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Dr. Edgardo Kaplinsky

Hospital Municipal de Badalona
Via Augusta 9-13

Brief Biography:

Dr. Kaplinsky  is senior cardiologist  at the Badalona Hospital (Badalona, Spain) and clinical investigator at the Heart Transplant Unit of the Bellvitge Hospital (Barcelona, Spain).

He was born in Córdoba, Argentina (1965). His degree in medicine was obtained at the Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Argentina (1989) and his specialization in cardiology come from the same university (1995).

 Dr. Kaplinsky  was trained in heart  transplantation at the Favaloro Foundation in Buenos Aires, Argentina (1996-2001) and subsequently, he carried out boths fellowships in the same field at the university hospitals of Bellvitge (2002-2004) and Sant Pau  (2004-2005) in Barcelona, Spain.  He was coordinator of clinical investigation in the interventional cardiology unit of the Vall d´Hebron Hospital, also in Barcelona (2006-2007)

In the pharmaceutical industry, Dr. Kaplinsky held the positions of Heart Failure  Consultant (Guidant Corporation 2000-2002) and Medical adviser (Novartis Pharma, 2006-2007)

 Dr. Kaplinsky´s activity has been focused in heart failure, heart transplantation, resynchronization therapy and pulmonary hypertension. In these areas, he has been  involved in multicenter clinical studies and he is author of various publications


Academic positions:

Senior cardiologist


Research interests:

Heart Failure

Heart Transplantation

Resynchronization Therapy

Pulmonary hypertension


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