Head of Sports Cardiology and Screening. Aspetar Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Hospital Doha Qatar
Prof. Guido Pieles is a Consultant Adult and Pediatric Sports and Congenital Cardiologist. After obtaining his medical degree at the University of Marburg, Germany, a PhD in Philosophy of Medicine at Hanover and a Cardiology DPhil at Oxford University, Guido trained in child and adult congenital and sports cardiology at the Bristol Heart Institute, UK and the Hospital for Sick Children Toronto, Canada. He is passionate about all sports and activities but is particularly interested in football cardiology and is consulting sports cardiologist for all teams at Manchester United FC. He served as a member in the English Football Association sports cardiology advisory group, is president elect of the Association of European Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology (AEPC) Sports Cardiology working group, member of the EAPC Task force on Childhood Cardiovascular Health and Pediatric liaison officer at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Sports cardiology Nucleus. Guido´s passion for research focuses
on developing innovative imaging methods to monitor cardiac performance and improve cardiac care of elite athletes and increase the exercise and sports participation of children and adult with and without heart disease.