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Greek Doctor Uses Breakthrough AI to Improve Life of Cancer Patients

Dr. Peter Metrakos is a Greek doctor working on improving survival rates of cancer patients by using breakthrough artificial intelligence (AI) technology. 

Georgios Papanikolaou: The Greek Doctor Who Saved Countless Lives

Georgios Papanikolaou, born in Kymi, Euboea in 1883 and the son of a doctor, invented the ‘Pap smear’ in 1943 and has saved the lives of countless women.

Greek "Good Samaritan" Named Best Doctor in Europe for 2019

Dr. Anargiros Mariolis, from the town of Areopolis in the Peloponnese, was recently awarded the WONCA Award of Excellence in Health Care in recognition of his many contributions to the health of the community. The only doctor to have received...

Greek Doctor is Global Pioneer in Augmented-Reality Surgery (Video)

It's a little early to say now, but the story of this brilliant Greek-English surgeon might end up becoming one of the biggest stories of 2019. The British weekly The Economist believes this story of a doctor who conceived and...

Greek Radiologist Creates Holograms for Surgeons to See Under Skin

Dr. Dimitri Amiras, a radiologist at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, used software to create holograms to help in reconstructive surgery. Using Microsoft's HoloLens augmented reality device, as well as special software, researchers in the UK headed by Dr. Amiras,...

Fugitive Fake Doctor Caught in the U.S. and Handed Over to Greek Authorities

  The fake doctor who had been working as the head of the regional medical center on the Greek island of Skyros was apprehended by U.S. authorities and handed over to Greek police. The 58-year-old had used a forged medical...

Greek-Australian Receives Junior Doctor Award

Greek-Australian doctor Anastasia Vlachadis-Castles received the Junior Doctor Award from the Medical Board of Victoria, Australia. The young doctor who works the night shift at Northern and Austin hospitals, also acts as chairperson of the program providing counseling and...

Research Shows Suicide Rate Spike Correlates With GDP Drop

University research, led by a Greek doctor showed that austerity is directly related to suicide attempts among Eurozone citizens. According to the research, conducted at the Universities of Portsmouth and Vienna, more and more men, originating from the “poorer”...

Greek Doctor-Turned-Artist Charms Audiences With her Music

Xanthoula Dakovanou is a Greek singer and doctor who has managed to combine her two passions -medicine and music- through her studies. She lives in Paris, France, and tries to cure people in various European communities, but also across the world...

Nigerian Doctor Victim of Racist Attack in Northern Greece

A Nigerian doctor who has been living and working in Greece for the last 14 years was the victim of a verbal and racist attack from a patient in Kozani, northern Greece. Dr Solace Akpevwe Godwin was on call when...