Krzysztof Bartus

Born in 1975 in Krakow, Poland, Krzysztof graduated from the Faculty of Medicine in the Medical College of the Jagiellonian University, Krakow, in 2000. Krzysztof has been a Board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon since 2009, and is certified in few interventional cardiology procedures . In 2010, Krzysztof obtained PhD degree in medical sciences and has been Associate Professor since 2012. Krzysztof obtained Tenure Professor of medicine title at the age of 43. Krzysztof’s scientific interests are associated with his primary specialization – cardiac surgery, but he is very interested in interventional cardiology and electrocardiology, as well as experimental cardiac surgery. Krzysztof participated as primary investigator or co investigator in 28 first in human studies with many different devices ( Reslia, Harpoon, Lariat, Intrepid, Simplicity, nContact Convergent, Leaflex) , and more than 100 different clinical trials in past 21 years. Up to the present day, Krzysztof is an author of >200 scientific works. The summary Impact Factor of his publications is 435,856 including multi-centre research. Hirsh Index 25 (WoS core). The number of quotations (citations) is 6012 (WoS core). Krzysztof has performed more than 700 LAAO procedures with LARIAT and Atriclip and has taught and proctored more than 20 doctors from Europe and USA with LARIAT LAAO. He has taught and proctored more than 30 doctors from Europe and USA with Harpoon beating heart mitral valve repair and 7 doctors from the US and Europe with Gate percutaneous tricuspid valve implantation with transatrial and transjugular approach.