Christian Spaulding, MD, FESC, FACC, is Professor of Cardiology at Paris-Descartes University and Director of the Interventional Cardiology Department at European Hospital Georges Pompidou. He is a leading trainer and supervisor in general cardiology and interventional cardiology and a fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and of the American College of Cardiology (ACC). As a Director of Interventional Cardiology Department, Professor Spaulding has already created a lasting legacy by increasing the number of interventional procedures by 16% in 2013. He has performed over 500 procedures yearly and supervised 900 percutaneous coronary intervention and 2,500 coronary angiography procedures per year. His work has been published in over 100 peer-reviewed journals, including three as first author in the New England Journal of Medicine. Professor Spaulding has served as principal investigator in numerous international trials of novel devices and methods of treatment.