CMHC Faculty Members

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Piotr Ponikowski, MD, PhD

Wroclaw, Poland

Piotr Ponikowski, MD, PhD



Dr. Ponikowski is professor of cardiology and head of the Department of Heart Diseases at Wroclaw Medical University. He is also head of the Center for Heart Diseases at University Hospital, where he maintains his clinical practice. Dr. Ponikowski conducts research on the pathophysiology and management of acute and chronic heart failure, coronary heart disease and heart arrhythmia. His findings have led to the development of new guidelines by the European Society of Cardiology and informed many clinical trial endpoints.

Education and Training

  • PhD, Wroclaw Medical University, 1997
  • Cardiology Specialist Accreditation, Wroclaw Medical University, 1997
  • Internal Medicine Specialist Accreditation, Wroclaw Medical University, 1992
  • Medical Degree, Wroclaw Medical University, 1990

Professional Highlights

  • Board Member, Heart Failure Association, European Society of Cardiology (ESC), 2004-present
  • Named The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds, Thomson Reuters, 2016-2019
  • Copernicus Polish-German Research Award, 2018
  • Golden Cross of Merit Award, President of Poland, 2018
  • Member, Committee for Practice Guidelines, ESC, 2012-2018
  • Chair, Heart Failure Guidelines Committee, ESC, 2016
  • President, Heart Failure Association, ESC, 2010-2012
  • Presidential Medal, Merito de Wratislavia, 2015


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