Name: Evangelos

Surname: Liatsikos

Date of birth: February 20, 1968

Nationality: Greek – US

Address: Department of Urology, University of Patras, University Hospital, Rio

Phone: 30 2610 994479

Languages: Greek, Italian, English, French, German

Professor, Department of Urology,

University of Patras, Greece

Head of Endourology- Laparoscopy Unit

Chairman of European Section of Urotechnology (ESUT)

Brief statement

Dr Evangelos Liatsikos is the Chairman of the European Association of Urology Section of Uro- Technology (ESUT). He is a Professor of Urology at the University of Patras in Greece. He is a Guest Professor at the University of Leipzig in Germany and Adjunct Professor at the Medical University of Vienna, Austria. He is distinguished in literature for his research in Laparoscopy and Endourology, with his work accounting for more than 270 international publications. Dr. Liatsikos has also been invited as a speaker and live surgeon in a series of the most prestigious urological congresses worldwide. For his scientific contribution, Professor Liatsikos was nominated for the “Arthur Smith Endourology Lectureship” award in 2009 by the World Association of Endourology. He received the award of “Academic Endourology Fellowship Program Director” on November 2016 during the World Congress of Urology.

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PRESENT STATUS

Chairman of European Society of Uro-Τechnology (from 2016)

Professor of Urology, Head of Endourology – Laparoscopy Unit University of Patras, Department of Urology, University Hospital of Rio, Patras 26500, Greece.

Director of the Endourology Fellowship program (recognized by the Endourology Society)

Visiting Professor of Urology, Department of Urology, University of Leipzig, Germany (from January 2009)

Adjunct Professor at the Medical University of Vienna, Austria (Department of Urology) for the period 2016-2019.

General Medical Council- Specialist registration n.4586616

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PERSONAL DETAILS

Date of Birth: 20 – 02 – 1968, New York, USA (Greek and US citizen)

Languages:

  • Greek: Native language

  • English: Native language, Cambridge Proficiency examination.

  • Italian: Fluent.

  • French: Superieur I

  • German: basic knowledge

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CONTACT DETAILS

Office address: Department of Urology, University of Patras, University Hospital, Rio Patras 26500, Greece.

Email: Liatsikos@yahoo.com

Off. Tel: -30 2610 994479

Home Tel: -30 2613 014050

Mobile: -30 6932 480650

UNIVERSITY EDUCATION

  • University of Padova, Italy

Diploma from Medical School of University of Padova (1985 – 1991)

  • University of Patras, Greece

  1. Resident in the Department of Surgery for a period of 12 months (Jan. 92 – Jan. 93)

  2. Resident in Urology, Department of Urology, University Hospital, University of Patras Medical School, from February 1995 until February 1999 (Urology specialist qualification- April 1999).

  3. PhD Diploma (1998)- Department of Urology, University Hospital, University of Patras Medical School

POST GRADUATE TRAINING

1. PhD Diploma (1998)- Department of Urology, University Hospital, University of Patras Medical School

2. Fellowship in Endourology, Department of Urology, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New York (July 99-July 2000)

  1. Attending Guest Urologist, Department of Urology, International Training Center of Urologic Laparoscopy, University of Leipzig, Germany (July 2005- November 2005)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  1. Resident in General Surgery, (Jan. 92- Jan. 93)

  2. Resident in Urology, Department of Urology, University Hospital, University of Patras Medical School (Feb.95- Feb.99).

  3. Attending Urologist, Department of Urology, University Hospital, University of Patras Medical School (May 99- June 99)

  4. Fellow in Endourology, Department of Urology, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New York (July 99-July 2000), Chairman: Arthur Smith

  5. Attending Guest Urologist, Department of Urology, International Training Center of Urologic Laparoscopy, University of Leipzig, Germany (July 2005- November 2005), Chairman: Jens-Uwe Stolzenburg

  6. Lecturer of Urology, Department of Urology, University of Patras, University Hospital, Rio Patras 26500, Greece (September 2002- September 2005).

  7. Visiting Professor of Urology, Department of Urology, University of Leipzig, Germany (from January 2009).

  8. Assistant Professor of Urology, Department of Urology, University of Patras, University Hospital, Rio Patras 26500, Greece (August 2011 – February 2013)

  9. Associate Professor of Urology, Department of Urology, University of Patras, University Hospital, Rio Patras 26500, Greece (February 2013 – July 2017)

  10. Professor of Urology, Department of Urology, University of Patras, University Hospital, Rio Patras 26500, Greece (from July 2017)

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

  1. Full spectrum of urologic procedures especially endourologic, laparoscopic and robotic urologic surgery (In all procedures vast experience- distant trainer and proctor).

  2. Vast experience in private practice, especially endourologic, laparoscopic and robotic surgery.

  3. Single-port surgery including simple/radical/partial nephrectomy, pyeloplasty, diverticulectomy, hybrid NOTES nephrectomy and hernia repair, significant interest during the recent years.

 

HEAD OF TRAINING CENTER – UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL OF PATRAS, GREECE

  1. Director of the Endourology Fellowship program (recognized by the Endourological Society)

  2. Short term training seminars in Endourology. Several trainees from European countries attend the University of Patras training courses in Endourology.

  1. Member of the European School of Urology, for expertise on Endourology, Laparoscopic Urology and Minimally Invasive Surgery.

Our Center provides a full Endourology Fellowship Program recognized by the Endourological Society. In addition, multiple colleagues from other countries regularly visit us for various time periods for educational purposes. During their stay they participate in live surgery and also practice in animal models (both for endourological and laparoscopic procedures). When deemed necessary, we provide proctoring to help them initiate laparoscopic/endourologic procedures in their own institutions.

HEAD OF ANIMAL LABORATORY OF UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL OF PATRAS

MAIN CLINICAL AND RESEARCH FOCUS

Endourology and Laparoscopy

  • Full range of percutaneous and ureteroscopic procedures

  • Full range of laparoscopic procedures (special focus in renal surgery, radical prostatectomy)

  • Laparoendoscopic Single Site Surgery (LESS)

  • Stents in the urinary system (basic and clinical research with numerous publications)      

OUTSTANDING HONORARY ACHIEVEMENTS

  1. Winner of the annual honorary achievement of the Endourology Society: ARTHUR D. SMITH ENDOUROLOGY LECTURESHIP AWARD, for the year 2009, which took place at the 27th Annual World Congress of Endourology, Munich, 5 October 2009, Germany.

  2. Title of «Gastsprofessor der Universitat Leipzig» (Visiting Professor in University of Leipzig), Germany, January 2009.

  3. Honorary member of the Hungarian Urological Association

  4. Honorary member of the Georgian Urological Association

  5. Chairman of European Society of Uro-Technology (from 2016)

  6. Winner of the annual honorary achievement of the Endourology Society: «Academic Endourology Fellowship Program Director», for the year 2016, which took place at the World Congress of Urology, 10 November 2016, Cape Town, South Africa.

  7. Board of Directors – Endourology Society

  8. Board member of the European School of Urology

  9. Adjunct Professor at the Medical University of Vienna (Department of Urology) for the period 2016-2019.

INVITED SPEAKER AND FACULTY MEMBER IN NUMEROUS INTERNATIONAL CONGRESSES (Ν=250)

INVITED SURGEON (LIVE SURGERY) AND FACULTY MEMBER IN NUMEROUS INTERNATIONAL CONGRESSES (Ν=95)

INVITED HANDS-ON TRAINER IN NUMEROUS INTERNATIONAL CONGRESSES (N=122)

NUMEROUS PRESENTATIONS IN NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL CONGRESSES (N=360)

REVIEWER IN PUBMED JOURNALS

  1. Journal of Endourology

  2. Journal of Urology

  3. European Urology

  4. International Brazilian Journal of Urology

  5. World Journal of Urology

  6. Surgical Laparoscopy

  7. Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques

  8. Urology

  9. BMC Urology

  10. Journal of Medical Case Reports

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER IN INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS

  1. European Urology

  2. World Journal of Urology – Section Editor

  3. Journal of Endourology

  4. International Brazilian Journal of Urology

  5. European Medical Journal

  6. Urology and Andrology

  7. Videourology – Associate Editor

  8. EAU Online Video Platform – Editor

  9. Current Opinion in Urology

  10. ARC Journal of Urology

PUBLICATIONS IN PUBMED JOURNALS (N= 278)

Last Author on the above Articles (N = 91)

h-index: 34 (exclude self-citations)

CITATIONS:  3.422 (exclude self-citations)

BOOKS

1. Endoscopic Urology (Greek Language). Evangelos N. Liatsikos, Jens-Uwe Stolzenburg. Giourdas ed., 2007. ISBN 960-387-481-7.

  1. Endoscopic Extraperitoneal Radical Prostatectomy: Laparoscopic and Robot- Assisted Surgery. Jens-Uwe Stolzenburg, Matthew T. Gettman, Evangelos N. Liatsikos. Springer ed., 2007. ISBN 978-3-540-45533-2.

  2. Laparoscopic and robotic-assisted surgery in urology: Atlas of standard procedures. Jens-Uwe Stolzenburg, Ingolf A. Turk, Evangelos N. Liatsikos. Springer ed., 2011. ISBN-13: 978-3642008900.

CHAPTERS OF BOOKS (N = 28)

EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF UROLOGY – GUIDELINES

  1. Guidelines on Lasers and Technologies. TR Hermann, E Liatsikos, U Nagele, O Traxer, AS Merseburger. EAU Guidelines 2011

  2. Guidelines on Robotics and key-hole surgery for EAU. Member of the working group. Under authoring process.

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