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Athanasios Chatzisotiriou

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Postgraduate training

Functional and stereotactic neurosurgery, University Hospital of Lausanne, Switzerland


Short CV: 

Βorn in Thessaloniki in 1971. Graduated from the School of Medicine of the Aristotle University in 1995, with grade “Excellent”. From September 1995 to March 1997, he completed his military duties as a doctor in an army camp and then (April 1997-April 1998), he undertook the compulsory rural service, as a general practitioner, in the Regional Medical Centre of Polycastron, Prefecture of Kilkis. From June 1998 to January 2000, he followed a residency program in General Surgery in the 2nd Department of Surgical Oncology of the “Theageneion” Cancer Research Hospital. In June 2000, he began his PhD thesis in the Laboratory of Physiology of Medical School with the experimental study of the “Effect of spinal cord transaction on the lower motoneurons”, which was completed and defended in 2003, with grade “Excellent”.

From February 2001 to August 2005, he completed his training in neurosurgery in the neurosurgical department of AHEPA University Hospital of Thessaloniki in 2005. He was trained in functional and stereotactic neurosurgery (treatment of epilepsy, movement disorders, pain etc.) in the Neurosurgical Department of the University Hospital of Lausanne in Switzerland from 2005-2007.
In 2007, he became a teaching assistant for undergraduate and postgraduate students in Physiology, in Neurophysiology and Integrative Physiology
In November 2009, he was elected as a Lecturer, in October 2015 as an Assistant Professor (non-tenure) and in July 2019 as an Assistant Professor (tenure) in the Department of Physiology of the Faculty of  Medicine of the School of Health Sciences of the Aristotle University.
His research interests include the study of spinal cord injuries and the neuromuscular interactions following peripheral nerve injury.




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