Theodorou Charalampos

Theodorou Charalampos Urologist

Director, 1st Urology Department of HYGEIA Hospital

Education & Academic Qualifications

  • 1972: Graduated from Medical School, University of Athens
  • 1982-1989: Lecturer of Urology, University of Athens
  • 1989-1997: Assistant Professor of Urology, University of Athens
  • 1997-Present: Associate Professor of Urology, University of Athens


  • 1974-1975: Registrar in General Surgery, Evangelismos Teaching Hospital, Athens
  • 1975-1976: Registrar in Anaesthesiology, Korinthos General Hospital, Korinthos
  • 1977-1980: Registrar in Urology, University Dept of Urology, Laiko Hospital, Athens
  • 1981-1982: Registrar in Urology, University Dept of Urology, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK


Fellowship in Societies, Membership in Journal Editorial Committees

  • 1999-2000: President Hellenic Urological Association

  • 2007-2010: President UNUFU

AD-HOC REVIEWER for peer-reviewed international journals

  • European Urology

  • American Journal of Urology


Work Experience

  • 1982-1989: Assistant Professor Urology Department “Laiko Hospital

  • 1989-2000: Director, Urology Dept, “Polycliniki” General Hospital, Athens

  • 2000-2011: Director, Urology Dept, “Henry Dunant” Red Cross General Hospital, Athens

  • 2011-present: Director, Urology Dept, Hygeia Hospital

  • 2011-present: Director Urodynamic Unit Hygeia Hospital

Education Experience:

  • Associate Professor of Urology (Undergraduate students)

  • Director Polyckliniki Hospital (Residents in Urology)

  • Speaker in numerous scientific meetings

  • Supervisor in PhD theses

  • Examiner for Urology specialty


Clinical & Research Interest

Clinical Interest:

  • Urodynamics

  • Incontinence

  • Uro-Oncology

  • Reconstructive Urology

Research Interest:

  • Urodynamics

  • Incontinence


Honors & Awards

  • 11th Panhellenic Urological Congress 

  • 14th Panhellenic Urological Congress



  • Urodynamic Principles. Editor Μ. Lycourinas, Athens, 1985. Chapters:a)Bladder innervation and physiology of micturition pp. 16-17. b)Pressure-flow study, pp. 58-60. c)Female incontinence pp. 89-94. d)Enuresis pp. 95-96.

  • “Benign Prostatc Hyperplasia”. Α.Ι.Kranidis (Editor).  Chapter: “Symptomatology of BPH” Athens 1993 pp. 22-31.

  • “Paediatric Urology” Ph. Androulakakis (Editor),  Chapter:”Paediatric Urodynamics” ΒΗΤΑ, Athens1993 pp. 105-116.

  • “Urinary Incontinence. Diagnosis and Treatment” Ch.Theodorou(Editor) Athens Medical Society,Athens , 1996

  • Urological Cancer Ch.Logothetis,D.Pectasides,Ch.Theodorou (Editors) ESO,Athens,1996 

  • Urodynamics and Uro-Neurology Ch.Theodorou (Editor), G.Parisianos, Athens 1999

  • Urinary Dysfunction in Multiple Sclerosis Ch.Theodorou In.Multiple Sclerosis C. Sfagos, Ν.Triantafyllou (Editors) Athens,2001

  • Sexual dysfunction in MS M.Seferlis, Ch.Theodorou In.Multiple Sclerosis C. Sfagos, Ν.Triantafyllou (Editors) Athens,2001

  • Urodynamics in Nephrology Ch.Theodorou In «Clinical Nephrology», P.N.Zirogiannis (Editor), Athens 2005

  • Prostate Cancer Th.Arvanitakis and Ch.Theodorou (Editors), Gr. Parisianos, Athens 2004


Recent Publications

  • Combined reconstructive and prosthetic surgery in complicated lower urinary tract dysfunction Ch.Theodorou, D.Plastiras,G.Moutzouris,D.Floratos,N.Mertziotis and J..Miliaras J.Urol. 157:472-474,1997

  • Transvaginal Incisionless Bladder Neck Suspension. A Simplified Technique for Female Genuine Stress Incontinence

  • Ch.Theodorou,D.Floratos,Ch.Katsifotis,G.Moutzouris,N.Mertziotis,H.Thermogianni Inter. Urol.Nephrol. Nr 3,Vol.30: 273-278,1998 

  • Incontinence after surgery for BPH: The case for complex approach and treatment Ch.Theodorou, D.Floratos, D..Plastiras, G.Moutzouris,Ch.Katsifotis,N.Mertziotis  Eur.Urol.1998; 33:370-375

  • Can P53 over expression, BCL-2 accumulation and PCNA status, be of prognostic significance in high risk superficial and invasive bladder tumours. D.Plastiras, G.Moutzouris, C.Barbatis, V.Presvelos, M.Petracos, Ch.Theodorou Eur. J. Surg. Oncol. 1999, 25: 61-65.

  • Incidence and histological findings of unsuspected prostatic adenocarcinoma in radical cystoprostatectomy for transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder.  Moutzouris G, Barbatis C, Plastiras D, Mertziotis N, Katsifotis C, Presvelos V, Theodorou Ch. Scand. J.Urol. Nephrol. 33: 27-30,1999

  • Abdomino-perineal repair of recurrent and complex bladder neck-prostatic urethra contractures Ch.Theodorou et al. Eur Urol 38: 734-741, 2000

  • Urodynamics prior to renal Transplantation Ch.Theodorou, et al Scand J Urol Nephrol 37:335-338, 2003

  • Biofeedback versus verbal feed back as learning tools for pelvic muscle exercises in the early management of urinary incontinence after radical prostatectomy D. Florato…. Ch.Theodorou. BJU International, 89, 714-719,2002

  • Sacral evoced potentials in diabetic patients with lower urinary tract dysfunction C. Rapidi…. Ch.Theodorou Neurourol Urodyn, 21(4): 396-397, 2002

  • A combined urodynamic and electrophysiological study of diabetic cystopathy Christina-Anastasia Rapidi 1 *, Nikos Karandreas 2, Charilaos Katsifotis 3, Marianna Benroubi 4, Konstantina Petropoulou 1, Charalambos Theodorou 5

  • Neurourol Urodyn, 25(1): 32-38, 2005