Matthias G. Friedrich, MD FESC, FACC
Matthias Friedrich was born in Gunzenhausen, Germany. After school, he attended Medical School and earned his MD at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen/Nuernberg, Germany. He completed his training as an internist and cardiologist at the Charité University Medicine Center of the Humboldt University in Berlin. As a cardiologist, his focus has been the diagnosis and treatment of acute myocardial disease.
From 2004 to 2011, he worked at the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta and the University of Calgary, Canada. As a Professor of Medicine and Staff Cardiologist, he built the Stephenson Cardiovascular MR Centre, one of the now well-renown centres for cardiovascular MR. In 2011, he relocated to become the Director of the Cardiovascular MR Centre and Staff Cardiologist at the Montreal Heart Institute.
His scientific interest focused on cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging to introduce new diagnostic