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Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Name: Dr. Angelos Karatzias MD, MSc, FEBOPRAS Plastic Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeon

Date of Birth: 11th July 1982
Address: 42AB Andrea Avraamidi Street, 2024, Strovolos, Nicosia, Cyprus
Telephone: +357-22020721
Fax: +357-22020730
E-mail: doctor@drkaratzias.com
Website: www.drkaratzias.com

Dr Angelos Karatzias is a plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgeon with a license to practice in Cyprus, Greece, Croatia and the United Kingdom. He studied medicine in Greece / University of Thrace and proceeded to obtain a Master of Science in Wound Healing and Tissue Repair from the University of Cardiff.

Dr Karatzias performs a variety of facial, breast and body cosmetic procedures. As a Plastic Surgeon he focuses on flawless aesthetic results and simultaneously respects natural appearance. He is a fellow of the European Board of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (FEBOPRAS) and is currently practicing at Aretaeio Private Hospital in Nicosia, Cyprus. He is the medical director of Mobile Wound Healing Unit and has a special interest in wound healing of acute, subacute and chronic wounds. Dr Karatzias is also a highly specialised reconstructive surgeon and operates demanding reconstructive cases for restoring functionality of every part of the body.

CURRENT WORK STATUS

Practicing as a Plastic Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeon at Aretaeio Private Hospital in Nicosia working in collaboration with prestigious private clinics and doctors / surgeons of other specialties for achieving a multidisciplinary approach in the reconstructive cases and a successful / safe aesthetic enhancement in cosmetic cases.

Medical Director of Mobile Wound Healing Unit, a home care company dedicated to dealing with chronic wounds and traumas for people unable or unwilling to be transferred from their home, hospital or nursing home.

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

  • CySPRAS (Cyprus Society of Plastic Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery)
  • EAFPS (European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery)
  • EMEDIP (Greek Diabetic Foot Study Group)
  • PSRC (Plastic Surgery Research Council)
  • MBC (Mediterranean Burn Council)
  • EWMA (European Wound Management Association)
  • ISAPS (International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery)
  • IWGDF (International Working Group on Diabetic Foot)
  • ECAMS (European College of Aesthetic Medicine & Surgery)

LICENSE TO PRACTICE MEDICINE:

  • Medical Clinical Practice and member of Doctors Council of Greece
  • Medical Clinical Practice and member of Doctors Council of Cyprus (No. 4839)
  • Registration as a medical practitioner in the UK by GMC (No. 7463619), Dec. 2013

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

2009 –2011 / Resident of General Surgery in Nicosia General Hospital for the speciality of Plastic Surgery, General Surgery Department, Nicosia General Hospital, Cyprus

2011 –2014 / Training as a registrar Plastic Surgeon, Plastic Surgery and Burns Unit, Nicosia General Hospital, Cyprus

2014 –2015 / Training as a registrar Plastic Surgeon, Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Department, Dubrava Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia

EDUCATION

Postgraduate: 2009 – 2014 University of Cardiff, UK / MSc (Master of Science in Wound Healing & Tissue Repair)

2009 – 2016 / Specialty of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, appointed by Greek General Administration of Public Health, Attica district, Greece

Undergraduate: 2002 – 2008 University of Thrace, Greece / Medical Degree

OTHER INFORMATION

Life support courses: BLS/AED (2007)
ATLS (2014) / ABLS (2011)

COURSES – SEMINARS – ATTACHMENTS

  • Northwick Park Microsurgery Workshop (35h) (CPD), London, Mar. 2011
  • Recent Advances in Burn Care, Advanced Educational Course organized by BAPRAS, Manchester, May 2011, CME: 13
  • Practical seminar of head and neck surgery on fresh frozen cadavers and special “hands on” training for parotidectomy, rhinoplasty, tracheostomy and neck dissection, Nicosia, Oct. 2013.
  • Practical “hands on” seminar on animals for training in incisions flaps and suturing, Nicosia, Oct. 2013.
  • 22nd European Course in Plastic Surgery, Thessaloniki, Nov. 2013, CME: 15
  • Clinical attachment (8 weeks) at National Spinal Injuries Centre and Plastic Surgery Department in Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury, Feb. 2014
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) course, Nicosia, Sep. 2014
  • 8th International Microsurgery two-days hands-on course, Zagreb, Nov. 2014
  • Greek exams for the specialty of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery and appointed Plastic Surgeon, Athens, Jan 2016
  • Part 1 of European Board of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (EBOPRAS) exam fellowship, Brussels, Jan 2016
  • Practical “hands on” course on fresh frozen cadavers for training in rhinoplasty, Thessaloniki, Apr. 2016
  • Plastic Surgery meeting, Belgrade, May 2017
  • Botti’s Best Face Course 2017, Gardone, May 2017
  • Polytech’s Masterclass, Dubrovnik, April 2018
  • Facial Makeover (Science & Art of Facial Makeover), Beirut, April 2018
  • EWMA New Frontiers in Wound Management, Krakow, May 2018
  • Botti’s Best Breast Course 2018, Gardone, May 2018
  • Live Makeover 5 – Aesthetic Surgery Symposium, Athens, Aug. 2018
  • ESPRAS 2019 Microsurgery Hands on Course, Limassol – Cyprus, Oct. 2018
  • ESPRAS 2019 meeting, Limassol – Cyprus, Oct. 2018
  • APAAC 2018, Daegu – S. Korea, November 2018
  • Polytech’s Workshop, Athens, Dec. 2018
  • Smith & Nephew Workshop on Wound Care, Warsaw, Mar. 2019
  • Polytech’s Masterclass, Sibenik, April 2019
  • EWMA 2019, Gothenburg, May 2019
  • Live Makeover 6 – Aesthetic Surgery Symposium, Athens June 2019
  • The Art and Science of Sculpting the Lower Face, Athens June 2019

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • Member of the Mediterranean Burn Council (MBC) since Jul. 2012
  • National delegate of Cyprus in IPRAS-TA (International Confederation for Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery – Trainees Association)
  • Member of the 1st Executive Committee (ExCo) of IPRAS-TA since November 2012
  • Scholarship (financial) awarded by the Executive Committee of the Hellenic Society of Wound Healing including one month of training in a center specialized in healing chronic wounds and ulcers and financial support, Apr. 2013
  • Appointed as Honorary Lecturer at the University of Nicosia Medical School, St George’s University of London, Oct. 2013
  • Lecturer in Educational Program for Nursing Health Services organized by Ministry of Health on Acute and Chronic Wound Management, Nicosia, Jan.-Mar. 2014
  • Member of the organizing committee of the International Hands on Course in Breast Reconstruction with Autologous Tissues held in Athens, Greece, March 2014
  • Representative of Cyprus for International Working Group on Diabetic Foot (IWGDF), The Hague, May 2015
  • Participated as invited speaker of the 7th National Congress of the Helllenic Society of Wound Healing, Athens, Oct. 2015
  • Lecturer in Educational Program for Nursing Health Services organized by Ministry of Health on Acute and Chronic Wound Management, Nicosia, Nov. 2015
  • Participated as invited speaker of the 5th Panhellenic Congress organized by the Greek Diabetic Foot Study Group (EMEDIP), Athens, Feb. 2016
  • Member of the Mediterranean Burn Council (MBC) since Jul. 2012
  • Organizing Committee of ESPRAS 2018 Limassol – Cyprus, Oct. 2018
  • Invited Speaker in 19th Pancyprian Conference for Operating Theatre Nurses, Cyprus, April 2019
  • Participation in General Assembly of International Working Group on Diabetic Foot, Hague, May 2019

PARTICIPATED AS A SPEAKER:

  • 5th National Congress in healing of traumas and ulcers, Athens, Apr. 2011
  • 11th National Perioperative nursing Congress, Limassol, May 2011
  • Symposium on Recent Advances and New Concepts in Plastic Surgery & Fat Grafting course, Limassol, Oct. 2011
  • 17th MBC meeting / Euro-Mediterranean Council for Burns and Fire Disasters, Palermo, Jun. 2012, CME: 10
  • 12th National Perioperative nursing Congress, Larnaca, Sep. 2012, CME: 7,8
  • 10th IQUAM Congress and Consensus conference, Athens, Nov. 2012, CME: 12
  • Symposium of Plastic Surgery for the teenager patient, Limassol, Jan 2013, CME:6
  • 17th IPRAS World Congress, Santiago / Chile, March 2013, CME: 29
  • 27th National Congress of Greek Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Nicosia, Oct. 2013, CME:15
  • 11th IQUAM Congress and Consensus Conference and 3rd IPRAS International Meeting of Plastic Surgery Trainees, Budapest, Apr. 2014