Dr. George Asimakopoulos specialized in cardiothoracic surgery

Dr. George Asimakopoulos

Consultant Cardiac Surgeon at Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK

Country United Kingdom
Speciality Cardiothoracic surgery
Subspeciality Cardiac Surgery
Experience 1992 years
Languages English and German

Dr. George Asimakopoulos is a consultant cardiac surgeon at Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK with expertise in a range of surgical cardiac procedures. He performs more than 230 heart surgeries every year and has published more than 50 papers in peer-reviewed journals.

Areas of expertise: Aortic Root Surgery, Surgery for Endocarditis, Aortic Valve Replacement, Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) and Surgery for Atrial Fibrillation


Dr. Asimakopoulos has graduated from the University of Hamburg Medical School, Germany in 1992. He became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1997. After that, he trained in cardiac surgery in West London for 7 years and spent a year as a fellow in Heart and Lung Transplantation at Harefield Hospital, Harefield, UK. Dr. Asimakopoulos spent 6 years working in the University of Bristol Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust as a consultant cardiac surgeon. During that period, he performed more than 230 heart surgeries every year. Dr. Asimakopoulos joined Royal Brompton Hospital in February 2014, as a cardiac surgery consultant and is still working there until now. He is also an educational supervisor for trainee doctors in adult cardiac surgery and regularly acts as a supervisor for medical students. He has published more than 50 papers in peer-reviewed journals.

Experiences and Positions

2014 - Today

Consultant Cardiac Surgeon
Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK

2008 - 2014

Consultant Cardiac Surgeon
Bristol Royal Infirmary - UH Bristol

Degrees and Certifications

Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons of England
Royal College of Surgeons of England

Medical Degree
University of Hamburg, Germany


Member of:

  • European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland
  • British Society for Heart Failure


  • https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31236084
  • https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30481302
  • https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30136319
  • https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28608326
  • https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27440802
  • https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25662959
  • https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25291160

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