Benardis Panagiotis

Benardis Panagiotis Obstetrician - Gynecologist

Education & Academic Qualifications

  • University of Ioannina Medical School (1985-1992)
  • License to practice medicine, Prefecture of Piraeus (1992)
  • Certificate of training in Fetal Medicine: Fetal Medicine Unit, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK (2002)
  • Certificate of competence for the 11-14 weeks scan: Fetal Medicine Foundation, London, UK (2002- present)
  • Certificate of completion of specialty training (CCST) (2005)
  • Diploma in Fetal Medicine, Fetal Medicine Foundation, London, UK (2005)
  • License to practice ultrasonography in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Greek Ministry of Health (2005)

Board Member/ Societies

  • Athens Medical Council
  • International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG)
  • British Society for Gynaecological Imaging (BSGI)
  • Hellenic Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Hellenic Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Hellenic Society of Perinatal Medicine

Professional Experience

  • Military service: Greek Air Force, Doctor in 117 Combat Wing, Andravida and Senior House Officer (SHO) in General Surgery and Orthopedics in 251 General Air Force Hospital, Athens (1992-1994)
  • Obligatory rural service: General Practitioner, Health Centre of Derveni, Greece (1994-1995)
  • SHO in General Surgery: 1st Dept. of General Surgery, METAXA Memorial Cancer Hospital (1996-1997)
  • SHO in Obstetrics and Gynecology: Ashford & St Peter’s Hospitals, Chertsey, Surrey and Wycombe General Hospital, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK (1998-2000)
  • Research (subspecialty) Fellow in Fetal Medicine/ Gynecological Ultrasound and Fetal Echocardiography: Fetal Medicine Unit, Early Pregnancy Unit, Ultrasound Dept., Royal Free Hospital and Fetal Cardiology Unit, Guy’s Hospital, London, UK (2000-2002)
  • Specialist Registrar in Obstetrics and Gynecology: 1st Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Alexandra Hospital, Athens (2002-2004)
  • Scientific Associate of Fetal Medicine Unit: 1st Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Alexandra Hospital, Athens (2005-2007)
  • Scientific Associate of Fetal Medicine Unit: MITERA Hospital (2005-present)
  • Director of Fetal Medicine and Ultrasound Centre (private office), Athens (2007-present)
  • Scientific Associate of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Perinatal Medicine Unit, Evgenideio Hospital, University of Athens (2015-2016)

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Fetal Medicine
  • Gynecological Ultrasound
  • Prenatal Testing
  • High-risk Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Genetics

Recent Publications

  • An inborn error of metabolism imitating hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy. Benardis P, Ikomi A, Bateman S, Bowyer J. BJOG. 2000 Jul;107(7):941-2.
  • Determination of chorionicity by three-dimensional ultrasonography in a quadruplet pregnancy. Benardis P, Katsetos C, Michailidis G, Govind A, Economides D. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2004 Apr;83(4):404-5.
  • Preterm labour and progesterone; light in the tunnel? Benardis P , Antsaklis A. Hel Ultras 2004; 3: 49-52.
  • Ultrasound monitoring of intrauterine growth restriction. Antsaklis A, Benardis P. Hel Ultras 2004; 1(4): 207-220.
  • Ultrasonographic and perinatal management of gastroschisis. Benardis P, Theodora M, Antsaklis A. Hel Ultras 2005; 2(1): 35-40
  • Ultrasound assessment and diagnosis of fetal skeletal dysplasias. Theodora M, Benardis P, Antsaklis A. Hel Ultras 2006; 3(2): 93-102
  • Screening for pre-eclampsia and small for gestational age fetuses at the 11-14 weeks scan by uterine artery Dopplers. Pilalis A, Souka AP, Antsaklis P, Basayiannis K, Benardis P, Haidopoulos D, Papantoniou N, Mesogitis S, Antsaklis A. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2007;86(5):530-4