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Professor George V. Papatheodoridis, MD PhD

Professor George V. Papatheodoridis, MD PhD


George Papatheodoridis is Professor in Medicine and Gastroenterology at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Medical School and Director of the Academic Gastroenterology Department of Laiko Hospital of Athens, Greece. He was trained in Medicine and completed his PhD thesis on “Acute on Chronic Hepatitis B” at the Medical School of Athens University. He was trained in Gastroenterology at Tzaneion Hospital of Piraeus, Greece and had a 2-year research fellowship in Hepatology at the Royal Free Hospital of London, UK.
He served as member of Scientific Committee/Governing Board of EASL and is member of EASL and AASLD. He is president of Hellenic Association for Study of Liver, president of Hellenic Foundation of Gastroenterology & Nutrition and chair of Scientific Committee for Viral Hepatitis of Hellenic Center for Prevention of Diseases. He was general secretary of Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology and Hellenic Association for Study of Liver.

His main research interest has been focused on viral hepatitis. He has (co-)authored >260 papers published in PubMed journals having total IF>1400 and >8000/16500 citations (h-index 50/64) in Scopus/Google Scholar. He was Associate Editor of Liver International and has served as Editorial Board member of other international journals and as reviewer for all gastroenterology/Hepatology journals, many major internal medicine journals (New Engl J Med, Lancet, Ann Intern Med, BMJ etc), ILC/EASL-UEGW abstracts, EU 7th Framework Programme for research and Horizon 2020. He has given >120 lectures, chaired >40 lectures/round tables and presented >250 abstracts in international meetings.