Curriculum Vitae

I. Biographical Information

Dimitrios Linos, ΜD, Ph.D.


Professor of Surgery Athens Medical School

Consultant in Surgery Massachusetts General Hospital
Lecturer in Surgery Harvard Medical School 

Birth Date: 17 June 1951                    Nationality: Greek
Place of Birth: Athens, Greece            Marital Status: Married, father of 5 children





1969 - 1975

1969 Accepted among the first in the University of Athens Medical School. Awarded scholarship that was maintained through out (1969 - 1975) due to annually excellent performance.

Clinical pregraduate practice at the following hospitals abroad:
1971 San Juan de Dios Hospital, Granada, Spain (Pathology)
1972 Manchester Royal Infirmary Hospital, UK (Pathology)
1973 Hospital Cantonal de Geneve, Switzerland (Anesthesiology)
1974 Massachusetts General Hospital, USA (trimester in Surgery)

1975 Graduated with Honors from University of Athens Medical School, grade "Excellent"

7/1975 - 6/1976

Research Fellow in Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA

Clinical and Research Fellow in Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA

Associate Investigator at the Coronary Artery Surgery Study (CASS study). Received training in Harvard School of Public Health in the following courses "Medical Curriculum Planning" (Honors) "Epidemiology of Chronic Illnesses", Boston, USA 

7/1976 - 6/1980

Resident in Surgery, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

7/1980 - 6/1981

Chief Resident Associate in Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA


1975 Degree in Medicine, grade "Excellent"
1975 E.C.F.M.G. Diploma
1978 Doctoral thesis for the University of Athens Medical School, grade "Excellent"
1978 FLEX Diploma
1980 Title in medical specialty of Surgery
1981 American Board of Surgery Certified
1983 Readership University of Athens Medical School

Medical practice licences

  • 1975 Athens Medical Practice License (1975)
  • 1978 Minnesota Medical License (No 23814)
  • 1981 Ohio Medical License (No 46456)

Higher administrative & academic positions

  • 1981 - 1984: Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
  • 1981 - 1982: Staff Surgeon, Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
  • 1982 - 1984: Lecturer in Surgery, Â University Clinic for the University of Athens, Areteio Hospital
  • 1983 - :Readership in Surgery, University of Athens Medical School
  • 1984 - 1994: Adjunct Professor of Surgery University of Athens Medical School
  • 1994 - 2012: Unsalaried Adjunct Professor of Surgery University of Athens Medical School
  • 1994 - 2017: Director of 1st Surgical clinic "Hygeia Hospital"
  • 1994 - : Adjunct Professor, International Health Institute, Michigan State University, USA
  • 2000 - : Consultant in Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital,  Harvard Medical School
  • 2012 - : Professor of Surgery at St George's University of London, Medical School at the University of Nicosia-Cyprus (UNIC).
  • 2012 - : Professor of Surgery University of Athens Medical School
  • 2016-2018: Director of 5th University Surgical Clinic, "Evgenideio Hospital", Athens, Greece
  • 2007-2018: Professor of Surgery, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece


International Publications

  • 2 Medical textbook
  • 15 Chapters in Medical textbooks
  • 90 Publication in International Scientific Journals after review

Greek Publications

  • 4 medical textbooks
  • 5 Chapters in Medical textbooks
  • 40 Publications in Greek Scientific Journals after review


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