Καθηγητής Καρδιολογίας, Διευθυντής Α' Πανεπιστημιακής Καρδιολογικής Κλινικής ΕΚΠΑ, Γενικό Νοσοκομείο Αθηνών Ιπποκράτειο
Dr. Costas Tsioufis, Professor of Cardiology in the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, is Chief of the First Cardiology Clinic, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece. He received clinical training in Interventional Cardiology and Hypertension at the University of Athens, Greece and later at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA.
He has published widely on hypertensive disease, cardiorenal disease, atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology and he is involved in major clinical trials regarding novel interventional therapies of hypertension and particularly renal denervation. He has more than 470 publications in peer-reviewed Journals (H index> 62). He is co-editor of the book “Interventional therapies of secondary and essential hypertension” and he has contributed with more than 25 Chapters in Books. He is Member of the Editorial Board and Reviewer in major Cardiology, Hypertension and Critical Care Journals. Prof. Tsioufis is immediate past-President of ESH (European Society of Hypertension), and immediate past-President of the Hellenic Society of Cardiology.
Academic Interests: Hypertension Interventional Cardiology.