Pulmonary-TB Specialist/Intensivist
Deputy Director

Intensive Care Unit

2nd Floor (I.C.U.)

Telephone: (+30)210-6972332

Email: s.virtzili@dunant.gr

Experience

  • Henry Dunant Hospital Center ICU Scientific Director 2014–today.
  • Henry Dunant Hospital Center ICU Chief Medical Director during 2017.
  • Henry Dunant Hospital Center ICU Senior doctor – ICU Consultant 2005-2014.
  • Medical Responsible and Team Coordinator for Organ Transplantation in ENHC.
  • ICU associate specialist at “Athens Central Clinic” (2005-2006).
  • ICU associate specialist at the Pneumology Clinic “San Matteo” University Hospital, Pavia, Italy (2002- 2003).

Speciality

Graduated at the Medical School of Pavia University, Italy (1989 – 1996).Specialization:

  • Specialty doctor in ICU of Athens University General Hospital “Evaggelismos” (2003- 2005).
  • Specialty doctor in Pneumology Clinic of Athens University Hospital of Thoracic Diseases “Sotiria” (1997-2002).

Scientific research:Clinical Research Fellow in protocol managementCompleted protocols:

  • Chemotherapy in SCLC and NSCLC, I.V. clarithromycin administration in patients with VAP,
  • Nebulised colymicin administration in patients with VAP due to multidrug resistant Gram (-) bacteria,
  • I.V. fosfomycin administration in patients with infections due to multidrug resistant Klebsiella pn,
  • Treatment of thrombocytopenia and complication in patients undergioing LMWH administration.

On – going protocols:

  1. Fast – track ICU management of patients with major cardiac surgery interventions (on and off-pump).
  2. Dexmedetomidine administration in early post – surgical period,
  3. Post –surgery SIRS treatment.

Degrees

  1. Excellence Graduation degree from the Medical School of Pavia University, Italy.
  2. Graduation Master in disorder’s development in young female patients affected by polycystic ovaries.
  3. Candidate Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Medical School of Ioannina University, Greece. Candidate PhD in markers of SIRS in patients post –cardiac surgery.
  4. CALS certification in 2017.
  5. ALS certification in 2018.

Clinical skillsFiberoptic bronchoscopy. Advanced airway management, CVC and haemofiltration catheter insertion with and without U/S guidance, Thoracic and cardiac Echo, Transvenous pacemaker insertion, Swan – Ganz and Picco insertion, IABP insertion and functioning, Pericardial and pleural tube insertion, Lumbar spine puncture.

Recognitions & Awards

  • Greek Pneumology Society
  • Greek ICU Society
  • ESICM
  • ISICEM

Publications

  • In greek and international medical journals i.e. ERJ 2000, Ctirical Care 2005, Intensive Care Med 2006, J Antimicrob Chemoter 2007, Resp Med 2008. International Journal of Antimicrobiac Agents 2008, Clin Microbio Infect 2010.
  • Lectures and posters in many greek and international conferences of medical societies (ESICM, ISICEM).

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