General Surgeon
Director

8th Department of Surgery

7th Floor –Building A

Telephone: (+30)210-6979080

Email: i.karaitianos@dunant.gr

Experience

  • Director of 8th Surgical Department Henry Dunant Hospital Center, 2020
  • Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Athens – Courses to students of Medical and Nursing School of University of Athens and participation in the training of doctors specializing in General Surgery, 1990-today
  • President of the Scientific Council and Clinical Director of Surgical Sector “Agios Savvas” Athens Anti-Cancer Hospital, 2018-2019
  • Chairman of the Surgical Oncology Department of “Agios Savvas” Athens Anti-Cancer Hospital, 2017-2019
  • Director of Surgical Oncology Department of “Agios Savvas” Athens Anti-Cancer Hospital, 2005-2017
  • Deputy Director of Surgical Oncology Department of “Agios Savvas” Athens Anti-Cancer Hospital, 1995
  • Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Athens, 1990
  • Associate Professor of Surgery, Saint Antoine University, Paris, 1990-1991
  • Consultant Surgeon “Agios Savvas” Athens Anti-Cancer Hospital, 1989
  • Chef de Clinique Assistant of Curie Institute and Saint Antoine University, Paris ,1986-1989
  • Assignment of Anatomy teaching courses at the University of Crete, 1986
  • Consultant Surgeon Surgical Department of “Metaxa” Anticancer Hospital of Piraeus, 1984-1986
  • Consultant Surgeon Surgical Department of “Agia Olga” Hospital, Athens, 1982-1983
  • Assistant Professor, Athens Technological Education Institutions -School of Health Professions, 1981
  • Consultant Surgeon Surgical Department of Salamis (Attica) Naval Hospital (Petty Officer of Hellenic Navy), 1980-81

 

Speciality

  • Distinguished PhD University of Athens,1980
  • General Surgery Specialty Trainee, 1st Surgical Department, University of Athens, “Laikon” Hospital,1975-1980
  • Medical School of Athens University,1969-1975

Retraining

  • Diploma in Laparoscopic-Endoscopic Surgery, University of Paris, 2000
  • Diploma in Clinical Oncology, University of Paris, 1998
  • Diploma in Aids Disease Education, University of Paris, 1998
  • Diploma in Clinical Anatomy, University of Paris, 1997
  • Postgraduate training and work at University Surgical Clinics in Geneva, Birmingham, London, Amsterdam and Paris, as well as at the Curie Cancer Institute, Paris, 1984-1988

Recognitions & Awards

  • President of the Hellenic Society of Surgical Oncology (2015-today)
  • President of the Hellenic Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (2014-today)
  • President of the Hellenic Society for Medical Studies (2006-today)
    Editor of the Medical Journals «Iatriki» and «Hellenic Surgical Oncology»
  • Member of the Stereotactic Radiotherapy Committee of Greek National Organization for Healthcare Services Provision-EOPYY (2019-today)
  • Member of Oncology Committee of the Greek Ministry of Health and the Central Health Council (2016-today)
  • Member of the Central Health Council for the recognition of Surgical Oncology as specialty/specialization in Greece (2015-2017)
  • Member of the Central Health Council for the recognition of Geriatrics as specialty/specialization in Greece (2014-2016)
  • Member of the Executive Board of Hellenic Cancer Federation (2018-today)
  • Award by Athens Medical Association, 2018
  • Medal of Balkan Medical Union, 2018
  • Included in “Who is Who in the World” since 2012
    Medal of French Medical Academy, Paris, 2010
  • Member of the Committee of European Experts who met in Rome in December 2005 to determine the evidence-based European algorithm for the treatment of rectal obstruction
  • 500th Anniversary Medal of Istanbul University, 2003
  • Medal of the Egyptian Society of Surgeons, Cairo, Egypt, February 2002
  • President of the European Council of Coloproctology, 2001-2003
    Member of the Euroling Age Convention for retraining in Gerontology-Geriatrics in Europe, London 1992 and Paris 1994
  • Responsible for the development of clinical research protocols in France (GERCOR) and England (ICCS) for the treatment of Digestive and Breast cancers (1991-2000)
  • Participation as expert in the reorganization of French and Greek Cancer Hospitals (1991-1992)
  • Honorary Fellowship of the Medical School of the University of Athens, 1971-1973
  • President of 12 Hellenic and European Congresses
  • Member of Editorial Committees of at least 13 medical scientific journals
  • Member of more than 50 medical scientific societies of Greece and abroad

Publications

  • 45 international publications
  • 89 publications in Greek medical journals
  • 134 papers at international congresses
  • 240 papers at Greek congresses
  • 65 lectures-speeches-presentations-round tables at international congresses
  • 156 lectures-speeches-presentations-round tables at Greek congresses
  • Contribution to the preparation of 7 doctoral theses
  • Participation in publishing books - writing chapters in scientific journals

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