Dr. Demosthenes Katritsis MD, PhD (London), FRCP, FESC, FACC
Athens Euroclinic, Greece; Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
Editor-in-Chief, Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology Review (AER)
Dr. Katritsis is the current Director of Cardiology at the Euroclinic in Athens, Greece having been appointed to this position in 1998.
Dr Katritsis has extensive experience in all aspects of interventional cardiology such as coronary angioplasty, mitral valvuloplasty, transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), percutaneous closure of cardiac defects, and renal denervation. He also performs all kinds of electrophysiological procedures, including diagnostic electrophysiology studies, catheter ablation, and implantation of biventricular pacemakers and defibrillation devices.
He currently runs active research programs on both coronary intervention and arrhythmias in collaboration with leading Universities and hospitals globally. His current research interests include the study of coronary circulation and myocardial infarction, the evidence-based indications of coronary intervention, and the ablation therapy of cardiac arrhythmias, and especially atrial fibrillation.
Dr. Katritsis is author of over 250 clinical papers published in international medical journals and has co-authored several cardiology textbooks for both the US and European market.
Dr. Katritsis is also the current author, together with Professors John Camm (St George’s Hospital, UK) and Bernard Gersh (Mayo Clinic, USA) of the comprehensive cardiology textbook “Clinical Cardiology: Current Practice Guidelines”.
In addition to his role as Director of Cardiology at the Euroclinic, Athens, Dr. Katritsis is Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at St Thomas’ Hospital with full admitting privileges, and in 2010 was elected Visiting Professor at the City University of London, UK.
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