Yong Huo is Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Head of the Department of Cardiology at Peking University First Hospital, Beijing, China. He also is President Elect of China Society of Cardiology. Prof Huo completed his Master’s Degree in Medicine at Peking University. He was also a visiting scholar at Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, between 1993 and 1994.
A specialist in critical and complicated cardiovascular medicine, Prof Huo has particular clinical interests in Interventional Cardiology, and for the past decade he has led research on percutaneous coronary angioplasty, coronary stenting and coronary rotablation. Prof Huo’s research has been widely published in leading peer-reviewed medical journals and he has developed monographs on interventional cardiology, intravascular radiation therapy and clinical hemodynamics. Furthermore, Prof Huo is Chief Editor of the Journal of Interventional Cardiology and is on the editorial board of the prestigious Chinese Medical Journal.