Professor Pascal Meier
Professor Pascal Meier is an adult cardiologist specialising in interventional cardiology including the treatment of angina (chest pain) and shortness of breath due to ischaemic or valvular heart problems.
Professor Meier qualified in 2000 from the University of Bern Medical School in Switzerland. He went on to train at the University Hospital of Bern and attained a fellowship in interventional cardiology at the University of Michigan Medical Center, USA. For the next 5 years, until 2014, he worked as a consultant cardiologist in a combined position at the Heart Hospital UCLH in London, UK, and at Yale Medical School, USA. After this, he was a consultant cardiologist at Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland.
In 2017, Professor Pascal Meier moved to London to work at the Royal Brompton Hospital.
Professor Meier specialises in complex coronary angioplasties (stenting) including Chronic Total Occlusions (CTO), mitral valve repair with transcatheter techniques such as MitraClip, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Interventions (TAVI), Left Arial Appendage (LAA) closures and closure of Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO).
Professor Meier’s research interests include promoting coronary collateral arteries in the heart, known as ‘natural bypass arteries’, as well as testing novel cardiac procedures and devices.
Publications and Media
Professor Meier is editor-in-chief of Open Heart, an online cardiology journal, and co-editor of the New England Journal of Medicine. He has published over 150 research articles in the field of interventional cardiology.
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