Eduard Quintana MD PhD is a Cardiovascular Surgeon and Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Barcelona Medical School – Hospital Clínic. He is currently in charge of the Cardiovascular Surgery and Postoperative Critical Care fellowship program. He is a Board Member of the EBCTS and Chairs the Membership Examination of Cardiothoracic Surgery European Board Exam. He is an active member of the Vascular Domain of EACTS and Aortic Dissection Task Force Chair. His main clinical interests are aortic and vascular surgery, surgery for infective endocarditis, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, valve repair and cardiovascular surgery critical care.