Chandakas Stefanos MD MBA PhD

Chandakas Stefanos MD MBA PhD Obstetrician - Gynecologist

Education & Academic Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Athens, Greece


  • MD, University of Athens, Greece
  • MBA, Imperial College London, UK

Doctoral thesis

  • 2001, University of Athens Medical School, Greece

Fellowship in Societies, Membership in Journal Editorial Committees

  • AAGL

  • SLS

  • ESGE

  • ALSO

  • GMC


  • AAAS

  • ATLS

  • DFFP

  • ΙΣΑ

  • ΕΕΓΕ



Work Experience

  • 15 years

  • Founder & Chairman of a non- profit organization Hope  GENESIS

Clinical and Research Interest

Clinical Interest

  • Main field: Laparoscopic and Robotic Gynecology Surgery, Infertility, IVF

Research Interest:

  • Infertility

Honors & Awards

  • SLG 2008

  • AAGL 2009

  • SLS 2010 

  • ESGE 2011

  • ESGE 2012 

Recent Publications

  • The role of recombinant activated Factor VII in major obstetric haemorrhage: the Farnborough experience.Wissa I, Ebeid E, El-Shawarby S, Chandakas S, Kamal T, Hill N. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2009 Jan;29(1):21-4. doi: 10.1080/01443610802628692. Review.

  • Efficacy of laparoscopic subtotal hysterectomy in the management of menorrhagia: 400 consecutive cases. Erian J, Hassan M, Pachydakis A, Chandakas S, Wissa I, Hill N.BJOG. 2008 May;115(6):742-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2008.01698.x.

  • A novel application of the Lap Loop system in day case laparoscopic myomectomy prior to IVF. El-Shawarby SA, Hassan M, Gangooly S, Chandakas S, Hill N, Erian J. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2007 May;27(4):437-8. No abstract available. 

  • Endoscopic transgastric procedures in anesthetized pigs: technical challenges, complications, and survival.Feretis C, Kalantzopoulos D, Koulouris P, Kolettas C, Archontovasilis F, Chandakas S, Patsea H, Pantazopoulou A, Sideris M, Papalois A, Simopoulos K, Leandros E. Endoscopy. 2007 May;39(5):394-400.

  • Laparoscopic subtotal hysterectomy using the plasma kinetic and lap loop systems: an alternative approach in the surgical management of women with uterine fibroids. Erian J, El-Shawarby SA, Hassan M, Wissa I, Chandakas S, Hill N. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2008 Mar;137(1):84-7. Epub 2007 Feb 8.

  • Over one thousand patients with early stage endometriosis treated with the Helica Thermal Coagulator (HELICA): safety aspects. Hill N, McQueen J, Morey R, Hanna L, Chandakas S, El-Toukhy T, Erian J. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2006 Jul;274(4):203-5. Epub 2006 May 12.

  • Laparoscopic laser sterilisation: an alternative option. Erian J, El-Toukhy T, Chandakas S, Hill NC, Theodoridis T.J Obstet Gynaecol. 2005 Oct;25(7):681-4.

  • Safety of the Helica Thermal Coagulator in treatment of early stage endometriosis.Hill NC, El-Toukhy T, Chandakas S, Grigoriades T, Erian J. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2005 Jan;25(1):52-4.

  • Outcome of the first 220 cases of endometrial balloon ablation using Cavaterm plus. El-Toukhy T, Chandakas S, Grigoriadis T, Hill N, Erian J. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2004 Sep;24(6):680-3.

  • One hundred cases of laparoscopic subtotal hysterectomy using the PK and Lap Loop systems. Erian J, El-Toukhy T, Chandakas S, Theodoridis T, Hill N. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2005 Jul-Aug;12(4):365-9.