Dr Mark Abela – Cardiology registrar
Dr Mark Abela is a Cardiology registrar practicing at Mater Dei Hospital. He has finished specialty training in Cardiology and has undergone a fellowship in Sports Cardiology and Inherited Cardiac Conditions at St George’s Hospital in London. His main academic and clinical interests are athletic cardiac adaptation, cardiac screening, inherited cardiac conditions and cardiac rehabilitation. He is a University of Malta Graduate, having obtained his MD in 2011. He is a member of the Royal College of Physicians of London and is also an MSc Graduate from the University of Edinburgh. He read for an MSc in Internal Medicine (University of Edinburgh) and an MSc in Sports Cardiology (St George’s University, London). He was the lead clinical investigator for BEAT-IT, a national cardiac screening program in Maltese adolescents (athletes and non-athletes). He has been appointed as the official content reviewer of the 2020 ESC Position Paper on Sports Cardiology on behalf of the Maltese Cardiac Society. He has also recently been appointed as a junior reviewer on the European Heart Journal of Case Reports editorial board. He sits on the medical committees on both the Malta Football Association and the Maltese Olympic Committee. He has presented at a number of local and international conferences and also has a number of papers in international journals. He looks forward to contributing more in his niche in the years to come.
Dr Mark Abela MD (Melit) MRCP (London) MSc Internal Medicine (Edinburgh) MSc Sports Cardiology (London)
Cardiologist with a special interest in Sports Cardiology and Inherited Cardiac Conditions
Member on the Malta Football Association Medical Committee
Member on the Medical Commission of the Maltese Olympic Committee
Cardiac Medical Ward Higher Specialist Trainee, Department of Cardiology, Mater Dei Hospital, Malta