Dr Peyman Sardari Nia is a senior consultant cardiothoracic surgeon at Maastricht University Medical Centre, the Netherlands, where he specialises in minimally invasive cardiothoracic surgery.
Earning his MD from the University of Antwerp in Belgium in 2002, Dr Sardari Nia went on to obtain his PhD and specialist registration in general surgery in the same city in 2009. He then moved to St Antonius Hospital in Nieuwegein, the Netherlands, where he underwent fellowship training in cardiothoracic surgery.
Dr Sardari Nia has received multiple awards for his research, including the EACTS Techno-College Innovation Award for his invention of a high-fidelity endoscopic mitral valve surgery simulator. His current focus is preoperative planning using 3D-imaging reconstruction, 3D printing, simulation and intraoperative navigation.
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