Tsolakis Apostolos

Tsolakis Apostolos Cardiac Surgeon

Assistant Director 2nd Cardiac Surgery Department HYGEIA

Education & Academic Qualifications

  • 1983, Degree of Patra’s Medical School
  • 1984-1986, Training in General Surgery (Metaxas Memorial Hospital) (prof. V. Gerorgouli)
  • 1986-1988, Training in General Thoracic Surgery (G.Antypas)
  • 1989-1990, Training in Cardiac Surgery “Agia Sophia” Children’s Hospital (prof. Stinios) & “Hippocration” Hospital (prof. Chlapoutakis)
  • 21/12/1990, Doctor Degree exam Athens Medical School & title of thesis “Superior Vena Cava syndrome in Lung cancer”
  • April 1991, Degree of Thoracic Surgery

 

Fellowship in Societies, Membership in Journal Editorial Committees

  • Member of Hellenic Thoracic and Cardiac Society

  • Member of Hellenic Cardiology Society

  • Member of European Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

  • Member of Hellenic Vascular Surgery

  • Member of Hellenic Society of Parenteral Nutrition

 

Work Experience

  • 1997 Associate Director in 2nd Cardiac Surgery Hygeia Hospital 

  • 1996 Washington Hospital Center (arterial grafts and midcab)

  • 1997 Leiden – freestyle workshop for the aortic root

  • 2001 Workshop in mitral plasty (Carpentier)

  • 2006 Milan – Dor procedure

  • 2007 Strasburg – Robotics in Cardiac Surgery

  • 2008 Bad Neustadt – Workshop in mitral plasty and aortic aneurysms

  • 2001 Bad Neustadt – Thoracoscopic mitral repair

  • 2013 Lille – TAVR

  • 2016 Bad Neustadt – endoscopic mitral surgery