Koutsogoulas Nikolaos

Koutsogoulas Nikolaos General Surgeon

Education & Academic Qualifications


  • General surgery in G.N.A. “Hippocratio” Athens


  • NATIONAL CENTRE OF DIRECT ASSISTANCE (EMS) – MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL SOLIDARITY. Program of emergency pre-hospital medicine ambulance services, annual attendance, academic year of 2004-2005. Certificate No 767


Doctoral thesis

  • “A quantitative study of the effect of the alkali components in the reciprocating fluid on gastro-oesophageal reflux disease .” (Protocol No: 5564 / 02.12.2003)

Work Experience

  • Training in all aspects of general and laparoscopic surgery, from 2006 to today.

Educational Experience:

  • Trainer in laparoscopic colectomy seminars and responsible trainer for laparoscopic surgery simulators organized by the VI surgery clinic of “Hygeia” Hospital.


Clinical & Research Interest

Clinical interest:

  • During the specialization in General Surgery training at the whole range of general surgical procedures performed in large hospitals in Greece. In particular, practise in the laparoscopic surgery and the surgery of thyroid, breast, hepatic-pancreatic-biliary and oncology surgery of the digestive system.

Research interest:

  • General surgery and oncology, digestive system diseases.


Honors & Awards

  • Instructor in basic life support [BLS (Basic Life Support)] and automatic external defibrillation [AED (Automated External Defibrilation)] approved and certified by the “Cardiopulmonary resuscitation National Committee (ESC)” of the Ministry of Health and Social Solidarity and the European resuscitation council (ERC)».

  • Co-organizer of the 1st WORKSHOP Telesurgery in Greece for the treatment of obesity. “Neo Athinaion” M.D. Hospital, Athens 15-16 May 2009. Bariatric Medicine Unit (Neo Athinaion, Athens). Surgical Metabolic Diseases Unit of the University of Crete (Heraklion). Surgical Clinic, Montpellier University (France)