Poulios Efthimios

Poulios Efthimios General Surgeon

Education & Academic Qualifications

  • MD Degree in Medicine, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Medical License 1999 No: 9457
  • National Greek Board of General Surgery, Title of medical specialty in Surgery, Certified 2008 No: 6930
  • Training in advanced laparoscopic surgery University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine,2011
  • Training in colorectal surgery,Cleveland Clinic,Ohio 2011
  • Postgraduate courses in surgery of Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands,Harvard Medical School
  • Diplome D’Universite De Chirurgie Laparoscopique Universite Louis-Pasteur, 2009


Doctoral thesis

  • Molecular investigation of Thyroid diseases, University of Athens, School of medicine

Fellowship in Societies, Membership in Journal Editorial Committees

  • Fellow of the American College of Surgery ,2011

  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons ,SAGES 2011

  • American Society of Breast Diseases,2013

  • Society of Robotic Surgery ,SRS 2013

  • European Association for Endoscopic Surgery, EAES 2011


Work Experience

  • Attending Physician, Hygeia Hospital, 2017-present

  • Surgeon in 1st Surgical Clinic Hygeia Hospital Athens, Greece, 2009-2016

  • Attending Surgeon Prolepsis Medical Group,2008-present

  • 2nd Surgical Clinic, National Health Service System Konstantopoulion General Hospital ”Agia Olga” 2008-2008

  • National Health Service System, General Hospital-Health Center of Karystos, 1999-2001


Clinical & Research Interest

Clinical Interest:

  • Advanced laparoscopic surgery 

  • Robotic thyroid and parathyroid surgery

  • Endocrine and breast oncology surgery

  • Colorectal Surgery

Research Interest:

  • Mi-RNAs in Thyroid cancer

  • Minimal invasive surgery


Honors & Awards

  • Hellenic Surgery Society Award of Excellency 2005

  • Member of the Scientific Board in Konstantopoulion General Hospital 2006-2008


Recent Publications

  • Impact of posterior retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy in a tertiary care center:a paradigm shift. Surg Endosc.2011 Nov;25(11):3584-9.

  • Surgical management of giant condyloma acuminatum (buschke-loewenstein tumor) of the perianal region. Dermatol Surg. 2007 May; 33(5):638-44.

  • Multiple Endocrine neoplasia Type 2:Surgical Management. Hellenic Journal of Surgery 2013;85(1)28-34

  • New Technologies in Thyroid Surgery. Iatriki 2011,100(3):180-188 

  • Thyroidectomy without scar in the neck. Iatriki 2010