Athanasios Papatsoris

Greece
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Biography

Prof. Athanasios Papatsoris graduated from Patras School of Medicine with an honorary scholarship and from the same University he obtained a MSc in 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 a Urological Surgeon. Thereafter, in London, he completed a two year Endourology fellowship (SpR level with on call rota), officially recognized by the Endourological Society. Also, he completed a clinical fellowship in laparoscopy in Le Mans, France, supported by the EUSP. Furthermore, for one year he served as an honorary Consultant in Urology at Royal London Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust. Now he holds honorary contracts at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge and Imperial London Healthcare NHS Trust. He obtained his FEBU degree in 2007 and since then he is a FEBU examiner and the last years the Vice Chairman of the EBU Examination Committee.

Since 2017, Dr Papatsoris is an Assoc. Professor of Urology at the 2nd Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Sismanoglio General Hospital, Athens Greece. Moreover, he is an Assoc. Board member of EULIS, ESUT (Endourology section), SEGUR and U-Merge. He is the EBU and the SIU National Delegate, uCARE SIU Board member (Head of Publication and Communication Committee) and SIU Academy Endourology Board member. Also, the last four years he was the is the Secretary of the Hellenic Urological Association, the Vice Chairman of the Section of Endourology – Laparoscopic Surgery and Urotechnology, while now he is the Secretary General of the Section of Oncological Urology. Furthermore, he is a Board member of the Institute of Molecular Medicine and & Biomedical Research as well as the Secretary General of the Hellenic Genito-Urinary Cancer Group.

Prof. Papatsoris H-Index is 33 as has 168 publications in PubMed indexed journals with more than 3300 citations. He is a member of the Editorial Board of more than 30 medical journals and he has been invited as faculty in many international congresses, workshops, intensive courses and live surgeries in many countries. The last 3 years he has been invited as moderator of PCa sessions at the AUA Congress. He participates in several studies in prostate cancer as well as educational programs such as LEAP and APEX. Lastly, this year he won the “Arthur Smiht” award from the Endourological Society.