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Dr Pavlidis received his medical degree from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece in 2004 and sub-specialised in interventional cardiology at St Thomas’ and the London Chest Hospitals.
He was appointed Consultant Cardiologist at St Thomas’ Hospital in 2015.
He has been actively involved in clinical research with a specific interest in the area of preventive cardiology and completed his PhD thesis on primary dyslipidaemias.
Dr Pavlidis provides a service in general, interventional and preventive cardiology. He is an expert in all areas of coronary intervention including physiological assessment, intravascular imaging and rotational atherectomy. He specialises in the treatment of complex coronary disease and has a particular interest in the percutaneous treatment of chronic total occlusions.
Areas of interest
Chest pain; Angina; Breathlessness; Palpitations; Coronary artery disease; Coronary angioplasty; Valvular heart disease; General cardiology; Hypertension; Hyperlipidaemia; Familial lipid disorders; Drug eluting stents; Transradial Interventions; Chronic occlusion angioplasty; Rotational atherectomy
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Cardiologist Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Consultant Cardiologist Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust
Percutaneous treatment of coronary chronic total occlusions
Pavlidis AN, Perera D, et al. Implementation and consistency of Heart Team decision-making in complex coronary revascularisation. Int J Cardiol. 2016;206:37-41.
Pavlidis AN, Jones DA, Sirker A, Mathur A, Smith EJ. Prevention of contrast induced acute kidney injury after percutaneous coronary intervention for chronic total coronary occlusions. Am J Cardiol 2015;6:844-851.
Pavlidis AN, Jones DA, Sirker A, Mathur A, Smith EJ. Reducing radiation in chronic total occlusion percutaneous coronary interventions. Curr Cardiol Rev 2015 Apr 7.
Pavlidis AN, Redwood S, Clapp BR. Combined hemodynamic support with the Impella 2.5 device and intra-aortic balloon pump for management of refractory cardiogenic shock. J Invasive Cardiol 2014;26:E50-E51.
Pavlidis AN, Giannakopoulos A, Manolis AJ. Iatrogenic giant Osborn waves. Circulation 2010;122:1519.
Pavlidis AN, Karamasis GV, Rees P. Balloon-assisted tracking during primary percutaneous
coronary intervention. Acute Cardiac Care 2015;17:26-8.
Pavlidis AN, Kolovou GD, Anagnostopoulou KK, et al. Postprandial metabolic heterogeneity in men with primary dyslipidemia. Arch Med Sci 2010;6:879-886.
Kolovou GD, Katsiki N, Pavlidis AN, et al. Ageing mechanisms and associated lipid changes. Curr Vasc Pharmacol 2014;12:682-689.
Kolovou GD, Anagnostopoulou KK, Pavlidis AN, et al. Metabolic syndrome and gender differences in postprandial lipaemia. Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 2006;13:661-664.
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Please contact Dr Pavlidis through switchboard at St Thomas' Hospital (020 71887188)