Cardiologist intensivist in Prague, Czech Republic. Assoc. Prof. of Medicine, board-certified in cardiology, angiology and critical care, licenced in invasive cardiology. In charge of cardiac intensive care as well as the ECMO team coordinator. Main clinical and research focus on refractory cardiac arrest, ECMO reperfusion, microcirculation, different ECMO settings and reperfusion. Investigator of the Prague OHCA study comparing hyperinvasive approach – ECPR to standard therapy in refractory cardiac arrest. Additionally participating on ECMO-CS, a cardiogenic shock study evaluating the role of ECMO in severe cardiogenic shock. Chair of the Czech Association of Acute Cardiology, chairman of the EURO-ELSO 2018 congress in Prague, Czech Republic, member of the EURO-ELSO steering committee and current EURO-ELSO President.