Pavlakis Aristidis

Pavlakis Aristidis Urologist

Education & Academic Qualifications

  • Graduate, Athens University Medical School
  • Diplomate, Greek Board of Urology
  • Diplomate, E.C.F.M.G. (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates)
  • Diplomate, FLEX (Federal Licensure Examination) , registration as fully qualified physician in Massachusetts, USA
  • Diplomate, American Board of Urology


Doctoral thesis

  • Study of renal cysts by use of b-ultrasonography. Athens University School of Medicine

Fellowship in Societies, Membership in Journal Editorial Committees

  • Hellenic Urological Association

  • European Association of Urology

  • American Urological Association

  • International College of Surgeons

  • New York Academy of Sciences

Editorial Boards
AD-HOC REVIEWER for peer-reviewed international journals

  • Archives of Hellenic Medicine Hellenic Urology


Work Experience

  • Fellow, Department of Urology, Lahey Clinic Boston

  • Senior and Chief Resident, Department of Urology, Boston University School of Medicine/ Department of Pediatric Urology, Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston

  • Neuro-Urology Fellow, Department of Urology, Boston University School of Medicine

  • Attending Surgeon, Department of Urology, Boston City Hospital

  • Neuro-Urology Consultant, Braintree Hospital, Braintree, Massachusetts

  • Neuro-Urology Consultant, VA Outpatient Clinic, Boston

  • Registrar, Department of Urology, Athens General Hospital

  • Senior Registrar NHS, Hippokrateion Hospital, Athens

  • Attending Urologist, Apollonio Hospital, Athens

  • Consultant Urologist, USAF Hospital, Elliniko

  • Professor, Athens Technical Institution and Head of Urodynamic Laboratory, National Rehabilitation Institution, Athens

  • CEO and Head, Department of Urology, Apollonio Hospital, Athens

  • Head, 2nd Department of Urology, “Henri Dunant” Hospital, Athens

  • Consultant Urological Surgeon, “Hygeia” Hospital, Athens

Education Experience:

  • Invited speaker since 2005 in the annual “resident’s course” of the Hellenic Urological Association


Clinical & Research Interest

Clinical Interest:

  • Urolithiasis
  • Diseases of the prostate gland
  • Uro-Oncology

Research Interest:

  • Prostaglandins in lower urinary tract (Research Associate, Department of Biochemistry, Boston University)


Honors & Awards

  • Director’s Expression of Satisfaction, Naval Hospital of Crete.

  • Best academic performance among Chief Residents, Department of Urology, Boston University School of Medicine

  • 3rd Prize for medical presentation, New England Section, American Urological Association

  • Continuing Medical Education Award, American Medical Association

  • First among 50 speakers as evaluated by the residents in the “Resident’s Course” of the Hellenic Association of Urology.

  • Elected member of the Ethics Committee of the Hellenic Association of Urology.

  • Research protocols reviewer for the National Drug Organization.



  • Pavlakis, A : Blood and lymph circulation of the testis. In: Blood Vessels and Lymphatics on Organ Systems, Academic press, 1984

  • Pavlakis,A. Cauda equine and pelvic plexus injury. In: Clinical Neuro-Urology. Little, Brown, 1991


Recent Publications

  • Pavlakis, A. Et al: Neuro-urologic findings in Parkinson’s disease J Urol, 129:80-83, 1983 ( 75 citations)

  • Wheeler, J, Pavlakis, A. et al: The changing neuro-urologic patterns of multiple sclerosis. J Urol: 130:1123-1127, 1983 (36 citations)

  • Pavlakis, A. et al: Neuro-urologic findings in conus medullaris and cauda equine injury. Arch Neurol. 40:570-573, 1983 (25 citations)

  • Leslie, C. Pavlakis, A. et al: Release of arachidonate cascade products by the rabbit bladder: Neurophysiological significance? : J. Urol. 132:376-380, 1984 (25 citations)

  • Pavlakis, A. et al: Neurogenic detrusor arreflexia: Corellation of perineal electromyography and betanechol chloride supersensitivity testing. J Urol, 129:1182-1184, 1983 (17 citations).