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Hellenic Cardiological Society

Hellenic Cardiological Society

The Hellenic Cardiological Society is a member of the European Society of Cardiology

Greece, GR



 

As a member of the Hellenic Cardiological Society you are automatically a member of the European Society of Cardiology and the ESC Community.

Board 2015-2016

President: Dr Stefanos Foussas, FESC

President Elect: Dr Konstantinos Tsioufis, FESC

Past President: Dr Ioannis Kallikazaros, FESC

Secretary: Dr J. Kanakakis

Treasurer: Dr Georgios Bompotis

Key information

Number of members: 2351

Year of foundation: 1948

ESC member since: 1952

Meetings

Please consult the National Cardiac Society Meetings page.
More information about all International Meetings.

The Annual National Congress of Cardiology focuses on the exchange of scientific information, encouraging interpersonal contact between Greek cardiologists.
The Annual Seminar of the Working Groups provides a more focused view (including registries and guidelines), since proceedings are organised by the 20 Working Groups. 

Additionally, it operates an Electronic Library, which may be accessed either by visiting the Hellenic Heart House or through the HCS website. 
Other activities fostered by the Hellenic Cardiological Society include yearly grants for research and/or education, and also its Intramural Training Fellowship programme.

Educational Programme

  • Courses for Fellows in Training
  • Annual Educational Programme of the Working Group on Nuclear Cardiology of the Hellenic Cardiological Society

Working Groups

Working Group of Hemodynamic and Interventional Cardiology

Chairman – G. Bompotis

Vice Chairman – E. Skalidis

 

Working Group of Aorta and Peripheral Vessels

Chairman – L. Michalis

Vice Chairman – I. Oikonomidis

 

Working Group of Imaging Techniques

Chairman – Th. Karamitsos

Vice Chairman – G. Roussakis

 

Working Group of Arterial Hypertension

Chairman – D. Papadopoulos

Vice Chairman – C. Thomopoulos

 

Working Group of Ηeart Valve Disease, Adult Congenital

Heart Disease and Pulmonary Hypertention

Chairman – G. Giannakoulas

Vice Chairman – A. Katsaros

 

Working Group of Prevention and Rehabilitation

Chairman – S. Lymberi

Vice Chairman – V. Giannakopoulou

 

Working Group of Electrophysiology and Pacing

Chairman - A. Sideris

Vice Chairman – S. Sideris

 

Working Group of EchocardiologyΑΤΟ 22 ΟΚΤΩΒΡΙΟΥ 2016 / SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22nd 2016

Chairman – N. Kouris

Vice Chairman – A. Stefanidis

 

Working Group of Heart Failure

Chairman – A. Douras

Vice Chairman – D. Karatzas

 

Working Group of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Chairman – G. Latsios

Vice Chairman – D. Avramidis

 

Working Group of Cardiac Surgery

Chairman – Ch. Kotoulas

 

Working Group Cardiomyopathies,

Basic Research and Heritable Heart Diseases

Chairman – D. Farmakis

Vice Chairman – A. Anastassakis

 

Working Group of Nursing in Cardiology

Chairman – L. Stassinos

Vice Chairman – Ch. Panagiotou

 

Working Group of Consultation on Professional

Issues to the Members of the Board

Chairman – F. Patsourakos


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Upcoming Events

  • Tuesday 09 - Sunday 14 May 2017 (6 Days)

    Chalkidiki - Greece

    The purpose of this European Spring School on "The Science and Practice of Venous Thromboembolism" is to provide a comprehensive overview of what is, at present, the state of the art in the rapidly evolving science and practice of venous thromboembolism.

    Participants will have the opportunity to benefit from interactive seminars and workshops moderated by renowned European experts and leaders in the field.

    Last but not least, the Spring School will offer a unique opportunity for networking, and for discussing future areas of research and collaboration projects.

    In-person
    event

  • European Society of Cardiology

    Saturday 26 - Wednesday 30 August 2017 (5 Days)

    Barcelona - Spain

    Spotlight 2017: 40 Years of PCI

    In-person
    event

  • European Society of Cardiology

    Saturday 25 - Wednesday 29 August 2018 (5 Days)

    Munich - Germany

    In-person
    event