Prof Karam is an active member and a fellow of the European Society of Cardiology, and a member of the steering committee of the Women’s European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions.