- Doctor of Medicine, PhD, Faculty of Medicine of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA) (1988)
- European Accreditation on Transesophageal Echocardiography (2007-2012) and Re-accreditation (2013 – 2018)
Education – Experience
- Medical Degree, Faculty of Medicine of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (1980).
- Rural service – Internal Medical Department Assistant, Kyparissia General Hospital- Education and Specialty in Pathology specialty (1980-1981).
- Specialty Anaesthesiology, Aeration University Hospital (1981-1986).
- Attending Doctor B Anaesthesiology Department General Hospital “Agia Sophia” (3 / 986-8 / 1986).
- Attending Doctor B Anesthesiology Department, Athens General Hospital “Hippocrates” (1886-1994).
- Further training, Barnes Hospital, Washington St. Louis University, USA (5/1989 – 8/1989)
- Further training Barnes Hospital, Washington St. Louis University, USA (7/1994 – 8/1994)
- Attending Doctor A, Anesthesiology Division, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center (1994-1996)
- Deputy Chief Officer of Anesthesiology Division, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center (1996-2014)
- OCSC Chief Anesthesiology Officer, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre (2014 to present)
Membership in Medical Associations – Societies
- Medical Association of Athens
- Hellenic Society of Anesthesiology
- Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Medicine of Northern Greece.
- European Society of Regional Anesthesia. E.S.R.A
- Member of the European Society of Anesthesiology E.S.A.
- Member of the Greek Society of Pain
- European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI)
- European Association of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologists (EACTA)
- Union of Scientific Personnel OCSC
- Grader of candidates for certification in transesophageal echocardiography designated by The Lab accreditation committee of the European Association of Echocardiography (EAE).
- Member of the Representative Council of the European Association of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologists (EACTA)
- Member of EACTA ECHO Committee
Areas of Interest
- Heart-lung transplants
- Mechanical heart support
- Treating acute postoperative pain
- Transesophageal echocardiography
- Treating pulmonary hypertension
- Intraoperative coagulation – hemostasis
- Hybrid cardiac surgery