H.E Dr.Vasilios Giourdas

Honorable Member

General Surgeon


  • Greek Surgical Society (January 2015)
  • American College of Surgeons (September 2002)

Press – Work

  • “Arduous convergence of abdominal walls in extreme cases a valence”, Surgical Unit of General Hospital of Melissia “Amalia Fleming”
  • “Laparoscopic and other invasive techniques in the beginning of the 21st century,” Christos P. Tsigris – Theodore N. Diamantis, Medical Publications P.H.Pashalidis. Section: “Laparoscopic insertion and removal of catheters for continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis”. Vasilios Giourdas, Surgery and Nephrology Department of the General Hospital of Melissia “Amalia Fleming”
  • Sciacca F., Gklantsounis I., Tzaparin M., Andrikos A., Pappas M., Tsimogiannis Q.: Laparoscopic Placement of Catheters “Tenckhoff”: Three years of experience. XXI National Congress of Surgery, Athens, 1998. “The practical input and predictive value of surgical imprints in the immediate intra-operative diagnosis”. Surgical Unit and Cytology Department of General Hospital of Melissia “Amalia Fleming”, Athens

Sept.1985 - June 1991

Medical School of the University of Athens


1991 - 1993

  • Completed his army service in Hellenic Air Force
  • 6 months as Doctor at the Neurological Clinic of 251 Air Force General Hospital
  • 13 months as Air Force Doctor at 129 Support Unit of Hellenic Airport

Nov. 1993 - Dec. 1994

Rural Doctor in the Medical Center of Stylida, Lamia

Sept. 1995 - Sept. 1998

Specialty in General Surgery at 251 Air Force General Hospital


Sept. 1998 - Sept. 2001

Specialty in General Surgery at General Hospital of Athens Amalia Fleming” 

Sept. 2001 - Sept. 2002

Specialization in Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal Surgery at the nonprofit Medical Research Center “Mayo Clinic” in the town of Rochester, State of Minesota,USA


Sept. 2003 - Sept. 2007

Scientific Associate at the General Clinic of Athens

1-30 October 2008

Training in Robotic Surgery (DaVinci Robotic System) at the European Centre of Training in minimally invasive surgery (IRCAD), in Strasbourg, France

May 2009 -May 2011

Director of Surgical Unit at the private Clinic “Neon Athenaeum” in Athens

May 2011 - October 2014

Director of Surgical Unit at the private Clinic “Doctors’ Hospital” in Athens


Work Experience:

  • 5th Postgraduate Course in Laparoscopic Surgery.Organizer:Education Committee of the Greek Surgeons’ Union and the Centre of Research and Experimentation ELPEN on 8 and 9 November 2013. Mr. Basil Giourdas participated as Trainer
  • Education in Cells Technique of Surgical Materials, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Prefectural General Hospital of Melissia “A.Fleming “, November 1998. Received Certificate for excellent and meticulous taking, coating and fixation of cytological material from a) Sample: stomach, esophagus, min bowel, gallbladder, b) Imprints: breast, lymph nodes, thyroid, liver, kidney, stomach, intestine, c) Biopsies (F. N. A): cysts (all nature and origin), breast, thyroid, lymph nodes
  • Seminar in Laparoscopic Techniques, Laparoscopic Surgery Unit N.E.E.S, in November 1998, Athens
  • European Congress of Laparoscopic Surgery, Frankfurt, Germany, November 1998
  • Special Seminar on Artificial Nutrition, 5-7 March 1999. Organizer: Unit of Artificial Nutrition and Morbid Obesity Surgery Clinic of the University of Patras, under the uspices of Greek Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  • 1st Special Congress “Secrets of the therapeutic strategy for oesophageal and gastric cancer”, 26-27 February 2016, Nikopolis Hotel, Thessaloniki Greece
  • 12th Hellenic Congress of Surgical Oncology with International Participation, 5-8 December 2013, Athens
  • 13th Hellenic Congress of Endocrine Glands Surgery, 29-30 November & December 1 2013, Hotel “Thraki Palace”, Alexandroupolis
  • 13th Annual Conference of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders, Timeless approach, 02 November 2013, Greek Car Museum. Organizer: Greek Society for the Study of Obesity, Metabolism & Nutrition Disorders (EPAMEDI)
  • 1th Congress of the Surgery Society of Northern Greece, 25-27 October 2013, Hotel Du Lac, Ioannina
  • 8th Hellenic Congress of Obesity Surgery, May 17-18 2013, Hotel Porto Palace, Thessaloniki. Organizer: Greek Society of Obesity Surgery
  • Week 2013 of Minimally Invasive Surgery, 28-31 August 2013, at “Hyatt Regency Reston”, Virginia, USA. Organizer: Union of Laparoscopic Surgeons
  • 12th International Corfu Congress on Obesity at Amphitheatre of Ionian Academy, Corfu, 26-27 October 2012. Organizer: Greek Society for the Study of Obesity, Metabolism & Nutrition Disorders (EPAMED)
  • 19th European Congress on Obesity, 9-12 May 2012 in Lyon, France
  • 9th Hellenic Conference on Obesity, 1-3 March 2012 at Hotel Divani Caravel, Athens
  • 28th HellenicSurgical Congress on  Digestive System, 21-24 November 2012, Hilton Hotel, Athens. Organizer: Greek Society for Digestive Surgery
  • 7th Hellenic Congress of Surgery of Obesity, 7-8 May 2011, at Egli Zappeion, Athens. Organizer: Greek Society for Obesity Surgery
  • 3rd International Experts’ Meeting on Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, 17-19 September 2010 at Hilton Hotel, Athens
  • 11th World Congress on Obesity, 11-15 July 2010, Stockholm, Center for International Relations and Conferences
  • 10th National Meeting of Liver- Gall – Pancreatic Surgery, May 14-15, 2010 at Hotel “Thraki Palace” in Alexandroupolis. Organizer: Greek Society for Digestive Surgery
  • 4th Hellenic Conference of Greek Society of Digestive Surgery, June 11-13 2010, at Hilton Hotel inAthens. Organizer: Greek Society for Digestive Surgery
  • 6th National Congress of Obesity Surgery, June 12-13 2009, at Hotel “King George Palace” in Athens. Organizer: Greek Society for Obesity Surgery
  • 3rd Balkan Congress of Obesity Surgery, 17-19 October 2008 in Thessaloniki. Organizer: Balkan Network for the Study of Obesity and Greek Society for Obesity Surgery
  • Vascular European Union, XXI Annual Meeting, in Madrid, Spain, 20-23 September 2007
  • 14th International Congress of Cytology, 27-31 May 2001 at Rai Convention Centre in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 4th Biennial International Symposium on Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, 26-28 April 1999, Athens (NSI, Red Cross Hospital, Hospital Sismanoglio, General Hospital, Clinic “Hatzikonsta Ioannina”, Democritus)
  • 6th National Surgery Meeting on Liver – Gall – Pancreas, 10-12 September 1999, at Hotel “Motel Astir” in Alexandroupolis. Project: obstructive ileum after Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy due to confinement of small bowel segmentat the intersection of the hub.
  • 1st National Congress of Obesity Surgery at Heraklion, Crete, May 1998
  • 6th Multidimensional Medical Symposium at the 251 Air Force General Hospital, 13-14 December 1996
  • Workshop on Laparoscopic Surgery: “The stones of the bile duct in the age Laparoscopic Surgery” at the Second Surgical Unit of 251 General Airforce Hospital. Organizer: Greek Society for Endoscopic Surgery and Other Invasive Techniques, April 27, 1996