ACHD Lead, Adult Congenital Heart Disease, King Faisal Hospital, Saudi Arabia
Dr Veldtman is an Adult Congenital Heart Disease specialist physician with 15-years' experience at consultant level. His research as well as clinical interest has been predominantly in the field of Fontan physiology. Dr Veldtman has initiated and designed a number of clinical trials pertaining to Fontan physiology, and is currently leading a number of clinical trials involving the Fontan circulation. Together with a multidisciplinary team he has developed a local Fontan Management Program which caters to individual needs of Fontan patients and seeks to expand assessment and treatment options for single ventricle patients. Dr Veldtman is interested in and committed to collaborative international projects, finding novel ways of combining our collective knowledge and skills, and promoting younger faculty in his field.