Dr Zoe Astroulakis is a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist based at St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation where she is one of four Interventional Cardiologists who perform emergency primary angioplasty for heart attack patients. In addition, she runs NHS outpatient clinics at St George's Hospital where she is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer, and at Queen Mary's Hospital, Roehampton. She sees private patients at the New Victoria Hospital, St George's Hospital and St Anthony's Hospital.
After graduating from University College London in 1997 with MBBS and a First Class Honours BSc in Cell Pathology, Dr Astroulakis then undertook speciality Cardiology training at several high profile London teaching hospitals including Kings College Hospital and the Royal Free Hospital. She completed subspecialty training in interventional cardiology at The London Chest Hospital and was then awarded a PhD from King's College London in 2011.
She conducted innovative research into the effects of stem cells in ischaemic heart disease post myocardial injury which was presented at the American Heart Association. Additionally, she holds the post of Lead for Intervention for Health Education South London (HESL) and is responsible for the intensive training of all cardiology trainees in the region.
Shortness of breath
Previous history of heart attacks