Savvas Lampridis

Dr Savvas Lampridis is a cardiothoracic surgeon and Major in the Greek Army Medical Corps, with a particular focus on military medicine and minimally invasive surgery. His medical journey began at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, followed by graduation with honours from the Military Medical Academy of Greece. His surgical training spanned across Greece and the UK, including esteemed institutions, such as the Royal Brompton Hospital and University College London Hospital. After completing his specialty training in cardiothoracic surgery, Dr Lampridis worked at leading UK centres, including the Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. His commitment to continuous learning is evident through his master’s degrees in Translational Cardiovascular Medicine (University of Bristol, UK) and Health Policy and Planning (Open University of Cyprus), both achieved with Distinction. A prolific contributor to the medical field, Dr Lampridis has authored over 60 articles and book chapters and has presented his research at numerous international conferences. He is Editor-in-Chief of Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery, serves on the editorial board of multiple other scholarly journals, and has guest-edited several special issues. In addition, he has peer-reviewed more than 500 articles that have been published in over 90 biomedical journals, further demonstrating his dedication to the advancement of medical knowledge. As an enthusiastic medical educator, he has taught diverse audiences, developed learning materials, and organized courses ranging from basic surgical skills to advanced minimally invasive techniques. Beyond his clinical and academic practice, Dr Lampridis is an active member of several professional societies, including the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. Dr Lampridis’ steadfast commitment to patient care, research, and training is aimed towards continually advancing the field of cardiothoracic surgery.

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