Katsampas Andreas

Katsampas Andreas

Director, Dermatology Department HYGEIA Hospital

Education & Academic Qualifications

  • 1968: Acquired Medical Degree – University of Athens
  • 1971-1974: Specialization in Dermatology-Venereology at the University Clinic of Cutaneous and Venereal Diseases, “A. Sygros” Hospital, Athens-Greece
  • 1975-1976: Clinical Assistant at the St. John’s Hospital for diseases οf the Skin. Institute of Dermatology – University of London.
  • 1971-2011: Served each Academic level at the University of Athens from Senior Registrar through to Professor of Dermatology.
  • 2011 – Professor Emeritus, University of Athens
  • 2011 – Hygeia Hospital, Dermatology Department, Athens – Greece

Visiting Professor:

  • Harvard Medical School, Boston – USA
  • Professor : Wake-Forest University, Winston – Salem, USA
  • Professor : School of Medicine, University of Sienna, Italy
  • Professor: University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

 

Doctoral thesis

  • 1974-1975: Thesis – University of Athens, Medical School – Athens, Greece

Fellowship in Societies, Membership in Journal Editorial Committees

Medical Societies: Greek:

  • Hellenic Society of Dermatology and Venereology (HSDV) – 1997 – 2001/ 2003 – 2008 – Presiden (Secretary General for 6 terms. Last election: 1995).

International:
• International League of Dermatological Societies (ILDS).
– 1997 to 2010 ILDS Board member – Chairman of the ILDS Awards Committee until 2010
• European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV)
– 1992 – 2000: Secretary-General – 2000 – 2006: Chairman of the EADV Honours and Awards Committee – 2008-2010: EADV President -2014: Chairman Nominations and Elections and Monitoring Committee
• American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
– Member of the Committee on International Affairs. – International Board Observer (elected Nov 2013) (term: 2014-2016)
• American Dermatology Association (ADA)
– International Member (Inaugurated September 2011)
• European Society for Cosmetic & Aesthetic Dermatology (ESCAD)
– 2008 – President – 2015 – Vice President
• Euromelanoma Campaign
-2004-2009: President
• International Society of Dermatology (ISD)
– Advisory council member
• Skin Cancer Foundation
– International Advisory Council member

Honorary member:
 Royal Belgian Society of Dermatology (1990)
 British Association of Dermatologists (1998)
 Deutschen Dermatologishen Gesellshaft. (1998)
 Societe Francaise de Dermatologie (1998)
 Argentinean Society of Dermatology (2000)
 Italian Society of Medical, Surgical, Aesthetic Dermatology and STD (2006)
Yugoslav Association of Dermatology and Venereology. (1996)
 Polish Dermatological Society (1998)
 Czech Dermatological Society (1997)
 Maltese Dermatological Association (1996)
 Slovak Society of Aesthetic and Cosmetic Dermatology (2008)
 Turkish Society of Dermatology (2009)
 Montenegro Association of Dermatovenereology (2011)
 Bulgarian Society of Dermatology
 Cypriot Society of Dermatology (2011)
 Latvian Association of Dermatolvenereologists (2000)

Editorial Board Member of Medical Journals:

  • Archives of Dermatology (American Medical Association) 1993-1997 

  • Clinics in Dermatology (Elsevier)

  • Skin Cancer (1997) 

  • Journal of Dermatological Treatment (Martin Dunitz) since 1998

  • International Journal of Dermatology (Elsevier) since 2000. 

  • Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology. Advisory Committee member since 2001.

  • Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (2002)

  • Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology – Blue Journal (2004)

  • Acta Dermatologica et Aesthetica. (2005)

  • Dermatology. (2006)

  • Hellenic Journal of Dermatologya & Venereology – Editor in Chief (2002- 2011)

 

Work Experience

  • 1971 – 2011: Dermatologist at A. Sygros Hospital 

  • 1975 – 1976: Clinical Assistant at the St. John’s Hospital for diseases οf the Skin. Institute of Dermatology – University of London

  • 1974 – Today: Self-Employed Dermatologist – Venereologist 

  • 2011 – Today: Head of Dermatology Unit at Hygeia Hospital – Athens 

Teaching Experience:

  • 1974 – Today: Professor of Dermatology. Served at each Academic level at the University of Athens 

  • Teaching medical students and specialist dermatologists

 

Clinical & Research Interest

  • Psoriasis

  • Pigmentary Disorders

  • Acne

  • Aesthetic Dermatology (Botulinum Toxin A – Fillers – Peels)

  • Photobiology

  • Sexually transmitted infections

 

Honors & Awards

  • Multiple awards achieved from above academic progress

Recent Publications

Summary:
Over 350 publications in international medical journals and books
Βιβλία = 7 (Τα τρια ειναι Αγγλικά)
Over 150 publications in Greek medical journals and books
h-Index = 37
Citations = 5128

Publications:

  • Stavropoulos, P.G., Soura, E., Kanelleas, A., Katsambas, A., Antoniou, C. Reactive arthritis JEADV 29 (3), pp. 415-424: 2015

  • M. Kakepis, S. Havaki, A. Katoulis, A. Katsambas, N. Stavrianeas, T.G. Troupis Idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis: An electron microscopy study JEADV 29 (7), pp. 1435-1438: 2015

  • E. Nicolaidou, A. Katsambas Pigmentation disorders: hyperpigmentation and hypopigmentation Clinics in Dermatology 32 (1), pp. 66-72: 2014

  • N.H. Shear,,M. Hartmann, M. Toledo-Bahena, A. Katsambas, L. Connors, Q. Chang, R. Yao, K. Nograles, Z. Popmihajlov and on behalf of All REALITY investigators Long-term efficacy and safety of infliximab maintenance therapy in patients with plaque-type psoriasis in real-world practice British Journal of Dermatology 171 (3), pp. 631-641: 2014 

  • Dessinioti, C., Katsambas, A., Antoniou, C. Hidradenitis suppurrativa (acne inversa) as a systemic disease Clinics in Dermatology 32 (3), pp. 397-408; 2014

  • Vavouli, C., Katsambas, A., Gregoriou, S., Teodor, A., Salavastru, C., Alexandru, A., Kontochristopoulos, G. Chemical peeling with trichloroacetic acid and lactic acid for infra-orbital dark circles Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, 12 (3), pp. 204-209: 2013

  • Dessinioti, C., Katsambas, A. Seborrheic dermatitis: Etiology, risk factors, and treatments: Facts and controversies Clinics in Dermatology, 31 (4), pp. 343-351: 2013

  • Preneau, S., Dessinioti, C., Nguyen, J.-M., Katsambas, A., Dreno, B. Predictive markers of response to isotretinoin in female acne European Journal of Dermatology, 23 (4), pp. 478-486: 2013

  • Nikolaou, V., Stratigos, A., Bafaloukos, D., Katsambas, A. Antiangiogenic and antiapoptotic treatment in advanced melanoma Clinics in Dermatology, 31 (3), pp. 257-263: 2013

  • Belyayeva, E., Gregoriou, S., Chalikias, J., Kontochristopoulos, G., Koumantaki, E., Makris, M., Koti, I., Katoulis, A., Katsambas, A., Rigopoulos, D. The impact of nail disorders on quality of life European Journal of Dermatology, 23 (3), pp. 366-371