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­ Cardiologist, 2nd Cardiology Department

Specialty Areas & Research Interest

Specialty Areas

  • ­Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Cardiac Computed Tomography

Research Interest

  • ­ Cardiovascular Imaging

Professional Experience

  • ­ Attending Cardiologist, Cardiology Department, Sismanogleio General Hospital, Athens, Greece 2009-2010
  • Cardiologist, 2nd Cardiology Department, Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece 2010 – today

Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece (1997)

Cardiology – 1st Cardiology Department, Athens Medical School, Ippokrateio Hospital, Athens, Greece (2007)

­ Fellowship, Cardiac Imaging, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA (2008-2009)

  • ­ Level III competency in cardiac imaging with computed tomography
  • Level III competency in cardiac imaging with magnetic resonance imaging
  • ­ English
  • French
  • ­ Best Poster Award at the 25th Annual Congress of the Hellenic Cardiology Society, Athens, Greece (2004)
  • Scholarship by the Hellenic Cardiology Society for Postgraduate Studies abroad (2008)
  • ­ 53 articles (38 original) in peer-reviewed Journals with a total Impact Factor of >200 (H-index is 20)
  • Co-authorship in 6 chapters in International textbooks>200 abstract presentations in major International Meetings.
    Deftereos S, Giannopoulos G, Angelidis C, Alexopoulos N, Filippatos G, Papoutsidakis N, Sianos G, Goudevenos J, Alexopoulos D, Pyrgakis V, Cleman MW, Manolis AS, Tousoulis D, Lekakis J. Anti-Inflammatory Treatment With Colchicine in Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Pilot Study. Circulation 2015; 132(15): 1395-1403
  • Alexopoulos N, Katritsis D, Raggi P. Visceral adipose tissue as a source of inflammation and promoter of atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis 2014; 233(1): 104-12
  • Alexopoulos N, Melek BH, Arepalli CD, Hartlage GR, Chen Z, Kim S, Stillman AE, Raggi P. Effect of Intensive Versus Moderate Lipid-Lowering Therapy on Epicardial Adipose Tissue in Hyperlipidemic Post-Menopausal Women: A Substudy of the BELLES Trial (Beyond Endorsed Lipid Lowering with EBT Scanning). Journal of the American College of Cardiology 2013; 61(19): 1956-61