Dr Georgios Karagiannis

Consultant Cardiologist

MD, FESC, FHFA

Year qualified:2014

Specialty

Personal profile

Dr Georgios Karagiannis is a cardiology consultant with extensive experience in general and acute cardiology. He has a special interest in the management of heart failure patients.

Dr Karagiannis is currently working as an NHS consultant at the Cardiology Department of Hillingdon Hospital, Middlesex and as an honorary consultant at Harefield Hospital at the Department of Advanced Heart Failure, Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support. He holds the European Accreditation for performing Transthoracic Echocardiogram.

After sitting national exams and achieving the highest grades nationwide, he was admitted in Medical School at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece. He received his training at the University Hospital of Larissa in Greece and was awarded “excellent” marks at its completion (CCT). He carried on his academic path to successfully complete a PhD in Cardiology and was awarded “excellent” marks. Very early on, he developed a broad academic portfolio, which includes a long list of publications in high profile medical journals as well as various national and international appearances as a speaker. He was awarded three national prizes for his research. He continued his training in Advanced Heart Failure at Harefield Hospital in London, where he worked as a senior clinical fellow.

As a recognition of his clinical and academic achievements, he has been awarded the prestigious title of the Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology. He was also made a Fellow of the European Heart Failure Association.

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Physicians
  • British Society for Heart Failure 

Clinical Interests

  • Heart Failure
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Echocardiography
  • Hypertension
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Coronary Artery Disease

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