Vascular surgery in the wake of financial crisis
Christos Liapis, Athens, Greece
Thursday, December 07, 2017 | 12.45-13.00 | LECTURE HALL B
Prof. (Em) Christos D. Liapis graduated from the Medical School of the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, where he also completed his General Surgery residency. He then moved to the States for a three-year clinical fellowship in Vascular Surgery at Ohio State University followed by a year of cardiovascular research at Harvard and the MGH. He returned to Greece and to NKUA where he was elected as Professor of Vascular Surgery and Chairman of the Department of Vascular Surgery that he founded. In 1999, he was elected as Secretary of the UEMS, Division and in 2004 Section of Vascular Surgery and in 2005 President of the ESVS. From 2012-2014 he served as President of the ISVS. He is Honorary Member of many Scientific Societies including the SVS. He is currently the Director of Vascular & Endovascular Clinic at Athens Medical Center and Researcher at the Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens. He is Co-Editor of two textbooks, author of more than 37 book chapters and over 320 scientific publications with more than 14,000 citations. His particular areas of research are carotid vulnerability, aortic pathophysiology and experimental atherosclerosis.