Maniotis Christos

Maniotis Christos Cardiologist

Education & Academic Qualifications


Medical Degree


  • CMR (Cardiac MRI Level 1) – EBAC / EACVI / SCMR
  • EACVI Certified, Degree in Echocardiography from EACVI – ESC European Society of Cardiology (2016)
  • GCP Certified, Good Clinical Practice and Master Class of Courses on Clinical Trials, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS (2015)
  • PhD“ Genetical characteristics and insulin tolerance in prehypertensive individuals” Medical School of Athens University, Greece
  • Medical Degree, Medical School of Athens University, Greece


Genetical characteristics and insulin tolerance in prehypertensive individuals”  Medical School of Athens University, Greece

Board Member

  • Member of Hellenic Medical Society

  • Member of Swedish Medical Society

  • Member of Cypriote Medical Society

Editorial Boards

AD-HOC REVIEWER for peer-reviewed international journals

  • Efficacy and safety of vasodilator agents to prevent radial artery spasm during percutaneous coronary interventions. EuroIntervention 08/2016

  • Coronary Cover Stent. EuroIntervention, 08/2015

  • The effects of smoking and drinking on all-cause mortality in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy: a single-center cohort study European Journal of Medical Research 02/2015

  • Life Threatening Ventricular Arrythmia in a Patient after Cocaine Binge Presented as St-Elevated MI, Greener Journals 06/2013

  • Positive effects of therapeutic weight loss on atrial depolarization. European Journal of Medical Research, 04/2013

Professional Experience

  • Cardiologist as subspecialty in Echocardiography, stress echo and transesophageal echocardiography, “Elpis” Hospital, Athens, Greece

  • Private Office as a Cardiologist in Athens

  • Cardiologist at Hygeia and Mitera Hospital, Athens, Greece

  • Cardiologist in Hospital of Polis Chrysochous, Cyprus (2016)

  • Assistant Cardiologist in Cath Lab of 2nd Cardiology Department, Hellenic Red Cross Hospital of Athens, Greece (2015-2016)

  • CCU and EP Laboratory of St Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital of Columbia University New York, New York, USA (2012).

Education Experience

  • “Peiramtatiko” Workshop «ELPEN» experience in Langendorff apparatus (ex vivo), cardiac electrical stimulation, myocardial infarction in rat and rabbit models, Pikermi, Greece (2008)

  • PhD Student and assistant of the Lab at First Cardiology Clinic Hippokration Hospital, Medical School of Athens University (E.K.P.A). Experience of Isolation of DNA, PCR technique and genetic polymorphisms, (2008-2010)

  • Training in the Hypertension outpatient center of General Hospital “Laiko ‘A’ Propaedeutic Internal Medicine Department. Study of blood pressure measurements in the office (Office BP), Ambulatory BP, laboratory tests and treatment, Athens. Greece (2004-2008)

  • Advanced proficiency certificate in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (ALS, Advanced Life Support), Athens , Greece (2005)

Clinical and Research Interest

Clinical Interest:

  • CMR (Cardiac MRI Level 1) – EBAC / EACVI / SCMR

  • ΕACVI Certified, Degree in Echocardiography from EACVI – ESC European Society of Cardiology (2016)

  • GCP Certified, Good Clinical Practice and Master Class of Courses on Clinical Trials, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS (2015)

Research Interest:

  Participations in:





  • M.Koutouzis ,C.Maniotis, G.Avdikos, M Angelaki,. ULTRA novel technique. TCT 2016 Washington DC, USA

    Was chosen as a “Best Poster Award” 

  • C.Maniotis, C.Andreou, G.Avdikos, Z.S. Kyriakides, M.Koutouzis, Transient compression pf the ulnar artery facilitates radial artery patent hemostasis(ULTRA). A novel technique, SCAI 2016, May, Orlando, USA

    Was chosen as a “Best of The Best” Abstract of the Congress of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions

  • M. Agelaki, C.Maniotis, M. Koutouzis, Factors influencing operator’s decision for same=day discharge after coronary percutaneous intervention, EuroPCR 2016, May 17-20, Paris, France

    Was chosen among over 1100 abstracts to be oral and participate in PCR’s Got Talent for the Best EuroPCR 2016 Abstract Award.  

  • C. Maniotis, C. Andreou, P. Dimitriou, E. Lazaris, K. Chantziara, C. Papadopoulos, M. Koutouzis, S. Nikolidakis, A.G. Manolis, Z.S. Kyriakides. Can parameters of systolic LV function be improved by AV Node Junction ablation in patients with AF and CRT? HEART FAILURE 2014, Athens, Greece

    was chosen to be one of the highlights abstracts of the congress



  • Participation in: Dionysios. Kokkinos, Heart Disease, Published 2012

  • Participation in: HarisiosBoundoulas, Valvular Diseases, Published 2011

Recent Publications

  • Michael Koutouzis, ; George S. Sfyroeras, Christos Maniotis,  Konstantinos Kintis,  Sotirios Patsilinakos; Panagiotis Tsiverdis,  Giannis Giannikouris,  Ioannis Tsiafoutis, Efstathios Lazaris, Michalis Hamilos. Forearm Versus Femoral Approach for Cardiac Catheterization in End-Stage Renal Disease Patients. . Journal Of Invasive Cardiology 2018. Mar;30(3):110-114

  • Andreou C, Maniotis C, Koutouzis M. The Rise and Fall of Anticoagulation with Bivalirudin During Percutaneous Coronary Interventions: A Review Article. Cardiology and Therapy, 2017 Jan 19. doi: 10.1007/s40119-017-0082-x. [Epub ahead of print] Review

  • Michael Koutouzis, Maria Angelaki, Christos Maniotis, Ioannis Tsiafoutis, Vasileios Patris, Mihalis Argiriou. Undilatable stent neoatherosclerosis treated with ad hoc rotational atherectomy. Case Reports in Cardiology.

  • Koutouzis M, Angelaki M, Maniotis C, Dimitriou P,Tsoumeleas A, Matsoukis I, Andreou C, Lazaris E. Predictors of same day discharge after percutaneous coronary interventions. Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine 2017 Jan 8. pii: S1553-8389(17)30005-2. doi: 10.1016/j.carrev.2017.01.003. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Koutouzis M, Maniotis C, Avdikos G. Prevention of Radial Artery Occlusion After Transradial Catheterization. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2017 Jan 9;10(1):103.

  • Koutouzis M, Maniotis C, Andreou C, Avdikos G, Andreas Tsoumeleas, Angelaki M, Z.S. Kyriakides. TCT-359. ULnar artery Transient compression facilitating Radial Artery patent hemostasis (ULTRA). A novel technique to reduce radial artery occlusion. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Nov 1;68(18S):B147

  • Christos Maniotis, Constantinos Andreou, Ioannis karalis, GiasemiKoutouzis, Maria Angelaki, Michail Koutouzis, A systematic review on the safety of Prostar XL versus ProGlide after TAVR and EVAR. Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine.2016 Nov 9. pii: S1553-8389(16)30297-4. doi: 10.1016/j.carrev.2016.11.004. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

  • Michael Koutouzis, Christos Maniotis, Maria Angelaki, VaiosTzifos, Ioannis Matsoukis, Efstathios Lazaris. Transulnar approach for coronary catheterization in patients with a harvested ipsilatelateral radial artery. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2016 Oct 29. pii: S1553-8389(16)30292-5. doi: 10.1016/j.carrev.2016.10.011. [Epub ahead of print].

  • C. Andreou, I. Karalis, C. Maniotis, J.W. Jukema, M. Koutouzis. Guide extension catheter stepwise advancement facilitated by repeated distal balloon anchoring. Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine. In Press. DOI:

  • Michail Koutouzis, Christos Maniotis, Grigoris Avdikos, Andreas Tsoumeleas, Z.S. Kyriakides. ULnar artery Transient compression facilitating Radial Artery patent hemostasis (ULTRA). A novel technique to reduce radial artery occlusion after transradial coronary catheterization. Journal of Invasive Cardiology. 2016 Aug 15. pii: JIC2016815