Kapotas Ioannis

Kapotas Ioannis Orthopedist

Education & Academic Qualifications

  • Orthopaedic surgeon


  • Medical Degree from the University of Athens
  • Certification of Orthopaedic Surgery and Trauma, University of Athens


Fellowship in Societies, Membership in Journal Editorial Committees

  • Member of the Hellenic Orthopaedic Association (HOA)

  • Member of the College of Hellenic Orthopaedic Surgeons

  • Member of the Hellenic Society for the Study of Bone Metabolism

  • Member of the Hellenic Microsurgical Association


Work Experience

  • Appointed Senior House Officer (4 years), Evangelismos General Hospital

  • Appointed Registrar, Department of Orthopaedic & Trauma, Hygeia Hospital

  • Collaborator of Hygeia Hospital (1993 – today)

Educational Activities:

  • Post-education training: Baylor Sports Medicine Institute, Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA, 1996, 1998

  • Attending of many congresses and conferences of Hellenic Orthopaedic Association (HOA) and European Federation of National Association of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EFORT) as participant and member of Organizing Committee


Clinical & Research Interest

Clinical Interest:

  • Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery

  • AMIS Hip surgery (Anterior Minimally Invasive Hip Arthroplasty)

  • Minimally Invasive Knee Arthroplasty

  • Traumatology: Up today Internal and External Bone fixation

  • Forefoot and hand surgery 

Research Interest:

  • Osteopenia

  • Bone Metabolism


Recent Publications

  • Surgical management of the deformed reumatoid forefoot”,Foot and Ankle Surgery, Volume 6, Issue: 1: 2000, 

  • J.E.Karadimas, EJ.Karadimas, J.V.Kapotas

  • “Distal rupture of the biceps tendon”, Journal of the Hellenic Association of Orth. and Traumatology, Volume 53, Number 1: 2002 , O.Sabidou, E.Karadimas, J.Kapotas, E.Pahadouris

  • “Fat embolism following a cemented hemiarthroplasty”-case report,European Journal of Orth. Surgery and Traumatology, 24-8-2007, www.springerlink.com, E.J.Karadimas, J.B.Kapotas, E.G.Pachantouris, J.E.Karadimas

  • «Heparin – induced thrombocytopenia: a rare manifestation in a case of uncemented total hip replacement and review of the literature”, European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgeons and Traumatology, July 2009, (19), Issue 5, pp. 353-356,

  • E. J. Karadimas, E. Vrakidou, J. Kapotas, I. Panagiotou, J. E. Karadimas