Professor in Pulmonary Medicine, Academic Pulmonary Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. Head of Pulmonary Clinic of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Director of the Pulmonary – Tuberculosis Department, General Hospital “G. Papanikolaou”.
1976 Medical Degree, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
1981 Qualified as Specialist in Pulmonary Medicine and Tuberculosis, Thessaloniki
1982 Completed Doctoral Thesis in Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki.
Previous Professional Experience
1982-1985 Worked as chest physician in the National Health Service in Greece and organised a pulmonary diagnostic centre, through which he directed a research study on the effect of the work environment on the respiratory system.
1985-88 Was employed in the First Pulmonary Department of the G. Papanikolaou General Hospital, initially as Registrar and subsequently as Senior Registrar.
June 1988 Was appointed Lecturer in the Pulmonary Department of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, based in the G. Papanikolaou Gen. Hospital,
1990 Established the Lung Tumour Research Section. He is the head of the section. The Section is responsible for the management of 280-370 lung cancer patients per month. Its research laboratory conducts studies of new antitumour drugs in cell cultures.
1992 Was elected Assistant Professor in the Pulmonary Department.
1997 Visiting Professor of Pulmonology in the Medical School of the University of Novi Sad in Yugoslavia
2001 Was elected Associate Professor in the Pulmonary Department.
2008 Was elected Professor in the Pulmonary Department.
2010- Was elected Chair Professor in Pulmonary – Tuberculosis Medicine and Director of the Pulmonary – Tuberculosis Department.