About the Doctor

Doctor GEORGE A. ZOUPANOS

Pediatric Urologist Surgeon

Dipl. European Board Of Urology

Dipl. European Board Of Pediatric Urology 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Medical studies at the University of Besancon France.
  • French State Doctorat in Medicine with Excellence. University of Besancon France (1983)
  • Speciality of Urology. University Hospital of Besancon France (1983-1988)
  • Graduate Diploma in Anaesthesiology-Resuscitation, University of Besancon France.
  • Graduate Diploma in Human Sexology, University of Besancon France.
  • Lecturer for 2.5 years of the Paediatric Surgery Clinic of the University of Besancon France (1988-1990)
  • In 1990  founded the Paediatric Urology Clinic, in the Athens Medical Center Hospital (biggest private hospital of Athens) , which runs until today.
  • In 1992  received the new European Diploma «European Board of Urology» after exams at European level.
  • In 2008  received the new  European Diploma «European Board of Pediatric Urology»  following European level exams.
  • Served as Pediatric Urologist  Consultant  in Maternity Hospitals of  Athens “Lito”, “Mother”, “IASO” and “Euroclinic for Children”
  • Paediatric  Urologist Consultant of Maternity Hospital “Gea” of Athens.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • During my tenure as lecturer at the University of Besancon France,  I taught many courses of Surgery, Urology and Pediatric Surgery for medical students at the University of Besancon and schools of Nursing and Midwifery at the same University
  • From 1990 to 1992  I taught classes for students in the 5th year of Medicine at the University of Heraklion, Crete, by invitation of the late Professor of Urology Angelos Kranidis
  • In 3 / 2009 trained Pediatric Surgeons of the Paediatric Surgery Clinic of the Makarios Hospital in Nicosia, Cyprus in endoscopic surgery for vesicorenal reflux

 

EDUCATIONAL TRAVEL

  • Occasionally postgraduate studies with extended stays in : Childrens Hospital Saint Justine Montreal – Canada (Pr Homsy), Philadelphia USA (Pr Duckett), Mayo Clinic Rochester Minnesota USA (Pr Kelalis) and Pediatric Surgery Clinic of the University of Besancon France (Pr Aubert)
  • Participated  for many  years in several workshops taking place across Europe to refine surgical techniques of the urogenital system of children
  • Participated  in many conferences of the” French Association of Urology”, “European Society of Pediatric Urology”, “Greek association of Urology & Greek Pediatric Society” as well as many other conferences related to urologic diseases of children

 

SPECIAL SPECIFICATIONS

  • Wasthe first urologist in Greece with Urodynamic studies of children suffering from functional problems of the urinary bladder
  • First introduced in Greece endoscopic urological surgery for children (reflux, ureterocele, posterior urethra valves, etc)
  • Introduced to Greece the first surgery of hypospadias that does not require a stay of post-operatively catheter & hospitalisation or will require only one night hospitalization .  Highlight of my surgical abilities include both  endoscopic surgery and the  surgery of hypospadias.

 

SCIENTIFIC ASSOCIATIONS OF WHICH IS ACTIVE MEMBER

  • Greek Urological Association
  • European Society of Pediatric Urology (ESPU)
  • French Society for the Study of Pediatric Urology (France)
  • Reading Society of Corfu

 

SURGICAL ACTIVITY IN NEONATES AND CHILDREN

- KIDNEY

  • Pyeloplasty for pyeloureteral obstruction
  • (Hemi)Nephrectomy
  • Cysts of kidney

- URINARY BLADDER

  • Open and endoscopic correction of vesico-renal reflux
  • Reimplantation of ureter for ureterovesical obstraction
  • Bladder diverticulum
  • Ureterocele (endoscopic treatment)

- URETHRA

  • Endoscopic operation for posterior and anterior urethral valves
  • Urethral strictures

- PENIS

  • Hypospadias
  • Epispadias
  • Courvature (torsion) of the penis (cavernosoplasty)
  • Phimosis, circumcission

- SCROTUM

  • Ectopia of testis (cryptorchidism)
  • Hydrocele
  • Varicocele
  • Inguinal hernia
  • Cyst of the spermatic cord
  • Testis tumors

Pediatric Urology
and Endocrine Clinics

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