Kalliafas Stavros

Kalliafas Stavros Vascular Surgeon

Director, 1st Vascular Surgery Department HYGEIA Hospital

Education & Academic Qualifications


  • 10/1998-8/1999: Endovascular Fellowship, Queen’s Medical Center, University of Nottingham, UK
  • 7/1997-6/1998: Vascular Surgery Fellowship, Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, USA
  • 7/1992-6/1997: General Surgery Residency, Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, USA
  • 7/1990-6/1992: Internal Medicine Residency, St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
  • 10/1980-6/1986: Medical School of the University of Athens, Athens, Greece

Professional Certification

  • 5/2000: Certification in Vascular Surgery by the American Board of Surgery No: 100989
  • 8/1999 : Endovascular Surgery Fellowship, Nottingham, England, UK, No: NOT/021/501/F
  • 6/1998: Vascular Surgery, Columbus, Ohio, USA, No: 54740
  • 11/1998: Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery, No: 43568
  • 6/1996: General Surgery, Columbus, Ohio, USA
  • 6/1986: Medical School Diploma, University of Athens, Greece No: 2385


Fellowship in Societies, Membership in Journal Editorial Committees

  • Member of various professional societies in USA, UK, Greece Journal Reviewer: Intensive Care Medicine

Work Experience


  • 8/2008-Present: Director, 1st Vascular Surgery Clinic, Hygeia Hospital,

  • 10/2014-Present: Member of Scientific Board, Hygeia Hospital, Athens, Greece 9/2013 – Present: Clinical Coordinator, Hybrid Operating Room, Hygeia Hospital, Athens, Greece

  • 11/2012: Design and Installation of the 1st Hybrid Operating Room in Greece, Hygeia Hospital

  • 2011-2014: Vice President Scientific Union, Hygeia Hospital 10/2006 – 8/2008: Director of Endovascular Surgery Unit, Hygeia Hospital, Athens, Greece

  • 3/2002-9/2006:Director, Vascular Surgery Clinic, Athens Medical Center, Athens, Greece

  • 1/2000-2/2002: Attending Vascular Surgeon, Athens Medical Center, Athens, Greece

  • 2/1999-8/1999: Consultant Locum Vascular Surgeon, Department of Vascular Surgery Queen’s Medical Center, University of Nottingham, UK

Medical license

  • 01/2000: Vascular Surgery, Greece, No: 20213/31-01-00

  • 11/2002: License for Vascular Ultrasound, Greece, No: 1/27-11-02

  • 04/1998: General Medical Council, England, UK, No: 4496421

  • 3/1993: Ohio State Medical Board, USA, No: 64817

  • 9/1986: Athens Medical Association No: 20978


Clinical & Research Interest

Clinical Interest:

  • Minimally invasive (endovascular) treatment of abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysms Carotid artery disease

  • Minimally invasive treatment of peripheral arterial disease (angioplasty, stent)

  • Minimally invasive treatment of varicose veins (Laser)

  • Minimally invasive treatment of vascular malformations (embolization)

  • Minimally invasive treatment of deep venous thrombosis (thrombolysis, vena cava filter)

Research Interest –Publications

Dr Kalliafas’ research interest was in endovascular treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms and he has a number of international presentations and publications. He published the first paper demonstrating with Duplex Ultrasound the safety of suprarenal stent in endovascular repair of aortic aneurysm. For detailed publications and presentations please refer to: www.kalliafas.gr


Honors & Awards

  • Best Scientific Paper of the Junior Vascular Section of the European Society of Vascular Surgery Copenhagen, Denmark, 4 September, 1999

  • International Society of Endovascular Specialists Milestone Award, February 2008