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Orthopedic Surgeon

Chief of the 8th, MIS Hip & Knee Arthroplasty, Orthopedic Department, Metropolitan General Hospital


 Academics and Education

  • Graduate of Athens Medical School, 1997
  • Qualification in Orthopedics, 2007
  • PhD in Orthopedics, Athens University 2012


PhD Thesis

«Immunotherapy with unsaturated fatty acids in an experimental model of multiple trauma», Medical School of Athens                         


Board Member

  • Member of the Hellenic Association of Orthopaedics and Trauma since 2008
  • Elected member of the Association of Orthopaedics and Trauma Council for 2015
  • Member of the European Hip Society since 2011


REVIEWER for peer – reviewed International Journals

Reviewer for the EFORT official journal “European Orthopaedics and Traumatology” (EOTR) in the area of Major Lower Limb Joint Reconstruction


 Professional experience 

  • Consultant, Levadia General Hospital, 2007 – 2008
  • Consultant, ΚΑΤ Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Clinic, 2008 – 2009
  • Consultant, D’ Department of Orthopedics ΚΑΤ Hospital, Athens 2009 – 2012
  • Consultant, “Mitera” – Hygeia Group, 2nd Department for Adult Orthopedic Trauma and Reconstruction Surgery, Athens, 2012 – 2018


Education experience

  • Clinical Training in AMIS Hip Surgery as a Fellow of the European Federation of Orthopaedics and Trauma (6 months EFORT fellowship) in 2013
  • Training In AMIS Hip Surgery and Customized Knee Surgery, Sky Ridge Medical Center, Colorado US (6 weeks scrub – in fellowship)
  • Training in the ASI technique for anterior minimal Hip Surgery, Delft Center of excellence Netherlands 2015
  • 3 months training in microsurgery techniques, Athens University Microsurgery Laboratory 2005
  • ATLS qualification by the American College of Surgeons – Committee on Trauma
  • Seminars: 16 international, 24 national
  • Instructor in hands on Seminars: 3 National, 2 International


Clinical and Research interest

 Clinical interest:

    • Total Hip Arthroplasty, AMIS technique (Medacta official user)
    • MIS customized Knee Arthroplasty
    • Knee sport injuries
    • Minimal invasive Trauma Surgery
  • Research interest:
    • Molecular aspects of experimental multiple trauma (PhD thesis)
    • Primary investigator for 2 years (2010 – 2011) in 2 major International, phase 2, multi – centre studies in Orthopaedic Trauma (Hip and Tibia fracture healing) (STARTT by Amgen)
    • Prospective clinical studies in the area of Total Hip And Knee Primary and Revision Arthroplasty



  • Invited speaker (lectures): 20 national, 4 international
  • Invited speaker and instructor (lectures and live surgery events) by the 3 weeks Chun Li Academic Event 2013 Beijing China


Recent peer – reviewed publications 

  1. 8-10 years clinical and radiographic results of a porous tantalum monoblock acetabular component. J Arthroplasty. 2009 Aug;24(5):705-9
  2. TMT cups in treating patients with high congenital hip dislocation. A prospective study. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2010 May;92(5):624-8
  3. Eicosapentanoic acid prolongs survival and attenuates inflammatory response in an experimental model of multiple trauma. Prostaglandins leukot essent fatty acids, 2010 Aug;83(2):69-74.
  4. The long-term results of a two-stage protocol for revision of an infected total knee replacement, J Bone Joint Surg (Br) 2011;93-B:1487–92.
  5. ARC2F acetabular component: sudden onset of rapid and massive PE insert wear in long term observation. J Bone Joint Surg Br 2011 vol. 93-B no. SUPP II 128
  6. Early increase of serum Angiopoietin-2 are associated with early progression to death in an experimental injury model, Cytokine 2011 Dec;56(3):817-22
  7. Applications of gene therapy in the treatment of osteoarthritis. A review. Journal of Orthopaedics 2012 9(1)e12
  8. Which patients are at risk for kidney dysfunction after hip fracture surgery? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013 Dec;471(12):3795-802
  9. THA following deformities due to congenital dislocation of the hip joint. Hip Int. 2014 Oct 2;24 Suppl 10:S29-32
  10. Combined use of Ilizarov external fixation and Papineau technique for septic pseudoarthrosis of the distal tibia in a patient with diabetes mellitus., Diabet Foot Ankle. 2014 Feb 12;