Andrejs Erglis

Andrejs Erglis

MD, PhD, FESC, FACC Andrejs Erglis is Chief of Latvian Centre of Cardiology at Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital, Riga, Latvia. He is Professor of Medicine and Director of Institute of Cardiology at University of Latvia. He obtained his medical degree in Riga Medical Institute in 1989, the specialization in cardiology and radiology in 1990. He continued his training in interventional cardiology in USA, Australia, the Netherlands, Italy, Germany and France. Since 2005 he is President of Latvian Society of Cardiology. He is Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the European Society of Cardiology. He had published about 300 articles in Baltic and international peer-reviewed journals. He is investigator, coordinator and member of the Steering Committees in several international multicentre trials. His major fields of scientific interest are interventional cardiology (cutting balloon interventions, left main interventions, complex lesion interventions, structural heart disease) and acute coronary syndromes.