Dr Michael Papadakis is a Reader (Assoc. Professor) in Cardiology and an Honorary Consultant Cardiologist, currently working for St George’s, University of London and St George’s University Hospitals. His clinical interests are cardiovascular disease prevention, sports cardiology, inherited cardiac conditions, heart failure, cardiac MRI scans and echocardiography. His research interests are sports cardiology, inherited cardiac conditions, prevention of sudden cardiac death, and cardiac imaging.
Dr Papadakis obtained a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from Imperial College School of Medicine, London in 2001. He was awarded a Medical Doctora from King’s College, London in 2014. He is a member of the Royal College of Physicians since 2007 and was awarded a Fellowship with the European Society of Cardiology in 2016. He is the chair of the section of Sports Cardiology and Exercise of the European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC). Dr Papadakis' many years of clinical experience and his role in education make him an expert in his field.
Dr Papadakis is credited with over 80 publications in scientific peer-reviewed journals and numerous presentations in national and international conferences. He has contributed to a number of projects as an expert, including the creation of the Sports Cardiology core curriculum, the creation of the international ECG criteria for an athlete’s evaluation and exercise recommendations in individuals with heart disease. In 2016 he launched a novel MSc programme in Sports Cardiology, the first postgraduate qualification of its kind.
Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
- Cardiac Rehabilitation
- ECG monitor (24 hours)
- 24-hour blood pressure monitor
- High Blood Pressure
- Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)
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"Dr Papadakis is an international expert in sports Cardiology and cardiomyopathies. I had the pleasure to work with him for the last 10 years. He is an excellent physician and academic. Excellent bedside manner and communication skills. Great knowledge and experience in issues related to "athlete's heart" and differential diagnosis with cardiac disease. I have no hesitation in reccomending him."