Patrozou Eleni

Patrozou Eleni Internist

Education & Academic Qualifications

  • Medical School University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece Dates attended: 9/1994-7/2000
  • ECFMG Certification ECFMG Certificate February 2003 # 06218572
  • Board Certification American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) August 2006 # 268195 American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Infectious Diseases October 2008 #268195


Fellowship in Societies, Membership in Journal Editorial Committees

  • International Sepsis Forum (2015) 

  • Virulence Journal Editorial Board (2014)

  • European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (2007)

  • Infectious Diseases Society of America (2006)

  • American College of Physicians (2003) 

  • American Medical Association (2002) 

  • Athens Medical Association (2000)


Work Experience

  • Attending Physician in Internal Medicine – Infectious Diseases, Hygeia Hospital, Athens, Greece, July 2009-present

  • Medical Director, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Environmental and Occupational Health, Athens, Greece, November 2008-November 2010

  • Infectious Diseases Fellow, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, USA, July 2006-July 2008

  • Internal Medicine Resident, Department of Medicine, The Warren Alpert medical School of Brown University, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Providence, USA, September 2000-June 2006


Clinical & Research Interest

Clinical Interest:

  • Nosocomial infections 

  • Infections in immunocompromised patients

  • Sepsis and Septic shock

  • Infection Control 

  • Travel Medicine

Research Interest:

  • Participant in the 13th Roundtable on REDUCING THE GLOBAL BURDEN OF SEPSIS: DEVELOPING A ROADMAP, in conjunction with the ISICEM, Brussels, March 2015

  • Principal Investigator, “Geographical Variability in the Likelihood of Bloodstream Infection Due to Gram- Negative Bacteria: Correlation with Proximity to the Equator and Healthcare Expenditure International unfunded study, May 2011- April 2015 

  • Principal Investigator, European funded program “PROMOVAX: promote vaccinations among migrant populations in Europe”, May 2010-May 2013 

  • Member of the Scientific Committee, European funded program “ETHREAT: European Training for Health Professionals on rapid Response to Health Threats” April 2007-April 2009

  • Member of the Scientific Committee, European funded program “ECORAIP: European Content for Public Health Awareness of Rural Population on Avian Influenza Prevention” April 2007-April 2009




  • Patrozou E. Human Bites, In: Jonathan Cohen and William G. Powderly. Infectious Diseases, Elsevier Publishers 3rd edition, 2010: 763-766 

  • Patrozou E. Gonorrhea ,Rash and Fever, Urethritis and Urethral discharge, Vaginal Discharge-Vaginitis, Sore Throat, Pleural effusion and fever, Pleuritic chest pain and fever, Postoperative fever, Gorbach’s 5-minute Infectious Disease Consult, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 2011, 2nd edition, 2011: 20-21, 40-41, 42-43, 44-45, 46-47, 56-57, 52-53, 58-59

  • Patrozou E., Fischer S.A. Cysticercosis, In Ferri’s Clinical Advisor -Instant Diagnosis and Treatment, 10th edition, Mosby-Elsevier Publishers-2010: 280-281 Patrozou E, Opal S.M. Sepsis and Septic Shock, In: Rakel RE, ed. Conn’s Current Therapy, Saunders 2009:65-72 

  • Patrozou E., Opal S.M., What is inflammation? What is sepsis? What is MODS? In Deutschman and Neligan. The Evidenced-Based Practice of Critical Care, 1st edition-2009:151-156

  • Patrozou E, Artenstein A.W. Bioterrorism, In: Schlossberg D., ed. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 3rd edition, Cambridge University Press, 2008: 869-883 

  • Patrozou E, Mileno M. Vaccines/Immunizations, In: Cunha BA. The Educational Review Manual in Infectious Diseases: 3rd edition – 2007, Castle Connolly Graduate Medical Publishing ltd. Ed


Recent Publications

  • Our changing world: impacts on health and infectious diseases. Patrozou E. Virulence. 2015 Jul 7:0. [Epub ahead of print]PMID: 26151394 

  • Geographical variability in the likelihood of bloodstream infections due to gram-negative bacteria: correlation with proximity to the equator and health care expenditure. Fisman D, Patrozou E, Carmeli Y, Perencevich E, Tuite AR, Mermel LA; Geographical Variability of Bacteremia Study Group. PLoS One. 2014 Dec 18;9(12):e114548. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0114548 

  • The kinetics of T regulatory cells in shock: beyond sepsis. Christaki E, Patrozou E Critical Care 2010, 14:1323 

  • Does Influenza Transmission Occur From Asymptomatic Infection or Prior to Symptom Onset? Patrozou E., Mermel Ι_Α. Public Health Reports March/April 2009; 124(2) 

  • A Cluster of Community Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections in Hospital Security Guards Patrozou E., Reid K., Mermel LΑ., Jefferson J. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2009 Apr;30(4):386-8.