University Medical Center of Mainz, Mainz (Germany)
Ralph Stephan von Bardeleben is the Head of the Center of Structural Heart Disease Interventions and the Heart Valve Center in Mainz Germany after medical training at the University of Mainz and the University of California in San Francisco. He is both an imager and interventional cardiologist. He is the head of the CV img dep since 2004, speaker of the national WG on CV ultrasound 2016-2018 and nucleus member in valvular heart disease and the Heart Valve Counc. His department includes CV imaging and interventions as well as grown-up congenital heart disease. He was called to full professorship in early 2022.
The Heart Valve Center in Mainz is one of the leading centers for percutaneous valve therapy in Germany and one of the leading worldwide centers in Mitral and Tricuspid valve interventions.
His department participated in early in man implantations (MitraClip NT(r)/XTr, Cardioband, PASCAL, NeoChord) and is Corelab for RESHAPE-II, Matterhorn, TRIC and other international trials.