Zervopoulos Georgios Cardiologist ClinicalAssociate Director of Electrophysiology, Pacemaker - Defibrillator Department HYGEIA Hospital
Education & Academic Qualifications
- 1968-1971: 1ST General High School (Lyceum), Corfu, Greece
- 1972-1978: Aristoteleion University of Thessaloniki, Medical School.
- December 1978: Degree in Medicine (ptychio Iatrikis), Aristoteleion University of Thessaloniki, Department of Medicine.
- January 1979: Licence to Practice the Medical Profession , Perfecture of Athens, Greece
- May 1986: Specialization in Cardiology (written and oral examination)
- January 2007: Accreditation in Cardiac Pacing, European Society of Cardiology
Fellowship in Societies, Membership in Journal Editorial Committees
Member of the Hellenic Cardiology Society (HCS).
Member of the ESC.
Member of the Working Group for Electrophysiology and Pacing of the Hellenic Society of Cardiology
11/2006-to date: Consultant Cardiologist-Electrophysiologist at the Electrophysiology, Pacemaker and ICD Unit, Hygeia General Hospital, Athens, Greece
11/2006- to date: Consultant Cardiologist: Catheterization Lab. (Lead Clinician: Alexios Dimas),
09/2009-to date: Consultant Cardiologist at Private Medical Practice
05/1988-11/2006: Hippokrateion Hospital, Athens, Greece Consultant Cardiologist at the Department of Cardiology, Catheterization Lab (Lead Clinician: John Gialafos, John Kallikatzaros.)
02/1987- 05/1988: Consultant Cardiologist at the Cardiology Department Elpis General Hospital, Athens, Greece.(Lead Clinician: Peter Bonoris)
09/1983-10/1985: Cardiology (training) at the Department of Cardiology
Hippokrateion University Hospital, Athens, Greece (Lead Clinician: Prof P. Toutouzas.)
05/1979-05/1981: Internal Medicine (training) at the Department of Internal Medicine, Salamina Naval Hospital Hospital Athens, Greece. (Director: Dr Dandolos Georgios)
10/1998-08/1999: Medical Practitioner at the 1st Cardiology Department Naval Hospital,Athens, Greece (military service)
Since 1983 participation at national, and International Cardiological congresses
Oral presentations in national and international congresses.
Clinical & Research Interest
Conducted experimental and clinical research for two years (1979-1981) in Hippokrateion University Hospital Athens, Greece. Collected data from sources such as laboratory research, actual cases, and medical journals. Analyzed data,submitted peer review articles in international medical journals
Cardiac resynchronization therapy
Sudden cardiac death
Investigator in international clinical trials.
More-Care Trial: ”Trial to Assess Remote Monitoring Impact on Heart Failure Patients and Healthcare Utilization”Medtronic Inc
Attain Performa quadripolar lead clinical study
PANORAMA 2 Observational Study. Medtronic Bakken Research Center.
Heart rate variability values are decreased in patients experiencing myocardial ischemia and may serve as early markers for the prediction in ischemic events. Dilaveris P., Zervopoulos G., Michaelidis A., Psomadaki Z., Gialafos J., Toutouzas P. Journal of Ambulatory Monitoring, pages 29-41, 1996
Assessment of Time Domain and Spectral components of Heart Rate Variability immediately before ischemic ST segment depression episodes. Dilaveris P., Zervopoulos G., Psomadaki Z., Michaelidis A., Gialafos J., Toutouzas P. Pace, 1996, 19, 1337-1345
Correlation of signal-average electrocardiogram alteration during orthostatic tilt with the respective alteration of heart rate variability time domain values in patients with old prior myocardial infections. Dilaveris P., Sideris S., Gialafos E., Zervopoulos G., Gialafos J., Toutouzas P., Europace 1997 Proceedings, p. 175-179
Radiofrequency catheter ablation of Posteroseptal Accessory Pathway-Results of a Step-by-Step Ablation Approach. Gatsoulis K.A., Apostolopoulos T., Costeas X., Zervopoulos G., Papafanis E., Sotiropoulos E., Gialafos J., Toutouzas P., J. of Interventional Electrophysiology, 5, 193-201, 2001
Electrical storm is an independent predictor of adverse long-term outcome in the era of implantable defibrillator therapy. Zervopoulos G., Sotiropoulos E., Apostolopoulos T., Gatsoulis K.A., Andrikopoulos G.K., Andoniou J., Brili S., Stefanadis C. Europace 7, 184-192, 2005