Meet the team

Fabrizio D’Abate

Accredited Vascular Scientist, MSc

Vascular Sonographer
Bio
Fabrizio is an accredited vascular sonographer. He has over ten years’ experience in vascular ultrasound and is currently one of the senior members of the vascular ultrasound imaging unit at the Vascular Institute at St George’s Hospital, London. He has been a tutor in several training courses, including in emergency vascular ultrasound , and has been awarded two prizes from the Society of Vascular Technology of Great Britain for work within the vascular imaging field.
Fabrizio has published several scientific papers on vascular ultrasound and has several research interests especially in vascular disease in athletes. Fabrizio is an active member of the international group of expert for the diagnosis and management of iliac endofibrosis, an uncommon condition of athletes. At present, Fabrizio is involved in several research projects, assists trainee vascular sonographers and mentors medical students attending the vascular laboratory.
Mark Young

Accredited Vascular Scientist, MSc

Vascular Sonographer
Bio
Mark is an accredited vascular sonographer. He has over twenty years of experience in vascular ultrasound and is currently the manager of the ultrasound imaging service of the Vascular Institute at St George’s Hospital, London. Mark has been a tutor in several training courses, including vascular ultrasound courses. His particular interest is in echo-guided angioplasty of arteriovenous fistulas in dialysis patients. He and his team are a reference centre in the United Kingdom for the imaging of arteriovenous fistulas, imaging of endovascular repair for aneurysm and for the diagnosis of iliac endofibrosis.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dr. Cristiana Vitale

Medical Doctor, specialist in Geriatric Medicine, PhD in Cardiovascular Medicine

Physician
Bio
Cristiana is a consultant geriatrician, PhD in Cardiovascular Medicine and currently a consultant at the Vascular Institute at St George’s Hospital, London. She has over fifteen years’ experience in vascular ultrasound and vascular physiology studies, with a specific interest in the evaluation of the intima-media thickness, arterial stiffness and endothelial function. Cristiana has extensive clinical expertise in the diagnosis and management of patients with vascular diseases. Her passion for research led her to become the leading researcher at the IRCCS San Raffaele, Rome, Italy. Cristiana has published over 100 peer-reviewed scientific papers and is the senior investigator in several international research projects. She has developed and has been the coordinator and tutor of several training courses in cardiovascular diseases.
 
 
 
 
Prof. Giuseppe Rosano

MD, PhD, Professor of Cardiovascular Pharmacology

Physician
Bio
Giuseppe is Professor of Cardiology and Consultant Cardiologist at St George’s Hospital, London. He has over 25 years’ experience in cardiovascular imaging with particular interest in the study of normal and deranged vascular physiology. He is a world-recognised cardiologist with over 400 peer-reviewed scientific papers. Giuseppe is the senior investigator in several international research projects and director of MSc in Heart Failure. Giuseppe is senior board member of several scientific societies and has developed several online and residential training courses in various aspects of cardiovascular diseases.