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Colombian Society of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery

The Colombian Society of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery is an affiliated member of the European Society of Cardiology

Colombia, CO

Dr Manuel Urina Triana and Prof. Michel KomajdaPresident of the Colombian Society of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery 2010, Doctor Manuel Urina Triana - FESC, signed the Memorandum of Understanding with ESC President 2010-2012, Professor Michel Komajda, FESC during ESC Congress 2010 in Stockholm and thus confirmed the affiliation to the ESC.

Structure 2016-2018

Dr Enrique Melgarejo Rojas

1st Vice-President
Dr Alex Arnulfo Rivera Toquica

2nd vice-President
Dr Gilberto Amed Castillo Barrios

Dra Clara Inés Saldarriaga Giraldo

Dr Fernan del Cristo Mendoza  Beltran

Past President
Dr Gustavo Restrepo Molina

Dr.Julio Emiro Perez Perez

Presidente Electo Periodo 2018-2020
Dr Adalberto Quintero Baiz

Number of Members: 711   
Year of Foundation: 1943
Year of ESC affiliation: 2010


  • To propose aspects related to public policies in the matter of health and cardiovascular education
  • To promote the development of prevention and research in the area of cardiovascular disease in the Colombian society.
  • To construct an organisation of professionals witin the area of cardiovascular disease, by means of continued education, using all the tools available and ensuring the process of certification for professionals
  • To be recognised nationally and internationally in continued medical education in the cardiovascular area as a high quality organisation.
  • To participate in the design and modification of national policies.


The Editor-in-Chief of the Revista Colombiana de Cardiologia  is Dr Jorge León Galindo. Click here to find an overview of other publications by the Colombian Society of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery