Associate Professor in Medicine & Gastroenterology
Institution: Athens University Medical School, Laiko General / Hospital, Athens, Greece
Biography of Georgios PAPATHEODORIDIS
George Papatheodoridis is Professor in Medicine and Gastroenterology at Medical School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and Director of the Academic Gastroenterology Department of Laiko Hospital of Athens, Greece. He was trained in Medicine and completed his PhD thesis on “Acute on Chronic Hepatitis B” at the Medical School of Athens University. He was trained in Gastroenterology at Tzaneion Hospital of Piraeus, Greece and had a 2-year research fellowship in Hepatology at the Royal Free Hospital of London, UK.
He served as member of the Scientific Committee/Governing Board of EASL and is member of EASL and AASLD (fellow). He is president of the Hellenic Association for Study of Liver, president of Hellenic Foundation of Gastroenterology & Nutrition, chair of the Scientific Committee for Viral Hepatitis of Hellenic Center for Prevention of Diseases and chair of the committee for the implementation of the Hellenic National Plan for hepatitis C elimination. He was general secretary of Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology and Hellenic Association for Study of Liver.
His main research interest has been focused on viral hepatitis. He has (co-)authored >260 papers published in PubMed journals having total
IF>1650 and >12000/18500 citations (h-index 54/68) in Scopus/Google Scholar. He was Associate Editor of Liver International and has served as Editorial Board member of other international journals and as reviewer for all gastroenterology/Hepatology journals, many major internal medicine journals (New Engl J Med, Lancet, Ann Intern Med, BMJ etc), ILC/EASL-UEGW abstracts, EU 7 th Framework Programme for research and Horizon 2020. He has given >135 lectures, chaired >45 lectures/round tables and presented >260 abstracts in international meetings.