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Welcome to this medical ( thoracic surgical ) website of mine

Homepage in English :

  • Colonel of the Hellenic Army Medical Corps, Consultant Thoracic Surgeon:
    • Head of the Thoracic Surgery Department (inside ‘The 424 Teaching Military General Hospital’ in Thessaloniki, Northern Greece) since 1999.
    • In private practice, too, for patients who choose to be seen privately (after having arranged an appointment) or to undergo surgery after admission in selected private hospitals in Thessaloniki (e.g. the ‘European Interbalkan Medical Centre’ in Thessaloniki)

Photo inside the Royal Brompton hospital. From Right to Left:

Prof. Peter Goldstraw, FRCS, Mr Kit Wong, Col. Ioannis Papachristos, SRW Ward Nurse, observor‑Dr & Mr George Ladas

Services provided :

  • Treatment for :
    • Lung cancer ( NSCLC )
    • Pneumothorax ( collapsed lung )
    • Reflux ( GERD or GORD ), hiatal hernia
    • Lung diseases
    • Chest trauma: fractured ribs, sternum etc.
    • Chest Wall & Mediastinum diseases
    • Pleural effusion (of fluid)
    • Achalasia, tumors of esophagus
  • Mini thoracotomy
  • Lung, Pleura biopsy
  • Mediastinal Lymph nodes biopsy
  • Video–assisted thoracoscopic VATS ) procedures
  • More details on the  Clinical Work  webpage
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