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Klitos Konstantinidis
( out of 128 reviews )

Klitos Konstantinidis, MD

Languages spoken: English

Clinical Locations

South Jordan Health Center

South Jordan
801-213-4500

University of Utah Hospital

Cardiovascular Center
Salt Lake City
801-585-7676

University of Utah Hospital

Salt Lake City
801-585-7676
  • Specialties

    Board Certification

    American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Cardiovascular Disease)
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology)

    Patient Rating

    4.9 /5
    ( out of 128 reviews )

    The patient rating score is an average of all responses on our patient experience survey. The rating averages scores for all questions about care from our providers.

    The scale on which responses are measured is 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

    Patient Comments

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    Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

    April 11, 2024
    SOUTH JORDAN HEALTH CENTER

    I trust Dr. Konstantinidis with my care. He explained my condition well & suggested how I could monitor for Afib. He was very personable and I have confidence in is care.

    April 09, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    The "heart" of the matter is understanding situations and options. Dr. Konstantinidis did a very good job of listening and then advising insightfully.

    April 03, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Very knowledgeable and caring and very helpful . This was my first time seeing him

    April 03, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Great doctor

    March 05, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    I felt much more confident about my upcoming procedure after talking to Dr. He is clearly an expert in his field, and he took the time to explain it thoroughly.

    February 16, 2024
    SOUTH JORDAN HEALTH CENTER

    Dr. Konstantinidis is kind and positive as well as thorough.

    February 13, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    I feel Dr Konstantinidis is knowledgeable and has a pleasant attitude. Understanding.

    February 13, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Great Doctor. Cares about me

    February 13, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    First time I have met him, but he was very nice and did explain and listen to me.

  • Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Internal Medicine -Primary
    Academic Divisions Cardiovascular Medicine
    Board Certification
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Cardiovascular Disease)
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology)

    Education history

    Fellowship Electrophysiology - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Chief Fellow
    Electrophysiology - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Clinical Fellow
    Research Fellow Cardiovascular Disease - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Research and Clinical Fellow
    Henry Kravis Chief Cardiology Fellow - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Chief Fellow
    Research Fellow Cardiovascular Disease - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Research and Clinical Fellow
    Internal Medicine - University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Resident
    Postdoctoral Fellowship Myocyte Cell Death Pathways - Albert Einstein College of Medicine Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    Medicine - University of Athens School of Medicine M.D.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Konstantinidis K, Bezzerides VJ, Lai L, Isbell HM, Wei AC, Wu Y, Viswanathan MC, Blum ID, Granger JM, Heims-Waldron D, Zhang D, Luczak ED, Murphy KR, Lu F, Gratz DH, Manta B, Wang Q, Wang Q, Kolodkin AL, Gladyshev VN, Hund TJ, Pu WT, Wu MN, Cammarato A, Bianchet MA, Shea MA, Levine RL, Anderson ME (2019). MICAL1 constrains cardiac stress responses and protects against disease by oxidizing CaMKII. J Clin Invest, 130(9), 4663-4678. (Read full article)
    2. Gavrilov S, Nhrenberg TG, Ashton AW, Peng CF, Moore JC, Konstantinidis K, Mummery CL, Kitsis RN (2012). Tbx6 is a determinant of cardiac and neural cell fate decisions in multipotent P19CL6 cells. Differentiation, 84(2), 176-84. (Read full article)
    3. Whelan RS, Konstantinidis K, Wei AC, Chen Y, Reyna DE, Jha S, Yang Y, Calvert JW, Lindsten T, Thompson CB, Crow MT, Gavathiotis E, Dorn GW 2nd, ORourke B, Kitsis RN (2012). Bax regulates primary necrosis through mitochondrial dynamics. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 109(17), 6566-71. (Read full article)

    Review

    1. Konstantinidis K, Whelan RS, Kitsis RN (2012). Mechanisms of cell death in heart disease. [Review]. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol, 32(7), 1552-62. (Read full article)
    2. Kung G, Konstantinidis K, Kitsis RN (2011). Programmed necrosis, not apoptosis, in the heart. [Review]. Circ Res, 108(8), 1017-36. (Read full article)

    Book Chapter

    1. Konstantinidis K, Love CJ (2022). Management of a Patient with Lead Perforation Cardiac Lead Extraction. In Cha YM, Mulpuru SK (Eds.), Cardiac Lead Extraction: A Case-Based Contemporary Approach. Cardiotext Publishing.
    2. Konstantinidis K, Zakaria S (2015). Coronary artery disease. In Ashar B, Miller R, Sisson S (Eds.), The Johns Hopkins Internal Medicine Board Review (5th Edition). Elsevier.
    3. Whelan R, Konstantinidis K, Kitsis RN (2013). Assessment of cell death in the heart. In Ardehali H, Bolli R, Losordo DW (Eds.), Manual of Research Techniques in Cardiovascular Medicine (1st Edition). Wiley-Blackwell.

    Commentary

    1. Konstantinidis K, Kitsis RN (2012). Cardiovascular biology: Escaped DNA inflames the heart. Nature, 485(7397), 179-80. (Read full article)

    Case Report

    1. Konstantinidis K, Akinseye-Affum N (2014). Osler node. Circulation, 129(15), e445-6. (Read full article)

    Editorial

    1. Konstantinidis K (2016). A new side to an old coin: dynamin related protein-1 with benefits in the heart. Cardiovasc Res, 113(2), 118-119. (Read full article)
    2. Linkermann A, Konstantinidis K, Kitsis RN (2015). Catch me if you can: targeting the mitochondrial permeability transition pore in myocardial infarction. Cell Death Differ, 23(1), 1-2. (Read full article)
    3. Whelan RS, Konstantinidis K, Xiao RP, Kitsis RN (2013). Cardiomyocyte life-death decisions in response to chronic β-adrenergic signaling. Circ Res, 112(3), 408-10. (Read full article)
    4. Konstantinidis K, Lederer WJ, Rizzuto R, Kitsis RN (2012). Mitofusin 2 joins the sarcoplasmic reticulum and mitochondria at the hip to sustain cardiac energetics. Circ Res, 111(7), 821-3. (Read full article)
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