Specialization in Aortic Surgery
Medical approach of high standards
Welcome to the webpage of the cardiac surgeon Konstantinos Spiliotopoulos who practises in Athens, Greece being active in all range of cardiac surgery based on his high scientific expertise and genuine care for patients. Dr. Spiliotopoulos is specialized in aortic surgery, Coronary heart disease, Aortic/Mitral/
Tricuspid valve surgery, as well as in the surgery of congestive Heart Failure.
Having been trained at the most recognized medical universities and hospitals in the United States, Canada and England and with a high scientific interest in his specialty, the doctor is distinguished for the provision of pioneering cardiac surgery services of highest standards.
Paying respect to the individual needs of each patient cardiac surgeon Konstantinos Spiliotopoulos practices in Athens, as an attending surgeon of the 2nd Cardiac Surgery Clinic of Hygeia Hospital. While he also covers the needs of patients from all of Western Greece in his office in Patras, Greece.
CV OF THE DOCTOR
Konstantinos Spiliotopoulos graduated from Medical School of Health Sciences of the University of Patras and acquired the specialty of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery from “Evangelismos” General Hospital of Athens, Greece and Southampton General Hospital in Great Britain. He undertook a Clinical Fellowship in cardiac surgery at the University of Toronto, the Toronto General Hospital, with the famous professor T. David and applied his technique (David procedure) in innovative operations, as well as at the St Michael’s Hospital (Ontario, Canada).
Next he went to the United States, where he worked as a Clinical Instructor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Stanford University Medical Center, in Stanford, California, in the field of Heart and Lung Transplant and Mechanical circulatory support. He continued his Clinical Fellowship in the USA in Minimally Invasive and Robotic Cardiac Surgery at the Heart & Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Finally, he completed his Clinical Fellowship in aortic surgery with the famous aortic surgeon J. S. Coselli, at the Baylor St’ Luke’s Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine & Texas Heart Institute, Houston, Texas, USA.
He returned to Europe as L. Consultant Cardiac Surgeon at Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Trust, Great Britain, and then to Greece, as an attending surgeon at the 2nd Cardiac Surgery Clinic at the Hygeia Hospital.
►Cardiac surgeon Konstantinos Spiliotopoulos has a F.E.T.C.S certification from the European Board of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons and a ECFMG & USMLE Step 3 certification from the USA. He is the author of more than 20 original scientific articles - which have been published in the most accredited scientific journals in the USA and Europe, he is a guest reviewer in international journals of the sector and has given podium presentations at international and national scientific conferences.
Education & Academic Qualifications
Member of Societies, of the Editorial Board of Journals