Spyridopoulos, Prof Ioakim

Prof Ioakim SpyridopoulosHonorary Consultant Interventional Cardiology

  • Honorary Consultant Interventional Cardiology
  • Tel: 0191 223 1445
  • GMC Code: 7007480
  • Qualifications: Specialist for Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology
  • Special Interests

    Treating patients with acute heart attacks (myocardial infarction) by coronary stenting. Among top 5% UK interventionists for case numbers.

  • Biography

    MD at Hannover Medical School, Germany (1992). Clinical Cardiology and research training in Tübingen, Germany  (1992-2002) and Tufts University Boston, MA, USA (1995-1997).

    Assistant Professor and Interventional Cardiologist at Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany (2002-2008). Appointed Chair of Cardiovascular Gerontology, Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University in 2008. Honorary Consultant for Interventional Cardiology at Newcastle Hospital Trust, Freeman Hospital (2008-today).

    Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC). Director of Newcastle University Cardiovascular Research Centre. The research focus of my group is on the role of the immune system in atherosclerosis and myocardial infarction.

  • Directorate

    Cardiothoracic Services

  • Hospital Base

    Freeman Hospital

  • Name of Secretary
    Julie Camsell
  • Any other Information
  • Ioakim Spyridopoulos 
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