Prof. Amedeo Chiribiri
Professor Amedeo Chiribiri is the Director of Cardiac MRI at King’s College London. He is one of the world’s leading experts in this technique and provides detailed reports that relate patients’ symptoms to scan findings.
He studied medicine in Turin, Italy, received and MD from the University of Turin in 2001 and completed specialist training in Cardiology in 2006 and a PhD in Human Physiology and Experimental Medicine in 2010.
Between 2006 and 2007, Prof Chiribiri was visiting physician at the German Heart Institute, Berlin, where he specialised in cardiovascular MRI. He works as Consultant Cardiologist at Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital, a position he has held since March 2008. In August 2013 he became the Lead of the Cardiovascular MRI Service at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital.
Professor Chiribiri’s main clinical and research interest is cardiovascular imaging, with a focus on cardiovascular MRI. His areas of expertise include the assessment of cardiac structure and function and tissue characterisation using non-invasive imaging, and on the application of machine learning techniques for the acquisition and interpretation of the scans.
In particular, Prof Chiribiri has developed several techniques that enable the non-invasive assessment of myocardial blood flow (perfusion) and the non-invasive differential diagnosis of different causes of chest pain.
- Cardiology & Cardiovascular Imaging
- Sub specialty interests
- Cardiovascular MRI for any indication, including routine, congenital and stress scans
- GMC No
- Medical training
- Year qualified: 2001 University of Turin, Italy
- NHS Trust(s) name
- Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
- Professional & other roles
- Co-chair Special Interest Group on Quantitative Stress Perfusion CMR for the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR)
- Awards & accolades
- Degree in Medicine in 2001 (Hons.)
- CCT in Cardiology in 2006 (Hons.)
- Languages spoken
- English, Italian
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