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Alessandro Santo Bortone Edit Profile

Cardiologist , researcher

Alessandro Santo Bortone, Italian cardiologist, researcher. Achievements include invention of Vibrojet in 2000, Stent that reduces mis-matches in 2001; research in endovascular treatment of Type B Aortic Dissection (principal investigator); coordinator of multiple clinical trials. Fellow: European Society Cardiology; member: Italian Society Cardiology, International Society for Minimization of Invasive Cardiac Surgery.

Background

Bortone, Alessandro Santo was born on November 1, 1958 in Taranto, Italy. Son of Alberto and Addolorata (Miggiano) Bortone.

Education

Doctor of Medicine University Bari, Italy, 1982. Specialization cardiology, University Bari, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, University Bari, 1990.

Career

Intern Institute Cardiology, Bari, Italy, 1980—1982, resident, 1982—1986, assistant professor, 1991—1998, assistant, professor division cardiovascular surgery, since 1998, chief interventional cardiology divsn cardiovascular surgery, since 1998. Clinical fellow Institute Cardiology, Zurich, Switzerland, 1987—1988. Consultant Hospitals, Milan, Catania, Naples, Palermo, Ioannina (Greece), Cairo (Egypt), since 1998, Endovascular Training Center, Bari, Italy, since 1998.

Achievements

  • Achievements include invention of Vibrojet in 2000, Stent that reduces mis-matches in 2001. Research in endovascular treatment of Type B Aortic Dissection (principal investigator). Coordinator of multiple clinical trials.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor over 260 articles to international medical journals.

Membership

Fellow: European Society Cardiology. Member: Italian Society Cardiology, International Society for Minimization of Invasive Cardiac Surgery.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sailing, horses, basketball.

Connections

Married Eugenia D'Alconzo, September 8, 1993.

father:
Alberto Bortone

mother:
Addolorata (Miggiano) Bortone

spouse:
Eugenia D'Alconzo