Curriculum Vitae (CV)


Medical qualifications

  • Doctor of Medicine – Aristotelian   University of Thessaloniki, 1978
  • Master of Surgery   – Kapodistriako University of Athens, 1985    (training)

Postgraduate studies

  • 01.1986 – 02.1987 University of Manchester, Department of Surgery, Prof. Dr. Miles Irving
  • 05.1990   PhD   Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki
  • 1992– 08 1992 University of Ulm, Department of Surgery, Prof. Dr. Hans G. Beger
  • 1995 –09.1995 University of Bern Department for Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Prof. Dr. M. Bϋchler

Present appointment

  • Head of Surgical Department- General Hospital of Thessaloniki « Agios Dimitrios»
  • Visiting Professor and lecturer in Surgery – University of Yale, School of Medicine.

Clinical And Research Interests

  • HPB (Hepato-pancreatic-biliary) surgery
  • Participating in ESPAC-1, ESPAC-2, ESPAC-3 (European Study of Pancreatic Cancer)
  • Clinical trials-protocols associated with pancreatic surgery
  • Member of the European Union Hernia Trialists Collaboration

Teaching experience

Participating in 14 courses teaching medical students, residents and surgeons.


  • European Society of Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition
  • Greek Society of Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition
  • Surgical Society of Northern Greece
  • European Association for Endoscopic Surgery and other interventional techniques
  • Greek Society of Endocrine Surgery
  • European Study Group of Pancreatic Cancer ESPAC
  • European Quality of Life in Panceatic Cancer (EQOLIPA), Study Group
  • EU Hernia Trialists Collaboration
  • Greek Society of Hernia
  • Greek Society of Digestive Surgery

Invited talks

102 from which 9 International and 93 National


Writer of 1 book, 9 book chapters, 67 scientific publications and 106 presentations

Organizational experience

  • 61 conferences-   chairman, co-chairman
  • 65 conferences-   organizing committee

Conference attended

163 conferences from which 118 National and 45 International

Clinical research activity

Participating in ESPAC-1, ESPAC-2, ESPAC-3, Clinical trials-protocols  associated with pancreatic surgery


  • Member of the Greek Humanitarian Team undertaken a Surgical Campaign inGhana, Takoradi Hospital
  • Μember of the Greek Humanitarian team Mission “ANTHROPOS” undertaking a Surgical Campaign in Ayder Hospital, Mekelle University