Imperial College London

Professor Konstantinos Dimopoulos

Faculty of MedicineNational Heart & Lung Institute

Professor of Practice (Adult Congenital Heart Disease)



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Chelsea WingRoyal Brompton Campus





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.



Surkova E, Segura T, Dimopoulos K, et al., 2020, Systolic dysfunction of the subpulmonary left ventricle is associated with the severity of heart failure in patients with a systemic right ventricle., Int J Cardiol

Ntiloudi D, Dimopoulos K, Tzifa A, et al., 2020, Hospitalizations in adult patients with congenital heart disease: an emerging challenge, Heart Failure Reviews, ISSN:1382-4147

Scognamiglio G, Fusco F, Hankel TC, et al., 2020, Safety and efficacy of non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants for prevention of thromboembolism in adults with systemic right ventricle: Results from the NOTE international registry., Int J Cardiol

Constantine A, Dimopoulos K, Opotowsky A, 2020, Congenital heart disease and pulmonary hypertension, Cardiology Clinics, Vol:38, ISSN:0733-8651, Pages:445-456

Lewis RA, Armstrong I, Bergbaum C, et al., 2020, EmPHasis-10 health-related quality of life score predicts outcomes in patients with idiopathic and connective tissue disease-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension: results from a UK multi-centre study., Eur Respir J

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