Yiannis S. Chatzizisis, MD, PhD, MSc, FSCAI | SCAI

Prof. of Medicine, Physiology and Engineering; Chief, Interventional Cardiology Section; Dir., Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory; Dir., Heart and Vascular Unit; Dir., Cardiovascular Biology and Biomechanics Laboratory Cardiovascular Division

Dr. Chatzizisis is Professor of Medicine, Physiology and Engineering, Chief of interventional Cardiology Section, Director of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and Director of Cardiovascular Biology and Biomechanics Laboratory at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska. He was trained in advanced non-invasive cardiovascular imaging and in interventional cardiology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He has authored more than 150 manuscripts published in Circulation, JACC, ATVB, Cardiovascular Research and Atherosclerosis among other journals. His research work has received over 6,500 citations with an H-index of 38. He has received more than 40 international and national awards, including the Young Investigators Award by European Society of Cardiology, the Young Investigators Award by European Atherosclerosis Society, the Merit Award for Young Investigators by American Heart Association and the Academy of Athens Award. He serves as Associate Editor for Atherosclerosis and Pharmacology and Therapeutics, and as manuscript reviewer for JACC, Circulation, Circulation Research, Circulation Imaging, Circulation Cardiovascular Interventions, JACC Imaging and JACC Cardiovascular Interventions among others. He is Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association and European Society of Cardiology and Board Member of the European Bifurcation Club. His clinical and research interests focus on interventional cardiology (bifurcations and high-risk PCI), advanced non-invasive cardiovascular imaging (MRI, CT), computational cardiovascular simulations, and vascular biology of atherosclerosis. 

Dr. Chatzizisis is the guest editor of The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Cardiovascular Interventions, a special edition of JSCAI to be published in Fall 2024.