Francesco Santoro, MD, PhD, is a consultant in cardiology at the University hospital of Foggia, Policlinico Riuniti, Italy. In 2013, he attended for six months Texas Arrhythmia Institute, Austin, Texas, USA under the supervision of Dr. Andrea Natale. Between 2015 and 2018 he attended the electrophysiology laboratory at the Department of Cardiology, Asklepios Klinik St. Georg, Hamburg, Germany. Research topic: Cardiomyopathies (Takotsubo syndrome) and catheter ablation of Atrial Fibrillation and Ventricular Tachycardia (Papillary muscles VT/VF). He authored 180 publications in indexed journals, about 175 abstracts and 6 electrophysiology book chapters.