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Pavlos Papoulidis

Pavlos Papoulidis, M.D.

Glenfield Hospital Leicester
Groby Rd
Leicester    LE3 9QP
United Kingdom
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece Medical School (M.D. 2000)
Koutlimpaneio Hospital of Larissa General Surgery Residency (2001-2004)
Papanikolaou Thessaloniki Hospital Cardiothoracic Residency (2005-2009)
Private Practice Consultant/Associate specialist Cardiothoracic Surgery (Thessaloniki Kyanous Stavros-Geniki Kliniki-Euromedica's Heart Center 2010-Nov.2011)
Clinical Fellow Royal Brompton Hospital (Dec. 2011-Nov.2012)
Associate specialist(trust grade) University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (Dec.2012-August 2015)
Senior Fellow The Royal Wolverhampton Hospital (March 2016-April 2017)
Senior Fellow James Cook University Hospital (April 2017-September 2018)
Senior Fellow St James Hospital Leeds (September 2018-December 2019)
Locum Consultant Thoracic Surgeon Blackpool Victoria Hospital (December 2019-February 2021)
Senior Fellow St James Hospital Leeds (February 2021-February 2022)
Locum Consultant Thoracic Surgeon Glenfield Hospital Leicester (February 2022-update)

Other Interests

Robotic surgery
atrial fibrillation
minimal invasive surgery


1. Chylothorax, new insights in treatment Journal of Thoracic Disease. DOI: 10.21037/jtd.2018.09.94
2. Metalloptysis and bronchopulmonary fistula after sleeve resection for carcinoid. Rare or not. Clinics of Surgery 2018;1(4): 1-2
3. Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in Dextrocardia. Is There A Challenge? Clinics of Sugery. 2018;1(4): 1-2
4. Is robot assisted thoracic surgery better than video assisted? Video-assist Thorac Surg 2017;2:74 DOI: 10.21037/vats.2017.10.02
5.Hiatal hernia causing extrapericardial tamponade after coronary bypass surgery Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery (2014) 1–2 doi:10.1093/icvts/ivu215
6.Ascending aortic endarterectomy: an alternative for a “surprise” porcelain aorta in aortic valve replacement. A case report and brief literature review Hellenic Journal of Cardiology 2014
7.Discoid lupus and pulmonary blastoma in an elderly patient Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals DOI: 10.1177/0218492313489303
8.Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Evolution, Techniques Chapter 16: Atrial Pacing for Off-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting ISBN: 978-1-62081-586-1, published 2012
9.Low-pressure pulmonary artery aneurysm presenting with pulmonary embolism: a case series.J Med Case Rep. 2011 Apr 26;5:163. doi: 10.1186/1752-1947-5-163. PMID: 21518463
10.The role of ascorbic acid in the prevention of atrial fibrillation after elective on-pump myocardial revascularization surgery: a single-center experience--a pilot study. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2011 Feb;12(2):121-4. DOI:10.1510/icvts.2010.240473. Epub: 2010 Nov 23. PMID: 21098510
11.Endovascular repair of traumatic aortic transection. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2010 Sep;11(3):238-42. DOI:10.1510/icvts.2010.235473. Epub 2010 Jun 18. PMID: 20562197
12.Ectopic Mediastinal Thyroid Tissue -A Case Report and Review of the Literature HOSPITAL CHRONICLES 2010, 5(2): 99–102

Additional Educational Information

Papanikolaou Thessaloniki Hospital Cardiothoracic Residency (2005-2009)
Koutlimpaneio Hospital of Larissa General Surgery Residency (2001-2004)
University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece Medical School (M.D. 2000)

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Thoracic
  • Minimally Invasive
  • Cardiac
  • Coronary disease
  • Electrophysiology/arrhythmia
  • Extracorporeal circulation
  • Mechanical circulatory assistance
  • Aortic valve disease
  • Thoracic
  • Lung
  • Esophagus
  • Mediastinum
  • Trachea and bronchi
  • Cancer
  • Vascular
  • Great vessels
  • Aorta
  • Endovascular
  • Critical Care
  • Education
  • Professional Affairs