Nikolaos Fragakis

Associate Professor in Cardiology @ Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Graduated from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Medical School and trained in Cardiology at the General Hospital of Athens and the Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre. From 1997 until 2000 he was working as a Research Registrar at St Thomas’ Hospital, London where he was trained in diagnostic and interventional electrophysiology, cardiac catheterisation and pacing. In 2002 he was appointed at the General Hospital  G. PAPANIKOLAOU in Thessaloniki as Consultant Cardiologist-Electrophysiologist. In 2009 he was elected as Lecturer in Cardiology at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Medical School and he moved to the Hippokration General Hospital of Thessaloniki. In 2013 he was elected as Assistant Professor in Cardiology and in 2018 as Associate Professor in Cardiology. He has a particular interest in cardiac rhythm disorders, clinical cardiac electrophysiology, catheter ablation techniques and implantable devices for rhythm control.

He has published 65 papers in English peer reviewed journals with a total impact factor of 261, h-index:18 and he appears in more than 800 citations. He has authored numerous chapters in official books of Internal Medicine and Cardiology.  He has been involved as Principal Investigator in several National and International multicentre research trials. He is a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology, member of several Scientific Societies and Secretary of the Northern Greek Cardiac Society. He was elected as vice present and he is the upcoming president of the Hellenic Society of Cardiology working group in Pacing and Electrophysiology.