Gerasimos Filippatos, MD, FESC, FHFA, FACC, FCCP
University of Cyprus & National and Kapodistrian University of Athens,
Gerasimos Filippatos is currently Dean, of the School of Medicine, and Professor of Cardiology, at the University of Cyprus & National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. He studied Medicine at the University of Patras, Greece, and earned his doctorate cum laude from the University of Athens. He subsequently completed his clinical training in Chicago, USA, and Cambridge, UK.
Professor Filippatos is past President of the Heart Failure Association (HFA) of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). He has served as Chair of the Clinical Section and the Committee on Acute Heart Failure of the HFA, and as Chair of the ESC’s Working Group on Acute Cardiac Care. He was also Coordinator of the ESC Congress Programme Committee for Heart Failure and Acute Cardiac Care, member of the ESC Practice Guidelines Committee and American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association HF Guidelines Writing Committee, and International Governor of the American College of Chest Physicians.
Professor Filippatos is Associate Editor of the European Heart Journal (impact factor>20), International Journal of Cardiology and Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine. He has published over 450 articles in peer-reviewed journals and authored more than 30 book chapters including the “Acute Heart Failure” chapter in Braunwald’s Heart Disease and Oxford Desk Reference: Cardiology. Moreover, he has (co) edited five books including the ESC Textbook of Acute and Intensive Cardiac Care, highly commended in the 2011 British Medical Association Medical Book Awards; in 2014, he presented the book Heart Failure: The Expert’s Approach and in 2016, the pocket book Treatment Algorithms in Heart Failure.
Professor Filippatos is in the Thomson Reuters list of Highly Cited Researchers. He is Honorary Member of several cardiac societies, namely the French Cardiac Society, Romanian Cardiac Society, and Hungarian Cardiac Society.