Athanasios Papatsoris
Ass. Professor of Urology
School of Medicine
Sismanoglio General Hospital
Athens Greece

Prof. Athanasios Papatsoris graduated from Patras School of Medicine with an honorary scholarship and from the same University he obtained a Master of Science (MSc) in Pathobiochemistry with a thesis in benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). His PhD thesis in

bladder cancer 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 an Urological Surgeon. Thereafter, he completed in London a two year Endourology fellowship, officially recognized by the Endourological Society. Also, he completed a clinical fellowship in laparoscopy in Le Mans, France, supported by the European Urological Scholarship Programme (EUSP). Furthermore, for one year he served as an honorary Consultant in Urology at Royal London Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust and since 2014 he has an honorary contract with Cambridge University Hospital, UK (Addenbrookes Hospital). He obtained his fellow of the European Board of Urology (FEBU) degree in Athens and since then he is a FEBU examiner and member of the Examination Committess.

Currently, Dr Athanasios Papatsoris is an Ass. Professor of  Urology at the 2nd Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Sismanoglio General Hospital, Athens Greece. Moreover, he is an Associate Board member of the EAU Section of Urolithiasis (EULIS) and of the EAU Section of Oncological Urology (ESOU), Board member of the EAU Young Academic Urologist (Endourology Group), European Board of Urology (EBU) National Delegate as well as Socieete Internationale d’Urologie (SIU) National Delegate. Also, he is the General Secretary of the Hellenic (Greek) Urological Association (HUA) and Board member of the HUA Section of Endourology – Laparoscopic Surgery and Urotechnology. Furthermore, he is a Board member of the Institute of Molecular Medicine and & Biomedical Research (IMIBE) as well as the Hellenic Genito-Urinary Cancer Group (HGUCG). Dr Papatsoris has more than 140 publications in PubMed indexed journals and is a member of the Editorial Board of 14 Urology journals. Lastly, he has participated as faculty in several international congresses, workshops and intensive courses (e.g. IRCAD-France) in Europe, America, Middle East, Asia and Australia.”