Gerakis Alexandros Nephrologist
Education & Academic Qualifications
- Medical School, University of Athens
- Freemont Hospital, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
- Osteoarticular Pathology Manchester, Manchester, UK
- Clinical Research Fellow, MRI, Manchester,UK
- Harvard Medical School, New England,US
1995 Medical School. University of Athens “Correlation of osteocalcin and procollagen-I with bone histomorphometry in renal osteodystrophy”
AD-HOC REVIEWER for peer-reviewed international journals
Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation
Journal of musculoskeletal & neuronal interactions
Renal unit of”Red cross”clinic, Athens
Vice –Director of haemodialysis unit of ”Hygeia” Hospital, Athens
Director of renal unit of “Aristotelion” clinic, Athens
Nephrology Department, “Hygeia” Hospital, Athens
Clinic lessons in Nephrology Department of Evagelismos Hospital, “Laikon” General Hospital, General Hospital of Athens and Nikaea and Medical school University of Herakleion, Creete
Postgraguate seminars of osteoporosis Κ.Α.Τ.
Postgraguate lessons,Medical School of university of Athens
Nurse’s Seminars, Gereral Hospital of Athens
Lectures in clinical seminars
Clinical & Research Interest
Acute kidney disease
Metabolic bone disease
Giant cell vasculitis, Takayasu arteritis and Kawasaki disease in: Kidney and systemic disorders, Athens 2001. Volume A, pages 238-245.
Acute renal failure in: evolutions of Internal Medicine. Athens 2001, pages 391-410
Contrast nephropathy in “Clinical Nephrology” Athens 2004
Renal osteodystrophy in “Clinical Nephrology” Athens 2004
Nephrotic syndrome: disturbances of calcium and vitamin D in “Clinical Nephrology” Athens 2004
Nephropathies in malignancy in: evolutions of Internal Medicine, Athens 2006
Bone and mineral disorders in in: evolutions of Internal Medicine, Athens 2011
Renal osteodystrophy in Metabolic bone diseases, Athens 2007 and 2013
Nephrolithiasis in Metabolic bone diseases, Athens 2007 and 2013
Gerakis A, Kapasouri E, Hadjidimitriou G, Billis A. High prevalence of anti-HCV in renal patients determined by first and second generation assays and con-firmed by alternate methods. Nephrol Dial Transplant 1993;8:1307-1308.
Gerakis A, Apostolou Th, Billis A.“Release of osteocalcin fragments in the se-rum of dialysed patients during desferrioxamine treatment. Nephron 1995; 71:124 (letter).
Gerakis A, Apostolou Th, Bagiatoudi G, Tzouganatou A, Margellos B, Ni-kolopoulou N, Billis A.Serum procollagen type I carboxyterminal propeptide in CAPD and haemodialysis patients. Perit Dial Int 1996;16(Suppl 1): S309-S316.
Α. Gerakis, A. J. Hutchison, Th. Apostolou, A. J. Freemont, A. Billis. Biochem-ical markers for non-invasive diagnosis of hyperparathyroid bone disease and ady-namic bone in patients on haemodialysis. Nephrol Dial Transplant 1996;11:2430-2438.
Ahuja M, Goumenos D, Shortland JR, Gerakis A, Brown CB .Does immunosup-pression with prednisolone and azathioprine alter the progression of idiopathic membranous nephropathy? Am J Kidney Dis 1999;34:521-529.
Gerakis A, Hadjidakis D, Kokkinakis E, Apostolou Th, Raptis SA, Billis A. Corre-lation of bone mineral density with the histological findings of renal osteodystrophy in patients on haemodialysis. J Nephrol 2000;13:437-443.