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Athanasios Kleontas

Athanasios D. Kleontas, (Thoracic Surgeon) BSc, MD, MSc, PhD(c), BTS

Interbalkan Medical Center of Thessaloniki, Greece
Ermou 73
Thessaloniki, CM  54623
Greece
+306936202500
+302310271339 (alternative)
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Role: 
Surgeon - Cardiothoracic

Background

Current Employment

09/2016 - today
Consultant in Thoracic Surgery
Interbalkan Medical Center, Thessaloniki, Greece
Private Practice

2003 – today
Scientific Director in Ergobyte Information Technology S.A. of Thessaloniki, Greece.

Previous Employment

05/2016 - 08/2016
Consultant in Cardiothoracic Surgery
AHEPA University Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece (4 months)

12/2015 - 05/2016
Senior Specialist Registrar (SpR) in Cardiothoracic Surgery
AHEPA University Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece (5 months)

09/2012 - 12/2015
Clinical Fellow in Thoracic Department
St. James' Institute of Oncology, University Hospital, The Leeds Teaching Hospital Trust, NHS, UK (3 months)

04/2012 - 09/2015
Senior Specialist Registrar (SpR) in Cardiothoracic Surgery
AHEPA University Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece (39 months)

04/2010 – 04/2012
Senior Specialist Registrar (SpR) in Cardiothoracic Surgery
Theagenio General Cancer Hospital of Thessaloniki, Greece (25 months)

11/2008 – 03/2010
Specialist Registrar (SpR) in General Surgery
Theagenio General Cancer Hospital of Thessaloniki, Greece (16 months)

02/2007 – 11/2008
Scientific associate in the Department of Pulmonary – Oncology
Theagenio General Cancer Hospital of Thessaloniki, Greece (21 months)

Other Interests

VATS
General Thoracic Surgery
Gene Therapy for Lung Cancer
Intrapleural Hyperthermic Perfusion
Endovascular Surgery
Esophageal Surgery
MITS
Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS)
Robotic Thoracic Surgery (RATS)

Research

Panacea, a Semantic-enabled Drug Recommendations Discovery Framework (2013-2015)

Investigator

 Single center Clinical Study (2011-2014)Video-assisted Hyperthermic Pleural Chemoperfusion vs Talc Pleurodesis for Refractory Malignant Pleural Effusions.ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01409551Sub-investigator

 

Multicenter Clinical Study EPO-ANE-4001 (2006-2009)

Observational safety study of administration of erythropoietin in patients with anemia after chemotherapy for solid tumors

Sub-investigator

 

Multicenter Clinical Study C-TOR (2007-2008)

Tobacco Overview of Risk – C-TOR

Sub-investigator

 

Research Articles in International Scientific Journals (Peer Review)

38 publications in Pubmed (Medline) and 284 Citations, h-idex:10, i10-index:11 by Scholar

 

Abstracts in International Scientific Journals

Publications (5)

 

Research Articles in International Scientific Journals

Publication (1)

 

Abstracts in National Scientific Journals

Publications (20)

 

International

Oral Presentations (7)

Posters (12)

 

National

Oral Presentations (35)

Posters (20)

 

Invited Contributions

 

International

Reviewer (4)

Chapter in a book (1)

References in book (3)

 

National

Books (1)

Lectures (19)

Additional Educational Information

18/05/2016 (Level 8 EQF)
National Board of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Region of Central Macedonia, Prefect of Thessaloniki,
Prefectural Authority of Thessaloniki, Greece.

01/2012 - today (Level 8 EQF)
Ph.D. Thesis in Histology Department, Medical School,
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

01/2011 - 02/2012 (Level 7 EQF)
M.Sc. in Endovascular techniques. Transnational Postgraduate Program.
Collaboration between University of Athens and Dept. of Surgical Sciences University of Milan - Bicocca, (3.2.2012), Greece.

25/10/2006
Licence to practice Medicine, Ref. numb: G1/26174.
Hellenic Republic, Region of Central Macedonia, Prefect of Thessaloniki,
Prefectural Authority of Thessaloniki, Greece.

02/1999 - 10/2006 (Level 6 EQF)
MB.BS Degree (ptychio) in Medicine,
Hellenic Republic, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of Medicine, Thessaloniki,Greece.

09/1996 - 11/1998 (Level 6 EQF)
Bachelor's Degree (ptychio) in Medical Laboratories,
Hellenic Republic, Faculty of Sciences of Health and Providence,
Technological Educational Institution of Thessaloniki, Greece.

09/1994 - 06/1996 (Level 5 EQF)
Degree (ptychio) in Medium Technical Professional Nursing Faculty,
Hellenic Republic, General Hospital "G. Papanikolaou”, Thessaloniki, Greece.

09/1989 - 06/1992 (Level 3 EQF)
High School, Hellenic Republic, Thessaloniki, Greece.

29/08/2015 IELTS (academic), CEFR Level: B2

Practice Areas

  • Thoracic
  • Cancer
  • Chest wall
  • Congenital thoracic
  • Reconstruction
  • Diaphragm
  • Education
  • Endovascular
  • Esophagus
  • Professional Affairs
  • Lung
  • Basic science
  • Mediastinum
  • Benign disease
  • Medical technology
  • Pericardium
  • Pleura
  • Infection
  • Thoracic
  • Trachea and bronchi