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Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Perikklis Zavridis MD, MSc

Anaesthetist, MSc Pain Management

Tel: +357-22373762, Cell Phone: +357-99603148

Fax: +357-22476815

E-mail: periklis@painclinic.com.cy

Birthday: 27 September 1977, Marital status: Married


Current Positions:

  1. Clinical Assistant Professor at St George’s Medical School, Nicosia, Cyprus
  2. Pain Management Control at Private Office “Nicosia Pain Clinic”
  3. Consultant of Anaesthesiology at private hospitals of Nicosia (Apollonion Private Hospital & American Medical Centre)

Areas of Concentration / Research Interests:

As a clinician, my main focus is on providing anaesthesia for vascular, abdominal, obstetric & gynaecological, neurosurgical, spine and orthopaedic surgeries.

I am currently running a research in the “Experimental model of hepatectomy in pigs. The effect of the antioxidant molecule U-74389g (21 – amino steroid) to the endothelial glycocalyx”. Also within my research activities is interventional pain therapy for cancer patients.

Education:             

Postgraduate work:

  • PhD research (under process), National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Graduate work:

  • Diploma in Emergency Medicine, 2012, Athens, Greece
  • MSc Pain Management, 2012, University of Leicester, UK

Undergraduate work:

  • Medical Degree, 2005, Semmelweis University of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary
  • Pre-Medical Diploma, College International, 1998, Budapest, Hungary
  • Kykkou Lyceum, 1995, Pafos, Cyprus

Work Experience:

2012

Anaesthetist (Trainee)
Department of Anaesthesia, St. Pierre Hospital of Brussels, Belgium. (three months)

2008-2012

Resident in the field of Anaesthesiology
Dept. of Anaesthesia General Hospital of Athens “Hippokrates”, Greece

2008

Medical doctor
Medical Centre of Fyti village (four months), Pafos, Cyprus

2008

Medical doctor 

Emergency Department of Iasis Private Hospital (four months), Pafos, Cyprus

2007-2008

Medical doctor

General Hospital of Pafos. Surgery Department (six months) & Internal Medicine Department (four months), Pafos, Cyprus

2006-2007

Resident in the field of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Unit 
Dept. of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Unit, General Hospital of Drama, Greece

Professional Associations:

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES


2005

Hungarian Medical Chamber

2005

Greek Medical Chamber

2007

Cyprus Medical Chamber

2012

Belgium Medical Chamber

Organisation – Title

2017 – Today  

NASC of ESA

Representative of CSA

2014 – Today

Cyprus Anaesthesiology Society (CSA)

Member of Board

2014 – 2016  

Cyprus Resuscitation Council (KYSAN)

Member of Board

Funding:

Scholarship (Experimental–Research Centre of ELPEN S.A Pharmaceuticals) for the study entitled “Experimental model of hepatectomy in pigs. The effect of the antioxidant molecule U-74389g (21–amino steroid) to the endothelial glycocalyx”, 2012

Courses:

2008 & 2014
Advance Life Support (ALS), Cyprus
2010
Diploma of Hellenic Airway Management Society, Athens, Greece
2009
Design & Publication of Clinical Trials, Athens, Greece
2008
Advance Trauma Life Support (ATLS), Patra, Greece

Languages:

Greek

fluent, written and spoken (mother tongue)

English

very good writing and speaking knowledge

Hungarian

good writing and speaking knowledge

French

beginner

 

Research:

  • Childhood asthma and provoking factors. Dissertation for MD. 2005
  • A comparison of combined general-epidural anaesthesia with continuous patient controlled epidural analgesia vs. general anaesthesia and intravenous patient controlled analgesia for aortic aneurysm repair. Dissertation for MSc. 2012

Doctoral Dissertation:

  • Study of endothelial glycocalyx in ischemia/reperfusion syndrome after elective hepatectomies in pigs. PhD research (under process)

Publication:

  1. Percutaneous, computed tomography guided neurolysis using continuous radiofrequency for pain reduction in oncologic patients.
    Zavridis P, Tsitskari M, Mazioti A, Filippiadis D.
    J. Cancer Metastasis Treat 2017;3:60-4

Abstracts publications:

  1. CT-Guided percutaneous Neurolysis with Continues or Pulse Radiofrequency for Pain Palliation in Oncologic Patients.
    Zavridis P., Filippiadis D., Mazioti A., Ioannou A., Tsitskari M
    Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine: September/October 2016 – Volume 41 – Issue 5 – p e1–e162. doi: 10.1097/AAP.0000000000000469
  2. SAFETY AND EARLY RESULTS of CT-GUIDED INTRAMUSCULAR INJECTION OF BOTULINUM TOXIN-A for the MANAGEMENT of MYOFACIAL PELVIC PAIN
    Zavridis P., Moreland A., Minwell G., Kieger A., Yim D., Hong K.
    Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine: September/October 2016 – Volume 41 – Issue 5 – p e1–e162. doi: 10.1097/AAP.0000000000000469
  3. The Effect of PEEP on Respiratory System Compliance and SpO2 during laparoscopic procedures in morbidly Obese Patients
    M. Perdiou, A. Louizos, T. Kupreou, P. Zavrides
    European Journal of Anaesthesiology – Volume 26 – ISSN 0265-0215, June 2009
  4. The Impact of an elevation pillow on the intubation conditions in morbidly Obese Patients
    M. Perdiou, A. Louizos, P. Zavrides, T. Kupreou
    European Journal of Anaesthesiology. Volume 26 – ISSN 0265-0215, June 2009
  5. Ropivacaine 0.2% vs Levovoupivacaine 0.125% combined with fentanyl for epidural analgesia after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    V. Panaretou, C. Loizou, K. Filis, I. Papazoglou, V. Tsirtsiridou, F. Kostopoulou, P. Zavridis, M. Gouliami
    European Journal of Pain 13(2009)S55-S285(S185)
  6. Preoperative use of gambapentin in the management of postoperative pain in patients undergoing breast surgery
    V. Panaretou, P. Zavridis, C. Panaretou, I. Kouroukli, A. Louizos
    European Journal of Pain 13(2009)S55-S285(S194)
  7. Comparison of two different concentrations of ropivacaine for postoperative patient-controlled lumbar epidural analgesia after major abdominal surgery
    V. Panaretou, P. Zavridis, I. Papazoglou, I. Kouroukli, A. Louizos
    European Journal of Pain 13(2009)S55-S285(S248)
  8. Efficacy of chemical adhesiolysis in patients suffering from low back pain and low extremity pain: a retrograde analysis
    I. Kouroukli, P. Zavridis, T. Kypraiou, M. Hatzis, I. Makri, V. Panaretou
    European Journal of Pain, Supplements, vol. 4, issue 1, pages 16

CONGRESS – SEMINARS – SYMPOSIUM – HANDS ON WORKSHOP:

  1. 2nd Seminar on Obstetric Anaesthesia and Analgesia, 18 February 2006, Thessaloniki, Greece
  2. 12th Meeting on Anaesthesiologist “Protocols of Preanaisthetic” 11 March 2006, Alexandroupoli, Greece
  3. 8th Hellenic Congress of Regional Anaesthesia, Pain Therapy & Palliative Care, 19-21 May 2006, Olympian Village, Greece
  4. 5th Congress of the European Federation of IASP Chapters (EFIC) Pain in Europe, 13-16 September 2006 Istanbul, Turkey
  5. 4th European Congress of Emergency Medicine, 4-8 October 2006, Heraklion, Greece
    • Workshop “Magement of the Difficult Airway: From Bag-Value-Mask Ventilation to Fiberoptics”
    • Workshop “Basics of mechanical Ventilations Strategies in EM”
    • Workshop “Regional Blocks for the Emergency Physician I”
  6. 6th Hellenic Congress of Pain, 19-22 October 2006, Chania, Greece
  7. Scientific Symposium “New Trends on Resuscitation: Implementation and Increase of Survival”, 19-20 January 2007, Nicosia, Cyprus
  8. Seminar on “Intensive Care”, 26 January 2007, Nicosia, Cyprus
  9. Seminar on “New Treatment for Diabetes Mellitus Type II”, 4 October 2007, Limassol, Cyprus
  10. Meeting on Paediatric Gastroenterology, 13 October 2007, Pafos, Cyprus
  11. 3rd Meeting on Cardiology, 19-21 October 2007, Pafos, Cyprus
  12. 12th Meeting on Surgery & Trauma, 6 November 2007, Pafos, Cyprus
  13. Seminar on “Emergency Medicine”, 28 March 2008, Pafos, Cyprus
  14. Meeting on Obstetric Anaesthesia & Analgesia, 1 November 2008, Athens, Greece
  15. Meeting on Emergency Medicine in a Modern Emergency Department, 13 December 2008, Trikala, Greece
  16. Meeting of Anaesthesiology, 7 February 2009, Athens, Greece
  17. 18th Hellenic Congress of Anaesthesiology, 6-10 May 2009, Rodos, Greece
  18. 6th Congress of the European Federation of IASP Chapters (EFIC) Pain in Europe, 9-12 September 2009 Lisbon, Portugal
  19. Workshop “Radiology in Anaesthesiology”, 16 November 2009, Athens, Greece
  20. 8th Meeting on “Cancer pain & Fibrinomyalgia”, 20-21 November 2009, Athens, Greece
  21. 12th Meeting on “Intensive care and Emergency Medicine, Monitoring”, 27-28 November 2009, Athens, Greece
  22. 5th Cyprus Congress of Anaesthesiology, 4-5 December 2009, Nicosia, Cyprus
  23. Meeting on “Education is essential tool for improvement the quality in Anaesthesiology”, 25 February 2010, Thessaloniki, Greece
  24. Workshop “New methods for Teaching and Learning. Experience Teaching in Anaesthesiology”, 26 February 2010, Thessaloniki, Greece
  25. ESA Autumn Meeting, 5-6 November 2010, Budapest, Hungary
  26. Meeting on “B” Blockers in Anaesthesiology today. 12 March 2011, Athens, Greece
  27. 12th Cadaver Workshop of the BARA, 21 January 2012, Brussels, Belgium
  28. Certificate of 32 hours clinical lesson for the diploma of European Society, 25-30 May 2012, Athens, Greece
  29. 17th ESRA Cadaver Workshop, 22-23 February 2013, Innsbruck, Austria
  30. 2nd Clinical Teachers Workshop for students, 4 September 2014, St George Medical School, Nicosia, Cyprus
  31. 13th Congress of Anesthesiology and Intensive Medicine of North Greece, 25-28 September 2014, Thessaloniki, Greece
  32. Introduction to WPBA (Work Place Based Assessment) Training, 02 October 2014, St George’s Medical School, Nicosia, Cyprus
  33. Meeting of Anaesthesiology Society of Cyprus, 22 November 2014, Nicosia, Cyprus
  34. 2nd Congress on Pre-Hospital & Emergency Medicine, 14-15 March 2015, Nicosia, Cyprus
  35. Euroanesthesia 2015, 28 May – 2 June 2015, Berlin, Germany
  36. OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Examination) Examiner Training, 29 June 2015, St George’s Medical School, Nicosia, Cyprus
  37. 9th Congress of the European Pain Federation (EFIC), 2-5 September 2015, Vienna, Austria
  38. 3rd Clinical Teachers Workshop for CS and T Year Clinical Placements, St George’s Medical School, Nicosia, Cyprus
  39. 16th PANHELLENIC CONGRESS of REGIONAL ANAESTHESIA, PAIN MANAGEMENT & PALLIATIVE CARE, 1-4 October 2015, Kavala, Greece
  40. ERC New Guidelines 2015, 14 November, Athens, Greece
  41. Certificate of attendance to the Committee for the European Education in Anaesthesiology (CEEA) Course for the diploma of European Society, 4-6 December 2015, Athens, Greece
  42. Certificate of attendance to the Committee for the European Pain Federation. 1st Course for Continue Education in Algology. 12-13 February 2016, Athens, Greece
  43. Certificate of attendance to the Committee for the European Education in Anaesthesiology (CEEA). Course for the diploma of European Society, 22-23 April 2016, Athens, Greece
  44. Meeting of Anaesthesiology Society of Cyprus, 7 May 2016, Limassol, Cyprus
  45. Certificate of attendance to the Committee for the European Pain Federation. 2nd Course for Continue Education in Algology. 10-11 June 2016, Athens, Greece
  46. 35th  Annual ESRA Congress – State of the Art Safety Standards in Regional Anaesthesia. 7-10 September 2016, Maastricht, Netherlands
  47. 14th Congress of Anesthesiology and Intensive Medicine of North Greece, 15-18 September 2016, Thessaloniki, Greece
  48. Certificate of attendance to the Committee for the European Pain Federation. 3rd Course for Continue Education in Algology. 30th September & 1st October 2016, Athens, Greece
  49. Certificate of attendance to the Committee for the European Pain Federation. 2st Course for Continue Education in Algology. 25-26 November 2016, Athens, Greece
  50. Certificate of attendance to the Committee for the European Education in Anaesthesiology (CEEA) Course for the diploma of European Society, 2-3 December 2016, Athens, Greece
  51. 1st International Course Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery on Fresh Frozen Cadaveric Specimens”, 16-19 February 2017, Alexandroupoli, Greece
  52. Interventional Oncology Seminar, 13 May 2017, Nicosia, Cyprus
  53. International Symposium Algos 2017, 25-28 May 2017, Rhodos, Greece
  54. Euroanesthesia 2017, 3 – 5 June 2017, Geneva, Switzerland
  55. 9th Panhellenic Congress of Interventional Radiology, 30 June-2 July, Thessaloniki, Greece

Conference Presentations

Poster Sessions

  1. Perioperative transfusion predicts poor prognosis after hepatectomy for colorectal metastases.
    Zavridis P., Tsitskari M., Petrou A., Neofytou K.
    Euroanaesthesia 2017
  2. Percutaneous spinal infiltration review of different techniques and possible approaches.
    P. Zavridis, D. Philippiadis, M. Tsitskari, A. Mazioti, D. Kelekis, A. Kelekis.
    9th Congress of the European Pain Federation, 2015
  3. Trans-foramina infiltration through the ipsilateral facet joint for pain relief in case of cervical radiculopathy: clinical experiences and results.
    P. Zavridis, D. Filippiadis, M. Tsitskari, A. Mazioti, D. Kelekis, A. Kelekis.
    9th Congress of the European Pain Federation, 2015
  4. Satisfaction of women after regional anesthesia for delivery with caesarian section.
    A Mpekiari, P Zavridis, N Tsaggaridou, X Alevra, M Karanikola, Chr Staikou.
    14th Hellenic Congress of Regional Anesthesia & Chronic Pain, Kalamata, Greece, 2012
  5. Hemodynamics in patients with arterial hypertension with or without medication undergoing abdominal aortic surgery
    Panaretou V, Loizou C, Zavridis P, Sanidas G, Aleura X, Filis K, Gouliami M
    19th Congress of Anaesthesiology, Alexandroupoli, 12-15 May 2011
  6. Hemodynamics with impedance cardiography in patients undergoing abdominal aortic surgery. A comparison between combined general-epidural anesthesia and general anesthesia alone.
    Panaretou V, Loizou C, Zavridis P, Gioni P, Filis K, Kremastinou F, Gouliami
    19th Congress of Anaesthesiology, Alexandroupoli, 12-15 May 2011
  7. Endoscopic Gastric Stenting in the Treatment of Staple Line Leakage following Laparoscopic Sleeve gastrectomy
    Papiris C., Dardamanis D., Michalopoulos N.V., Zavridis P., Stamou K.M., Menenakos E., Albanopoulos K., Louizos A., Leandros E., Romanos A.
    New European Surgical Academy Congress 2009
  8. Surgical interventions in management of low back pain. Results after 6 months.
    Zavridis P, Kypraiou T, Chatzis M, Pagonidou K, Panaretou V, Makri I, Kouroukli I
    8th Meeting of Hellenic Society of Algology

Oral Presentation

  1. Anaesthetist and Anaesthesia. What does the society know for these?
    Zavridis P., Kouroukli E., Gioni P., Gravia E., Alevra X., Bastas E., Stamos G., Gouliami M.
    19th Congress of Anaesthesiology, Alexandroupoli, Greece, 2011

Invited Speaker

  1. Management of Neuropathic Pain.
    23rd Yearly Congress of Medical Chamber of Nicosia & Kyrineia “Hippokrates”,
    Nicosia, Cyprus
  2. Spinal Injections
    1st International Course Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery on Fresh Frozen
    Cadaveric Specimens”, 16 February 2017, Alexandroupoli, Greece
  3. Pain control techniques
    Interventional Oncology Seminar, 13 May 2017, Nicosia, Cyprus
  4. Cancer Pain – The role of Anaesthetist
    9th Panhellenic Congress of Interventional Radiology, 30 June-2 July, Thessaloniki, Greece

Instructor

  • Spinal Injections. Hands on Cadaver Workshop
    1st International Course Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery on Fresh Frozen Cadaveric
    Specimens”, 16 February 2017, Alexandroupoli, Greece

Chairperson / moderator

  1. Satellite Lecture “Management od anticoagulant therapy for patients undergo elective surgeries” Lecturer: Eleni Arnaoutoglou, Meeting of Anaesthesiology Society of Cyprus, 7 May 2016, Limassol, Cyprus
  2. ERC New Guidelines 2015, 14 November, Athens, Greece
  3. 2nd Congress on Pre-Hospital & Emergency Medicine, 14-15 March 2015, Nicosia, Cyprus

Conference Organising

  • Coordinator for the Yearly Meeting (7/5/2016) of Anaesthesiology Society of Cyprus
  • Member of scientific committee of 1st International Course Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery on Fresh Frozen Cadaveric Specimens”, Alexandroupoli, Greece
  • President of organizing committee of 8th Congress of Anaesthesiology Society of Cyprus (under process)

Educational Experience:

Administrative

  • Representative of Anaesthesiology Society of Cyprus in ESRA Hellas

Teaching

  • First Aid for Professional Drivers in White City College, Nicosia, Cyprus, 2014
  • ALS Instructor since May 2014
  • Tutorial in St George’s Medical School of Nicosia since September 2014

Seminars in St George’s Medical University Nicosia

  1. 2nd Clinical Teachers Workshop for students, 4 September 2014, St George Medical School, Nicosia, Cyprus
  2. Introduction to WPBA (Work Place Based Assessment) Training, 02 October 2014, St George’s Medical School, Nicosia, Cyprus
  3. OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Examination) Examiner Training, 29 June 2015, St George’s Medical School, Nicosia, Cyprus
  4. 3rd Clinical Teachers Workshop for CS and T Year Clinical Placements, St George’s Medical School, Nicosia, Cyprus
  5. 4th Clinical Teachers Workshop for CS and T Year Clinical Placements. 1st September 2016, St George’s Medical School, Nicosia, Cyprus

Non Professional Invited Talks, Seminars:

  • Chronic Pain, 29/1/2016, Pafos, Paphos Lions Club
  • Diabetic Neuropathy, 4/12/2015, Pafos, Cyprus Diabetes Association
  • Cancer Pain, 4/2/2015, Pafos, Neapolis University of Pafos
  • Chronic Pain, 25/1/2014, Nicosia, Apollonion Private Hospital

Newspaper Articles:

  • Κεφαλαλγίες η μάστιγα της εποχής μας (Headaches). www.newsbomb.com.cy12.2016
  • Χρόνιος Πόνος (Chronic Pain). www.newsbomb.com.cy 15.12.2015
  • Εγρήγορση (Awareness) κατά την Γενική Αναισθησία. www.sigmalive.com01.2015
  • Ανώδυνος Τοκετός με Επισκληρίδιο Αναλγησία (Epidural Analgesia during delivery). www.ladytimes.com.cy