Theodore D Liakakos

Personal
DOB: 16-05-1953
Foreign languages: English
Education
1965-71 High School, Athens, Greece
1972-1978 University of Athens Medical School
Postgraduate Training
1978-80 Surgical Resident, Military Hospital, Pireaus, Greece
1982-86 Surgical Resident, 2st Surgical Department of Surgery, Medical
School, University of Athens
1990-91 Surgical Registrar, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Harefield

Hospital, London, UK

1991- 92 Surgical Senior Registrar, Department of Surgery King’s College

University Hospital London UK

Hospital Positions
1987- 1993 Staff Surgeon, 3st Department of Surgery, “GENNIMATAS” General

Hospital, Athens, Greece

1993 – 2003 Staff Surgeon, 3st Department of Surgery, “SOTIRIA” Hospital, Athens,

Greece

2003 – 2014 Staff Surgeon, 3st Department of Surgery, “ATTIKON” Hospital,

Athens, Greece

2009 – 2014 Director of the ”UPPER GI” Unit “ATTIKON” Hospital, Athens, Greece
2014 – 2020 Chairman and Director of the 1st Academic Surgical Department

“LAIKON” Hospital, Athens, Greece

2014 – 2020 Director of the ”UPPER GI” Unit “LAIKON” Hospital, Athens, Greece
2020 – Director of the 2nd Surgical Department “IASO” Hospital
2020 – Director of the ”UPPER GI” Unit “IASO” Hospital, Athens, Greece

Academic Appointments
1993 – 1996 Lecturer of Surgery, Medical School University of Athens, Greece
1996 – 2003 Assistant Professor of Surgery, Medical School University of Athens

Greece

2003 – 2009 Associate Professor of Surgery, Medical School University of Athens,

Greece.

2009 – Professor of Surgery, Medical School University of Athens, Greece

2010 – 2014 Vice-Rector of the University of Athens. Athens, Greece

2016 – 2017 Vice-Dean of the Medical School University of Athens. Athens, Greece

Honorary Appointments
Visiting Professor of Surgery in
Georgia Baptist Medical Center and Georgia Medical School
Baylor College of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Houston
Texas
MD Anderson Cancer Center Laboratory Immunology/Vaccine Research. Houston
Texas
Member of the Editorial Boards of 2 International and 1 Greek
Guest Editor 1 International and 2 Greek publications
Ass. Editor in 2 International Journals
Reviewer in several International Journals
Member of the Board or of the Excecutive Council in 1 International and 4 Greek
Associations
Member of 7 International and 8 Greek Societies

Main Scientific Research
Gastroesophageal surgery

Developing medical technology in minimal invasive surgery

Biomarkers in gastric cancer
Toll-like receptors in sepsis

Congresses
More than 330 oral presentations and posters in International and Greek Congresses

Lectures – Round tables
More than 170 lectures in International meetings and Universities

Publications
More than 240 publications in International and Greek Journals
222 articles in peer review – indexed journals
4050 citations
h-index 30