Andrejs Erglis is Chief of Latvian Centre of Cardiology at Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital (Riga, Latvia). He is also Professor of Medicine of the Faculty of Medicine and Director of Instituteof Cardiology and Regenerative Medicine at the University of Latvia. He is currently the President of Latvian Society of Cardiology and the Vice-President of Latvian Academy of Sciences.
He obtained his medical degree from Riga Medical Institute in 1989, obtained his PhD from the University of Latvia in 2006. He continuedhis training in interventional cardiology in USA, Australia, the Netherlands,Italy, Germany and France. Since 2005 he is Presidentof Latvian Society of Cardiology. He is Fellow of the American College ofCardiology and the European Society of Cardiology.
He is a principal investigator and a member of the Steering Committees in several international multicentre trials. He is the author or co-author of more than 400 peer-reviewed articles. He has presented over 700 lectures/chairmanships at national and mostly international meetings. His major fields of scientific interest are interventional cardiology (cutting balloon, left main, structural heart disease), regenerative medicine, precision medicine and epidemiology of cardiovascular disease.