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Colombian Society of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery

An ESC Affiliated Cardiac Society

Colombia, CO


Structure 2022-2024

President: Dr. Jaime Alberto Rodriguez Plazas

Vice-President: Dr. Jannes José Buelvas Herazo

Secretary: Dr. Juan Mauricio Cardenas Castellanos

Treasurer: Dr. Solon Navarrete Hurtado

President Elect: Dr. Clara Inés Saldarriaga Giraldo


Number of Members: 711   

Year founded: 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 Colombian society
  • To construct an organisation of professionals within 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.