Professor of Vascular Surgery, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Director, Academic Vascular Unit, Attikon University Hospital, Athens
Visiting Professor of Vascular Surgery, Imperial College, London
Past president of the Section of Vascular Medicine in the Royal Society of Medicine, London
Vice President, the Geroulakos Foundation of Scholarships in Undergraduate Medicine, Sparta, Greece

Past Appointments

Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Ealing Hospital, Charing Cross Hospital and St Mary’s Hospital, London
Lecturer in Surgery, St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London,UK
Instructor in Surgery and vascular fellow, The Ohio State University Hospital, USA


MD, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Ed), DIC, PhD


Member of the European Society for Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Member of the International Union of Angiology (Advisor to the president)
Member of the Zollinger Surgical Society (USA)
Member of the Hellenic Medical Society of GB (President 1999-2000)
Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine(President of the Vascular Section (since 2005)
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Surgical Interests:

The management of the disease of the arteries and veins

Research Interests:

The vulnerable carotid plaque
Venous haemodynamics
Intermittent pneumatic compression technology for the management of vascular disease
The management of venous leg ulcers and varicose veins and iliac vein obstruction
Gene therapy for peripheral vascular disease
Thoracic outlet syndrome
Drug eluting balloons for the below knee tibial angioplasty

Publications: 253  publications on vascular topics, including venous disorders (Scopus)
h factor: 51
Books: Contributor of 22 chapters in medical books. Principal Editor of 3 books


Examiner of the University of London
Member of the Court of Examiners, the Royal College of Surgeons of England (2001-2003)


Lecturer and organiser of international conferences in vascular surgery
Teaching undergraduate medical students and postgraduate trainees in surgery - 2024