"Professor Athanasios Papatsoris graduated from Patras School of Medicine with an honorary scholarship and from the same University he obtained a Master of Science (MSc) in Pathobiochemistry with a thesis in benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). His PhD thesis in bladder cancer was completed in the 2nd Department of Urology of Athens University. He was trained in Urology in London and in Athens, where he was certified as an Urological Surgeon. Thereafter, he completed in London a two year Endourology fellowship, officially recognized by the Endourological Society. Also, he completed a clinical fellowship in laparoscopy in Le Mans, France, supported by the European Urological Scholarship Programme (EUSP). Furthermore, for one year he served as an honorary Consultant in Urology at Royal London Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust. He obtained his fellow of the European Board of Urology (FEBU) degree in Athens and since then he is a FEBU examiner (Vice Chairman of Examination Committee).
Currently, Dr Athanasios Papatsoris is an Associate Professor of Urology at the 2nd Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Sismanoglio General Hospital, Athens Greece.
Moreover, he is an Associate Board member of the EAU Section of Urolithiasis (EULIS) and of the European Society of Oncological Urology (ESOU), Board member of the EAU Young Academic Urologist (Endourology Group), European Board of Urology (EBU) National Delegate as well as Socieete Internationale d'Urologie (SIU) National Delegate. Also, he is the Secretary General of the Hellenic (Greek) Urological Association (HUA) and Board member of the HUA Section of Endourology – Laparoscopic Surgery and Urotechnology. Furthermore, he is a Board member of the Institute of Molecular Medicine and & Biomedical Research (IMIBE) as well as the Secretary General of the Hellenic Genito-Urinary Cancer Group (HGUCG).
Dr Papatsoris has more than 148 publications in PubMed indexed journals and is a member of the Editorial Board of 20 Urology journals. Lastly, he has participated as faculty in several international congresses, workshops and intensive courses (e.g. IRCAD-France)."
Athanasios Papatsoris MD, MSc, PhD, FEBU, FES
Hon. Specialist, Cambridge University Hospital, UK
ESUT Board Endourology Member
EULIS Board Ass. Member
ESOU Board Ass. Member
SEGUR Board Ass. Member
EAU Young Academic Urologist Board member
EBU National Delegate
Vice Chairman EBU Examination Committee
SIU National Delegate
U-Merge National Delegate
IMBE Board Member
General Secretary HGUCG
General Secretary Hellenic Urological Association
Vice Chairman Endourology, Laparoscopy & Urotechnology Section of HUA
Ass. Professor of Urology, University Department,
Sismanoglio General Hospital, Athens, Greece