Stephan Von Bardeleben


Heart Center Mainz Cardiology 1
Universitätsmedizin Mainz
Mainz, Germany

Ralph Stephan Von Bardeleben

Stephan von Bardeleben studied medicine at the Johannes Gutenberg-Mainz University, Mainz, Germany, and at the UCSF Medical School in San Francisco (DAAD), USA. He then went on to specialise in internal medicine, intensive care medicine, cardiology, and interventional cardiology. From 2006 to 2011, he was senior consultant and head of the cardiovascular imaging laboratories. He is now head of the Heart Valve Center, a division of the University of Medicine, in Mainz, Germany, head of the department of structural (including adult congenital heart [ACHD] disease) and valve interventions that constitutes the first European Heart Valve Unit and a Heart Valve Center. He is German cardiac society certified heart failure specialist.

Dr. Bardeleben is Past-President of the German working group on Echocardiography of the German Society of Cardiology and a member of several medical societies. He serves on the Clinical Program commission and at your region program of the ESC and is a reviewer for several peer-reviewed journals. He is newly elected co-editor-in-chief of Echocardiography Journal. In addition, he participates as PI, steering committee member and core laboratory in several medical device trials, including a German Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM)-approved first- or early-in-human medical device implant trials.