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Professor Giovanni Di Salvo
Professor Giovanni Di Salvo
MD, PhD, MSc, FESC
Cardiology
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SUBSPECIALTIES

Paediatric Cardiology

REGISTERED WITH

General Medical Council: 7504239

LANGUAGES

english, french, italian

About

Professor Giovanni Di Salvo is a consultant cardiologist who treats private and NHS patients at Royal Brompton Hospital.

Professor Di Salvo qualified in 1996 from the University of Naples Federico II, Italy, having completed his final year of training at Timone Hospital in Marseille, France. He received his master’s degree in medical imaging in 2002 at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. Following that, he gained his PhD in cardio-respiratory physiopathology and associated biotechnologies in 2004.

He was previously a consultant at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre in Saudi Arabia.

In 2016, Professor Di Salvo joined Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals as a lead consultant in paediatric echocardiography. In July 2017, Professor Di Salvo became the lead for paediatric cardiology research at Royal Brompton Hospital. 

 

 

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Medical Procedures

Echocardiography (intraoperative and interventional):

  • 3D echocardiography
  • Stress echocardiography
  • Speckle tracking
  • Transoesophageal echocardiography
  • Paediatric
  • Neonatal echocardiography

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Special Interests

 

  • Structural and congenital heart disease
  • Atrial septal defect (ASD)
  • Ventricular septal defect (VSD)
  • Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA)
  • Atrioventricular septal defect (AVSD)
  • Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF)
  • Transposition of the great arteries (TGA)
  • Double outlet right ventricle (DORV)
  • Univentricular heart
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Heart failure
  • Cardiac function in chemotherapy patients.
  • Hypertension in pediatrics and young adults
  • Complex congenital heart disease
  • Structural heart disease; valvular heart disease.

Education

Professor Di Salvo is on the council of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI) and co-chair of the accreditation committee in transthoracic echocardiography.

 

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