Zacharopoulos Georgios RadiologistDirector, Ultrasonography Department / President of ΗYGEIA Hospital Scientific Committee
Education & Academic Qualifications
- Graduate of the Medical School of the University of Rome (La Sapienza), holding Master of Science in Nuclear Medicine from the Royal Postgraduate Medical School, London University, and PhD from the University of Athens
- Trained in London at Hammersmith Hospital Radiology department (registrar September 1986 to December 1989)
- Since 1990: associated Radiologist of the HYGEIA Hospital, in the departments of General Radiology, Ultrasound and Angio Unit
- Since 1999: Director of the Ultrasound Dpt of HYGEIA Hospital
- Since 2011: Director of the Ultrasound Dpt of MITERA Hospital
Fellowship in Societies, Membership in Journal Editorial Committees
Greek Radiological Society
Recent Publications/ Recent Scientific Activities (since 2009)
Book «Brachytherapy in localized prostate cancer» Chapter Composition (No 6) “Transrectal Ultrasound and Ultrasound Guided Prostate Biopsy”, Parisianos S.A. Editions, 2009, ISBN:978-960-394-547-5
IATRIKA ANALEKTA Volume C, Issue 1. January – March 2009 The contribution of transrectal ultrasound and transrectal ultrasound guided biopsy in prostate cancer diagnosis. Georgios P. Zacharopoulos
IATRIKA ANALEKTA Volume C, Issue 1. January – March 2009 Elastography Georgios P. Zacharopoulos
Contribution of Transrectal Ultrasound in Prostate Cancer Diagnosis. Georgios P. Zacharopoulos “1st Panhellenic Congress of Imaging in Oncology”. October 23-25, 2009. Megaro International Congress Center, Athens, Greece.
Scientific Gala: “Ultrasound Today” Fibroscan Application: Hygeia’s Hospital Experience. Georgios P. Zacharopoulos .January 23, 2010, Athens.
3-D Transperineal prostate biopsy (mapping biopsy). Our Experience at Hygeia Hospital. 20th Panhellenic Urological Congress, October 24-27, 2010. Grand Resort Hotel, Limassol, Cyprus.
Gala: Newer Advances in Liver Diseases. Local Malignant Lesions of Liver. Mitera Hospital, 26.11.2010 Georgios Zacharopoulos
Book Chapter Composition . Title: Elastography. Hygeia Editions, 2011 .Chapter 7th, pages 89-101. Newer Advances in Medicine . Georgios P. Zacharopoulos.
Transrectal Ultrasound and Prostate Biopsy. Georgios P.Zacharopoulos. 2nd Panhellenic Congress of Imaging in Oncology. December 9-11, 2011. Royal Olympic Hotel, Athens, Greece.
“TRANSPERINEAL TEMPLATE-GUIDED MAPPING BIOPSY FOR DETECTION OF PROSTATE CANCER AS AN INITIAL APPROACH” 10th Congress of the European Federation of Internal Medicine 17th Panhellenic Congress of Internal Medicine October 5-8, 2011. Hilton Hotel, Athens, Greece.
Transperineal template – guided prostate biopsy in determining transitional zone involvement. 2nd Panhellenic Oncological-Imaging Congress. December 9-11, 2011. Royal Olympic Hotel, Athens, Greece.
EUROPEAN SCHOOL OF ULTRASOUND The clinical impact of HI-RTE in the routine management of patients with prostate disease G. Zacharopoulos ATHENS EUROSON JAN 2012
EUROPEAN SCHOOL OF ULTRASOUND Diagnostic ultrasound and elastography of prostate G.Zacharopoulos ATHENS EUROSON JAN 2012
Advances in Prostate Cancer Diagnosis: Transrectal Ultrasound and Elastography Georgios Zacharopoulos Scientific Gala, D.T.C.A. Hygeia. March 2012, Athens. Αθήνα.
Real-time Compression Elastography of the peripheral zone prostatic cancer : The impact in improving the diagnostic approach. G.Zacharopoulos, S.Yarmmenitis Vieen ECR 2012
Latest Advances in Ultrasound. Elastography: Technique that Increases Diagnostic Accuracy of Ultrasounds Georgios Zacharopoulos Scientific Gala, D.T.C.A. Hygeia. Delphi, June, 2012.
Morbidity of transperineal prostate biopsy in diagnosis and staging of prostate cancer. Skouteris V., Dounis A., Metsinis M., Evagelou I., Skouteris M., Manikas K., Papadopoulos S., Zacharopoulos G. 21th Panhellenic Congress of Urology. October 11-14, 2012. Hilton Hotel, Athens, Greece.
Prostate Cancer. Transperineal biopsy-Bloodless treatment-Brachytherapy. Skouteris V., Metsinis M., Dounis A., Skouteris M., Evagelou I., Papadopoulos S., Zacharopoulos G. “AKOS – Prolipsis Erga”. October 21, 2012. Holy Metamorfoseos Monastery. Nafpaktos, Greece.
“AKOS – Bloodless wins” Round Table. “Prostate Cancer: CAN HIGH RISK PROSTATE CANCER BE CURED: THE ADVANTAGE OF MULTI MODALITY THERAPY”. Nelson N. Stone, Gogou Leda, Davillas Helias, Zacharopoulos Georgios, Katsochi Despina, Nasioulas Georgios, Skouteris Vassilios. November 11, 2012. Athinais, Polyhoros Politismou. Athens, Greece.
Outcomes of transperineal template-guided mapping prostate biopsy after negative transrectal ultrasound guided biopsy. V. Skouteris, M. Metsinis, T. Georgiadis, M. Skouteris, A. Dounis, S. Papadopoulos, G. Zacharopoulos 3rd Congress of the Mediterranean Multidisciplinary Oncology Forum. October 24-26, 2013. Divani Caravel Hotel. Athens, Greece
Ultrasound Compression Elastography in Peripheral Zone Prostate Cancer: Improvement of Diagnostic Βελτίωση της διαγνωστικής προσέγγισης. Zacharopoulos G., Yarmentitis S. 21st INTERUNIVERSAL Radiology Congress November 7-10, 2013, Heraklio, Crete. (HONORED – GOLD MEDAL)
The contribution of Transrectal Ultrasound in prostate cancer diagnosis. Zacharopoulos Georgios. 3nd Panhellenic Congress of Imaging in Oncology. December 13-15, 2013. Mitera Hospital, Congress Center “N. Louros”, Maroussi, Athens, Greece.
Comparison of compression elastography findings and pathology results through transperineal template guided prostate biopsy. Skouteris V., Metsinis M. Dounis A., Skouteris M., Evagelou I., Georgiadis T., Papadopoulos S., Zacharopoulos G. 3nd Panhellenic Congress of Imaging in Oncology. December 13-15, 2013. Mitera Hospital, Congress Center “N. Louros”, Maroussi, Athens, Greece. (HONORED – GOLD MEDAL)
Chairman in Lecture: “Electronic Record” 2nd International Forum of “Biosciences and Cancer”. Athens, October 11-12, 2013.
Book Chapter Composition: Endorectal Ultrasound and Prostate Cancer George P. Zacharopoulos Imaging in Clinical Oncology (Gouliamos, Andreou, Kosmidis eds) 2013 Springer
Vibration Controlled Transient Elastography (VCTE), Fibroscan G. Zacharopoulos, EUROSON SCHOOL February 15-16, 2014 Athens/ Crowne Plaza Hotel
Diagnostic TRUS and Elastography of the Prostate G. Zacharopoulos, EUROSON SCHOOL February 15-16, 2014 Athens/ Crowne Plaza Hotel
New Sonographic Techniques in Prostate Imaging. G. Zacharopoulos, Scientific Session of the Hellenic Urological Association. Athens 16/04/2014
Role of Transrectal Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer G. Zacharopoulos Evangelismos Hospital, 6-5-14, Postgraduate Lessons 2014 of the Greek Radiological Society
13th International Postgraduate Course In Endocrine Surgery 28/9-1/10 2014 Hotel Costa Navarino Messina Greece Moderator in Ultrasound Course for Thyroid and Parathyroid Workshop on Thyroid, Parathyroid and Neck Lymph Nodes Ultrasound Theoretical Introduction
CLA SS Seminars October 2014 Colorectal Laparoscopic Surgical Skills “Is ultrasonography the new golden rule?” G Zacharopoulos