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Professor Dimitrios Linos is an American Board Certified general surgeon specialized in endocrine and laparoscopic surgery, oncology surgery, as well as breast and bariatric surgery.
After graduating from Athens Medical School in 1975, he continued with his postgraduate training in U.S.A. from 1975 to 1981, as a research and clinical fellow at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, and as a resident at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine and Mayo Clinic. In 1981, Professor Linos was appointed Assistant Professor of Surgery at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio and also member of the surgical staff at the Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital. In 1984, he returned to Greece as Lecturer in Surgery.
Since 1994, Professor Linos holds the title of Associate Professor of Surgery at the Athens Medical School and the position of Director of the 1st Surgical Clinic at “HYGEIA” Hospital. In 1994, he was also appointed Adjunct Professor at the Michigan State University. In 1998, he became Lecturer at Harvard Medical School and in 2000 was appointed Consultant in Surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital.
Professor Linos is the author of more than 100 original scientific articles. He has contributed more than 20 chapters to Greek and international surgical manuals, authored two Greek surgical books (monographs), and was the editor of a surgical textbook on adrenal surgery along with Professor Jon van Heerden of Mayo Clinic.
An active member of numerous international scientific associations both, Professor Linos has also served as President and member of various Committees. Among others, he is Co-chair of the Committee of International Relations for the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), as well as member of the corresponding committee of the American College of Surgeons (ACS).
Professor Linos was born on June 17 1951. He is married with Dr. Athena Linos, Associate Professor of Epidemiology at Athens Medical School, with whom they have 5 children.