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Hadjianastasiou G. Vassilis

Specialty
Consultant Vascular & General Surgeon
Medical School

University of Oxford – BMBCh(Oxon) (Basic Degree in Medicine & Surgery)
University of Oxford – DM(Oxon) (Doctoral Research Degree in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Surgery)

Certification
  • UK Certificate of Specialist Training in General Surgery – FRCS (Gen Surg) & CCT in General Surgery (Vascular & Transplant Surgery were subspecialties of General Surgery)
  • European Certificate of Specialisation in Vascular Surgery – FEBVS (Vasc Surg)
  • European Society of Organ Transplantation Hesperis Diploma
  • Intercollegiate Fellowship Exam in General Surgery – FRCS (Eng)
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England Membership Exam – MRCS (Eng)
  • United States Medical Licensing Exams – ECFMG Standard Certification
Academic Interests

Vascular Surgery: carotid (under Local Anaesthesia where possible), aneurysmal (open and minimally invasive (EVAR)) and arterial bypass surgery, laser and open surgery treatment for varicose veins, haemangiomas, advanced vascular access surgery (fistulas and grafts for haemodialysis).

General Surgery: gastro-intestinal open and laparoscopic operations (gallbladder, appendix, hernias, peptic ulcers, nephrectomy, adrenalectomy, colectomy, splenectomy)

Transplantation: kidney and pancreatic transplants (adult and paediatric), laparoscopic nephrectomies. Mr Hadjianastassiou has been performing all Organ Transplantation Surgery in Cyprus since 2011 and he has been the founding Medical Director of the program at the Nicosia General Hospital since then. Organ Transplantation is only allowed in the licensed Government Hospital and cannot be provided in Private Hospitals at present.

Professional Highlights
  • Examiner for the MRCS exam of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (current)
  • Examiner & Tutor, Division of Transplantation, UEMS Section of Surgery & The European Board of Surgery (current)
  • Board Member, Cyprus Transplant Council (current)
  • Founding Medical Director of the Cyprus Government Organ Transplant Centre (current)
  • Board Member, Cyprus Institute of Genetics & Neurology
  • Ministry of Health Appointee as Member (one of two) of the Panel of Experts on Vascular Surgery
Academic Highlights
  • Clinical Professor of Surgery, University of Nicosia (current)
  • Doctoral degree, University of Oxford – DM (Oxon) – thesis on Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Surgery
  • Academic Doctoral Degree Thesis Supervisor – for an MD Research degree (Dr. A.N.Barnett, King’s College London)
  • Senior Lecturer (Hon) (equivalent to Associate Professor) – King’s College London Medical School (Tutor & Examiner for the MB BS Exam)
  • Associate Fellow & Tutor in Anatomy, Gonville & Caius College, University of Cambridge
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Contact Info

215, Spyrou Kyprianou Ave.
2047 Strovolos

Tel: + 357 22 476 634
Tel: + 357 22 200 600, 22 270 015
Fax: + 357 22 476 640
Email: vassilis@doctors.org.uk