Dr. Alain Combes

Professor Alain Combes, MD, PhD is Professor of Intensive Care Medicine at Sorbonne Université, Paris, and head of the ICU department at La Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, France. His research interest is Care of the critically ill cardiac patient (cardiogenic shock, AMI, cardiac arrest, complicated heart surgery and heart transplantation) - Mechanical circulatory assistance and ECMO - Rescue therapies for severe respiratory failure, ECMO and ECCO2R Professor Combes is Member of - The Société de Réanimation de Langue Française (SRLF) - The European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) - Editor of Intensive Care Medicine - The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) - The Association for Acute CardioVascular Care, ESC-ACVC, Board member of the ESC-ACVC - The American Thoracic Society (ATS) - The ExtraCorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO), PastPresident of the EURO-ELSO - The International ECMO network (ECMONet)