George J. Philippides, MD, FACC - Cardiology

Dr. George J. Philippides reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Philippides is director of the Coronary Care Unit at Boston Medical Center and an assistant professor at Boston University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts.

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

Healthwise Knowledgebase Topics Reviewed

Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Stenosis
Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Restrictive Cardiomyopathy


MD: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, 1985
Residency: Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, 1986–1988
Fellowship: Cardiology, Boston Medical Center, 1990–1993

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor: Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Hospital Affiliations

Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

Professional Affiliations

American Heart Association
American College of Cardiology

Selected Publications

  1. Philippides GJ (2006). Managing the post-myocardial infarction patient with asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction. Cardiology, 105(2): 95–107
  2. Moraes D, Philippides GJ, et al. (1998). Papillary fibroelastoma of the mitral valve with systemic embolization. Circulation, 98(12): 1251–1252.
  3. Philippides GJ, et al. (1996). Potential advantages of direct-acting thrombin inhibitors. Coronary Artery Disease, 7(7): 497–507.
  4. Philippides GJ, et al. (1995). Coronary angioplasty and surgical revascularization: Emerging concepts. Cardiology, 86(4): 324–338.

Financial Disclosure

This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

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