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Maurice Beghetti

Switzerland, 38 years of experience

Pediatric Cardiology

Area of expertise

Specialty

Pediatric Cardiology

Diseases

Pulmonary Hypertension, Congenital Heart Defects

Experience

Director of the University Center of Cardiology and Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Geneva University Hospitals and Lausanne University Hospital

Lausanne and Geneva, Switzerland. From 2016

Professor, University of Lausanne

Lausanne, Switzerland. From 2016

Pulmonary Hypertension Program Director, Geneva University Hospitals

Geneva, Switzerland. From 2014

Professor, Geneva University Hospitals

Geneva, Switzerland. From 2011

Head, Child and Adolescent Department, Pediatric Specialties Service, Geneva University Hospitals

Geneva, Switzerland. From 2011

Education

Specialist in Pediatric Cardiology, University of Geneva

1998

Specialist in Pediatrics, University of Geneva

1993

MD, University of Geneva

1986

Biography

Dr. Maurice Beghetti is a Swiss medical professional and specialist in pediatric cardiology. He currently serves as the Director of the University Center of Cardiology and Pediatric Cardiac Surgery at both the Geneva and Lausanne University Hospitals in Switzerland, as well as a Professor at both institutions. Dr. Beghetti is also the Pulmonary Hypertension Program Director at Geneva University Hospitals, a role he has held since 2014. Dr. Beghetti received his MD from the University of Genev

Affiliations

Former President, Swiss Society of Pediatric Cardiology

Swiss Pediatric Society

Swiss Society for Intensive Medicine

European Society for Pediatric Intensive Care

European Association for Pediatric Cardiology

Awards

Edouard Chérigié Prize from the FNMR “Heart diseases affecting the heart: crossing the diaphragm wall” Francophone Days of Radiology (JFR); Paris October

2016

Prize of the Swiss Society of Cardiology “Associations between physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness and cardiovascular disease risk factors among pre-pubertal obese children and their mothers”

2009

La Francophonie Clinical Research Prize in Pediatrics “Left ventricular mass increases before puberty in obese children and is associated with systemic hypertension”

2009

Prize of the Interfaculty Department of Sport and Health, University of Lausanne “Is 24-hour blood pressure associated with physical activity in children with type 1 diabetes?"

2004

Fanconi Prize, Swiss Pediatric Society

2003

Publications

Dr. Maurice Beghetti has more than 250 original peer-reviewed articled

Dr. Maurice Beghetti has written 2 books and more than 25 book chapters

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