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Antonios Pitsis

Antonios Pitsis, PhD, FETCS, FESC

Head of Cardiac Surgery, European Interbalkan Medical Center
Asklipiou 10, Pilaia
Thessaloniki  555 35
+30 2310 400850
+30 6945101201 (alternative)
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic



University Hospital of Patras,Greece, General Surgery Residency (1990-1992)

University Hospital of Lund, Sweeden, Cardiothoracic Registrar (1992-1993)

Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, UK, Cardiothoracic SHO (1993-1994)

South Cleveland Hospital, UK, Cardiothoracic Registrar (1994-1996)

University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK, Cardiothoracic Senior Registrar (1996-1998)

Bristol Heart Institute, Bristol, UK, Cardiac Surgeon, Consultant Senior Lecturer (1998-1999)

St. Luke's Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece, Head of Cardiac Surgery (1999- 2021)

Interbalkan Medical Center, Head of Cardiac Surgery, since May 2021

PhD on Mechanical Circulatory Support, University of Thrace, Greece (2006)

Founder and director of the St. Luke's Endoscopic Cardiac Surgery Training Centre (2019)

Founding member  and member of the steering group of the Endoscopic Cardiac Surgeons Club ( ECSC ) (2020)

Other Interests

Totally endoscopic mitral, aortic, tricuspid and adult congenital surgery
Totally endoscopic atrial fibrillation surgery
Totally endoscopic myectomy for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Surgical treatment of heart failure
Pulmonary endarterectomy