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Attending Physician, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


About Me

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Clinical Interests


Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Clinical Divisions

Cardiac Intensive Care

My Education

MD: Aristotle University Medical School, Thessaloniki, Greece, 1997.

Residency: Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, London, UK, 2005.

Fellowship: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Royal London Hospital and Homerton Hospital, London, UK, 2008.

Pediatric Intensive Care: Evelina Children's Hospital, Guy's and St. Thomas Hospital, London, UK, 2009.

Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care: Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK, 2010-2011.

Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Fellowship: Miami Children's Hospital, Miami, FL, 2012. 

My Publications

Glucocorticoid Receptor Polymorphisms in Children Undergoing Congenital Heart Surgery with Cardiopulmonary Bypass. Flores, S; Iliopoulos, I; Loomba, RS; Opoka, AM; Sahay, RD; Fei, L; Cooper, DS. Journal of Pediatric Intensive Care. 2020; 9:241-247.

Multicenter Analysis of Truncal Valve Management and Outcomes in Children with Truncus Arteriosus. Bakar, AM; Costello, JM; Sassalos, P; Amula, V; Buckley, JR; Smerling, AJ; Iliopoulos, I; Riley, CM; Jennings, A; Cashen, K; et al. Pediatric Cardiology. 2020; 41:1473-1483.

Pre-operative neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio predicts low cardiac output in children after cardiac surgery. Iliopoulos, I; Alder, MN; Cooper, DS; Villarreal, EG; Loomba, R; Sahay, RD; Fei, L; Steele, PE; Flores, S. Cardiology in the Young. 2020; 30:521-525.

Commentary: Thyroid Hormone (T3) Replacement After Congenital Heart Surgery: “I'll Be Back”… But Still Not Work. Iliopoulos, I; Cooper, DS. Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2020; 32:96-97.

Utilization of inhaled nitric oxide after surgical repair of truncus arteriosus: A multicenter analysis. Riley, CM; Mastropietro, CW; Sassalos, P; Buckley, JR; Costello, JM; Iliopoulos, I; Jennings, A; Cashen, K; Suguna Narasimhulu, S; Gowda, KM N; et al. Congenital Heart Disease. 2019; 14:1078-1086.

Characteristics and operative outcomes for children undergoing repair of truncus arteriosus: A contemporary multicenter analysis. Mastropietro, CW; Amula, V; Sassalos, P; Buckley, JR; Smerling, AJ; Iliopoulos, I; Riley, CM; Jennings, A; Cashen, K; Narasimhulu, SS; et al. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2019; 157:2386-2398.e4.

Simulation Training Improves Resuscitation Team Leadership Skills of Nurse Practitioners. Ryan, A; Rizwan, R; Williams, B; Benscoter, A; Cooper, DS; Iliopoulos, I. Journal of Pediatric Health Care. 2019; 33:280-287.

Multicenter Analysis of Early Childhood Outcomes After Repair of Truncus Arteriosus. Buckley, JR; Amula, V; Sassalos, P; Costello, JM; Smerling, AJ; Iliopoulos, I; Jennings, A; Riley, CM; Cashen, K; Narasimhulu, SS; et al. (2019) ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC. 107:553-559.

Endocrine function in critical heart disease. Iliopoulos, I; Huff, C; Graham, EM. In: Ungerleider RM; Nelson K; Cooper DS; Meliones J; Jacobs J, Ed. Critical Heart Disease in Infants and Children. Philadelphia: Elsevier; 2019.

Characterization of the Glucocorticoid Receptor in Children Undergoing Cardiac Surgery*. Flores, S; Cooper, DS; Opoka, AM; Iliopoulos, I; Pluckebaum, S; Alder, MN; Krallman, KA; Sahay, RD; Fei, L; Wong, HR. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2018; 19:705-712.