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George Carayannopoulos, MD
UTMB Health Provider
Specialties: Cardiology
Languages: English
Accepting new patients.
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Dr. George Carayannopoulos was born and raised in Dallas, Texas and completed all of his academic and medical training in the University of Texas educational system. After completion of his Cardiac Electrophysiology training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, he was selected as one of six cardiologists to care for all of the international athletes and staff residing in the Olympic Village for the 2004 Athens Olympic Games. Upon the completion of the Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, Dr. Carayannopoulos moved to Long Island, New York where he started Heart Rhythm Consultants of New York a practice created to address the cardiac electrophysiology needs of the community on Long Island.

During his time in New York he held the position of Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the State University of New York – Stony Brook University Hospital. He also served in several leadership positions including Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology at St. Catherine of Siena Hospital, Vice-chair of Suffolk County H.E.A.R.T. (a task force he created in conjunction with the Suffolk County Health Commissioner to raise the awareness of heart disease in the community), Co-Founder of Suffolk County Life Savers (support group for at risk patients and survivors of Sudden Cardiac Arrest), and Vice President of the New York Hellenic Medical Society.

He is actively involved in the Heart Rhythm Society and has served on its Reimbursement and Regulatory Committee for six years. He is an international speaker and gives many lectures annually on Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Syncope, Congestive Heart Failure, and Medical Practice Building. In June 2010 he received Greek America Magazine's 40 most influential young Greek-Americans award. Dr. Carayannopoulos and his wife are active members in the Greek Orthodox community, and they enjoy living on Galveston Island.

 

Medical/Professional School:

University of Texas Southwestern - Dallas, TX, MD, 1996

Internships:

Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern - Dallas, TX, 1997

Residencies:

Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern - Dallas, TX, 1999

Fellowships:

Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern - Dallas, TX, 2003

Cardiac Electrophysiology, University of Texas Southwestern - Dallas, TX, 2004

10121 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway
Texas City, TX 77591
Fax: (409) 978-4287
200 Blossom Street 2nd floor
Webster, Texas 77598
Fax: (832) 632-9336
250 Blossom Street 4th Floor
Webster, Texas 77598
Fax: (832) 632-7866
1005 Harborside Drive 6th Floor
Galveston, TX 77555
Fax: (409) 747-0777
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always feel cared for by staff & physicianSep 11,2019
Very good and very niceSep 03,2019
Dr. Caryannoupoulos is first rate. I am so glad that I got to see him at last, and I am glad that I will be able to see him in the future. But UTMB physicians are at the mercy of less than helpful clerks making--or not making--appointments for them. I called after I was discharged from the hospital on 4/1/19 to make an appointment with Dr. C to follow up on the 30-day cardiac monitor I had to wear. The person making appointments for him refused to make an appointment for me in a timely manner because I had not seen him before and my hospital discharge papers did not say I needed to see him It was 5 months before I could get an appointment. Meanwhile, I saw a cardiologist at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston x 3. The BCM cardiologist is also excellent, but I would have preferred to see someone at UTMB who had direct access to the results of my 30-day cardiac monitoring reports.Sep 03,2019
I can't say enough positive things about him. I have never met a doctor with more compassion for his patients. He listens, that is so rare in some doctors!!! Thank you so much!!!Jul 30,2019
love this doctorJun 12,2019
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