Orthopedic
Director

Department of Upper Extremity – Hand Surgery and Microsurgery

7th Floor

Telephone: (+30)210-6979110

Email: d.efstathopoulos@dunant.gr

Experience

  • Director of Upper Limb and Microsurgery,Henry Dunant Hospital 2017-to date
  • Associate Surgeon 1st Orthopedic Clinic,Henry Dunant 2016-2017
  • Director in Hand Surgery and Microsurgery KAT hospital 2009-2015
  • Associate Director Hand Surgery and Microsurgery Clinic,KAT Hospital 1998-2009
  • Specialist Grade A,Hand Surgery and Microsurgery Clinic,KAT Hospital 1990-1998
  • Specialist Grade B,Hand Surgery and Microsurgery Clinic,KAT Hospital 1986-1989

Speciality

  • Associate Surgeon at the 2nd Orthopaedic Clinic/KAT Hospital(1986-1986)
  • Specialty in Trauma and Orthopaedics at KAT Hospital/University Orthopaedic Clinic (1979-1982)
  • Rural Service at Pyrgos General Hospital (1978-1979)
  • Medical Degree -Athens Medical School (1970-1975)

Retraining

  • Phd thesis with subject:Instability of the spinal unit after selective ligamentous transection
  • Training in Upper Limb and Microsurgery in the following centres:   
  1. Derbyshire Royal Infirmary,Dpt of Hand Surgery UK,Prof.Burke
  2. Western Infirmary Glasgow University,Hand and Peripheral Nerve Surgery Unit,Prof.Semple
  3. SOS Centre Main Strasburg,France,Prof.Foucher
  4. Clinique Longeraire for Reconstructive Hand Surgery,Switzerland,Prof.Narakas

Recognitions & Awards

  • Founding member of Greek Reconstructive Microsurgery Society
  • Founding member of Greek Hand Surgery Society
  • Founding member of Spinal Column Unit
  • Member of the International Microsurgery Society
  • Member of the Greek Orthopaedic Surgery College
  • Member of the European Federation of Societies for Microsurgery
  • Member of the European Federation for Surgery of the Hand
  • President of the Greek Reconstructive Microsurgery Society 1999
  • President of the Greek Hand Surgery Society 2006
  • Participations in national and international scientific fora (n=114)
  • Scientific Papers (n=121)
  • Author of the scientific work/book:Thoracic Outlet Syndrome,July 2015

Publications

  • Clinico-radiological manifestation of posterior tear of annulus fibrosus of the intervertebral disc. G. Sapkas, I. Keleki, J.P. O’ Brien, D. Efstathopoulos. “Hellenic Radiology”, 1984, 15(1):79-82.
  • The contribution of the MMPI test in studying patients with low back pain and/or sciatica. G. Sapkas, I. Voyatzaki, D. Efstathopoulos, H. Velikas. “Hellenic Surgical Orthopaedics and Trauma”, 1983, 34(4):253-261.
  • The neurotic triad scales of the MMPI test and their relation to the back ground of pain in low back pain patients. G. Sapkas, I. Voyatzaki, D. Efstathopoulos “Spine”.
  • Arthrograms of the posterior intervertebral joints in combination with corticosteroid and local anaesthetic injections. G. Sapkas, D. Efstathopoulos , P. Kasimatis, I. Xenos, S. Pantou. “Hellenic Radiology”, 1984, 15(2): 125 - 132.
  • Thumb amputation (Immediate and delayed management). “Hellenic Surgical Orthopaedics and Trauma”, 1985, (2)
  • Repair of peripheral nerves laceration by use of microsurgical technique. N. Daoutis, N. Gerostathopoulos, D. Efstathopoulos, G. Bouchlis. “Hellenic Surgical Orthopaedics and Trauma”, 1985, 36(2):128-129.
  • Complete fracture dislocation of the lumbar spine (A report of two cases).G. Sapkas, P. Soucacos, D. Efstathopoulos. “Acta Orthopaedica Hellenica”,1986, 37(2):108-114.
  • Osteoid Osteoma of the transverse process of the 5th cervical vertebra (A case report). G. Sapkas, D. Efstathopoulos. “Acta Orthopaedica Hellenica”,1986, 37(2):115-119.
  • The diagnostic value of closed bone biopsy. G. Sapkas, E. Hatziolou, D. Efstathopoulos, T. Karachalios, I. Sofianos, I. Keleki, S. Pantou. “Hellenic Surgical Orthopaedics and Trauma”,1988, 39(3):167-175.
  • Tendon transfers by Boyes in high radial nerve palsy. N. Gerostathopoulos, D. Efstathopoulos, D. Misitzis, S. Anagnostou, S. Plessas, C. Terzopoulos. “Hellenic Surgical Orthopaedics and Trauma”
  • Clinical analysis and evaluation of the function of replanted and revascularized parts of the upper limb.N. Daoutis, N. Gerostathopoulos, G. Bouchlis, D. Efstathopoulos, D. Misitzis, S. Anagnostou, P. Giannakopoulos. “Microsurgery”, 1992, 13: 178-181.
  • Results after repair of traumatic arterial damage in the forearm. N. Daoutis, N. Gerostathopoulos, G. Bouchlis, D. Efstathopoulos, D. Misitzis,S. Anagnostou, A. Vasiliadis. “Microsurgery”, 1992, 13: 175 -177.
  • Primary management of median nerve trauma, surgical technique, review of the results. D. Efstathopoulos, N. Gerostathopoulos, D. Misitzis, S. Anagnostou. P. Giannakopoulos, N. Daoutis. “Hellenic Surgical Orthopaedics and Trauma”, 1993, 6(1):54-60.
  • Replantation of the thumb. Survival rate and functional recovery in correlation with type of injury.N. Daoutis, D. Efstathopoulos, N. Gerostathopoulos,D. Misitzis, G. Bouchlis, S. Anagnostou, S. Spiridonos. “Microsurgery”,1993, 14(7): 454 -456.
  • Microsurgical reconstruction of large nerve defects using autologous nerve grafts. N. Daoutis, N. Gerostathopoulos, D. Efstathopoulos, D. Misitzis,G. Bouchlis, S. Anagnostou. “Microsurgery”, 1994, 15(7): 502-505.(Suppl. 264), 1995, 66:7-8.
  • Clinical assessment of primary digital nerve repair. D. Efstathopoulos,N. Gerostathopoulos, D. Misitzis, G. Bouchlis, S. Anagnostou, N. Daoutis. “Acta Orthopaedica Scandinavica” (Suppl. 264), 1995, 66:45-47
  • Mid-palm replantation (Long-term results). N. Gerosthathopoulos, D. Efstathopoulos, D. Misitzis, G. Bouchlis, S. Anagnostou, N. Daoutis. “Acta Orthopaedica Scandinavica”, (Suppl. 264), 1995, 66:9-11.
  • Major amputation of the upper extremity. Functional results after replantation-revascularization in 47 cases. N. Daoutis, N. Gerostathopoulos, D. Efstathopoulos, D. Misitzis, G. Bouchlis, S. Anagnostou. “Acta Orthopaedica Scandinavica”, (Suppl. 264), 1995, 66:7-8.
  • Thumb replantation: Indications, technique, results. N. Gerostathopoulos, N. Daoutis, D. Efstathopoulos, D. Misitzis, S. Anagnostou. “Hellenic Vascular Surgery”, 1996, 5(2):24-27.
  • Flexor tendon repair in Zone II. D. Efstathopoulos, N. Gerostathopoulos,D. Misitzis,S. Anagnostou, O. Paxinos, G. Sapkas. “Acta Orthopaedica Scandinavica”, 1997.

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