Training

Fellowship in Adult Cardiac Surgery, Toronto, Canada

1 Jan. – 31 Dec. 2006: Fellow in Adult Cardiovascular & Aortic Surgery

Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth St, M5G 2C4, Canada
Professors: T. David, C. Feindel & H. Scully

 

SpR Posts in Cardiothoracic Surgery, UK

East London Rotation, LDN/029/026/N

2003 – 2007: Royal Brompton Hospital, London

Adult Cardiac Surgery
Consultants: Prof. J. Pepper, Mr A. De Souza, Mr N. Moat
Paediatric & Grown-up Congenital Cardiac Surgery
Consultants: Mr H. Uemura, Mr D. Shore, Mr B. Sethia
Adult & Paediatric Thoracic Surgery
Consultants: Mr P. Goldstraw, Mr G. Ladas, Mr M. Dusmet

2003 – 2008: London Chest Hospital, London

Adult Cardiac Surgery
Consultants: Mr P. Magee, Mr K. Wong, Mr I. Weir

2002: St. Bartholomew’s, London

Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery
Consultants: Mr A. Wood (6 months) & Mr A. Shipolini (6 months)

2000 – 2001: St. Mary’s Hospital, London

Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery
Consultants: Mr B. Glenville, Mr R. Stanbridge (6 months)
Consultants: Mr C. Lincoln – Mr R. Casula (6 months)

 

Senior-SHO/RSO in Cardiothoracic Surgery, UK (1998 – 2000)

London Chest Hospital, London
Consultants: Mr P. Magee, Mr. I. Weir, and Mr. R. Uppal.
St. Thomas’ Hospital, London
Consultants: Mr. C. Young, Mr. G. Venn.
Guys & St. Thomas’ Hospitals, London
Consultants: Mr. F. Shabbo, Mr. O. Lau

 

Basic Surgical Training, UK (1996 – 1998)

Senior House Officer in Cardiothoracic Surgery / ITU, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, (1998).
Senior House Officer in ITU, Royal Infirmary & City General Hospital, Stoke, (1997 – 1998).
Senior House Officer in A & E, Queen’s Hospital, Burton upon Trent, (1997).
Senior House Officer in Orthopaedics, Queen’s Hospital, Burton upon Trent. (1997).
Senior House Officer in General Surgery, Queen’s Hospital, Burton-on-Trent. (1996 -1997).

Compulsory military service, Greece

1994 – 1996: Surgeon – Ensign of Hellenic Naval Forces: Two years of compulsory military service.

* Resident in Thoracic & Vascular Surgery, Athens Naval and Veterans Hospital, Athens (8 months)

* Resident in General Surgery & A&E, Salamis Naval Hospital, Salamina (6 months)

* Ship Surgeon, Warship (Corvette) K/F AGON (7 months)

 

Courses & Seminars

  1. Human Factors Course; UK (26 April 2016)
  2. iRF Bipolar Ablation Course; Germany (24-25 Nov 2015)
  3. Aortic Valve Repair: Leaflet Management in Sparing Surgery; Belgium (20-21 June 2014, 19-21 June 2015)
  4. Hybrid AF Ablation – Crossing Boarders 5th edition; Holland (15-16 May 2014)
  5. Future of Valve Surgery; Canada (28 April 2014)
  6. TAVI certification; Switzerland (18-19 March 2014)
  7. 7th Course in Surgery of the Thoracic Aorta; Italy (11-12 Nov 2013)
  8. Hellenic Cardiology Society – Working Groups; Hellas (Feb. 2011, Feb. 2012, Feb 2013)
  9. 3d Seminar for Thrombosis & Haemostasis, Hellas (7-8 Feb. 2013)
  10. Advances in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention 2011; London, UK (8 Dec. 2011)
  11. Master of Valve Therapy course; Bad Neustadt, Germany (17-19 Oct. 2011)
  12. Challenges & Strategies in the Management of Anticoagulants and Antiplatelet Therapy in Cardiac Surgery; AATS, Toronto, Canada (2 May 2010)
  13. Training & Assessment in Practice (TAIP) course; RCS-London, UK (2-3 Feb. 2009)
  14. Surgical Ventricular Restoration Procedure; Milano, Italy (4-5 June 2008)
  15. Aortic Stenosis Management Strategy; Paris , France (29 May 2008)
  16. Transoesophageal Echocardiography Course; London, UK (20-24 April 2008)
  17. Professional Development Course; Birmingham, UK (8-9 Nov. 2007)
  18. Mitral Valve Repair Workshop; Venice, Italy (23-24 Oct. 2007)
  19. Training the Trainers Course; RCS-London, UK (3-4 Oct. 2007)
  20. Techniques & Outcomes for Atrial Fibrillation; Barcelona, Spain (2-4 Sep. 2007)
  21. Aortic Surgery Master Class; London, U.K. (24-25 May 2007)
  22. Problems solving in cardiac surgery; Los Angeles, USA (2-4 Nov. 2006)
  23. The Valve Technology Symposium; George’s Hospital, UK (21-22 Jan. 2005)
  24. Management Course; RBH-London, UK (5-7 Dec. 2005)                                          
  25. Effective Communication Skills Course; London, UK (6-8 Sep. 2005)
  26. Clinico-Morphological Correlations; of Child Health, UK (29-30 Nov. 2004)
  27. Birmingham review course in CTh surgery; Birmingham, UK (23-26 Sept 2004)
  28. ESCTS: Thoracic Level Three Course; Bergamo, Italy (24-29 May 2004)     
  29. Practical Statistics for Medical Research;     UC-London, UK (30 Mar.-2 April 2004)
  30. Aortic & Mitral Reconstructive Surgery; Brussels, Belgium (23-24 May 2003)      
  31. Mitral Valve Replacem. & Repair Wet-lab/Workshop; Oxford, UK (30 May 2003)
  32. Mitral Valve Workshop; German Heart Centre – Munich, Germany (8 Nov. 2002)
  33. Decision Making in Clinical ECHO; Bart’s Hospital, U.K. (5 Nov. 2002)
  34. Seminar in Cell Salvage; Royal College of Pathology, U.K. (10 June 2002)
  35. HST Introductory Course-Thoracic Surgery; RCS-London, UK (11-13 June 2002)
  36. Cardiac Surgery 2002; Heart-Lung Institute-London, UK (27-28 May 2002)
  37. Management Course for Senior-SpR; LCH-London, UK, (4-6 March 2002)
  38. 3d Course of Aortic Root Surgery; Nijmegen, Netherlands (7-8 June 2001)      
  39. HST Skills Course in CTh Surgery; RCSLondon, UK, (5-6 June 2001)          
  40. Applied Basic Science for CTh Trainees; RCS-London, UK (15-17 Feb. 2000)          
  41. Royal Society of Medicine – Cardiothoracics; London, U.K. (1998 – 2003)
  42. Care of Critically Ill Surgical Patients Course; RCS-London, UK (8-10 Dec. 1997)
  43. Advanced Trauma Life Support Course(ATLS); RCS-London, UK (2-4 July 1997)
  44. Advanced Life Support Course (ALS); UK (1997, 2001, 2014)

I have also participated in 6 more medical seminars unrelated to cardiothoracic specialty.

 

Meetings & Conferences

  1. AATS Annual Meetings; Canada (2014,2010), USA (2007, 2006, 2016, 2017)
  2. EACTS Annual Meetings; Vienna (2017), Barcelona (2016), Amsterdam (2015), Milano (2014), Lisbon (2008), Monaco (2002)
  3. Society for Cardiothoracic Surgeons of GB & I Annual Meetings; U.K. (1999 to 2008, 2016)
  4. Aortic Symposium; USA (2006, 2016)
  5. Heart Valve Summit; USA (2010, 2013)
  6. PCR London Valves; Germany (2015)
  7. Advanced Learning on Platelets & Thrombosis International Course; Hellas (2010, ‘12, ‘13)
  8. 1st Pan-Hellenic Meeting in Thrombosis & Haemostasis; Hellas (2013)
  9. American Heart Association – AHA Stroke 2007; USA (2007)
  10. World Congress World Society of CTh Surgeons; Canada (2006)
  11. Valvular Heart Disease; USA (2007)
  12. Advances in Thoracic Surgery Meeting; UK (2009)
  13. Symposium on Adult Congenital Heart Disease; UK (2004, 2012)
  14. Pan-Hellenic Meeting of Cardiac-Thoracic-Vascular Surgery; Hellas (2012)
  15. Pan-Hellenic Meeting of Cardiology; Hellas (2012)
  16. Hellenic meeting of Thoracic Diseases; Hellas (14-17 March 1996)AATS Annual Meetings; Canada (2014,2010), USA (2007, 2006)
  17. 11th Northern Greece Cardiology Meeting; Thessaloniki, Hellas (24-26 May 2012)

I have also participated in 13 more medical meetings unrelated to cardiothoracic specialty.

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