Stamatios Lerakis is a Professor of Medicine and Radiology and Imaging Sciences in the Division of Cardiology at Emory University. He is Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Engineering in Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University. He received his M.D. degree from the Medical School of Athens (Greece) in 1988. He continued on doing clinical research in Nuclear Cardiology in Mount Sinai Medical Centre in New York City. Subsequently, he did his Internal Medicine training in the Presbyterian Medical Centre of Philadelphia from 1991 to 1994 and completed his Fellowship in Critical Care in Brown University from 1994 to 1995. He went on to complete his Cardiology Fellowship at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas from 1995 to 1998 and then did one year of Echocardiography Fellowship at Emory University from 1998 to 1999.
Stamatios Lerakis is especially interested in the correlation of different non-invasive modalities in the diagnosis of coronary artery disease. He is extremely interested in the use of echocardiography for guiding interventional procedures, device deployment and transcatheter valvular therapies of structural and valvular heart disease.