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George Asimakopoulos


George Asimakopoulos

George Asimakopoulos
Current Post:   Consultant cardiac surgeon
Specialties:   Adult Cardiac Surgery
Medical qualifications:   Intercollegiate Speciality Examination in Cardiothoracic Surgery (FRCS C/Th) and GMC Specialist Registration - 2007
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Imperial College School of Medicine, University of London - 2003
Diploma of the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS Eng.) - 1997
Medical Degree, University of Hamburg, Germany - 1992


Date of registration:  

GMC Registration: February 1994
GMC Number: 4073628

Membership of professional bodies:   The European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery
The Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in GB and Ireland
British Society for Heart Failure






Special clinical interests:   • Off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting and total arterial revascularisation
• Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass (MIDCAB)
• Aortic Root Surgery
• Surgery for Endocarditis
• Trans-Apical Transcatheter Aortic Valve Insertion (TAVI)


Professional profile/background:  

George Asimakopoulos trained on the West London rotation in cardiothoracic surgery (1999-2006) and spent an additional year as a Fellow in Heart and Lung Transplantation at Harefield Hospital.

He performs over 230 cardiac surgical operations a year including 140 bypass operations and 90 valve and aortic procedures.  His main interests include off-pump and minimal access bypass surgery and aortic root surgery.

He is on the panel of question writers of the Intecollegiate Specialty Board in Cardiothoracic Surgery. He is an Educational Supervisor for trainees and regularly acts as a supervisor to medical students for SSC projects.

He has previously published over 50 papers in peer reviewed journals and his current research interests include minimal access cardiac surgery, TAVI and robotic surgery.



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