Damaskos Dimitrios

Damaskos Dimitrios Cardiologist

Assistant Director, 6th Cardiology Department

Education & Academic Qualifications

  • Cardiovascular Prevention Certified, Hellenic Atherosclerosis Society 2018
  • Excellence in Lipidology, Hellenic Atherosclerosis Society 2018
  • Interventional Cardiology Subspecialty, Henry Dunant HC 2015
  • Accreditation in Transthoracic Echocardiography, European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI), 2014
  • EU Medical Specialty, Cardiology 2014
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Athens Medical School 2013
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Athens 2006-2008.
  • Medical Degree 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles Medical School 2002

Doctoral thesis

Correlation of metabolic syndrome criteria with gene polymorphisms related to metabolism of lipids, blood pressure and vascular disease, Athens Medical School 2013.

Fellowship in Societies, Membership in Journal Editorial Committees

  • Elected Member of “Prevention and Rehabilitation” National Governing Council of the Hellenic Heart Association, 2018-2020.

  • Elected Member of “Interventional Cardiology” Governing Council of the Hellenic College of Cardiology, 2014-2016.

  • Member of European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging, Current.

  • Member of European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions, Current.

  • Hellenic Heart Association, Current.

  • Hellenic College of Cardiology, Current.

  • Hellenic College of Atherosclerosis Treatment, Current.

Work Experience

  • 6th Cardiology Department, 2020

  • Department of Interventional Cardiology, “Athens Medical Center”, 2019.

  • Department of Interventional Cardiology, “Henry Dunant HC”, 2015-2019.

  • 1st Cardiology Clinic, Onassis Heart Center, Athens, 2005-2015.

  • Department of Cardiology, General Hospital of Elefsis 2009-2013.

  • 3rd Department of Internal Medicine, IKA Medical Center, Athens, 2006-2008.

Clinical & Research Interest

  • Coronary arteries disease and prognosis

  • High Risk & Complex Angioplasty of Coronary Arteries

  • Bioresorbable Vascular Scafolds (stents)

  • Valvular heart disease and interventional treatment

  • Familial Dyslipidemias treatment and prognosis

  • Cardio-Oncology evolution and current medical therapy


Kolovou, D. Damaskos: Cholesterol (Author in G.D Kolovou, D.F. Cokkinos – Lipids in clinical setting. Parisianos Publications 2005)

Recent Publications

  • Kostakou PM, Kouris NT, Kostopoulos VS, Damaskos DS, Olympios CD: Cardio-oncology: a new and developing sector of research and therapy in the field of cardiology. Heart Fail Rev, 2019

  • Kostakou PM, Damaskos DS, Dagre AG, Makavos GA, Olympios CD: A safety radiation marker in the cardiac cathetirization lab. Acta Cardiol, 2016.

  • Kolovou GD, Anagnostopoulou KK, Damaskos DS, Bilianou HI, Mihas C, Milionis HJ, Kostakou PM, Cokkinos DV: Gender differences in the lipid profile of dyslipidemic subjects. Eur J Intern Med, 2009.

  • Kolovou G, Damaskos D, Anagnostopoulou K, Cokkinos DV: Apolipoprotein E gene polymorphism and gender. Ann Clin Lab Sci, 2009.

  • Kolovou GD, Anagnostopoulou KK, Damaskos DS, Mihas C, Mavrogeni S, Hatzigeorgiou G, Theodoridis T, Mikhailidis DP, Cokkinos DV: Gender influence on postprandial lipemia in heterozygotes for familial hypercholesterolemia. Ann Clin Lab Sci, 2007.