Oikonomopoulou Alexandra

Oikonomopoulou Alexandra Pediatric Surgeon

3rd Pediatric Surgery Department

Education & Academic Qualifications


Consultant Pediatric Surgeon, 3rd Pediatric Surgery Department, MITERA Hospital

 Education and Academics

  • Degree of Medical School of Athens, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (8,02/10)
  • Specialty in Pediatric Surgery
  • cPhD, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
  • BLS/AED, Basic Life Support and Automated External Defribrillation- ERC Νο.30-09-22733-02-24
  • ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support), ACS, CS#: 33727-P


“The practice of public pediatrics in modern times in Greece (1453-1953)” , National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

 Board Member

  • European Pediatric Surgeons Association (EUPSA)
  • Hellenic Society of Pediatric Surgery (GAPS)
  • International Society History of Medicine (ISHM)
  • Hellenic Society History of Pediatrics, Hellenic Folkflore Society and Association Onomastique Grecque of “Academy of Athens”

Professional Experience

  • July 2021 – today: Consultant Pediatric Surgeon in 3rd Department of Pediatric Surgery, MITERA Hospital
  • July 2014-July 2021 : Consultant Pediatric Surgeon in Pediatric Surgical Department of Iaso Children’ s Hospital
  • April 2020- today: Pediatric Surgeon in Pediatric Colorectal Center of Athens
  • February 2020-October 2021: Pediatric Surgeon in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of maternity Hospital REA
  • 16/04/2014-today : Private Pediatric Surgery office -122 Vas. Sofias Ave, Athens
  • 15/04/2014 : Specialty in Pediatric Surgery
  • Training in Pediatric Surgery in Athens (Agia Sophia Children’s Hospital-Paidon Pentelis Children’s Hospital)

Education Experience

  • 2-7/4/2011, Ethiopia-Africa : voluntary participation in the pediatric Mission of the humanitarian organization Mission “Anthropos” held in Mekelle for the invaluable contribution in treating patients and training the medical and paramedical personnel of the hospital (24 operations)

 Clinical Interest

  • Pediatric and Neonatal Surgery
  • Conservative treatment of non retractile foreskin in children
  • Minimal invasive pediatric surgery using exoscope VITOM 3D for undescended testes, hernias, varicocele
  • Endoscopic Pilonidal Sinus Laser treatment (EPSIT-laser) in childrens and adolescents


  • 2002-2003 : Scholarship from Antonios Papadakis Foundation
  • Awarded paper in Scientific congress : “ Fetal circulation and changes in the cardiovascular system at birth after umbilical cord incision (historical review from Aristotle and Galen to Barcroft and Barclay”, 3rd Hellenic Congress of History of Medicine, Athens , 20/03/2010

Recent Publications

 Workshops :25

With interest in surgical treatment of anorectal malformations:

  • 28th international Meeting of the Pediatric Colorectal Club, 28-30/08/2021, Athens, Greece
  • Colorectal Course by Marc Levitt, 22th European Congress-EUPSA, 01/09/2021, Athens, Greece
  • Meet the expert session-“Re-do colorectal surgery “ by Marc Levitt, 02/09/2021, Athens, Greece
  • 11th Central and eastern European Course in pediatric Surgery, 23-24/02/2018, Athens, Greece

Lectures in congresses (89) και publications (35)

  • Alexandra Oeconomopoulou , Yvelise de Verney , Katerina Kanavaki , Kalliopi Stefanaki , Kitty Pavlakis , Christos Salakos ,”Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the small intestine mimicking acute appendicitis: a case report and review of the literature”, , J Med Case Rep . 2016 Apr 19;10:100
  • Pergamalis, A. Oeconomopoulou, P. Kafritsa, D. Xrysanthakis, A.Tyraskis, Z. Metaxa, Diagnosis of Hirsprung’s disease. Deltio A’ Pediatric Clinic of National an Kapodistrian University of Athens, 65, issue 3, p.24-33
  • Pergamalis, Z.Metaxa, A. Oeconomopoulou, S. Diamantopoulos, Manage-ment of non retractile foreskin, a 10-year experience, HELLENIC UROLOGY, vol 24, issue 3, 2014
  • Pergamalis, Z. Metaxa, A. Oeconomopoulou, S. Diamantopoulos, treatment of phimosis with lateral prepucioplasty, HELLENIC UROLOGY, 2013, 25 (2), p.133-139
  • Plataras, G.Kogos, A. Dampalis, A. Oeconomopoulou, K. Nikas, “Unusual cause of right inguinal fossa pain, photo quiz”, IRAN J PEDIATR, Dec 2012, vol 22 (No 4), pp. 564-566
  • Oeconomopoulou, E. Christianakis, S. Papastauropoulos, History of Paidon Pentelis Children’s Hospital. Deltio A’ Pediatric Clinic of National an Kapodistrian University of Athens, 2011, 58 (3), p.235-240
  • Karaberopoulos D., Oeconomopoulou A. , « “Water, Universal Medicine” ac-cording to doctor Kiricos Chaeretis, 1798 », ANALECTA HISTORICO MEDICA IV, Ano IV 2006, Revista del Departamento de Historia y Filosofia de la Me-dicina de la Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM) y la Sociedad Internacional de Historia de la Medicina, pp. 287-291

Contact Details

Tel: 210 686 7375

Mobile: 0030 697 27 47 503

email: alexoeconomopoulou@gmail.com

Clinic/Department: 3rd Department of Pediatric Surgery, MITERA Hospital

Office No: Fleming 15, Marousi