Ahepa General Hospital of Aristotle University, Thessaloniki (Greece)
George Giannakoulas, MD, PhD runs the Adult Congenital Heart Disease and Pulmonary Hypertension Clinics at the AHEPA University Hospital in Thessaloniki, Greece. He is an Associate Professor in Cardiology. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Institute of Bioelectronic Medicine at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research. He runs numerous international clinical trials on heart failure and pulmonary hypertension. Dr Giannakoulas has spent most of his professional career in Thessaloniki, with a 2-year fellowship at the Royal Brompton Hospital in London. He is currently the National Coordinator for the Adult Congenital Heart Disease (CHALLENGE) registry and President in the Working Group on Pulmonary Circulation and Right Ventricular Function of the European Society of Cardiology. He has published 340 scientific publications indexed in Pubmed (13900 citations, h-factor=38).