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Dimitris Chatzis
Scientific Collaborator, Cardiovascular Diseases
School of Medicine
Academic Qualifications
Qualification Year Awarding Institution Department Thesis title (Optional Entry)
PhD 2009 National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece School of Medicine Diastolic  dysfunction estimation in    hypertensive patients with TDI: Correlations with great artery stiffness and BNP plasma levels.
MD 1999 National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece School of Medicine  
Postgraduate studies in interventional cardiology 2009 European Association of Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (EAPCI) European Association of Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (EAPCI)  
Employment History
Year Title Other authors Journal and Publisher / Conference Vol. Pages
2014 Organization, structure and data of the Hellenic Heart Registry on Percutaneous Coronary Interventions: a stepforward towards outcomes research Papaioannou GI, Chatzis DG, Kotsanis A, Sionis DG, Pavlides G, Arampatzis CA, Tziakas DN, Lees PJ, Mihalis L Hellenic Journal of cardiology 55(3) 227-34.
2011 Successful right coronaryartery drug-eluting stent implantation in a male patient with situs inversus. Tsioufis C, Chatzis D, Kallikazaros I, Stefanadis C Hellenic Journal of cardiology 52(3) 262-4
2011 Acute and long term results of unprotected left main stenting using drug eluting stents Tzifos V, Gatsis A, Gerasimou A, Chatzis D, Theodorakis G Cardiology Journal 18(2) 165-70
2010 Brain natriuretic peptide as an integrator of cardiovascular stiffening in hypertension Chatzis D, Tsioufis C, Tsiachris D, Taxiarchou E, Lalos S, Kyriakides Z, Tousoulis D, Kallikazaros I, Stefanadis C International Journal of cardiology 141(3) 291-6
2010 Complex arrhythmias in Prinzmetal's angina reproduced by cold pressor test . Manolis AG, Akridas CC, Chatzis DG, Gerakios E, Dimopoulos C International Journal of cardiology 143(1) e11-3
2018 Prevention of Radial Artery Occlusions Following Coronary Procedures: Forward and Backward Steps in Improving Radial Artery Patency Rates. Hahalis G, Tsigkas G, Kounis N, Patsilinakos S, Kafkas N, Ziakas A, Patsourakos N, Almpanis G, Koniari I, Xanthopoulou I, Koutsogiannis N, Despotopoulos S, Leopoulou M, Tassi V, Miliordos I, Anastasopoulou M, Roumeliotis A, Dapergola A, Aznaouridis K, Chatzis D, Davlouros P Angiology 69(9) 755-62
2009 Left ventricular hypertrophy versus chronic kidney disease as predictors of cardiovascular events in hypertension: a Greek 6-year-follow-up study Tsioufis C, Vezali E, Tsiachris D, Dimitriadis K, Taxiarchou E, Chatzis D, Thomopoulos C, Syrseloudis D, Stefanadi E, Mihas C, Katsi V, Papademetriou V, Stefanadis C Journal of Hypertension 27(4) 744-52
2009 Left ventricular mass but not geometry determines left atrial size in the early stages of hypertension. Tsioufis C, Taxiarchou E, Syrseloudis D, Chatzis D, Tsiachris D, Chatzistamatiou E, Skiadas I, Metallinos G, Tsiamis E, Stefanadis C Journal of Human Hypertension 23(10) 674-9
2009 Implantable cardioverter defibrillator lead diaphragmatic perforation Manolis AG, Chatzis D, Kouvelas KG Europace 11(2) 271
2009 The impact of novel treatment modalities on the therapeutic approach of cardiovascular diseases  Paraskevas KI, Psathas C, Dragios T, Chatzis DG, Mikhailidis DP, Kyriakides ZS Angiology 60(1) 5-7
Research Projects
Date Title Funded by Project Role*
2007-08 International multicenter randomized controlled trial ROCKET AF (Rivaroxaban Once daily Oral Direct Factor Xa Inhibition Compared With Vitamin K Antagonism for Prevention of Stroke and Embolism Trial in Atrial Fibrillation) Bayer Ltd Clinical Subinvestigator
2010 International multicenter VALENTINES TRIAL (regarding the effectiveness of the drug – eluting balloon Dior in the treatment of in stent restenosis) EuroCor Ltd Research team member
2015-18 National multicenter trial TIGREECE regarding the long term outcomes of Greek patients one year after myocardial infarction Astra Zeneca Ltd Principal Investigator
2017 National multicenter trial PACSS regarding the estimation of lipid lowering therapeutic strategy in Greek patients after an acute coronary syndrome MSD Ltd Principal Investigator
2016-18 PAVE – AF (Pattern of Antithrombotic therapy in Very Elderly patients with Atrial Fibrillation)  non – interventional multicenter Greek study Pfizer Ltd Lead Clinician
Academic Consulting Services/Councils/Boards/Editorial Committees
Period Organization Title of Position or Service Key Activities
2014 - 2016 Pfizer Ltd Senior Medical Scientific Relations Manager Lecturing on hypertension and dyslipidemia, organizing advisory boards with top key opinion leaders in these specific therapeutic areas
2016 – 2018 Pfizer Ltd Senior Medical Advisor Responsible for the anticoagulation and smoking cessation therapeutic areas in Greece, Cyprus and Malta. Planning and execution of clinical trials, organizing and leading advisory boards with key national medical experts. Participation in numerous national and international medical congresses as invited speaker, president or panelist
Awards/International Recognition
Date Title Awarded by:
03/2015 Clinical Hypertension Specialist European Society of Hypertension
Other Achievements