Anastasios Polimenakos


Anastasios Polimenakos


Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Surgery: Cardiothoracic

  • (706) 446-0198
  • (706) 721-3678
  • BA 8300


  • MD, Medicine University of Athens Medical S, 1995


  • PHY GA Composite Medical Board, 2014

  • United States Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration Children's Hopsital of Georgia, 2015

  • US Medical Licensure Children's Hopsital of Georgia, 2014

  • ABSGS GA Composite Medical Board, 2014

  • Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery American Board of Surgery,

  • Diplomate of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery Congenital Cardiac Surgery Certificate American Board of Thoracic Surgery,

Awards & Honors

  • 2017 TSF Alley-Sheridan Scholarship Thoracic Surgery Foundation, 2018

  • Fellow of the College, FACC American College of Cardiology, 2012

  • Fellow of the College, FACS American College of Surgeons, 2011

  • Honorary Ambassador UNICEF, 2009

  • St. Louis School of Medicine St. Louis University Alumni Association, 2006

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • HONR 4000H

    Honors Thesis
  • MEDI 5088

    Medical Scholars Program
  • RSUR 5000

  • CURS 2990

    Undergrad Research I
  • CURS 3990

    Undergrad Research II
  • CURS 4990

    Undergrad Research III

Teaching Interests

Educational curriculum participation with cards fellows; Annual CTS lecture during Peds Grand Rounds; Teaching Students/Residents rotating on Service/PICU; Peds cardiac RN/NP tutorials (biannually)


Selected Recent Publications

  • Myocardial Ischemia and Anomalous Origin of the Right Coronary Artery From the Pulmonary Artery in the Adult: Management Implications and Follow-Up., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Surgery for anomalous aortic origin of coronary arteries: a multicentre study from the European Congenital Heart Surgeons Association‚Ć., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Selective Use of Temporary Epicardial Pacing Leads in Early Infancy Following Cardiac Surgery: Feasibility and Determinants of Clinical Application., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Anomalous aortic origin of coronary arteries: Early results on clinical management from an international multicenter study., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Hammock Mitral Valve Repair in Infancy: Operative Steps Toward a Customized Reconstruction After Preoperative Planning., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

PI in clinical outcome research; Publications; Editorials/Review articles; Translational /Interdisciplinary research activities

Professional Service

  • Children's Heart Program Volunteer Council 2015 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Mauritian Trust Fund For Specialized Care 2011 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Palestine Children Relief Fund (PCRF) 2008 - Present

    Role: Other