University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen (Netherlands (The))
Michiel Rienstra graduated in medicine (cum laude) at the University of Antwerp, Belgium in 2003. Obtained his PhD at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands in 2007 on Atrial Fibrillation, Underlying Disease and Prognosis. He completed his cardiology training at the University Medical Center Groningen in 2012, followed by training as device cardiologist, where continued working as clinical cardiologist and researcher. He is a Professor of Clinical Cardiology at the University of Groningen, Clinical Director of the Department of Cardiology, and cardiologist at the University Medical Center Groningen, specialized in AF, devices and advanced HF. He combines treatment of patients with arrhythmias and HF with clinic-oriented AF and HF research (conducting investigator-initiated clinical, epidemiological, and genetic collaborative studies).