Chief of Acute Cardiology Department, IKEM Prague

Marek Šramko, MD, Ph.D., FESC

Cardiac intensivist with passion in the most critical conditions, head of the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit and ER in IKEM, prolific author, a global citizen.

Born 1982 in Bratislava, Slovakia


Current position

Head of the Department of Acute Cardiology, Institute forClinical and Experimenal Medicine (IKEM), Prague, Czech Republic Personal Born:March 7, 1982 in Bratislava, Slovakia


Medical education

General medicine (MD) -    Commenius University,Bratislava, Slovakia, 2000–2006

                                       -    University of Granada,Granada, Spain, 2004–2005

Ph.D.                               - Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, 2010–2015

Specialty training in cardiology  - Motol University hospital and IKEM, Prague, Czech Republic, 2006–2015

Computing for Data Analysis -   John Hopkins University, USA, 2012

Writing in the Sciences -              Standford University, USA, 2013

Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology


Working experience

·        cardiologist, intensivist, head of the department, Institute for Clinical and Experimenal Medicine (IKEM), Prague, Czech Republic, Cardiology Department, 2009–          present

·        clinical teacher in Cardiology, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, 2019– present

·        cardiologist, Cardiology Department,  Motol University Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic,2006–2008

·        MDR clinical auditor for intensive care, Czech Metrological Institute, 2020–present


Foreign internships and working experience

·        Cardiology Department, LUMC, Leiden, The Netherlands,  clinical and research fellowship,  2017 - 2018

·        Dobove Refugee Checkpoint Health Clinic, Dobove, Croatia, ER physician,  2016

·        Mary Immaculate Hospital, Mapuordit, South Sudan, general physician, 2008

·        Heart and Brain Dep., S Orsola Hospital,Brescia, Italy, clinical and reseach fellowship, 2008

·        Medical Dep., Universidad de Granada, Granda, Spain, clinical fellowship, clinical fellowship, 2004-2005

·        Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital, Jakarta, Indonesia clinical fellowship, 2004

·        Emergency Dep., Teaching Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal, clinical fellowship, 2003


Languages: English, German, Spanish, Czech and Slovak (native)


Publication and research activity:

Papers in journals with IF: 39

Citations: >500

Conference abstracts (presenter): 17

Grants: EU HORIZON 2020, ESC research grant 2017-2018, three grants of the Ministry of the Health of the Czech Republic (AZV NU20-02-00244, AZVNV18-02-00080, MZO NV15-27178A, 2015–2018)

Clinical trails: DAPT-SHOCK-AMI (NCT03551964) - site investigator; PACIFIC-AMI (NCT04304534) -site investigator; UNLOAD-AMI(NCT04562272) – organiser and PI, LARISA (NCT04694092) – organiser and PI; KADHEF (NCT04698005) organiser and PI, LANDIUP (Amomed) - site PI, ATOMS(Bayer) - site investigator

Marek Šramko, MD, Ph.D., FESC

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