Pappis Harilaos

Pappis Harilaos General Surgeon

Director, 3rd Surgical Department HYGEIA Hospital

Education & Academic Qualifications

  • 1991: Medical School Graduate, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Grade: Excellent)
  • 1993: PhD, Westfalische Wilhelms-Universitat Munster Medical School, Germany (Grade: summa cum laude)
  • 1998: General Surgery Specialty, Health Directorate Prefecture of Athens
  • Scientific Associate, Klinik u. Poliklinik f. Kinder- u. Neugeborenen-chirurgie, Westfalische Wilhelms-Universitat Munster, Germany
  • Scientific Associate, 3rd Surgery Clinic, General Hospital of Athens G. Genninatas

Scholarships:

  • State Scholarships Foundation (IKY) for outstanding performance at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Medical School
  • N. Pateras Foundation for postgraduate studies abroad

 

Doctoral thesis

  • PhD thesis on “Perioperative liver ultrasound and ultrasound-guided hepatectomy technique in family donor partial liver transplantation in childhood”

  • PhD thesis on “The contribution of ultrasonography in liver transplantations”, University of Athens Medical School

 

Fellowship in Societies, Membership in Journal Editorial Committees

  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

  • Regular Member of the Hellenic Surgical Society

  • Member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)

  • Regular & BoD Member of the Hellenic Society of Endoscopic Surgery and Other Interventional Techniques

  • Regular Member of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery and Other Interventional Techniques (EAES)

  • Regular Member of the Mediterranean & Middle Eastern Endoscopic Surgery Association (MMEESA)

  • Regular Member of the Hellenic Society of Digestive Surgery and the European Digestive Surgery

  • Member of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS), USA

  • Member & Greek Representative for the Societe Francaise de Chirurgie Endoscopic (SFCE)

  • Member of the American Society for Breast Surgeons (ASBS)

  • Member of the European Society of Breast Cancer Specialists (EUSOMA)

  • Founding Member of the Hellenic Society of Breast Surgeons and Treasurer for 9 years

  • Member of the Hellenic Senologic Society

  • Member of the Hellenic Scientific Society of Robotic Surgery

  • Regular Member & BoD General Secretary of the Hellenic Obesity Surgery Society & Greek Representative for the International Federation for Surgery of Obesity

  • Member of the European Association for Transluminal Surgery (EATS)

Membership in Journal Editorial Committees:

  • Reviewer of articles for the journal Asclepius Forum, found in the DOAJ database

  • Editorial Board for the international journal Videosurgery and other Μini-invasive Techniques. ISSN 1895-4588. Official Journal of Polish Videosurgery Society and Polish Bariatric Surgery Society. Termedia Publishing House

 

Work Experience

  • 08/1991-07/1993: Surgery Intern, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Kinder- und Neugeborenenchirurgie, Westfalische Wilhelms-Universitat Munster, Germany, under Univ.Prof. Dr.med. G.H. Willital

  • 07/1993-07/1994: Rural service, Koukos Regional Infirmary, Pieria

  • 07/1995-10/1996: Surgery Intern, 1st Surgery Clinic,Naval Hospital of Athens, under Navy Captain L. Kodellas

  • 11/1996-08/1998: Surgery Intern, 3rd Surgery Clinic, General Hospital of Athens G. Genninatas, under Associate Professor G. Papastratis

  • 05/2000-09/2001: Registrar, Breast Center, Athens Euroclinic

  • 09/2001-01/2003: Associate, Surgical Sector, Athens Euroclinic

  • 02/2003-10/2004: Head of Surgical Sector, Athens Euroclinic

  • 11/2004-08/2009: Director of Surgical Sector, Athens Euroclinic

  • 09/2009-08/2010: Associate, Surgical Sector, HYGEIA Hospital

 

Clinical & Research Interest

Clinical Interest:

  • Surgical oncology

  • Advanced laparoscopic & robotic surgery

  • Morbid obesity surgery

  • Gastrointestinal surgery (esophagus, stomach, large bowel)

  • Breast, thyroid and adrenal gland disorders

Research/Teaching Activities:

  • 1/6/1998-31/12/1999: Participation as researcher in the International Phase II Multi-center study NIBB2005 conducted by Glaxo-Welcome in 10 countries globally

  • 1996-1998: Taught University of Athens medical and nursing students, as well as interns at General Hospital of Athens G. Genninatas clinics and medical centers.

  • Participation as researcher in the International Phase III Multi-center study “Adjuvant post Τamoxifen Εxemestane vs Nothing Applied Trial”, No. 971-ONC-0028-085, conducted by the Hellenic Society of Breast Surgeons

  • 2008-2009: Responsible for teaching Emergency Nursing I in the postgraduate program “ICU & Emergency Nursing” for medical & nursing students from the University of Athens

  • 18/2/2009: Trainer at the Experimental Training Seminar for doctors and staff on laparoscopic techniques with Stryker systems and tools, ELPEN Experimental Research Center

  • 21-23/1/2010: Trainer at the Basic & Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery Seminar, Hellenic Surgical Society, ELPEN Experimental Research Center

  • Scientific Head, Greek Society of Nursing Research & Education, review of research protocols and guidance for research programs, for topics related to his specialty.

  • 20-21/11/2010: Trainer at the Postgraduate Basic & Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery Seminar, Hellenic Surgical Society, ELPEN Experimental Research Center.

 

Books

  • “Acute appendicitis: conservative treatment. Does i t play a roles?” Chapter 4 in Intra-abdominal Sepsis: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Treatment, Dervenis, Liakakos, Papastratis, Synedron Publications, pp. 81-82, 1998

  • “Ultrashallbeitrage zu den einzelnen Kapiteln”. Contribution of multiple chapters in book Chirurgie im Kindesalter, G.H.Willital, R.R. Lehmann. Spitta Verlag GmbH, Balingen-Germany, 2000

  • “Halszyste-Halsfistel”. Chapter 1.2 in book Chirurgie im Kindesalter, G.H.Willital, R.R. Lehmann. Spitta Verlag GmbH, Balingen-Germany, 2000: pp. 7-14

  • “Osophagusachalasie”. Chapter 5.9 in book Chirurgie im Kindesalter, G.H.Willital, R.R. Lehmann. Spitta Verlag GmbH, Balingen-Germany, 2000: pp. 216-220

  • “Leberruptur/Kavaeinri?”. Chapter 17.5 in book Chirurgie im Kindesalter, G.H.Willital, R.R. Lehmann. Spitta Verlag GmbH, Balingen-Germany, 2000: pp.652-657

  • “Abdominal Injuries”. Chapter in book Emergency Nursing, Vol. I, Ion Publications, Athens, 2008. This book is the main boo used by students in the 6th semester for the subject Emergency Nursing

  • Postgraduate Classes in Clinical Nursing, Class minutes and contribution of a chapter to the book New Techniques in Surgery, New Nursing Findings, published by Athens TEI and Athens Euroclinic

 

Recent Publications

  • 15 articles in Greek and foreign medical journals