Pilar Jimenez-Quevedo

Interventional Cardiologist

Cardiovascular Institute, Hospital Clínico San Carlos, IdISSC, Madrid, Spain

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Personal History

Dr. Pilar Jiménez-Quevedo is a specialist in Interventional Cardiology based in Madrid, Spain.


Academic History

In 1997, Dr Jiménez-Quevedo earned her Degree in Medicine from the University of Navarra. She has a masters in Interventional Cardiology (2005) and a Doctor Cum Laude in Medicine and Surgery (2007) from the Complutense University of Madrid. From 2005 to 2006, she worked as a Research Fellow at Stem Cell Center at Texas Heart Institute, Houston, USA.2, 3


Career Overview

Dr Jiménez-Quevedo is an Interventional Cardiologist at the San Carlos Clinical Hospital, Madrid. She has been responsible for the Spanish TAVI registry since 2015.

She participated in a pioneering surgical intervention: the first ever implantation of a transcatheter self-expanding mitral prosthesis with minimally-invasive surgery in Spain.3

Since 1998, Dr Jiménez-Quevedo has been developing healthcare and research activities in the Hemodynamics and Interventional Cardiology Unit of the San Carlos University Hospital. She is a tutor for cardiology residents, a fellow of the European Society of Cardiology and was previously a member of the board of directors of the Interventional Cardiology section.3

She won second prize in the ACI-SEC Awards for the best articles in the 2021 REC: Interventional Cardiology edition for her paper "Temporal evolution in the transcatheter treatment of aortic stenosis: analysis of the Spanish TAVI registry".1

Dr Jiménez-Quevedo has 145 articles in indexed publications and has presented more than 200 communications to congresses.3


Career Timeline

  • 2005 - 2006: Research Fellow, Stem Cell Center, Texas Heart Institute, Houston, USA
  • 1998 - Present: Interventional Cardiologist, Hemodynamics and Interventional Cardiology Unit, San Carlos Clinical Hospital, Madrid, Spain


Areas of Speciality

  • Interventional Cardiology



  • 2021: 2nd Prize ACI-SEC Awards for the Best Articles Published In REC: Interventional Cardiology



  1. https://secardiologia.es/blog/rec-interventional-cardiology/12806-premios-a-los-mejores-articulos-publicados-en-rec-interventional-cardiology-2021 
  2. https://www.hospitalrosario.es/cuadro-medico/dra-jimenez-quevedo-pilar/ 
  3. https://www.diariodecadiz.es/cadiz/cardiologa-Pilar-Jimenez-participa-Espana_0_1433257212.html 


Articles by Pilar Jimenez-Quevedo, Interventional Cardiologist

Pre-dilation and Post-dilation in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Indications, Benefits and Risks

Angela McInerney, Rafael Vera-Urquiza, Gabriela Tirado-Conte, et al


Citation: Interventional Cardiology 2021;16:e28.