Biography

I am an Interventional Cardiologist in Cardiology Department of Nicosia General Hospital since June 2011. My duties include Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCI) including Primary PCIs in acute myocardial infarction, rotablation coronary angioplasties, use of Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) and Pressure wire (iFR/FFR), ASD/PFO closure, Aortic Valvuloplasty in severe Aortic Valve stenosis and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI). During the period of May 2010 to May 2011 I was a Fellow in Interventional Cardiology in Leeds General Infirmary, UK, with a training grant awarded by EAPCI. I studied medicine in the Medical School of National Kapodistrian University of Athens and completed my training in Cardiology in hospitals of Greece and Cyprus. My PhD was done in association with the Medical School of National University of Athens (Topic: Associations of MTHFR mutations and hyperhomocysteinemia in young men with myocardial infarction). I am currently a Scientific collaborator of the Medical School of University of Cyprus, Scientific collaborator of the School of Medicine of the European University of Cyprus and Honorary Assistant Professor of University of Nicosia Medical School. I am also involved in the teaching of the Cardiology trainees of the Cardiology department of Nicosia General Hospital. I am an instructor of the European Resuscitation Council for the Advance Life Support (ALS) courses and I am currently the Chairman of the Cyprus Resuscitation Council. I am also the Vice President of the Cyprus Interventional Cardiology Working Group.
My research Interests include: Primary PCI, rotational atherectomy, iFR/FFR, TAVI and acute coronary syndromes.

Primary Affiliation: Nicosia General Hospital - Nicosia, Nicosia , Cyprus

Specialties: Interventional Cardiologist

Publications



Screening for dysglycaemia in patients with coronary artery disease as reflected by fasting glucose, oral glucose tolerance test, and HbA1c: a report from EUROASPIRE IV--a survey from the European Society of Cardiology.
Eur Heart J 2015 May 9;36(19):1171-7. Epub 2015 Feb 9.
Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology, Les Templiers, 2035 Route des Colles, CS 80179 BIOT, Sophia Antipolis Cedex 06903, France Cardiology Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital Solna, Stockholm 171 76, Sweden.









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