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Dr Labros Athanassiou

                                  FRCA, DEAA, CertMgmt(Open, UK)

             Consultant Anaesthetist – Attending Anesthesiologist



Curiculum Vitae


                           [Until November 2003]



For greek version of CV press here [για ελληνική έκδοση του βιογραφικού πατήστε εδώ]




       Professional qualifications

       Postgraduate non-anaesthetic training

       Anaesthetic posts










1985 - 1991:    Medical School, National Kappodistrian University of Athens


1995 - 1996:    Emergency Prehospital Medicine Provider Course – Diploma

                       National Ambulance Centre, Athens


1997:              Diploma of the Hellenic Society of Anaesthesiology


1998:              Advanced Life Support Provider (ALS)


1998:              Advanced Trauma Life Support Provider (ATLS)


1999:              Advanced Paediatric Life Support Provider (APLS)


1999:              Fellowship of   Royal College of Anaesthetists (FRCA)


2000:              Diploma of the European Academy of Anaesthesiology (DEAA)









April 1992 - December 1992:     Resident trainee

                                               Department of Surgery                            

                                               406 Military Hospital, Ioannina, Greece


January 1993 - August 1993:     Medical Officer (General Practice equivalent)

                                               Supreme School of National Defence               

                                               Armed Forces, Greece


March 1994 - September 1994:  Trainee                                             

                                               Department of Cardiology                   

                                               Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece

                                               Coronary Care Unit: 4 months

                                               Cardiology ward: 6 weeks

                                               Haemodynamic Laboratory: 2 weeks

                                               [Part of anaesthetic training rotation]


October 1994 - January 1995:    Trainee in Respiratory Medicine

                                               2nd Department of Respiratory Medicine Chest Diseases Hospital, Athens, Greece

                                               [Part of anaesthetic training rotation]


October 1995 - April 1996:         Resident trainee                                                  

                                                Adult Intensive Care                                         

                                                Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece

                                                [Part of anaesthetic training rotation]


 November 2001 – October 2003: Professional Certificate in Management [CertMgmt(Open, UK)],

                                                The Open University Business School,

                                                 Cambridge, East Anglia, UK






ANAESTHETIC POSTS                                                                                                                         



October 1993 - October 1997:     Resident trainee                                      

                                                University Department of Anaesthesia

                                                Aretaeion Teaching Hospital,          

                                                University of Athens, Greece                                 


November 1997 – March 2000:    Senior House Officer and Specialist Registrar in Anaesthesia

                                                Nottingham City Hospital and Queens Medical Centre University Hospital,

                                                            Nottingham and East Midlands School of Anaesthesia (NEMSA), Nottingham, UK


March 2000 –  March 2001:         Clinical Lecturer in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine

                                                  Queens Medical Centre University Hospital and Medical School,

                                                  University of Nottingham, UK


March 2001 – June 2002:            Consultant Anaesthetist, Queens Medical Centre

                                                University Hospital, Nottingham, UK


Present occupation:                     Private health sector anaesthesiologist, Athens, Greece















·        Airway management devices

·        Tissue oxygenation during experimental liver transplantation and extracorporeal liver support

·        Non-invasive indices for the monitoring of cerebral perfusion

·        Neuromuscular blockers pharmacology








·        Hellenic Society of Anaesthesiology

·        Northern Greece Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Medicine

·        Royal College of Anaesthetists

·        European Society of Anaesthesiologists

·        European Academy of Anaesthesiology








·        British Journal of Anaesthesia

·        European Journal of Anaesthesiology





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