Georgios Pehlivanidis

Postgraduate Trainning:

  • Hyperbaric Medicine – USA 1985,1986
  • Colorectal Surgery
    • Leeds General Infirmary under Prof D Johnston 1992
    • Coloprosctology Unit Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK under Mr DCC Bartolo 1992 – Basingstoke General Hospital, Basingstoke, UK under Mr RJ Heald 1991
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery for Oesophageal motilitydisorders and colorectal diseases
    • Leeds General Infirmary under Prof MJ McMahon 1992
    • Ospedale Sant Agostino, Modena, Italy under Prof G Melloti 1996, 1997
  • Breast Surgery
    • Breast unit Lincoln County Hospital , Lincoln, Great Britain under Mr I Fussey 1990-1992
    • European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy under Prof U Veronesi 1997

Medical Experience:

  • Metropolitan Hospital – Director of Surgical Breast and Colorectal Dpt – May 2016 – Today
  • Athens Naval Hospital – Former Director of 2nd Surgical Dpt – Μarch 2018 – October 2014
  • Hospital “Mitera” – Scientific coordinator, Breast Unit – October 2013 – April 2016
  • Breast Centers Network – Breast Surgeon, Prolipsis Breast Unit – 2007 – 2013

International Journals Publications:

  • Manatakis DK, Tzardi M, Souglakos J, Tsiaoussis J, Agalianos C, Kyriazanos ID, Pechlivanides G, Kordelas A, Tasis N, Gouvas N, Xynos E. Achieving a Textbook Outcome in colon cancer surgery is associated with improved long-term survival. Curr. Oncol. 2023, 30, 2879–2888.
  • Gouvas N, Agalianos C, Manatakis DK, Pechlivanides G,Xynos E. Elective surgery for conservatively treated acute uncomplicated diverticulitis: a Minerva Surg . 2022 Dec;77(6):591-601. doi: 10.23736/S2724-5691.22.09726-X.
  • Dimitrios K. Manatakis, Nikolaos Gouvas, George Pechlivanides, Evangelos Xynos. Ventral Prosthesis Rectopexy for obstructed defaecation syndrome: a systematic review and meta‑analysis. Updates Surg. 2021 Oct 19
  • Georgios Pechlivanides. A review of various anatomical definitions of the rectum and their clinical implication in rectal cancer management. Int J Surg Med. 2021; 7(3): 50-55. doi: 10.5455/ijsm.rectal-cancer-management-greece

Lectures in Greek Congresses:

  • Webinar «Breast Cancer, News from St Gallen 2021 , May 18th, 2021 Surgery session
  • 6th Scientific Forum «Oncology: Quo Vadis?», September 24th-26th, 2021 Breast Cancer Surgery session
  • 7th Interdisciplinary approach of Breast and Gynecologycal Cancer. November 26th & 27th, 2021, Breast Cancer Surgical Cases with Oncological interest
  • 15th Congress, Society of Study, Research and Treatment of Metastatic Cancer, April 8th and 9th, 2022. Local treatment of denovo oligometastatic disease

Teaching Lectures on Postgraduate Colorectal Surgery Training:

  • Postgraduate Seminar, Pelvic and Perineal Surgery, Medical School University of ThessaliaWebinar December 4th, 20214 lectures on ‘Defecation Disorders’
  • Postgraduate Seminar, Colorectal Surgery,  Medical School University of ThessaliaJanuary 14th, 15th,   2022     5 lectures on ‘defecation and obstructed defecation’February 19th, 2022       ‘Quality of colectomy’April 1st-3rd, 2022    ‘Rectal Surgery’
  • 6th Masterclass, Gastroentestinal CancerMarch 9th-13th, 2022 ‘Rectal  Cancer Surgery’

Scientific Presentations:

  • 22 Lectures in International Congresses
  • 18 Congress Participation as Organizer
  • 49 Lectures in Greek Congresses
  • 3 Demonstrations of Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery in Egypt and Tunisia

Editorial Board:

  • Hellenic Journal of Nuclear Medicine

Teaching Experience:

  • Digestive tract motility disorder seminars for 11 consecutive years
  • Colorectal Surgery seminars for 17 consecutive years

Book Chapters:

  • Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy In «New developments in General Surgery 2000» – Synedron publications, Athens


  • “Gallbladder motility disorders post gastric operations”. – Declared 1994 – University of Crete, Medical School
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