Internist-Intensivist
Senior Registrar

1st Department of Internal Medicine

5th Floor

Telephone: 210-6979091

Email: a.margaritis@dunant.gr

Experience

  • Attending Internist in the 1st Internal Medicine Department of Henry Dunant Hospital Center (2017/4-today)
  • Attending Internist in the Internal Medicine Department of General Hospital “Sismanoglio-Amalia Fleming” (2013/8-2014/9)
  • Internal Medicine Degree – Internist (3/2013)
  • Internal Medicine Residency in the 2nd Internal Medicine Department of General Hellenic Red Cross Hospital “Korgialenio – Benakio” (2008/6-2013/6)
  • Medical Doctor in the Departments of Internal Medicine, Surgery and ICU of the private clinic “Agios Nikolaos” Piraeus (2006/10-2008/5)
  • Medical Doctor in the Children Camp “Summer Fun” Infirmary at Saint Helen Baths in Corinth (2006/6-2006/8)
  • Medical Doctor in the General Samos Hospital in the framework of a three month internship-rotation in Outpatient Unit, as well as the Internal Medicine, Surgery and Cardiology Emergency Units (2004/10-2005/1)
  • Community Doctor in Karlovassis Health Center – Marathokampos Regional Medical Center (2004/1-2006/4)
  • Military Service (1999-2001)
  • Practical Training in the Laboratory Department of Pediatric Hospital “Aglaia Kyriakou” during studies in the Department of Medical Laboratories (1998/3-1998/9)
  • English: First Certificate in English from University of Cambridge

Speciality

  • Medical School Degree from University of Athens (4/2004)
  • Medical Laboratories Degree with Honors from Technological Educational Institute of Athens (10/1998)
  • Intensive Care Specialization in the General Hellenic Red Cross Hospital “Korgialenio – Benakio” ICU (2014/9-2017/3)
  • Intensive Care Unit Degree – Intensivist (2/2017)
  • PhD at University of Athens – Thesis: “Plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance determinants among Gram-negative bacteremia isolates” (5/2017)

Retraining

  • ERC ALS Provider (Advanced Life Support) by the Hellenic Society of Anaesthesiology in collaboration with the Resuscitation Teaching Council of Greece (HTCLS), certified by the European Resuscitation Council (ERC) (5/2018)

Recognitions & Awards

Memberships:

  • Athens Medical Association
  • Hellenic Red Cross
  • European and Hellenic Diabetes Association professional
  • Hellenic Society of Intensive Care

Publications

International Publications and Conference Presentations:

 

I. International Publications:

  • Margaritis A, Galani I, Chatzikonstantinou M, Petrikkos G, Souli M. Plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance determinants among Gram-negative bacteraemia isolates: A hidden threat. J Med Microbiol. 2016 Nov 28. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.000397
  • Poulikakos PJ, Sergi EE, Margaritis AS, Kioumourtzis AG, Kanellopoulos GD, Mallios PK, Dimitrakis DJ, Poulikakos DJ, Aspiotis AA, Deliousis AD, Flevaris CP, Zacharof AK. A case of recurrent benign lymphocytic (Mollaret's) meningitis and review of the literature. J Infect Public Health. 2010; 3(4):192-5,doi:10.1016/j.jiph.2010.09.006

 

II. International Conference Presentations:

  • Margaritis Athanasios, Galani Irene, Panagea Theofano, Giamarellou Helen, Petrikkos George, Souli Maria. Prevalence of plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance determinants (qnr) and aac(6`)Ib-cr in Enterobacteriaceae from blood cultures in a Greek University Hospital. In 22nd European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 2012, London, United Kingdom. Abst. R2511.  Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 2012; 18. S3: 750
  • Margaritis Athanasios, Galani Irene, Panagea Theofano, Petrikkos George, Souli Maria. High prevalence of plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance among nalidixic acid resistant, ciprofloxacin susceptible Enterobacteriaceae isolated in a Greek University Hospital. In 21th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases / 27th International Congress of Chemotherapy, 2011, Milan, Italy. Abstr P1355. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 2011; 17. S4: S377
  • A.K.Zacharof, D.Dimitrakis, P.Poulikakos, A.Margaritis, A.Kioumourtzis, 2th Department of Internal Medicine, Hellenic Red Cross Hospital, Athens, Greece ‘’Hypertension in the very old. Prevelence, treatment and control. A hospitalized population-based study.’’In 20th Europian Meeting of Hypertation, Oslo, Norway, June 18-21, 2010, A30
  • A.K. Zacharof, D.Dimitrakis, D.Poulikakos, A.Margaritis, A.Kioumourtzis. 2th Department of Internal Medicine, Hellenic Red Cross Hospital, Athens, Greece ’’Tumor markers in the diagnosis of idiopathic deep venous thrombosis associated cancern in aged patients’’ In 10th Meeting of the International Society of Geriatric Ongology, October 15-17, 2009, Berlin, Germany, Abstr  P44

 

Greek Publications and Conference Presentations:

 

I. Greek Publications:

  • M.Patrani, N.Karampela, A.Margaritis, G.Chrisanthopoulou, Ch.Katsenos, K.Mandragos “Rehabilitation in Heart Failure and Coronary Artery Disease”, Hellenic Red Cross Hospital ICU, 18th Conference of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 2015, p.175-181
  • P.Poulikakos, A.Margaritis, A.Kioumourtzis, G.Galanis, G.Kassianidis, K.Papadopoulos, R.Koutri, A.Zacharof “Cholestatic Jaundice, a rare manifestation of Primary Amyloidosis. An interesting case report and bibliography review” – 2nd Internal Medicine and 2nd Cardiology Departments of Hellenic Red Cross Hospital, Hospital Chronicles, 2012, Volume 74, Issue 1-3, p.5-13
  • Α.Μargaritis, P.Poulikakos, A.Kioumourtzis, G.Kassianidis, G.Galanis, A.Aspiotis, K.Petrogiannopoulos, A.Zacharof “Loose polio-type paralysis in Western Nile Virus Infection. Case report and and bibliography review” – 2nd Internal Medicine and Neurology Department of Hellenic Red Cross Hospital, Galinos, Volume 53, Issue 6, p.213-217, 2011
  • P.Poulikakos, E.Sergi, A.Margaritis, A.Kioumourtzis, G.Kanellopoulos, P.Mallios, D.Dimitrakis, D.Poulikakos, A.Aspiotis, A.Deliousis, K.Petrogiannopoulos, Ch.Flevaris, A.Zacharof “Μollaret meningitis. Case report and bibliography review’’ – 2nd Internal Medicine and Neurology Department of Hellenic Red Cross Hospital, Medical Chronicles, Volume ΚΓ, Issue 3, p.158-160, 2011
  • Mallios P., Poulikakos P., Margaritis A., Kanellopoulos g., Zacharof A. “Pneumocystis Carinii in initial diagnosis of multiple myeloma’’ 2nd Internal Medicine Department of Hellenic Red Cross Hospital, Medical Chronicles, Volume ΚΓ, Issue 2, p.141-144, 2011
  • Margaritis A., Mallios P., Dimitrakis D., Kioumourtzis A., Poulikakos P., Sergi E., Flevaris Ch., Petrogiannopoulos K., Zacharof A. “Diabetic Nephropathy. The first cause of chronic kidney failure worldwide” – 2nd Internal Medicine Department of Hellenic Red Cross Hospital, Medical Chronicles, Volume ΚΓ, Issue 1, p.29-32, 2010

 

II. Greek Conference presentations:

  • Margaritis Athanasios, Mpournaki Evgenia, Marinakis George, Katsenos Chrisostomos, Mandragos Konstantinos – Hellenic Red Cross Hospital ICU, “Mycitemia presence in critical care patients in ICU. Recording and evaluating prophylactic treatment administration” 16th Panhellenic Conference of Intensive Care, 2016
  • Margaritis Athanasios, Mpournaki Evgenia, Marinakis George, Katsenos Chrisostomos, Mandragos Konstantinos Hellenic Red Cross Hospital ICU “Administration of two carbapenems antimicrobial scheme in critical care patients in ICU, which have multi-drug resistant microbial strains in different source cultures” 9th Greek Society of Infection Control Conference, 2016, Α007
  • Margaritis Athanasios, Katsenos Chrisostomos, Danis Athanasios, Drakos Michael, Mandragos Konstantinos – Hellenic Red Cross Hospital ICU, “Recurrent mycitemia in an ICU patient with Multiple Sclerosis (M.S.), who presented Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML) during natalizumad treatment”, 8th Greek Society of Infection Control Conference, 2015, Α006
  • A.Margaritis, I.Galani, Th.Panagea, E.Gianarellou, G.Petrikkos, M.Souli “High frequency of plasmid mediated quinolone resistance in Enterobacteriaceae strains isolated from blood cultures from a Hellenic University Hospital” 38th Annual Panhellenic Medical Congress, 2012, Α 226
  • Zacharof A., Margaritis A., Kioumourtzis A., Galanis G., Koninios K., Niforatou D., Portaliou D., Xirou S., “Ophthalmologic manifestations of Giant Cell Arteriitis” – 1st Internal Medicine and 2nd Ophthalmology Departments of Hellenic Red Cross Hospital, 45th Panhellenic Ophthalmology Conference, 2012, Α56
  • A.Margaritis, I.Galani, Th.Panagea, E.Giamarellou, G.Petrikkos, M.Souli “High frequency of plasmid mediated quinolone resistance in Enterobacteriaceae strains resistant in nalidixic acid and sensitive in ciprofloxacin, isolated at a Hellenic University Hospital” 37th Annual Panhellenic Medical Conference, 2011, Α183
  • AK. Zacharof, D.Dimitrakis, A.Kioumourtzis, A.Margaritis “Vascular Compications of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus on CNS” – 2nd Internal Medicine Department of Hellenic Red Cross Hospital, 21st Panhellenic General Medicine Conference, 2009, Α214

 

Conference Attendance:

Attendance in numerous medical conferences, seminars and meetings in Greece and abroad (certificates shown upon request).

 

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