Dr Konstantinos Savvatis
About Dr Savvatis
Konstantinos Savvatis is a Consultant Cardiologist with a special interest in Inherited and Acquired cardiomyopathies and advanced cardiovascular MRI and echocardiography. He works in the Inherited Cardiovascular Diseases Unit at Barts Heart Centre in London and is honorary Associate Professor at University College London and Queen Mary University London.
He trained at the Department of Cardiology at the Charité University Hospital in Berlin, Germany, one of the largest centres in Europe focusing on dilated and inflammatory cardiomyopathy. He acquired his PhD on the immunomodulatory role of matrix metalloproteinases in acute myocarditis and continued working as a Clinician Scientist at the Charité and the Centre for Regenerative Therapies focusing on the role of fibrosis and fibroblasts in heart failure and cardiomyopathy.
His main clinical and academic interests include risk assessment and therapy in dilated cardiomyopathy, myocarditis and neuromuscular conditions with cardiac involvement as well as advanced cardiac imaging in diagnosis and risk assessment.
His work has been published in several high impact journals, such as Nature Communications, Circulation, Circulation Research and European Heart Journal.
- Inherited and acquired cardiomyopathies
- Dilated cardiomyopathy
- neuromuscular conditions with cardiac involvement
- advanced cardiac imaging
- GMC 7362578
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