Jose L. Merino, MD, PhD, FEHRA is director of the Arrhythmia and Robotic Electrophysiology Unit at La Paz University Hospital (Madrid), professor of Cardiology at the Autonoma University of Madrid and Secretary of EHRA.
He is past President of the Working Group on Arrhythmia (Spanish Society of Cardiology), and past Chairperson of the Certification, Training Fellows and Education Committees of EHRA. He has been also member of the Scientific Committee of the last EHRA congresses (2007, 2009, 2011, 2018, 2019).
His main research interest is on atrial and ventricular arrhythmias, with more than 400 contributions as congress abstracts and more than 130 articles published in indexed journals. His main contributions in this field have been for ablation of complex arrhythmias and development of new antiarrhythmic and anticoagulant drugs, electroanatomical mapping (Ensite, Carto and Colombus) and remote navigation systems (CGCI-Magnetecs, Amigo-Catheter Robotics)