VASSILIS MICHALOPOULOS, MD, PhD
Name: Vassilis Michalopoulos
Address: 192B Alexandra’s Ave 11521 Athens Greece
Tel: 0030 2106455708 +30 6932416820
Specialty: Plastic Surgeon
1987 Board certified Plastic Surgeon in Greece ( A grade following oral and written board exams)
1983-1987 Resident in Plastic Surgery. Department of Plastic Surgery - Microsurgery and Burn unit, General State Hospital of Athens “G. Gennimatas”
During my training I received clinical and surgical experience in several fields of Plastic Surgery including burns, head and neck, peripheral nerve surgery, acute hand trauma, lower extremity reconstruction and aesthetic surgery.
1981-1983 Resident in General surgery department of 7th Hospital IKA Athens Greece ,
1971-1978 I graduated in 1978 by the university of Bologna Italy ,Faculty of Medicine
1987 PhD Thesis entitled “Ascites-induced LeVeen shunt coagulopathy
National Athens Kapodistria University Faculty of Medicine.
It’s a clinical study about LeVeen shunt coagulopathy
HONORS AND AWARDS.
CHAPTERS IN BOOKS
-“Plastic surgery” J.Ioannovich 1991
-“Algorithm in surgical diseases” Awarded by Hellenic National Academy 1989
“Hyperdynamic blood perfusion” of perforator flaps. Their effect in the treatment of chronic wounds
Michalopoulos V Gravvanis A, Tsoutsos D, Iconomou T, Papadopoulos S, Panayotou P,.
Awarded with the prize “J. IOANNOVICH” in the occasion of the 2nd Hellenic Congress of Wound Healing and Chronic Ulcers, September 2005, Athens, Greece
“Hyperdynamic blood perfusion” of anterolateral thigh perforator flap.
Michalopoulos V Gravvanis A, Tsoutsos D, Karakitsos D, Iconomou T, Papadopoulos S, Panayotou P, , Karabinis A
Awarded with the prize “G. POLYCRATES” for the best paper in the 7th Congress of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, October 2005
“Parotidectomy with minimal face lift scar”
Michalopoulos V. Pppas Z.
Awarded First Prize, in the PanHellenic otolaryngology head and neck surgery Rhodes 1997.
Member of Hellenic Society of Plastic- Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. (HESPRAS)
British General Medical Council (Full registration as a Medical practitioner . Reg.No. 3423844)
Athens Medical Association (Full registration with Specialist registration in Plastic Surgery, Ref. No. 020480)
1990-2007 Consultant Plastic Surgeon at General State Hospital (G Genimatas) NHS retired voluntary
2007-Present full private practice
My areas of special interest include aesthetic surgery, face lift and facial sculpting, breast surgery, reconstruction of post-bariatric problems, fillers and especially primary and secondary rhinoplasty. Having perform more than 3.000 rhinoplasty procedures and having the respect and consideration of patients and colleagues in that special field of Plastic Surgery.
EXPERIENCE and SPECILIST TRAINING
1987: Fellow in Plastic Surgery department University of California (UCSF) Parnassus Hospital
1992: Visitor: Massachusetts eye and ear hospital Department of Otolaryngology (ENT)
PARTICIPATION IN INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH PROJECTS
1993-1994 Participated in European project COMETT N 3157/cb with the ultimate objective of producing a tool-kit on interactive CD-ROM relative to burn problems
Dr. V. Michalopoulos has participated and presented more than 50 scientific-clinical presentations in national and international meetings and has published more than 100 articles in national and international prestigious journals of Plastic surgery through his experience as a Consultant of Dept. of Plastic Surgery in the General State Hospital , Athens.
Member of the Organizing Committee in more than 20 congress of various Hellenic Medical societies
Speaking fluently Greek, English and Italian
Surgery isn't business. It's a moral obligation