Professor Athanasios Papatsoris graduated from Patras School of Medicine with an honorary scholarship and from the same University he obtained a MSc. Another MSc was obtained from the Hellenic Open University entitled: Health Management. His PhD thesis was completed in the 2nd Department of Urology of Athens University. He was trained in Urology in London and in Athens, where he was certified as a Urological Surgeon. Thereafter, in London, he completed a two year Endourology fellowship (SpR level, recognized by the Endourological Society. Also, he completed a clinical fellowship in Laparoscopy in Le Mans, France, supported by the EUSP. Furthermore, for one year he served as an honorary Consultant in Urology at Royal London Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust. Now he holds honorary contracts at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge and Imperial College, London and he is Faculty member of Cambridge Medical Academy. He obtained his FEBU degree in 2007 and since then he is a FEBU examiner and the last years he is the Vice Chairman of the EBU Examination Committee.
Dr Papatsoris is a Full Professor of Urology at the 2nd Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Sismanoglio General Hospital, Athens Greece. Also, he is a Visiting Professor of Urology at the Lebanese University and Scientific Collaborator of the European University of Cyprus. Moreover, he is an Assoc. Board member of ESOU (Prostate Cancer Committee), EULIS, ESUT, ESAU, SEGUR and U-Merge. He is the EBU National Delegate, uCARE SIU Board member and SIU Academy Endourology Board member. Also, for four years he was the Secretary of the Hellenic Urological Association, the Vice Chairman of the Section of Endourology – Laparoscopy, while now he is the Chairman of the Section of Oncological Urology as well as Board Member of Hellenic Urological Association. Furthermore, he is a Board member of the IMBE and the Secretary General of the Hellenic Genito-Urinary Cancer Group.
Prof. Papatsoris H-Index is 40 with more than 230 publications in PubMed and with more than 5000 citations. He is a member of the Editorial Board of more than 30 medical journals and he has been invited as faculty in many international congresses, workshops, intensive courses and live Endourology surgeries. Recently, he won the “Arthur Smith” award from the Endourological Society.