Thomas Binder is director of the echocardiography laboratory at the Medical University of Vienna in Vienna, Austria. His main focus is echocardiography.
Professor Binder studied medicine at the Medical University in Vienna where he was also trained in internal medicine and cardiology. Research activities and clinical work brought him to the Huntington Memorial Research Institute in Pasadena, California and Loma Linda Medical Center, California in the US. In 2009, Professor Binder founded the online platform 123sonography.com, which teaches diagnostic ultrasound to a global community.
Professor Binder has served on numerous national and international boards and is strongly engaged in all areas of clinical cardiology. He has conducted and lectured at over 100 national and international echocardiography courses, and is tutor for the Austrian-American Foundation.
He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles in national and international journals, is author of the Echo Fact Book and a contributor to several other textbooks covering echocardiography.