Dr Demosthenes G. Katritsis
MD, PhD (London), FRCP, FESC, FACC
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Cardiology
Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Former Lecturer on Medicine
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
The Heart Center
Comprehensive Cardiology Care at Hygeia Hospital, Athens, Greece


Services provided on a 24-hour basis:

Clinical Cardiology

  • Prevention, diagnosis and therapy of acute and chronic cardiac conditions

Non-invasive Diagnostics

  • Treadmill exercise testing
  • Holter monitoring of heart rate and blood pressure monitoring
  • Tilt testing
  • Cardiorespiratory fitness
  • Echocardiography
  • i. Transthoracic
    ii. Oesophageal
    iii. Dobutamine stress echocardiography

Coronary Intervention

  • Coronary angiography and invasive assessment of coronary artery disease
  • Percutaneous coronary angioplasty of complex lesions including primary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction

Arrhythmias and Electrophysiology

  • Diagnostic electrophysiology studies
  • Ablation of all kinds of arrhythmias, including atrial fibrillation
  • Implantation of pacemakers and all kinds of cardioverter-defibrillators

Valve and Congenital Heart Disease Interventions

  • Mitral valvuloplasty
  • Transcatheter aortic valve implantation
  • Device closure of heart defects

Interventional Therapy of Hypertension

  • Renal denervation

Genetic Testing for Cardiomyopathies and Arrhythmia Syndromes

Acute and Chronic Management of Heart Failure