Ophthalmologist
Director

2nd Department of Ophthalmology

5th Floor –Building A

Telephone:(+30)210-6972408

Email: s.alimisi@dunant.gr

Experience

  • Director of the 2nd Ophthalmological Department Henry Dunant Hospital Center 2018-current
  • Deputy Director of the 2nd Ophthalmological Department Henry Dunant Hospital Center 2009-2016
  • Consultant of the Cornea Transplant Unit Henry Dunant Hospital Center 2005-2016
  • Senior Registrar of the 2nd Ophthalmological Department Henry Dunant Hospital Center 2002-2009
  • Consultant of the Cornea Transplant Unit “G. Gennimatas” Hospital 1993-2001
  • Deputy Director of the State Ophthalmological Clinic “G. Gennimatas” Hospital 1988-2001
  • Senior Registrar of the State Ophthalmological Clinic “G. Gennimatas” Hospital 1978-1988

Speciality

  • PhD at the Medical University of Athens 1987
  • Ophthalmological Specialty at the State Ophthalmological Centre of Athens, “G. Gennimatas” Hospital 1974-1978
  • Degree at the Medical School of the University of Athens 1973
Subspecialties
  • Cornea Surgery, Pathology, Traumatology, Cornea transplant
  • Cataract and Glaucoma Surgery and Pathology
  • Treatment of the refractive anomalies (myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism) with Excimer Laser.
  • Eye Banking

1975-2018: I attended and actively participated in 132 International and Greek Conferences

Retraining

  • Treatment of the refractive anomalies with Excimer Laser at the LCU Eye Center, LCU University New Orleans (1991-1992)
  • Eye Banking at the Eye- Bank for Sight Restoration, INC, New York. (1986-1987)
  • Cornea Transplant, cornea surgery, traumatology and pathology at the New York Hospital of Cornel University New York (1986-1987)
  • Cataract and Glaucoma surgery at the Manhattan Eye, Ear, Throat Hospital New York (1977-1978, 1986-1987)

Recognitions & Awards

  • Establisher of the Cornea Transplant Unit at Henry Dunant Hospital Center in 2005. During 2005-2016 more than 310 corneal transplants took place in this Unit.
  • Establisher of the first Corneal Transplant Unit in Greece at the State Ophthalmological Centre in Athens in 1993. During 1993-2001, more than 750 corneal transplants took place in this Unit.
  • Guest at the Republic of Cyprus and I volunteered to operate on more than 60 corneal transplants at the State Hospital of Larnaka in 1999, 2001 and 2004.
A member of:
  • Greek Ophthalmological Society
  • Greek Transplant Society
  • Greek Cornea Society
  • Greek Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Greek Glaucoma Society
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • Eucornea
  • European Eye Bank Association

Publications

  • 40 international publications
  • 164 Greek publications

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