Studies

Education

1979: Graduation from the Private Lyceum of the “Hellenic Institute” “I. M.

Panayiotopoulou-D. B. Eleftheriadou”, with honors [Grade “Excellent 18 &

8/13”].

1979: Success after entrance exams at the Aristotelian University of

Thessaloniki School of Dental Medicine.

1979-1985: Attendance at the Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki School of

Dental Medicine.

1985: Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree of the Aristotelian University of

Thessaloniki [Grade “Very Good 8 & 6/26”].

1985-1987: Military Service (Medical Corps of the Hellenic Army)- 2nd

Lieutenant on Reserve.

12/1985-2/1986: Attendance at the Military School of Applied Medicine of the

Hellenic Army Medical Corps-Designation as a Cadet 2nd Lieutenant (MC) on

Reserve.

1989-1995: Clinical Instructor, Division of Oral Surgery and Anesthesiology,

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dental Medicine,

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Participation in all activities of

the Department (exercise of the students at the Laboratories and the Clinic,

participation in surgeries and seminars).

1990-1991: Postgraduate Studies Program of the National and Kapodistrian

University of Athens School of Dental Medicine. Selection after successful

examinations from the Committee of Postgraduate Studies of the National and

Kapodistrian University of Athens School of Dental Medicine, chaired by

Professor Dr. Ap. Apostolopoulos, as a PhD candidate.

1991-1995: PhD thesis in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, which was held in the

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dental Medicine,

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

1995: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Dental Medicine, National and

Kapodistrian University of Athens [Grade “Excellent”].

1996: Selection as a Resident in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, after passing the

1996 Residents Selection Competition in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

1997-1998: Resident in General Surgery (1st Department of Surgery, “Agia Olga”

General District Hospital of Nea Ionia, Attica), with the No DY13g/33848/30-10-

97 decision of the Ministry of Health and Welfare.

1999-2002: Resident in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (National and

Kapodistrian University of Athens Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery,

“Evangelismos” General District Hospital of Athens), with the No A9g/39276/30-

11-99 decision of the Ministry of Health and Welfare.

2000: Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Course of the American College of

Surgeons, Committee on Trauma, ATLS Certificate (2000-2004).

2000-2001: Cadaver educational program of anatomic dissection, elevation, and

harvesting of various free flaps for the reconstruction of challenging oral and

maxillofacial, head and neck defects, organized and sponsored by the

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, "Evangelismos" General

District Hospital of Athens, and held at the Department of Forensic Medicine and

Toxicology, School of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

2002: Exercise for 15 weeks (21/1/2002-1/4/2002) in microsurgery of vessels

(arteries and veins) and nerves on animals (wistar rats), organized and

sponsored by the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,

"Evangelismos" General District Hospital of Athens, and held at the Thorax

Foundation Department of Experimental Surgery, "Evangelismos" General

Hospital of Athens.

2003: Board certification of the Dental Specialty of Oral and Maxillofacial

Surgery, with the No 8606/4-6-2003 Decision of the Prefect of Athens Mr.

Ioannis Sgouros.

2003: Training programme on “ Head and Neck Reconstructive and Oncologic

Surgery ” at the S.O.R.G. free flap course, organized by the Strasbourg

Osteosynthesis Research Group, Groningen University Hospital, Groningen,

Netherlands, 22-25 October 2003.

2005: Liverpool Practical Microvascular Course 2005, organized by the Regional

Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool and the University Of

Liverpool, approved by the British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons,

the Royal College of Surgeons of England, and the European Association for

Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery, [37 CME Points], Liverpool, U.K., 14th-18th March

2005.

2006: Craniomaxillofacial S.O.R.G. Course on Basic and Advanced Trauma,

Oncology & Reconstructive Surgery, Distraction, Preprosthetic Surgery &

Implantology, Maxillofacial Deformities & Orthognathic Surgery, organized by the

Strasbourg Osteosynthesis Research Group, [33 CME Points], Belek/Antalya,

Turkey, 14th-19th May 2006.

2007: S.O.R.G. 1st Alpine Symposium on Craniomaxillofacial and Oral Surgery-

Midfacial and Frontobasal Traumatology – Hands on course with cadaver

dissections and preparations- organized by the Strasbourg Osteosynthesis

Research Group, the Department of Craniomaxillofacial Surgery and the

Department of Anatomy, Medical University Innsbruck, at the University Hospital

Innsbruck and the Department of Anatomy, [18 CME Points], Innsbruck, Austria,

20-22 September 2007.

2008: S.O.R.G. Symposium on Surgical Treatment of Functional

Temporomandibular Joint Disorders-Open versus Arthroscopic Surgery-Lectures

and hands-on Human Cadaver Dissection Course- organized by the Strasbourg

Osteosynthesis Research Group Academy, the University Hospital Clinic of

Cranio-Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery and the Institute of Anatomy, Medical

University of Vienna, at the Gesellschaft der Aerzte in Wien-Billrothhaus and the

Institute of Anatomy, [18 CME points], Vienna, Austria, October 15th-18th, 2008.

2008: Guy’s Hospital Limited Attendance Workshop on “Modern Management of

Salivary Tumours & Stones” held in the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial

Surgery, Salivary Gland Service, GKT Dental Institute, Guy’s Hospital, [12 CMEs

Credits], London, United Kingdom, 4 & 5 November, 2008.

2009: Board certification of the Dental Specialty of Oral and Maxillofacial

Surgery, with the No 9735/6-5-2009 Decision of the Prefect of Athens Mr.

Ioannis Sgouros, the No 8606/4-6-2003 Decision to grant the Dental Specialty

Board Certificate having been revoked, due to the renaming of the Specialty.

2009: The Niamtu Cosmetic Facial Surgery Center, A 30 hour preceptorship in

Cosmetic Facial Surgery covering Face Lift, Cosmetic Blepharoplasty, Brow Lift,

Facial Liposuction, Facial Implants, Botox, Injectable Fillers, CO2 Laser

Resurfacing, Chemical Peels, Radiowave Surgery and Skin Care, including also

The Niamtu Cosmetic Course, Comprehensive Cosmetic Surgery, The Joseph

Niamtu III Cosmetic Facial Surgery Center, Richmond, Virginia, U.S.A., September

14th-19th , 2009.

2011: Successful entrance after Qualifying Examinations of the Academic Year

2010-2011 at the School of Medicine of the National and Kapodistrian University

of Athens (1st place in the Examinations). Classification as a graduate of Dental

Medicine in the 5th semester of the National and Kapodistrian University of

Athens School of Medicine (Decision of the Board of Directors, National and

Kapodistrian University of Athens School of Medicine, 20-1-2011).

2006-2011: PhD thesis in History and Philosophy of Medicine, which was held in

the Department of History and Philosophy of Medicine, School of Medicine,

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

2011: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Medicine, National and Kapodistrian

University of Athens [Grade “Excellent”].

2011-2015: Attendance at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

School of Medicine.

2015: Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree of the National and Kapodistrian

University of Athens [Grade “Excellent 8,89”].

2016: “Practical Seminar of Head and Neck Surgery” on fresh frozen cadaver specimens, organized at the Experimental Laboratory of Neurosurgical Anatomy of “Evangelismos” General Hospital of Athens, by the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, “Evangelismos” General Hospital of Athens, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens School of Dental Medicine, under the auspices of the Hellenic Association for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and approved by the Panhellenic Medical Association [16 CME-CPD Credits], Athens, Greece, June 2-4, 2016.

26/9/2016-27/12/2016: Completion of a program as a Visiting Scholar in the University of Michigan Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, attending Grand Rounds, Clinics, Operating Rooms, and Departmental Meetings.