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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

Structure 2020-2022

President: Dr. Fernan del Cristo Mendoza Beltrán

Vice-President: D. Juan Mauricio Cárdenas Castellanos

Secretary: Dr. Clara Inés Saldarriaga Giraldo

Treasurer: Dr. Solon Navarrete Hurtado

Past President: Dr. Adalberto Quintero Baiz

Fiscal: Dr. Julio Emiro Perez Perez

Presidente Electo Periodo 2022-2024: Dr. Jaime Alberto Rodriguez Plazas


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.