3rd Clinic of Internal Medicine


  • Director, 3rd Internal Medicine Department, Henry Dunant Hospital Center
  • Consultant, Eginition University Hospital (2001 to date): In charge of the diagnosis and treatment of internal medicine-related diseases at the Neurology and Psychiatrics Departments, University of Athens
  • Director, Internal Medicine Department, Evgenidion Hospital
  • Staff Physician, Hematology Department, Athens Medical Center (1998-1999)
  • Staff Physician at the ER: Infectious diseases and AIDS division, hematology, rheumatology of the Department of Pathophysiology, University of Athens (1994-1997)


  • PhD Thesis: Epidemiological, clinical and immunological characteristics of the HIV infection in Greek patients. Department of Patholophysiology, Medical School, University of Athens (2003)
  • Internal Medicine certification, District of Piraeus (1998)
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Department of Pathophysiology, Laiko Hospital, University of Athens (1994-1997)
  • Internal Medicine Residency, 1st Internal Medicine Department at the Naval Hospital of Athens (1992-1994)
  • Medical School, University of Athens (1990)


  • Ειδίκευση στην Παθολογία, Α΄ Παθολογική Κλινική Ναυτικού Νοσοκομείου Αθηνών (1992-1994)
  • Ειδίκευση στην Παθολογία, Κλινική Παθολογικής Φυσιολογίας Πανεπιστημίου Αθηνών, Γ.Ν.Α. Λαϊκό (1994-1997)
  • Τίτλος Ειδικότητας Παθολογίας, Νομαρχία Πειραιώς (1998)
  • Διδακτορική Διατριβή: Επιδημιολογικά, κλινικά και ανοσολογικά χαρακτηριστικά της HIV λοίμωξης στους Έλληνες ασθενείς. Κλινική και Εργαστήριο Παθολογικής Φυσιολογίας, Ιατρική Σχολή Πανεπιστημίου Αθηνών (2003)

Recognitions & Awards

  • Commendation from the AIDS Research Group of Greece, at the 8th all-greek AIDS convention, for the paper “Survival of AIDS patients in an academic department during the years 1986-1996” (Α. Dimitrakopoulos, V. Kalapothaki, Ο. Kosmopoulou, Th. Foukaneli, S. Paikou, Κ. Aroni, Ch. Papalamprou, S. Tsourakaki, Ε. Choremi, Ε. Kavoukli, Ν. Vougiouka, Th. Kordosi)
  • Award from the National University of Athens for the 3rd best paper of all University Schools for the year 1998-1999 for the paper Mixed cryoglobulinemia in HIV-1 infection: The role of HIV-1 (Α. Dimitrakopoulos, Th. Kordosis, Α. Chatzaki, Ch. Moutsopoulos)

Member of:

  • Athens Medical Association
  • Greek Internal Medicine Association
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • New York Academy of Sciences


More than 40 papers published on scientific journals with a total impact factor of 143,45, more than 1200 citations, h-index 17. Co-author in many university books for medical students.Most important publications:

  • Dimitrakopoulos AN, Kordossis T, Hatzakis A, Moutsopoulos HM. Mixed cryoglobulinemia in HIV-1 infection: The role of HIV-1. Annals of Internal Medicine, 1999;130:226-230.
  • Dimitrakopoulos A, Takou A, Haida A, Molangeli S, Gialeraki A, Kordossis T. The prevalence of hepatitis B and C in HIV-1- positive Greek patients: relationship to survival of deceased AIDS patients. Journal of Infection 2000;40(2):127-31.
  • Dimitrakopoulos A, Kosmopoulou O, Foukaneli T, Papalambrou C, Kalapothaki V, Kordossis T. Survival of AIDS patients in an academic unit in Athens-Greece. AIDS, 1997;(11):828-829.
  • Kosmas C, Tsavaris N, Koutras A, Makatsoris T, Mylonakis N, Tzelepis G, Dimitrakopoulos A, et all. A phase II study of the docetaxel-ifosfamide-carboplatin combination in advanced non-small-cell lung cancer. Oncology 2005;69(4):333-41.
  • Rentzos M, Nikolaou C, Rombos A, Evangelopoulos ME, Kararizou E, Koutsis G, Zoga M, Dimitrakopoulos A. Effect of treatment with methylprednisolone on the serum levels of IL-12, IL-10 and CCL2 chemokine in patients with multiple sclerosis in relapse. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2008; 110 (10): 992-6.
  • Rentzos M, Rombos A, Nikolaou C, Zoga M, Zouvelou V, Dimitrakopoulos A et all. Interleukin-15 and interleukin-12 are elevated in serum and cerebrospinal fluid of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Eur Neurol. 2010;63(5):285-90.

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