Azas Eleftherios

Azas Eleftherios Internist

Assistant Director, 3rd Internal Medicine Department, Hygeia Hospital

Education & Academic Qualifications

  • 2010: M.SC. in “bone metabolic diseases “. National Kapodistrian University of Athens.
  • 2001: Greek Board Certification in Internal Medicine
  • 1984-91: National Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School, Athens.Education

Doctoral thesis

  • Candidate – MD Thesis: “ Glucose homeostasis in red blood cells ”


Fellowship in Societies, Membership in Journal Editorial Committees

  • Hellenic Diabetes Association 

  • European Association Study of Diabetes

  • HELIOS (Hellenic Osteoporosis Foundation) 

  • Hellenic Society of Internal Medicine

Work Experience

  • 2004- now: Consultant Internist – 3rd Department of Internal Medicine “Hygeia Hospital “, Athens

  • 2001-2004: “Mitera ” Maternity & Surgical Center, Athens. External Consultant – Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Outpatient Clinic

  • 1996-01 Nimts Hospital, Athens. Resident trainee 1st Department of Internal Medicine. Unit covering all Internal Medicine aspects 

  • 1992 – 1994:Hellenic Diabetes Center, Athens. Postgraduate researcher involved in clinical trials regarding glucose metabolism in blood cells. 

Education Experience:

  • 2001 – 2004: 2nd Dpt of Internal Medicine : Research Institute and Diabetes Center. Athens University Medical School. Evaggelismos Hospital 

  • Participation in the operation of a regular external Diabetic Clinic 

  • PhD dissertation 

  • 4th and 6th grade students of Athens Medical School : Instruction and teaching 

  • 1996-01 Nimts Hospital , Athens. Active participation in the educational activities of the Department:  Medical students of the National University of Athens Students of Army School of Nurses


Clinical & Research Interest

  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus 

  • Gestational DM 

  • Osteoporosis 

  • Dyslipidemia