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3rd Cardiac Surgery Department

Apart from conventional cardiac surgery, the 3rd Cardiac Surgery Department specializes in the entire range of modern cardiac surgery techniques, focusing on valve and aortic surgery.It uses all the latest microsurgery and robotic surgery techniques (without opening the chest) to repair or replace the valves.


Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG), Beating-Heart Surgery

Mitral Valve Surgery

  • Valvuloplasty/Mitral valve repair using thoracoscopic techniques (patients may maintain their own valve)
  • Mitral valve replacement using thoracoscopic or robotic techniques
  • Transcatheter placements (TAVI for high-risk patients)

Tricuspid & Pulmonary Valve Surgery

  • Valvuloplasty/Repair 

Aortic Valve Surgery

  • Aortic valve repair
  • Aortic valve replacement with/without open surgery
  • David/Bentall/Ross procedures (ideal for young people who do not wish to have an artificial valve)

Reoperation (2nd, 3rd, 4th procedure) for all Heart Conditions

Aortic Surgery

  • Ascending aortic, aortic arch, descending aortic aneurysm
  • Intraluminal aortic treatment (stent)
  • Hybrid surgery
  • Dissection and ascending aortic dissection
  • Aortic isthmus rupture (traumatic)
In the area of research, Dr Panos has been conducting studies with the Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland, into the development on new materials and techniques for mitral valve valvuloplasty and aortic surgery.

The educational endeavors of the 3rd Cardiac Surgery Clinic include a wide array of articles in international cardiothoracic surgery journals and talks in conferences, as well as lectures in seminars organized by HYGEIA Hospital. Dr A. Panos is an Associate Professor at the Geneva University Hospital with an annual teaching schedule, while he is also a member of the Scientific Union of HYGEIA Doctors.

7th floor 
Office 7.2
(5, Erythrou Stavrou – opposite Hygeia Hospital)

+30 210 686 7848

+30 210 686 7848

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