Antigoni Koliopoulou, M.D.
Departments: Surgery - Adjunct Assistant Professor
Divisions: Cardiothoracic Surgery
Academic Office Information
Dr. Antigone Koliopoulou has expertise in adult cardiac and general thoracic surgery, with a primary interest in heart transplantation and in temporary and chronic mechanical circulatory support (MCS). In relation to this field Dr. Koliopoulou has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications and is a co-investigator in ongoing clinical trials. Her research interest are currently focused on platelets genomic changes and their influence on non-surgical bleeding and thrombosis in MCS.
Dr. Koliopoulou completed her medical degree at the Catholic University of Louvain in Brussels, Belgium. She went on to perform a general surgery residency at the Veterans Affairs Hospital (NIMTS) in Athens, Greece and thoracic and cardiac surgery fellowships at Evaggelismos Hospital, the larger hospital in Greece and the broader Balkan area. After completing her formal training as cardiothoracic surgeon she was awarded the competitive and prestigious Branislav Radovancevic Memorial Fellowship Award from the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) to perform advanced training in MCS and heart transplantation in any one of the leading centers in this field in the United States. Through this award Dr. Koliopoulou came to the University of Utah in 2013 and after completing her additional advanced training in heart transplantation and MCS she joined the full-time clinical faculty as an attending cardiothoracic surgeon and Clinical Instructor of Surgery at the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Utah Healthcare and School of Medicine.
Evangelismos Hospital in Athens Greece
Thoracic Surgery, (V.A. Equivalent)
General Surgery, (V.A. Equivalent)
General Hospital of Corinthos and Medical Centre of Isthmia
Universite Catholique de Louvain