British Cardiovascular Society
Professor Victor Aboyans is currently the head of department of cardiology at Dupuytren?s University Hospital in Limoges, France. After medical school in Nice, he obtained his MD in 1993 at University of Limoges and his PhD in public health sciences in 2001 at University of Toulouse, France. He stayed at the University of California, San Diego, during a one-year post-doc fellowship. His main fields of interest are cardiovascular prevention and vascular medicine, especially focused on peripheral artery diseases and the aorta, as well as the vascular markers of atherosclerosis and hypertension. He is the director of the cardiovascular prevention and screening programme in his hospital. In 2011, he has co-chaired the ESC guidelines on peripheral arterial diseases, and chaired in 2012 the AHA?s scientific statement on measurement of the ankle-brachial index, and in 2014 the ESC guidelines for the diagnosis and management of aortic diseases. He is the current president of Vascular/Thrombosis working group of the French Society of Cardiology, and member of the nucleus of the ESC working group of Peripheral Circulation. He has authored almost 125 scientific papers and book chapters.