Dr Eleftherios Nicolaides

Dr Eleftherios Nicolaides

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Dr Eleftherios Nicolaides

Dr Eleftherios Nicolaides M.D.

                          Cardiologist | Electrophysiologist

                             - CARE MEDICAL INSTITUTE -



Dr Nicolaides qualified in Medicine at the Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany and continued with his training in the United Kingdom, where he practiced Medicine and Cardiology for approximately 15 years. He became a Consultant in Internal Medicine after obtaining his MRCP (UK) and becoming a member of the Royal College of Physicians, London.

After working in Cardiology research for 2 years, he continued with specialty training in Cardiology, becoming a Consultant Cardiologist and then further training in the subspecialties of Electrophysiology (Arrhythmias) and Device implantation and follow-up (pacemakers, defibrillators).

He returned to Cyprus in 2009 and worked as a Consultant Cardiologist at Nicosia General Hospital till December 2016. He was responsible for the Coronary Care Unit (CCU), arrhythmia and pacemaker clinics and implantation of devices and electrophysiological studies and ablation of arrhythmias. He was also active in general Cardiology (Exercise Stress testing, Echocardiography, Holter monitoring) and was also a member of the on-call Cardiology team.

Dr. Eleftherios Nicolaides currently works in the private sector as a Consultant Cardiologist / Electrophysiologist at the Care Medical Institute in Nicosia, where the whole spectrum of non-invasive Cardiology is offered, in addition to device (pacemaker and defibrillator) follow-up and regular arrhythmia and heart failure clinics. He performs invasive procedures at Apollonion Hospital, including implantation of devices and their follow-up.

Dr Nicolaides is also a passionate teacher/academic. He obtained a Master’s degree in Paedagogical Sciences and currently works as a Clinical Associate Professor of Cardiology at the St George’s Medical School, University of Nicosia. In June 2017, he was upgraded and appointed as Associate Director of Postgraduate Clinical Training Program (foundation year) in Cyprus. 

Personal Information

Personal Information

+357 22255815

Location Information

Postal Address:
CARE MEDICAL Institute, Odyssea Elyti 1 & Vasileos Pavlou 14
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Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
Other Universities:
University of Cyprus

Awards - Qualifications

Awards & Distinctions:
Graduated with excellence, Master degree (Magister Artium) in Pedagogical Sciences, University of Cyprus (2013)
Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany, 1986-1993 
  • Doctor of Medicine (MB) 
University of Cyprus, 2010-2013 
  • Master Degree (Magister Artium) in Pedagogical Sciences 
Royal Bournemouth Hospital UK, 2009 
  • One year Fellowship in Arrhythmias, Devices, and Electrophysiology
United Kingdom, 2008
  • Certificate of Completion of training in Cardiology and General (Internal) Medicine with Subspecialty in Devices and Electrophysiology
USA, 2007
  • NASPExAM (IBHRE)-Certification Examination for Competency in Cardiac Rhythm Device Therapy for the Physician.
  • Europace Examination for competency in Devices and basic Electrophysiology.
United Kingdom, 1996-2006
  • Heart Rhythm UK (HRUK) Examination for competency in Devices and basic electrophysiology, 2006
  • British Society of Echocardiography (BSE) examination in Echocardiography, 2004. 
  • ALS Instructor in Resuscitation, UK, 2003. 
  • MRCP (UK), PART II examination, Royal College of Physicians, London, 1999. 
  • MRCP (UK), PART I examination, Royal College of Physicians, London, 1997. 
  • PLAB Exam (Professional and Linguistic Assessment Board), General Medical Council, London, 1996. 


Practice Experience:
Jan 2016 - Present: 
  • Consultant Cardiologist at CARE Medical Institute, Nicosia, Cyprus (present post). 
Aug 2009 - Dec 2016: 
  • Consultant Cardiologist at Nicosia General Hospital, Cyprus. 
Aug 2008 - Aug 2009: 
  • Electrophysiology/Device Fellowship, Royal Bournemouth Hospital, UK. 
Jan 2005 - Aug 2008: 
  • Electrophysiology and Device Subspecialty, Nottingham University Hospital, UK. 
Sept 2003 - Jan 2005: 
  • Cardiology Specialist Registrar, Lincoln County Hospital, part of Nottingham Cardiology training (Mid Trent region). 
Jan 2003 - Aug 2003: 
  • Cardiology Specialist Registrar, Queens Medical Centre University Hospital, Nottingham, UK. 
June 2002 - Jan 2003: 
  • Specialist Registrar in Cardiology (LAT), Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend, Wales. 
Jan 2001 - June 2002: 
  • Honorary Tutor, Cardiology Research Programme, Cardiff University Hospital, UK. 
Aug 2000 - Jan 2001: 
  • Specialist Registrar in Cardiology (LAT), Dorset County Hospital, Dorchester, UK. 
Aug 1998 - Aug 2000: 
  • Senior House Officer (SHO) in Medicine, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol. 
Feb 1997 - Aug 1998: 
  • Senior House Officer (SHO) in Medicine, Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, Wales, UK. 
Dec 1993 - Nov 1994: 
  • Pre-registration, Nicosia General Hospital, Cyprus 

Having served as the academic lead of St George’s medical school at Nicosia General Hospital, Dr. Nicolaides is currently continue to function as Honorary Assistant Professor, which involves organisation of the teaching of the medical students and also covering the program as clinical tutor.

Dr. Nicolaides thoroughly enjoy the role of teacher, using his knowledge and skills to develop the education and practice of the multi-disciplinary team, at all levels. This has been initiated by completion of The Teaching Improvement Project, Nottingham University and further enhanced by completion of a Master Degree (Magister Artium) in Pedagogical Sciences at the University of Cyprus with excellence in 2013. 

In particular, his experience includes: 
  • Support of the Trent Improvement Network with local education forums. 
  • Organiser for undergraduate teaching of medical students. 
  • Final year examiner. 
  • Organiser of Grand rounds within the cardiology department (current). 
  • Tutorials / Clinical supervision of expanded nursing and physiologists roles. 
  • ALS instructor Provider. 
  • Initiation of a teaching programme in Devices and Electrophysiology for the specialist registrars at Nicosia General Hospital. 
  • Initiation of a teaching programme for technical and nursing staff at Nicosia General Hospital. 
  • Key role as a teacher, lecturer and personal tutor as well as organiser of the teaching programme of the St George´s Medical students. 
Clinical / Academic Interests:
Dr Nicolaides is committed in developing and supporting audit as it is one of the most important tools in implementing clinical governance. His projects include: 
  • Inappropriate thrombolysis in acute MI patients. 
Presented locally and published in the Journal of Clinical Excellence. 
  • Appropriate anti coagulation in Atrial Fibrillation. 
Clinical practice was reviewed and amended as a result. 
  • The consultant’s role in the discharge of medical patients from medical wards. 
  • Appropriate use of Aggrastat in Acute Coronary Syndrome patients. 
Clinical practice reviewed and amended as a result. 

There is ongoing involvement in audit projects. This is to ensure   improvement of quality and safeguard standards of care, using clinical governance as a guiding framework.

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Special Services & Expertise:
"Whole range of cardiology with particular interest in the device and electrophysiology area."
Publications & Presentations:
  1. Vinereanu D, Nicolaides E, Fraser AG. Pure diastolic dysfunction is associated with long axis dysfunction.  European journal of Heart failure 7 (5):  9 (2005) 
  2. Vinereanu D, NicolaidesE, Tweddel A, Madler C, Holst B, Boden L, Cinteza M, Rees A, Fraser AG.  Clinical Science (2003) 105, (591-599). 
  3. Vinereanu D, Nicolaides E, Boden L, Payne N, Jones CJH, Fraser AG.  Heart 2002, 88:0-1 
  4. NicolaidesE, Jones CJH.  Type 2 diabetes-implications for macrovascular mechanics and disease.  British Journal of Diabetes and Vascular disease 2(1): 9 (2002). 
  5. Nicolaides E Mc Hale V.  Inappropriate Thrombolysis.  Journal of clinical Excellence (2000) 2:137-138. Subclinical left ventricular dysfunction in asymptomatic patients with Type II diabetes mellitus, related to serum lipids and glycated haemoglobin. 

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