Dr. Ovidiu Chioncel received his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Pharmacy Carol Davila, Bucharest in 1992, earned his PhD in 2012 and currently he is Full Professor in Cardiology at University of Medicine Carol Davila, Bucharest.
He received training in Medical Statistics (Medical Statistics and Clinical Trials, University of Leuven UZG, Belgium-1998), Echocardiography (Instituto Clinico Humanitas Milan, Italy-1999), advanced heart failure therapies (Universitat Klinikum Munster, Germany-2001), advanced echo techniques and CardioCT (Cardiocentro Ticino Switzerland-2006), Heart Transplant and Ventricular Assist Devices (Sheba Medical Center, Israel -2013) and LVAD (Leiden University, Netherland-2015). Since 2014 he is leading ICCU and Cardiology 1st Department at Institute of Emergency for Cardiovascular Diseases, C.C.Iliescu Bucharest, Romania.
His major clinical and research interests are related to Heart Failure, Cardiac Imaging and Emergency Medicine. He is Director of Romanian Acute Heart Failure Syndrome registry (RO-AHFS), National Registry of Acute Aortic Dissections (RENADA) and National Coordinator of EORP/ESC-HF registries.
Dr. Chioncel is author of four monographies dedicated to Heart Failure and more than 90 chapters in cardiovascular textbooks. He authored more than 200 manuscripts in peer reviewed journals and he joined Editorial Board of 8 international journals.
He served as member of the 9 Steering Committees / Executive Committees / Adjudication Committees for phase III clinical trials and country coordinator for 11 clinical trials in the field of cardiovascular medicine. Ovidiu Chioncel is Member of the Executive Committee of Heart Failure Association of European Society of Cardiology and Coordinator of Acute Heart Failure Committee and National Heart Failure Societies.