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George S. Stergiou, MD, FRCP
Associate Professor of Medicine and Hypertension
Hypertension Center
Third Department of Medicine
"Sotiria Hospital", Athens
  • Trained in hypertension at the University Department of Medicine & Therapeutics and the Glasgow Blood Pressure Clinic, Western Infirmary, Glasgow, UK.
  • European Society of Hypertension specialist.
  • Co-chairman of Hypertension Center, Athens University (European Society of Hypertension Excellence Center).
  • Board member of the European Society of Hypertension Working Group on Blood Pressure Monitoring. Writing committee member of the European Society of Hypertension Guidelines for Conventional, Ambulatory and Home Blood Pressure Measurement 2003, -05, -07, -08, -10. Writing committee member of the European Society of Hypertension Management Recommendations on High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents 2009.
  • Ellected Fellow Royal College of Physicians (FRCP), Glasgow UK, 2010 (having aquired distinction as a physician).
  • Peter Sleight Award 2010 by the European Society of Hypertension for outstanding contribution to research, education, and leadership in hypertension.
  • Member of the editorial board of 10 MedLine journals, including Journal of Hypertension, American Journal of Hypertension, Journal of Human Hypertension, Blood Pressure Monitoring, International Journal of Hypertension, Journal of the CardioMetabolic Syndrom, The Open Hypertension Journal, Current Signal Transduction Therapy, etc.
  • Member of the European Commission Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR WG on Sphygmomanometers).
  • Member of executive committee of International Pediatric Hypertension Association (IPHA 2010).
  • Advisory committee member of website on blood pressure monitors.
  • Reviewer of 35 PubMed journals including: Hypertension, Journal of Hypertension, American Journal of Hypertension, Hypertension Research, Journal of Human Hypertension, Blood Pressure Monitoring, European Heart Journal, International Journal of Cardiology, Journal of Pediatrics, Pediatric Health, Drugs, Am J Cardiovasc Drugs, Nephrology, Kidney & Blood Pressure Research, International Journal Urology & Nephrology, etc.
  • Reviewer for Br Med J Publishing Group and McMaster University's Health Information Research (MORE: McMaster Online Rating of Evidence).
  • Abstract reviewer at 14 annual meetings of the International Society of Hypertension and the European Society of Hypertension.
  • Invited speaker at 32 sessions of European, International, Canadian, Japanese and Danish Society of Hypertension meetings.
  • President of the Hellenic Society for the Study of Hypertension, 2004-08 ( Chairman of writing committee of Society's Hypertension Guidelines 2005 and 2008.
  • Member of the European, International and American Society of Hypertension, Hellenic Society of Hypertension, Athens Medical Society (council member 1998-2004).
  • Published more than 150 original articles, editorials and reviews and presented more than 150 papers in medical meetings. More than 2,500 citations including citations in guidelines of the American, European, International, British, Canadian and Japanese Hypertension Societies.
Hypertension Center,
Third University Department of Medicine,
"Sotiria Hospital",
152, Mesogion Avenue,
GR-115 27, Athens, Greece
Tel.: +30 210 7763117
Fax: +30 210 7719981