Fausto José da Conceição Alexandre Pinto

Fausto José da Conceição Alexandre Pinto

  • Docente
  • Professor/a Catedrático/a

Nota biográfica

Fausto Pinto is currently the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon (Lisbon, Portugal), and Full Professor of Cardiology, Head of the Cardiology Department and of the Heart and Vascular Department of Santa Maria University Hospital, CHULN E.P.E., President Elect of the World Heart Federation(WHF) (2019-2020), National Coordinator of the Medical Schools Council (2018-2020) and President of the Executive Board of the Lisbon Academic Medical Centre (CAML) (2019-2021) and Director of Lisbon Cardiovascular Institute (ICVL) since 1999. Fausto Pinto graduated at Lisbon University Medical School in 1984. He did his Cardiology internship at Santa Maria University Hospital – CHLN, E.P.E. (Lisbon, Portugal), and Stanford University Medical School (CA, USA), where he was a Clinical Fellow. He was then Clinical Attending in the Echocardiography laboratory and underwent an Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at the same institution. He was the Editor in Chief of the Portuguese Journal of Cardiology (1999-2015) and is currently Consulting Editor and Member of the Advisory and Editorial of Board of several international peer-reviewed journals, and Expert Reviewer for the European Commission. Prof. Pinto has published over 600 indexed articles and has presented over 1500 lectures/chairmanships at national and mostly international meetings. Co-Investigator in more than 30 clinical trials and clinical studies and clinical studies, since 2003. h-index 35 (since 2015) and 52 (All); i10-index 95 (Since 2015) and 132 (All). His main areas of interest are ischemic heart disease, anticoagulation, cardiovascular imaging, particularly on the use of ultrasound in cardiology and pioneered the use of intravascular ultrasound in the study of graft atherosclerosis. Co-investigator in more than 20 national and international funded Research Projects since 1995.