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Program: Cardiothoracic Surgery

Start Year: 2023

Medical School: University of Thessaly, Greece

Hometown: Thessaloniki, Greece

Clinical and Research Interests

Lung transplantation, Heart transplantation, LVAD, Aortic Disease, Regenerative Medicine.

What were you looking for in a residency program?

Inclusive environment, research opportunities, mentorship, high volume and wide spectrum of cases.

What inspired you to become a doctor/surgeon?

I couldn’t resist the opportunity to have a legitimate excuse to play with sharp objects.

Favorite thing about UNC?

The culture.

Favorite Surgery?

Bilateral lung transplantation – Thoracic & Total arch repair – Cardiac.

Fun Fact

Used to be a lifeguard in Greece.


Reading, martial arts, basketball, weight lifting.