Paulo Neves
Executive Team
Vice-President, Clinical and Medical Affairs

Dr Paulo Neves is Xeltis Vice President for Clinical and Medical Affairs. Paulo brings to Xeltis remarkable medical experience as a practicing cardiac surgeon and as a pioneering implanter of a number of cardiovascular medical devices, along with medical lead expertise from roles at medtech companies.

Prior to Xeltis, Paulo served as Medical Director Europe at California-based medical device company BioVentrix and is Chief Scientific Officer of Vortex Heart, a medtech start-up he co-founded. He is a cardiac surgeon at Hospital da Luz Arrábida; Vila Nova de Gaia, in Portugal and previously worked as a consultant for cardiovascular medical device companies, including Abbott, LivaNova and NeoChord.

A Fellow of the European Board of Cardiothoracic Surgery (FETCS) since 2016, Paulo authored over 30 articles in peer-reviewed medical journals. He is an MBA candidate at Warwick Business School in UK, holds a Medical degree from University of Coimbra in Portugal and Certificates of Advanced Studies in Cardiovascular Interventions from the University of Zurich.