Associate Professor in Medicine & Gastroenterology
Institution: Athens University Medical School, Laiko General / Hospital, Athens, Greece
Biography of Georgios PAPATHEODORIDIS
George Papatheodoridis is Associate Professor in Medicine and Gastroenterology at the Medical School of Athens University and the chair of the Academic Gastroenterology Department at Laiko Hospital of Athens.
He graduated in Medicine and completed his PhD thesis at the Medical School of Athens University. He trained in Gastroenterology at Tzaneion General Hospital in Piraeus, Greece, and had a 2-year research fellowship in Hepatology at the Royal Free Hospital in London, UK.
He served as a member of the Scientific Committee/Governing Board of EASL, the General Secretary of the Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology, the General Secretary of the Hellenic Association for the Study of the Liver and the Chairman of its research committee. He is a member of EASL, AASLD, AGA (fellow) and IASL as well as of several national associations and committees.
His main research interest has focused on viral hepatitis, but he has also worked in other research areas of hepatology and gastroenterology. He has authored or co-authored more than 200 articles published in international journals with more than 6,000 citations (h-index 39). He was the co-ordinator of the recent EASL hepatitis B Clinical Practice Guidelines and a member of the working group for the Greek guidelines for both hepatitis B and C. He has served as a reviewer for New Engl J Med, Lancet, Ann Intern Med, and almost all gastroenterology and hepatology journals, as well as for EASL and UEGW abstracts and the EU Framework Programmes for Research.