Skoutelis Athanasios

Skoutelis Athanasios Infectious Disease Specialist

Director of 2nd Internal Medicine & Infectious Diseases Department HYGEIA

Education & Academic Qualifications

  • 1985: Lecturer of Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Patras University Medical School
  • 1990:  Assistant Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Patras University Medical School
  • 1995:  Associate Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Patras University medical School
  • 2000:  Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Patras University medical School


  • 1979:  M.D., Athens University Medical School
  • 1981:  Ph.D., Athens University Medical School
  • 1984:  Boards in Internal Medicine (Greece)
  • 1986:  FMGEMS Certificate
  • 1988:  Training: Immunology, Virology and Microbiology Laboratories, Evanston Hospital, Evanston IL, USA
  • 1987-1989: Fellow in Infectious Diseases, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL, USA
  • 1986 (02-03): Training in Clinical Pharmacology and Antibiotics, BAYER AG, Wuppertal, Germany
  • 1981-1984: Resident in Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Patras University Medical School


Doctoral thesis

  • 1981, Athens University Medical School

Fellowship in Societies, Membership in Journal Editorial Committees

  • 1989-2004: Member and Chairman, Infection Control Committee, Patras University Hospital

  • 1998: Member of the National Committee for Contagious Diseases, Central Board of Health

  • 1988-1998: Full member of EORTC (European Organization for the Research and Treatment of Cancer)

  • 2014-present: Member of ICE (International Collaboration for Endocarditis)

  • 2002-2018: Board Member for Infectious Diseases subspecialty Examination

  • 2004-2007: Member of the management Board of the Greek Center for Disease Control

  • 2005-2012: Member of the Management Board of ECDC (European Center for Disease Control)

  • 2009: Member of the National Influenza Pandemic Committee

  • 2010-2012: Vive President of the Greek AIDS Society

  • 2010-2014: Chairman of the Board of the Athens Medical Society

  • 2004-2018: Chairman of the Infection Control Committee, Evangelismos General Hospital

  • 2010-2016: Chairman of the Scientific and Ethics Committee, Evangelismos General Hospital

  • 2010-2018: Chairman of the Hospital Formulary Committee, Evangelismos General Hospital

  • 2013-2016: President of the Greek Infectious Diseases Society

  • 2012-2016: Member of the National Society of Ethics in Clinical Trials

  • 2016-2018: Chief of Staff, Evangelismos General Hospital

  • 2017-present: Vice President of the National Vaccination Program Committee (Ministry of Health)


Work Experience

  • 2004-2018: Director of the 5th Department of Medicine and Infectious Doseases Unit at Evangelismos General Hospital

  • 2000-2004:  Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Patras University Medical School

  • 1995-2000:   Associate Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases (same University)

  • 1990-1995:   Assistant Professor of Medicine and infectious Diseases (same University)

  • 1985-1990:    Lecturer of Medicine and Infectious Diseases (same university)

Education Experience


  1. Training (full-5 years) of Interns and Residents in Internal Medicine

  2. Training (full-2 years) of Fellows in Infectious Diseases

  3. Training (3 weeks) of 3rd year Nursing students of Athens University

  4. Training (2 weeks) of Postgraduate students (in “Clinical Pharmacology”) of School of Pharmacy

  5. Training (6 months) Postgraduate students (in “Infections in ICU”) of Nursing School

  6. Training of 4th year Medical students in Medical History, Physical Examination and Differential Diagnosis


  1. Lectures in Infectious Diseases topics in residents and students of Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL, USA

  2. Lectures STDs and HIV/AIDS in intensive training programs of Medical and Paramedical staff of Midwestern States, Chicago, IL, USA

1984-1987 and 1989-2004: 

  1. Training, Teaching and Tutoring in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases topics of 3rd, 4th,5th and 6th year Medical students of the University of Patras

  2. Training of Interns and Residents in Medicine at the University Hospital of Patras

  3. Training of Fellows in Infectious Diseases at the University Hospital of Patras


Clinical & Research Interest

Clinical Interest:

Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Hospital Infection Control, Travel Medicine, Antibiotic Stewardship, HIV/AIDS (Greece-USA)

Research Interest:

  1. Member/Chairman of the consulting committee for 34 Ph.D. candidates

  2. Primary investigator of 15 research programs (European and Greek National and Private funding Organizations)

  3. Primary Investigator of 21 International Clinical Trials

  4. Active participation in >250 Conferences and Medical for a

  5. 150 abstracts in Greek Conferences

  6. 130 abstracts in International Conferences

  7. 157 Peer Review publications in International Journals


Honors & Awards

  • 1989:  Young Investigator of the Year Award, infectious diseases Society, Chicago Area

  • 2007:  Infective Endocarditis and Bloodstream Infections Young Investigator Award, 9th Symposium on Endocarditis,(ISCVID), June 2007, Heidelberg, Germany

  • 2007:  Basic research prize, 33rd Greek Medical Conference, Athens 2007

  • 2014:  Special Award, Athens Medical Society, 2014

  • 2018:  1st Prize,  44th Greek Medical Conference, Athens 2018


Recent Publications

  1. I.Panagoulias,…A.Skoutelis and A.Mouzaki.

    Frontiers in Immunology (Section HIV/AIDS), 04 January 2018;8:1924

  1. Paraskevis,…A.Skoutelis…

    Genes 2017;13:8(11)

  1. E.Mylona…and A.Skoutelis.

    European Journal of Case Reports in Internal Medicine DOI 10.12890/2016_000424    

  1. Paraskevis,…A.Skoutelis,…

    Clinical Infectious Diseases 2017 (Nov 19);65(12):2078-84

  1. Skoutelis et al.

    PLoSONE 2017;12(8): e0182799

  1. J.Fehr,…A.Skoutelis and B.Ledergerber

    Infection 2016 DOI 10.1007/s15010-016-0887-x

  1. L.Park,…A.Skoutelis,…

    Journal of American Heart Association 2016;5:e003016

  1. E.Douka,…A.Skoutelis, C.Routsi

    Int J Antimicrob Agents 2015;45(5):533-6

  1. G.Daikos…and A.Skoutelis

    Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 2014:58(4):2322-8

  1. M.Nalda,…A.Skoutelis and G.Valsami.

    Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 2012;67(7):1722-9