NEW YORK, NY, January 29, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present George D. Dangas, MD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Dangas celebrates many years of experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
With more than 25 years of industry experience, Dr. Dangas has worked in multiple roles for the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, including as a professor of vascular surgery since 2012, a professor of cardiology since 2010, and a director of cardiovascular innovation at the Mount Sinai Medical Center since 2010. Prior to this appointment, he held the position of program director for the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at New York-Presbyterian Hospital from 2004 to 2010, associate professor of medicine for the Division of Cardiovascular Disease at Columbia University Medical Center from 2004 to 2010, and the director of postgraduate training in the Division of Cardiology for the Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy at Columbia University Medical Center from 2004 to 2010. Additionally, Dr. Dangas served on the attending staff member for Cardiology and Cardiovascular Interventions at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital from 2004 to 2010 as well as the Cardiac Cath Lab for the New Milford Hospital at the Western Connecticut Health Network from 2005 to 2008.
Dr. Dangas previously held the roles of clinical associate professor of medicine at the NYU School of Medicine from 2002 to 2004, the associate program director for the Section of Interventional Cardiology and Endovascular Therapy and attending staff for the Section of Interventional cardiology and Endovascular Therapy with the Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute in New York from 2000 to 2004. A former interventional cardiologist and endovascular specialist for the Washington Hospital Center from 1998 to 1999, he also served as a resident in internal medicine at Miriam Hospital for Brown University from 1992 to 1994. Dr. Dangas began his career as a medical intern at Miriam Hospital for Brown University from 1991 to 1992. He completed his Fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York from 1994 to 1998.
Dr. Dangas pursued an education at Athens College, earning a Baccalaureate Magna Cum Laude in 1983. He went on to obtain a Doctor of Medicine in 1989, which he received Summa Cum Laude from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He continued his studies in 1990 at the Naval School of Hyperbaric Medicine with the Hellenic Navy, obtaining a degree in Hyperbaric Medicine. Dr. Dangas concluded his academic efforts at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, graduating with a Doctor of Science in 1999.
Certified by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates in 1991, Dr. Dangas is licensed to practice medicine in New York, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Athens Prefecture, and Greece. He was recognized as a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine in 1994, the Hellenic Board of Cardiology in 1997, the American Board of Cardiovascular Diseases in 1997, the American Board of Interventional Cardiology in 1999, and European Cardiologist in 2002. Furthermore, Dr. Dangas is a diplomate in Endovascular Medicine by the American Board of Vascular Medicine in 2005, a diplomate in Vascular Medicine by the American Board of Vascular Medicine in 2006, a diplomate of the American Board of Cardiovascular Diseases in 2007, and a diplomate of the American Board of Interventional Cardiology in 2009.
In addition to his primary roles, Dr. Dangas has been affiliated with a number of professional organizations. From 1989 to 1990, he was enlisted as a Medical Officer with the Medical Service of the Hellenic Navy and the Cardiology Service at the Naval Hospital of Athens. A trustee of the Holy Trinity Cathedral from 2007 to 2010, he also worked as the chair for the Department of Cardiology at the Onassis Heart Center from 2009 to 2010. Dr. Dangas has served as the course director in cardiology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, chair of the Quality Assurance Committee at Mount Sinai Heart Hospital from 2011 to 2013, and an extraordinary professor of cardiology at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in 2015.
Dr. Dangas has found much success in the world of publishing as well, having written numerous academic pieces and edited several professional journals. Recognized as the guest editor for such medical journals as Stroke, Eurointervention, JACC: Basic to Translational Science, and JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions, he served as an editorial board member for the Journal of American College of Cardiology Interventions, Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, Journal of Invasive Cardiology, and Current Drug Targets: Cardiovascular and Hematological Disorders. Presently serving as the associate editor for the Journal of the American College of Cardiology since 2014 as well as chair of the editorial board for the Interventional Fellows/Cardiologists Institute Website of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions since 2006, Dr. Dangas has also recently worked as editor for the second edition of Interventional Cardiology Principles & Practice in 2017 and editor-in-chief for the Cardiovascular WorldNews Interventions from 2012 to 2016.
An editorial consultant and manuscript reviewer for various journals, Dr. Dangas has held the position of editor for Interventional Cardiology Clinics: Interventional Pharmacology in 2013, Interventional Cardiology Principles & Practice in 2010, Handbook of Chronic Total Occlusions in 2008, and the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics Syllabus from 2002 to 2004. He was also co-editor for Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics Manual of Interventional Trials from 1998 to 2004, and "Contemporary Concepts in Cardiology: Pathophysiology and Clinical Management" in 1999. Dr. Dangas has also contributed over 500 articles to professional journals as well as 25 chapters to books within his field.
An honorary member of the Medical Students' Scientific Association in Athens since 1989, Dr. Dangas is involved as director of academic affairs and education at the Cardiovascular Research Foundation, a member of the Hellenic Cardiological Society, chair of the advisory board for the World Hellenic Biomedical Association, and a member of the Audit and Compliance Committee for the American College of Cardiology. He has also served in various capacities for the American College of Cardiology the Program Committee for the Annual Scientific Sessions from 2005 to 2017, the Executive Director Search Committee in 2016, on the Board of Trustees from 2012 to 2016, chair of the Interventional Scientific Council from 2010 to 2013, and program chairman for the Summit Conference from 2009 to 2011. Additionally, Dr. Dangas worked for the American College of Cardiology on the Program Executive Committee from 2004 to 2005, as well as founding co-chair for the Interventional Scientific Council from 2007 to 2010.
Having been on the board of trustees for the Hellenic Medical Society of New York (HMSNY) from 2000 to 2014, Dr. Dangas has maintained several memberships, including as treasurer of the Federation of Hellenic Medical Societies of North America from 2002 to 2010, chair of the Global Hellenic Medical & Biosciences Network from 2006 to 2009, president of the HMSNY from 2005 to 2009, and on the board of trustees for the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions in 2005. Associated with the International Society of Endovascular Specialists and the International Andreas Gruentzig Society in 2000, he has also been recognized as the director of clinical pharmacology and endovascular thrombosis for the Cardiovascular Research Foundation from 1998 to 1999.
In light of his exceptional undertakings, Dr. Dangas has accrued several accolades and honors throughout his career. He has been honored as Best Doctor by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. since 2012, among America's Top Doctors since 2012, and among the Top Doctors by New York Media LLC since 2012. He has been a fellow of the American Society of Angiology since 2006, the Society for Vascular Medicine & Biology since 2006, the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions since 2003, the American College of Physicians since 2000, the American College of Cardiology since 1999, the European Society of Cardiology since 1999, and the American College of Chest Physicians since 1999. Honored as a Super Doctor in Interventional Cardiology by The New York Times in 2017, Dr. Dangas received the Distinguished Teacher Award from the American College of Cardiology in 2017, a Inaugural Career Achievement Award from the Hellenic College of Cardiology in 2015, the Simon Dack Award for Outstanding Scholarship & Reviews from the American College of Cardiology in 2012, and the EVEREST Award from the Leadership Awards Program in 2000.
Dr. Dangas was presented with the Konstantinos Kriezis Postgraduate Scholarship from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens from 1991 to 1995, the Outstanding House Staff Teaching Award from Brown University in 1993, and the Diagnostic Radiology Prize from the Miriam Hospital at Brown University in 1992. He received the Ioannis Papadakis Graduate Scholarship from the same academic institution from 1984 to 1989, as well as the Natural Sciences Award from Athens College in 1983. He was also recognized as a fellow of the ATVB Council at the American Heart Association, Inc. in 1999, and the Alexander Onassic Fellow of the Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation from 1996 to 1997. In addition to these marks, Dr. Dangas was selected for inclusion in the second edition of Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare in 1999.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Dangas has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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