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Hellenic Society of Cardiology

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

Greece, GR



 

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

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Board

President: Prof. George Kochiadakis

President Elect: Prof. Konstantinos Toutouzas

Past President: Dr. Ioannis Kanakakis, FESC

General Secretary: Dr. Skevos Sideris

Treasurer: Dr. Nikos Kafkas

Members

  • Dr. Aggeliki Mavroyianni 
  • Dr. Alexandros Stefanidis
  • Dr. Costas Papadopoulos
  • Dr. Nikos Patsourakos 

Trainee representative: Dr. Ioannis Kachrimanidis

Key information

Number of members: 1824

Year of foundation: 1948

ESC member since: 1952

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 Society of Cardiology include yearly grants for research and/or education, and also its Intramural Training Fellowship programme.

More information about other international meetings.

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 Acute Stroke

President - A. Tzikas

Working Group of Haemodynamic and Interventional Cardiology

President - I. Tsiafoutis

Working Group of Aorta and Peripheral Vessels

President - K. Katogiannis

Working Group of Imaging Techniques

President – I. Palios

Working Group of Arterial Hypertension

President – E. Kallistratos

Working Group of Valvular Heart Disease

President – K. Aggeli

Working Group of Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, and Pediatric Cardiology 

President – A. Komnou

Working Group of Prevention and Rehabilitation

President – E. Triantafyllidi

Working Group of Electrophysiology and Pacing

President - G. Andrikopoulos

Working Group of Echocardiology

President – A. Theodosis Georgilas

Working Group of Heart Failure

President – A. Stavrati

Working Group of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Intensive Care

President – G. Nikitas

Working Group of Cardiac Surgery

President – V. Androutsopoulou

Working Group of Cardiomyopathies, Basic Research and Inherited Diseases

President – A. Rigopoulos

Working Group of E-Cardiology

President – D. Farmakis

Working Group of Cardio-Oncology

President - K. Keramida

Working Group of Heart and Diabetes

President - I. Economides

Working Group of New Cardiologists

President - M. Mantzouranis

Working Group of Consultants in Professional Practice

President – F. Patsourakos

Journals

The Hellenic Journal of Cardiology is the journal of the Hellenic Society of Cardiology and aims to publish high-quality articles on all aspects of cardiovascular medicine. A primary goal is to publish a number of original and related articles in each issue.

First published in 1957, it is issued 6 + 6 times a year in Greek & English.
Editor-in-Chief: Charalambos Vlachopoulos


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Upcoming Events

  • Friday 30 August - Monday 02 September 2024 (4 Days)
    30/08/2024 00:00 02/09/2024 00:00 Europe/Paris ESC Congress 2024

    European Society of Cardiology congress@escardio.org true DD/MM/YYYY
    European Society of Cardiology
    London - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

  • Thursday 03 - Friday 04 October 2024 (2 Days)
    03/10/2024 09:00 04/10/2024 18:00 Europe/Paris Myocardial and Pericardial Diseases Meeting

    This 3 day meeting of the ESC Working Group on Myocardial and Pericardial Diseases is designed to promote close interaction between basic science and clinical practice.

    With a broad range of topics, the meeting addresses a wide audience including physicians, clinical researchers, cardiologists, pathologists, basic scientists, and young investigators.

    London - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland ESC Working Group on Myocardial & Pericardial Diseases contact@escardio.org DD/MM/YYYY
    ESC Working Group on Myocardial & Pericardial Diseases
    Athens - Greece

    This 3 day meeting of the ESC Working Group on Myocardial and Pericardial Diseases is designed to promote close interaction between basic science and clinical practice.

    With a broad range of topics, the meeting addresses a wide audience including physicians, clinical researchers, cardiologists, pathologists, basic scientists, and young investigators.

  • Friday 11 - Saturday 12 October 2024 (2 Days)
    11/10/2024 00:00 12/10/2024 00:00 Europe/Paris The Aristotle Classes on PH and ACHD 2024 Athens - Greece contact@escardio.org true DD/MM/YYYY
    Endorsed by the ESC Working Group on Pulmonary Circulation & Right Ventricular Function
    Thessaloniki - Greece
  • Thursday 28 - Friday 29 November 2024 (2 Days)
    28/11/2024 09:00 29/11/2024 16:45 Europe/Paris ESC Heart & Stroke Thessaloniki - Greece ESC Council on Stroke contact@escardio.org DD/MM/YYYY
    ESC Council on Stroke
    Athens - Greece