István Préda M.D. D.Sc

Cardiologist, Internal medicine

Emeritus Professor, former Director of the Clinic of Cardiology  and  former Vice-Rector for Science and External Relations of the Semmelweis University of Budapest , Doctor of the  Hungarian  Academy of Sciences.

Intertional experiences: Paris (1966) : (French-Hungarian student exchange), Scholarship at the Univerité de Caen (France) 1974-75, Doctorat de Université de Caen (PhD Thesis, 1975) , Charité, Berlin, (invasive cardiology 1978,  University of Montreal, Canada (visiting professorship) 1990-91.

Career: Professor and Chairman of Cardiology and Internal Medicine (from 1992), Professor  Emeritus of  the Semmelweis University, Budapest since 2011.  Former  Secretary General of the Hungarian Society of Cardiology. Editorial Board Member  of 3  Hungarian and  5 English periodicals, Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (1995), Member of  the Presidium of the International Society of Electrocardiology (from  1993) President (2005-2007).

Scientific and Educational Experiences:  Author and Editor of five Hungarian and English books of cardiology, author of 170 peer-reviewed Hungarian and English  scientific publications and more than  700 printed abstracts.  Cardiological reviewer of the  Scientific- Ethical Committee of the Hungarian Ministry of Health (from 2012) and Member of the   Professonal of the  Hungarian Sport and Health Services Committeee since 2015.

Foreign languages: English, French (conference-level) , German (convertional)

Privat life, hobby: wife : Beata Podányi MD dermatologist:  Son: István, economist (U.S.A), Doughter: Katalin, lowyer. Six gandchildren.  Hobby: fine arts, freetime sport activities.

Professional Topics Highlithed

  • Ischemic heart diseases
  • rhythm disturbances
  • heart failure
  • hypertension
  • obesity and heart problems
  • sport cardiology
Prof. Dr. Préda István

Consulting hours

Tuesday
13.00 - 17.00

Spoken language

  • English,
  • French,
  • German