MISSION:
To promote awareness, advance knowledge and innovate to reduce the burden of heart valve disease with a global and multidisciplinary approach.

VISION:
To become the foremost society where the heart team advances science, practice and innovation to diminish the global burden of heart valve disease.

LEADERSHIP

HVS Officers

Vinod Thourani, MD, President
PRESIDENT
Vinod Thourani, MD
Washington, DC., USA
Marta Sitges, MD, Vice President
VICE PRESIDENT
Marta Sitges, MD
Barcelona, Spain
Carlijn V.C. Bouten, MD, Secretary/Treasurer
SECRETARY/TREASURER
Carlijn V.C. Bouten, MD
Eindhoven, Netherlands
Emmanuel Lansac, MD, Valve Research Network Coordinator
Valve Research Network
Coordinator

Emmanuel Lansac, MD
Paris, France
Hanneke Takkenberg, MD, PhD, Past President
PAST-PRESIDENT
Hanneke Takkenberg, MD, PhD
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Rakesh Suri, MD, Past-President
PAST-PRESIDENT
Rakesh Suri, MD
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Cardiologists

Alain Berrebi, MD
Alain Berrebi, MD
Paris, France
Liesl Zuhlke, MD
Liesl Zuhlke, MD
Cape Town, South Africa

Interventional Cardiologists

Carlos E. Ruiz, MD
Carlos E. Ruiz, MD
Hackensack, NJ, USA
Samir Kapadia, MD
Samir Kapadia, MD
Cleveland, OH, USA

Surgeon

Ismail El-Hamamsy, MD
Ismail El-Hamamsy, MD
Montreal, QC, Canada

Researchers

Jordan Miller, MD
Jordan Miller, MD
Rochester, MN, USA
Jane Grande-Allen, MD
Jane Grande-Allen, MD
Houston, TX, USA

Senior Advisors

Jeffrey Borer, MD
Jeffrey Borer, MD
New York, New York, USA
Jose Pomar, MD
Jose Pomar, MD
Barcelona Spain
Hanneke Takkenberg, MD, PhD
Hanneke Takkenberg, MD, PhD
Rotterdam, Netherlands