Papaioannou Ioannis

Papaioannou Ioannis Pneumologist

Department Head, Sleep Study Center

Education & Academic Qualifications

  • Medical School Of Brussels,1992
  • Training In Internal And Respiratory Medicine Μid-Essex, Broomfield (Westfield) And Colchester, Uk   1995-1999
  • Respiratory Medicine, University Clinic Of Sotiria Hospital  2002
  • Sleep And Ventilation Clinic At Royal Brompton Hospital 2003-2009
  • Research Fellow At National Heart & Lung Institute (Nhli) – Imperial College,  2003 – 2009
  • Phd In Sleep Disordered Breathing, Imperial College  2009
  • Head Of Sleep Disordered Breathing Unit Of Hygeia Group Hospital  2010


Phd With Thesis Title ‘Obstructive Sleep Apnoea And Glucose Intolerance’ At National Heart & Lung Institute (Nhli) Of Imperial College, London Uk 2009

Recent Publications

  • Melatonin concentration as a marker of the circadian phase in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea.
    Papaioannou I, Twigg GL, Kemp M, Roughton M, Hooper J, Morrell MJ, Polkey MISleep Med. 2012 Feb;13(2):167-71. Epub 2011 Dec 27.
  • Lack of association between impaired glucose tolerance and appetite regulating hormones in patients with obstructive sleep apnea.
    Papaioannou I, Patterson M, Twigg GL, Vazir A, Ghatei M, Morrell MJ, Polkey MI.
    J Clin Sleep Med. 2011 Oct 15;7(5):486-92B.
  • Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome is associated with deficits in verbal but not visual memory.
    Twigg GL, Papaioannou I, Jackson M, Ghiassi R, Shaikh Z, Jaye J, Graham KS, Simonds AK, Morrell MJ.
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2010 Jul 1;182(1):98-103. Epub 2010 Mar 18.