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Consultant Cardiologist with special interest in Heart Failure
Areas of interest
Chest pain; Palpitations; Heart Failure; Atrial Fibrillation; Myocardial Infarction; Hypertension; High blood pressure; Hyperlipidemia; High cholesterol; Preventive Cardiology; Heart Transplantation; Shortness of breath; Leg swelling; Coronary angiogram; Echocardiogram; Arrhythmia; Cardiomyopathy;
Current NHS consultant posts held
Hillingdon Hospital, Pield Heath Road, Uxbridge, UB8 3NN
Honorary Consultant Cardiologist in Heart Failure, Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support,
Harefield Hospital, Hill End Road, Harefield, UB96JH
Educational Lead for Medicine, Hillingdon Hospital
Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Imperial College, London
Dr Georgios Karagiannis studied at the Medical School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece. He completed his speciality training in Grecce and was awarded “excellent” marks on completion (CCT). In 2009 he successfully completed his PhD in Cardiology, in which he also received an “excellent” mark.
Dr Georgios Karagiannis has developed a broad academic portfolio including publications in high profile medical journals and has presented his work in both national and international congresses.
He begun working as a senior clinical fellow in advanced heart failure at Harefield Hospital in 2013.
Dr Georgios Karagiannis has expertise in many areas including:
Acute cardiac care.
In recognition of his clinical and academic achievements, Dr Karagiannis has been awarded the prestigious titles of Fellow of European Society of Cardiology (FESC) and Fellow of the European Heart Failure Association (FHFA).
Dr Georgios Karagiannis has been awarded 3 national prizes for his research.
(Additional) Languages spoken
- English - Native or bilingual
- Greek, Modern - Native or bilingual
- German - Fluent
Dr Georgios Karagiannis’ research is mainly focused on heart failure including:
Left ventricular geometry as a major determinant of left ventricular ejection fraction: physiological considerations and clinical implications.
A simple score for early risk stratification in acute heart failure.
Usefulness of rabbit anti-thymocyte globulin in patients with giant cell myocarditis.
In-hospital bleeding events in acute coronary syndrome patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention in the era of novel P2y12 inhibitors.
Efficacy and safety of high dose versus low ose furosemide with or without dopamine infusion: the dopamine in acute decompensatedd heart failure II trial.
Prevalence of impaired coronary flow reserve and its association with left ventricular diastolic functions in asymptomatic individuals with major cardiovascular risk factors.
Impact of dopamine infusion on renal functions in hospitalised heart failure patients: results of the dopamine in acutre decompensated heart failure.
The sympathetic nervous system in heart failure physiology, pathophysiology, and clinical implcations.
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