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.



Constantine A, Condliffe R, Clift P, et al., 2021, Cardiac disease in Down Syndrome: literature review and international expert consensus in collaboration with Down Syndrome International (DSi), Journal of Congenital Cardiology, Vol:5, ISSN:2056-7251, Pages:1-3

Barradas-Pires A, Boyalla V, Dimopoulos K, 2021, Gender, an additional cardiovascular risk factor?, Int J Cardiol, Vol:331, Pages:270-272

Bianchi P, Constantine A, Costola G, et al., 2021, Ultra Fast Track Extubation in Adult Congenital Heart Surgery, Journal of the American Heart Association, ISSN:2047-9980

Price LC, Martinez G, Brame A, et al., 2021, Perioperative management of patients with pulmonary hypertension undergoing non-cardiothoracic, non-obstetric surgery: a systematic review and expert consensus statement, British Journal of Anaesthesia, Vol:126, ISSN:0007-0912, Pages:774-790

Surkova E, Dimopoulos K, Li W, 2021, Reply to: "Systolic dysfunction of the subpulmonary left ventricle in the systemic right ventricle: late manifestation or subclinical predictor of heart failure?", Int J Cardiol

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