Imperial College London

Professor Konstantinos Dimopoulos

Faculty of MedicineNational Heart & Lung Institute

Professor of Practice (Adult Congenital Heart Disease)



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Prof Kostas Dimopoulos, is a consultant cardiologist specialising in Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) and Pulmonary Hypertension (PH). He has a PhD in ACHD and an MSc in Modern Epidemiology obtained from Imperial College, London.
He has been working at the Royal Brompton Hospital and Imperial College since 2003. He is a busy clinician leading ACHD and PH clinics, and caring for inpatients.
He has produced over 260 papers in prestigious peer-reviewed journals, as well as authoring numerous book chapters in ACHD, PH and exercise physiology. He has also edited a book on Pulmonary Hypertension in ACHD.
He is a reviewer for major cardiovascular journals and regularly lectures at national and international centres.
His main areas of interest are exercise physiology, epidemiology and prognostication in ACHD and PH, as well as promoting education and research in areas such as Eisenmenger syndrome.
He has been a nucleus member of the ESC working group for Pulmonary Circulation and Right Ventricular Function (2014-18). He is member of the Steering Committee for the CHAMPION group, an initiative promoting education and research in PH associated with ACHD.



Dawes TJW, McCabe C, Dimopoulos K, et al., 2023, Phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitor treatment and survival in interstitial lung disease pulmonary hypertension: A Bayesian retrospective observational cohort study, Respirology, Vol:28, ISSN:1323-7799, Pages:262-272

Constantine A, Dimopoulos K, Heng EL, et al., 2023, Transcatheter pulmonary valve implantation: An option for the few becoming an option for the many, International Journal of Cardiology, Vol:373, ISSN:0167-5273, Pages:44-46

Dimopoulos K, Bouchard M, Cheryl Chong Z, et al., 2023, Transition to adult care of young people with congenital heart disease: Impact of a service on knowledge and self-care skills, and correlates of a successful transition, European Heart Journal - Quality of Care and Clinical Outcomes, ISSN:2058-5225, Pages:1-7

Dimopoulos K, Constantine A, Clift P, et al., 2023, Cardiovascular complications of Down syndrome: Scoping review and expert consensus, Circulation, Vol:147, ISSN:0009-7322, Pages:425-441

Mavromanoli AC, Barco S, Ageno W, et al., 2022, Recovery of right ventricular function after intermediate-risk pulmonary embolism: results from the multicentre Pulmonary Embolism International Trial (PEITHO)-2, Clinical Research in Cardiology, ISSN:1861-0684

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