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Dimitris – Andreas Tsiftsis SURGEON Director, 5th Surgical Department

Education & Academic Qualifications


  • 2009 -: Head of the 5th Surgical Dept Hygeia Diagnostic & Therapeutic Center
  • 1988-2009: Professor of Surgery and Head of the Dept of Surgical Oncology. Crete University Medical School and University Hospital of Herakleion Crete
  • 1979-1988: Lecturer & Ass. Professor of Surgery. 2nd Surgical Dept of Athens University Medical School. Aretaieion Hospital
  • 1976-1979: Clinical Fellow and Research Graduate. Westminster Medical School. London University
  • 1972-1976: Resident in General Surgery. 2nd Surgical Dept of Athens University Medical School. Aretaieion Hospital.

ECFMG 1975

  • Doctoral Thesis. University of Athens 1976
  • Scholarship for training abroad in the Experimental Surgery of G.I. tract Malignancies. Scholarship Foundation of Greece 1977-1978
  • Research Graduate. London University 1978
  • Specialist Register (General Surgery). England
  • Clinical Oncology Study Course. London 1977
  • Radioisotope Organ Scanning. London 1977
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery. USA 1981
  • Emergencies in Gastroenterology. Lisbon 1984
  • Gastrointestinal Disease. USA 1985
  • Breast Cancer. USA 1991,1994,1997,1998
  • PhD Thesis. Altered patterns of mucin secretion and of the intracellular systems in precancerous lesions of the glandular part of the rat stomach (electron microscopy study). Universities of London & Athens 1986


  • Introduced in Greece the concepts of Sentinel Node Biopsy and Informatics in Medicine
  • Lectures by invitation: 115
  • Round Tables (Chair or Panel): 207
  • Participation in Congresses: 180 (Domestic), 125 (Abroad)
  • Contribution with 28 Chapters in Greek and English Textbooks of Surgery
  • Scientific Editor of 5 English and 7 Greek publications
  • Publication of Papers: 110 in Cited International Journals, 98 in non-cited Journals and Supplements, 215 in Greek literature
  • Citations: Over 2500

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