Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine (IKEM), Department of Cardiology, Prague (Czechia)
Josef Kautzner is a Czech-born cardiologist (1957) and a graduate of Charles University Medical School I in Prague (1983 cum laude). He obtained a substantial part of his training at the Department of Medicine II, Charles University General Hospital in Prague, and during stays in London or Houston. He has been working at the Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine in Prague since 1996 (head of the department of cardiology since 2001 and chairman of the Scientific Council since 2016). He became a Professor of Medicine and Board approved cardiologist in 2005.
His clinical interest is focused mainly on cardiac arrhythmias and cardiac resynchronization therapy, electrocardiography, and imaging. He is an author of 4 books, author or co-author of more than 400 scientific papers, and many book chapters. His H index in January 2022 reached 63 with 20654 quotations.