Born in Komotini – Greece in 1962. Graduated from Medical School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki – Greece.Trained in Ophthalmology in AHEPA University Hospital, Thessaloniki – Greece. One year funded Fellowship in Uvitis and Inflammatory diseases with Mr. William Ayliffe in Croydon University Hospital, London, UK 1997-1998.
One year Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery with Mr. Chris Canning and Mr. Andy Luff inSouthampton University Hospital, Southampton, UK, 1998 – 1999.
One year funded Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery with Mr. Bob Cooling and Mr. Zdenek Gregor in Moorfields Eye Hospital, London UK, 1999 – 2000.
A fellowship supported by IACOCCA Foundation and Harvard Medical School gave me the opportunity to work with Dr. Donald D’ Amico in Mass Eye and Ear Infirmary Boston USA, on research projects such as Optic Disc Surgery for CRVO, and ablation of the ILM with Erbium YAG laser using biological dyes, 2000 – 2001.
Since July 2001 I run a retinal practice in Athens focused mainly on surgical retinal problems. Medical retinal diseases such as diabetic retinopathies, AMD and uveitis are in my main interest as well.
Clinical research focused on the improvement of the surgical technique of vitrectomy is in our main interest.