Orthopedic
Director

3rd Department of Orthopedics

3rd Floor - Building Α'

Telephone: (+30)210-6972973

Email: a.badekas@dunant.gr

Experience

  • Director 3rd Orthopedic Clinic and Department of Foot and Ankle Disorders Henry Dunant Hospital Center (2015 - today)
  • Orthopedic Consultant in Hygeia Hospital Athens (2010 - 2015)
  • Director Orthopedic Clinic and Department of Foot and Ankle Disorders in Metropolitan Hospital Athens (2007 - 2011)
  • Director Foot and Ankle Clinic (Fit Feet) in World Special Olympics 2011
  • Head physician in all sporting activities of the Hellenic Police Forces

Speciality

  • Graduate from the Military Medicine School and Aristotelion University Thessaloniki Greece 1989
  • Specialty Orthopedics and Traumatology in 401 Military Hospital Athens,
  • 2nd Orthopedic Clinic, University Orthopedic Clinic KAT Hospital Athens, 
  • Sports injuries Clinic and Children Orthopedic Clinic KAT Hospital Athens Greece

Retraining

  • Clinical Fellowship in Foot and Ankle Disorders in Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore USA and Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York University USA
  • Harkness Center for Dance injuries Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York University USA

Recognitions & Awards

  • Visiting professor in Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York University USA
  • Award for the biomechanical study in acquired flatfoot deformity Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore USA (1998)
  • 1st Award in the 5th Balkan Military medicine Congress in Ankara Turkey 2000
  • Member of the teaching staff of the Department of Ergonomics and Biomechanics , New York University USA
  • Chairman Scientific Committee European Foot and Ankle Society since 2009, and member of the teaching staff
  • Member of the Medical Commission and anti-doping Control of USPE (European Police Sports Union)
  • Foundational Member of the Greek Institution against Osteoporosis
  • Member of the European College of Sports Sciences
  • Member of the Hellenic Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology andCouncil member for three years.
  • Council Member of European Foot and Ankle Society
  • Director Foot and Ankle Clinic in World Summer Olympics and Para-Olympics in Athens 2004

Publications

  • Invited speaker and trainer in numerous Congresses and Courses, in Greece and abroad, published numerus articles in Pubmed indexed Journals, writer of Chapters in many Foot and Ankle mainly surgery books of international reputation. 
  • Editor of Update in the management of Foot and Ankle Disorders, from InTechopen, Book. Chief Editor of the International Journal of Foot and Ankle Journal
  • Editorial member of the Diabetic Foot and Ankle Surgery 
  • Reviewer of the Journal Foot and Ankle Surgery (official Journal of the European Foot and Ankle Society.
  • Foot and Ankle Abstract Reviewer of EFORT since 2008
  • Member of the editorial board of Advance Research on Foot & Ankle Journal
  • Member of the Editorial of Board of the Journal Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Foot Medicine and Surgery 
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Review Journal of Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

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