Prof. Dr. Stavros Gravas is a Professor of Urology at University of Thessaly in Greece. His main fields of interest include medical and minimally invasive therapies for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), endourology, and stone management. He earned his medical degree and doctorate from University of Athens in Greece and completed a fellowship in Endourology at the University Hospital Nijmegen in the Netherlands.
Prof. Gravas is a peer reviewer of numerous journals, including European Urology, Journal of Urology, British Journal of Urology International, Urology, Journal of Endourology, Current Urology, Clinical Drug Investigation, and Journal of Medical Case Reports. He is the section editor of New Technologies in Journal of Endourology.
Prof. Gravas is a founding member of the Clinical Research Office of Endourological Society representing Europe and is a member of the board of directors of Société Internationale d’Urologie (SIU) and past member of the board of directors of the Endourological Society (2008–2012). He is the chair of Education and Consensus of SIU, chair-elect of the SIU Education Office and chairman of the EAU Guidelines Working Group on male LUTS.
He is the recipient of numerous awards and honors including the Maria and Pantelis Laimos Foundation scholarship (1997, 1998, 2002), SIU award for Outstanding Video Webcast and the award of Outstanding Contributor in Melbourne (2015).