Gabor Andrassy, M.D., Ph.D.

Specialized in internal medicine, cardiology, and cardiac rehabilitation. Certified in lipidology and hypertonology.

Dr. Andrássy has been in practice since 1986, at present he is Chief Physician in Cardiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation and he is also the Medical Director at Budapest Saint Francis Hospital. His main interests are echocardiography, preventive cardiology and treatment of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, as well as cardiac rhythm abnormalities. Dr. Andrássy has received the M.D. degree (with summa cum laude) from Semmelweis University Medical School Budapest, in Hungary. Later, at the same university he has earned a Ph.D. degree (with summa cum laude). He has published extensively scientific papers in several areas of cardiology for which he has earned the Rectors Prize in Research. Dr. Andrássy’s peer-reviewed publications have appeared in prestigious scholastic papers like the American Journal of Cardiology, the Annals of Noninvasive Electrocardiography,The Journal of the American College of Cardiology, and The Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. In addition to his published research contributions, Dr. Andrássy has presented his research findings internationally and lectured extensively on arrhythmias, cardiac ultrasound, heart failure, and the pharmacological and lifestyle management of cardiovascular disease.

Dr. Andrássy completed a cardiology fellowship at the Semmelweis University Heart Center and participated in a cardiovascular training program at the Virginia Heart Center at Fairfax Hospital, USA.

Dr. Andrássy is Hungarian board certified in Internal Medicine, in Cardiovascular Diseases and Cardiac Rehabilitation, Diabetology and Lipidology. He is a member of the Hungarian Society of Cardiologists and European Society of Cardiologists. He has taught medical students continuously for more than 20 years.

Dr. Andrássy also maintains a part time private practice providing primary and consultative cardiology care, including a variety of non-invasive cardiovascular tests.

Dr. Andrássy is ad hoc reviewer for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Nature Publishing Group), American Journal of Cardiology, Heart (BMJ Publishing Group), etc.

Degrees

Medical Doctor (M.D.) Semmelweis University Medical School, Budapest, Hungary (Summa cum laude, 1986) Educational Committee for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), USA (1991) Specialist of Internal Medicine , Budapest, Hungary (1991) Specialist of Cardiovascular Medicine , Budapest, Hungary (1994) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Semmelweis University Medical School, Budapest, Hungary (Summa cum laude, 2008) Specialist of Cardiovascular Rehabilitation, Budapest, Hungary (2010)

Educational and research activities

Postgraduate training of cardiology and cardiac rehabilitation, tutor, Semmelweis University Medical School. Number of publications (abstracts included) 71, oral presentations over 100. Impact factor:4.21 Number of citations:26/19 Principal investigator in numerous major multicentric pharmaceutical trials like (HOT, MOLGEOM, BEAUTIFUL, TREAT, SIGNIFY, DYNEPO, SHIRE etc).

Memberships in professional societies

Hungarian Medical Chamber Hungarian Society of Internal Medicine Hungarian Society of Cardiology Hungarian Society of Cardiology Arrhythmia and Pacemaker Working Group Hungarian Society of Cardiac Rehabilitation Hungarian Society of Cardiology Rehabilitation Working Group (member of board) European Society of Cardiology European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation National Association of Patient Educators and Health Instructors (vice president)

Other accreditations

Good Clinical Practice (GCP, 2010)

Other professional activities

Ad hoc reviewer for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Nature Publishing Group),
American Journal of Cardiology, Heart (BMJ Publishing Group)

Awards

Rektori dicséret (1985)
Szent Ferenc Díj (2003)
Szent Ferenc emlékérem (2010)

Dissertations

A krónikus veseelégtelenség kezelése. Semmelweis Egyetem, Budapest, (1986)
The effect of different stressors on the QT-interval. Thesis for the degree of Ph.D. in Medical Sciences (angol nyelven). Semmelweis Egyetem, Budapest, (2008)