Vasilios - Basil D. Thanopoulos
Agrinio at Aetolia-Acarnania, 22 January 1942

Foreign member

Department of Medical Sciences


Membership of SASA
Foreign member since 27 October 1994

Field of study
Paediatrics, paediatric cardiology


MD (1967); specialization in paediatrics (1973); School of Medicine, University of Athens

School of Medicine, University of Patras, associate professor (1988‒1990); School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, visiting professor (1992); University of Yerevan, Armenia, professor (1999);
Director of Paediatric Cardiology Department at ‘Agia Sophia’ Children’s Hospital, Athens (1986‒2009)

Accession speech
Lecture: Balloon – Expandable Intravascular Stent in Children with Congenital Heart Disease, held at the SASA on 8 December 1994

Membership of specialist associations
Hellenic Society of Paediatrics; Hellenic Society of Perinatal Medicine; Hellenic Society of Cardiology; Hellenic College of Cardiology, general secretary (2002‒); European Association of Paediatric Cardiologists; American College of Cardiology; Union of Greek and Serbian Physicians, vice-president; Balkanian Society of Paediatric Cardiology and Cardio Surgery, vice-president (1998‒); Turkish society of Paediatric Cardiology, honorary member; European Society of Cardiology

Membership of editorial boards
Hellenic Journal of Cardiology, member of the editorial board (1997‒) and reviewer;
Reviewer: PaediatricsEuropean Society of CardiologyEuropean Society of Paediatric CardiologyCatheterization and Cardiovascular InterventionsJournal of American College of CardiologyHeartEuropean Journal of EchocardiographyNature Clinical Practice Cardiovascular