Antonio Colombo

Organization
EMO Centro Cuore Columbus in Milan
Position
MD, Director of the Catheterisation Laboratory

Director, Cardiac Cath Lab and Interventional Cardiology Unit, EMO GVM Centro Cuore, Columbus and San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy, Visiting Professor of Medicine, Columbia Medical Center.

Dr Colombo pioneered the concept of adequate stent deployment during coronary interventions, and he defined the role of intravascular ultrasound in this setting. Dr Colombo is very active in multiple medical societies, including the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, the American College of Physicians, the American College of Chest Physicians and the American Medical Association. Dr Colombo obtained his MD from the University of Milan School of Medicine in 1975.

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