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Professor Thanos Athanasious completed his medical degree in Athens, followed by a PhD in molecular lung cancer biology. He started his training at the Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre and completed his training in the UK including Swansea, Bristol, London (London Chest, St Mary's Hospital). He completed his MBA at the University of Warwick.


Coronary revascularization, aortic disease, beating heart surgery

Research & publications

Selected publications:

Ashrafian H, Navarro-Sanchez A, Athanasiou T, et al., 2015, Thoracoscopic Esophageal Repair of a Spontaneous Barrett's Ulcer Perforation, Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Vol:99, ISSN:0003-4975, Pages:331-333

Uppara M, Adaba F, Askari A, et al., 2015, A systematic review and meta-analysis of the diagnostic accuracy of pyruvate kinase M2 isoenzymatic assay in diagnosing colorectal cancer, World Journal of Surgical Oncology, Vol:13, ISSN:1477-7819

Mayer EK, Sevdalis N, Rout S, et al., 2015, Surgical Checklist Implementation Project: The Impact of Variable WHO Checklist Compliance on Risk-adjusted Clinical Outcomes After National Implementation: A Longitudinal Study., Ann Surg

Wu Q, Li JV, Seyfried F, et al., 2015, Metabolic phenotype-microRNA data fusion analysis of the systemic consequences of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery, International Journal of Obesity, Vol:39, ISSN:0307-0565, Pages:1126-1134

Pannick S, Beveridge I, Ashrafian H, et al., 2015, A stepped wedge, cluster controlled trial of an intervention to improve safety and quality on medical wards: the HEADS-UP study protocol., Bmj Open, Vol:5

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