Triantafillopoulos Ioannis OrthopedistDirector 5th Orthopaedics Department HYGEIA
Education & Academic Qualifications
- M.D. Medical Degree, Orthopaedic Surgeon
- M.Sc. Master on Metabolic Disorders of Musculoskeletal System
- Ph.D. Doctorate on Infections of Musculoskeletal System
- F.E.B.O.T. Fellow of the European Board of Orthopaedics Lecturer
- Lecturer of Orthopaedics, Medical School, University of Athens
- Laboratory for the Research of the Musculoskeletal System
As Lecturer at the University of Athens
- Educational program for the medical students at the University of Athens
- Educational program for the postgraduate students at the University of Athens
- Supervisor for postgraduate diplomas (masters)
- Supervisor for doctorate theses (PhDs)
Doctorate on infections of Musculoskeletal System Medical School, University of Athens, Greece
Fellowship in Societies, Membership in Journal Editorial Committees
Α. Greek scientific organizations:
Hellenic Association of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology (HAOST)
College of Hellenic Orthopaedic Surgeons
Hellenic Society of Knee Arthroscopy and Sports Injury
Hellenic Institute of Osteoporosis (HELIOS)
Hellenic Society of Bone Metabolic Disorders
Hellenic Society of Biomaterials and Bio-implants
Β. International scientific organizations:
Fellow of the European Board of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (FEBOT)
European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA)
International Cartilage Repair Society (ICRS)
European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS)
1991 Elective in Cardiothoracic Surgery Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery University of South Alabama
2002 Clinical and Research Fellowship in Shoulder Surgery Department of Orthopaedics University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA 2004 EFORT Traveling Fellowship The European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EFORT). The Netherlands.
2004-2005 Clinical Fellowship in Sports Orthopaedic Surgery Specialist Orthopaedic Registrar British General Medical Council (GMC) Full Reg. Number: 6087550 Friarage Hospital and Duchess of Kent Military Hospital Northallerton, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
2006 Visiting Orthopaedic Surgeon at Emory University, Atlanta, USA
Clinical & Research Interest
Sports Medicine Surgery Arthroscopic and Open Surgery of small and large joints and soft tissues.
Surgery for Cartilage Injuries Repair techniques of cartilage lesions.
Joint Diseases – Arthritis Arthroscopies, Osteotomies, Arthroplasties (reconstructive surgery).
Metabolic Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System Master degree
Infections of Musculoskeletal System PhD thesis
Biomechanics of the Musculoskeletal System
1990-1991 Cadaveric studies on human anatomy (1 year) Medical School, University of Athens
2001 Animal studies on Microsurgery techniques (3 months) Laboratory for the Research of Musculoskeletal System
2002 Clinical and experimental studies on Sports Medicine (6 months) University of North Carolina, USA
2004-2005 Cadaveric and Clinical studies on Sports Medicine (1 year) University of Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
2000-2002 Experimental animal studies on articular cartilage (2 years) Laboratory for the Research of Musculoskeletal System
2006- Today Experimental animal studies on cartilage and subchondral bone. Epidemiology studies on musculoskeletal metabolic disorders Screening studies on Spine disorders Laboratory for the Research of Musculoskeletal System
Honors & Awards
1988-1994 Scholarship for the Foundation «Antonios Papadakis», Medical School, University of Athens
2000 1st award of orthopaedic knowledge Hellenic Association of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology
2003 1st award of orthopedic knowledge Hellenic College of Orthopaedic Surgeon
2004 HAOST Scholarship (5000E) for Fellowship abroad Hellenic Association of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology
2004 EFORT Traveling Fellowship on Sports Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery The European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EFORT). The Netherlands.
2005 Fellow of the European Board of Orthopaedics and Traumatology UEMS-European Union of Medical Specialists – Orthopaedics Section EBOT – European Board of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
2007 British Trauma Society Ιnjury Αward Reconstruction of the medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) for post-traumatic patellar instability. A. Panagopoulos, L. van Niekerk, IK Triantafillopoulos. Sports Orthopaedic Center, Friarage Hospital and Duchess of Kent Military Hospital, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom Injury 2007,38:133-135.
2007 Award for the best oral presentation at SICOT/SIROT 2007: A. Panagopoulos, L. van Niekerk, P. Patil, IK Triantafillopoulos. Open reconstruction of posterolateral corner (PLC) instability combined with arthro-scopic – assisted ACL and/or PCL reconstruction. Sports Orthopaedic Center, Friarage and Duchess of Kent Hospitals, North Yorkshire, UK 5th SICOT/SIROT Annual International Conference, Marrakech, Morocco, 29/8/2007 – 1/9/2007
2008 Travelling Fellow Scholarship from Stavros S. Niarchos Foundation International Learning & Training Program: Update on Hip Disorders Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, USA
Triantafillopoulos IK, Creighton RA, Silver WA, Devkota AC, Weinhold PS, Garrett WE Jr., Karas SG. Thermal Microdebridement does not Affect the Biomechanical Properties of Human Tendons. Annual Research Review Book. March 2003. Biomedical Engineering of Carolina. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
I.K. Triantafillopoulos, N.A. Papaioannou. The Effect of Pharmacological Agents on the Bone-Implant Interface. In: Bone-Implant Interface in Orthopaedic Surgery. Theofilos Karachalios (ed), Springer – Verlag, London 2014.
I.K. Triantafillopoulos. «Bone trauma, mechanisms of repair and remodeling». In G.S. Sapkas, (ed), Biomechanics, Pathophysiology and Treatment of Spine deformities. Kafka’s publications, Athens, 2001:38-44
I.K. Triantafillopoulos. The porous synthetic ceramic as bone graft in spine surgery. In G.S. Sapkas, (ed), Biomechanics, Pathophysiology and Treatment of Spine deformities. Kafka’s publications, Athens, 2001:124-130.
I.K. Triantafillopoulos, G.S. Sapkas. Surgical treatment of spine osteoporotic fractures. In G.S. Sapkas, (ed), Current concepts on spine disorders. Kafka’s publications, Athens 2005: 176-181.
I.K. Triantafillopoulos. Rare injuries of the upper trunk in athletes. In G.S. Sapkas, (ed), Sports Injuries in athletes of aquatic sports. Kafka’s publications, Athens 2007:181-186.
A.B. Zoubos, I.K. Triantafillopoulos. Treatment of scaphoid waist pseudarthrosis with a modifies-Matti-Russe technique. In: Honorary Volume of Professor D. Korres, Konstantara’s publications, Athens 2012: 271-276.
N. Papaioannou, I.K. Triantafillopoulos, L Khaldi, N. Krallis, A. Galanos, G Lyritis. The role of calciton In: Honorary Volume of Professor D. Korres, Konstantara’s publications, Athens 2012: 337-342.
I.K. Triantafillopoulos, I Nikolopoulos, N.A. Papaioannou. The bone-implant interface biology. The mechanisms of osseointegration and aseptic loosening. In: Anniversary Volume of HAOST 1947-2012; 63.
I.K. Triantafillopoulos, N. A. Papaioannoy. Physiology and Pathophysiology of the joints. In: G.P. Lyritis (ed) Bone Metabolic Disorders. 5th edition, Athens 2013; 633-649.
I.K. Triantafillopoulos, N.A. Pnevmatikatos, S. Stasi, Xr. Tsougrana. The Clinical Tests in Orthopaedics, G Parisianos publications, Athens 2015.
Publications in international scientific journals: 28 Publications in Greek scientific journals: 38
IK Triantafyllopoulos, K Lambropoulou-Adamidou, CC Nacopoulos, NA Papaioannou, I Ceausu, H. Depypere, CT Erel, FR Perez-Lopez, K Schenk- Gustafsson, YT van der Schouw, T Simoncini, F Tremollieres, M Rees, I Lambrinoudaki. EMAS position statement: The management of postmenopausal women with vertebral osteoporotic fracture. Maturitas 2014, DOI 10.1016/j.maturitas.2014.03.002
K Lampropoulou – Adamidou, P Lelovas, EV Karadimas, C Liakou, IK Triantafillopoulos, I Dontas, NA Papaioannou. Useful animal models for the research of osteoarthritis. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol 2013, DOI 10.1007/s00590-013-1205-2
I.K. Triantafyllopoulos, A.M. Panagopoulos, G.S. Sapkas. Mid-thoracic spinal injuries during horse racing: Report of 3 cases and review of causative factors and prevention measurements. Case Reports in Orthopaedics 2013, Epub, Article ID 715409, DOI 10.1155/2013/715409
K. Lampropoulou-Adamidou, S. Tournis, A. Balanika, I. Antoniou, I.P. Stathopoulos, Ch. Baltas, I.K. Triantafillopoulos, N.A. Papaioannou. Sequential treatment with teriparatide and strontium ranelate in a post-menopausal woman with atypical femoral fractures after long-term bisphosphonate administration. Hormones 2013;12(4):591-597.
K Lampropoulou-Adamidou, I Dontas, IP Stathopoulos, L Khaldi, P Lelovas, J Vlamis, IK Triantafillopoulos, NA Papaioannou. Chondroprotective Effect of High-Dose Zolendronic Acid: An Experimental Study in a Rabbit Model of Osteoarthritis. J Orth Res Soc, 2014 DOI 10.1002/jor.22712