Prof. Athanasios Papatsoris graduated from Patras School of Medicine with an honorary scholarship and from the same University he obtained a MSc . His PhD thesis iwas 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 a Urological Surgeon. Thereafter, in London, he completed a two year Endourology fellowship (SpR level, recognized by the Endourological Society. Also, he completed a clinical fellowship in laparoscopy in Le Mans, France, supported by the EUSP. Furthermore, for one year he served as an honorary Consultant in Urology at Royal London Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust. Now he holds honorary contracts at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge and Imperial College, London. He obtained his FEBU degree in 2007 and since then he is a FEBU examiner and the last years the Vice Chairman of the EBU Examination Committee.
Since 2017, Dr Papatsoris is an Assoc. Professor of Urology at the 2nd Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Sismanoglio General Hospital, Athens Greece. Also, he is a Visiting Professor of Urology at the Lebanese University and Scientific Collaborator of the European University of Cyprus. Moreover, he is an Assoc. Board member of ESOU (Prostate Cancer Committee), EULIS, ESUT, SEGUR and U-Merge. He is the EBU and the SIU National Delegate, uCARE SIU Board member and SIU Academy Endourology Board member. Also, the last four years he was the Secretary of the Hellenic Urological Association, the Vice Chairman of the Section of Endourology – Laparoscopy, while now he is the Secretary General of the Section of Oncological Urology. Furthermore, he is a Board member of the IMBE and the Secretary General of the Hellenic Genito-Urinary Cancer Group.
Prof. Papatsoris H-Index is 37 with more than 170 publications in PubMed with more than 3600 citations. He is a member of the Editorial Board of more than 30 medical journals and he has been invited as faculty in many international congresses, workshops, intensive courses and live Endourology surgeries. Lastly, this year he won the “Arthur Smith” award from the Endourological Society.