Vlahos Nikos

MD, PhD, FACOG, Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Assisted Reproduction, National and Kapodestrian University of Athens, School of Medicine

Dr. Nikos Vlahos was born in Athens in 1965.

He graduated from the University of Athens Medical School in June of 1989 with Honors. Immediately following, he served for 2 years as a Second Lieutenant in the Hellenic Military Air force.

Following the completion of his military service and his medical service in underserved areas in Greece, he was accepted by the State University of New York, where he specialized in Obstetrics and Gynecology (1992-1997) and became Board Certified by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

In 1997 Dr. Vlahos was accepted as a fellow by the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore USA, where he trained for three years in order to attain the subspecialty in Reproductive Endocrinology. The Reproductive Endocrinology Fellowship included comprehensive training in all of the assisted reproduction techniques, including, IVF, GIFT, ICSI, as well as all of the advanced Laparoscopic and Hysteroscopic surgical techniques.

In July of 1999 the University of Johns Hopkins offered Dr. Vlahos the position of Lecturer in Reproductive endocrinology.

In the year 2000 following written and oral exams he became Board Certified as a Reproductive Endocrinologist.

In July of the Year 2000 Johns Hopkins University offered Dr. Vlahos the position of Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics. The years 2000-2004 were spent working as an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, USA.

In 2001 Dr Vlachos was proclaimed Director of the department of Endometriosis and Laparoscopic Surgery at the Johns Hopkins Hospital; in the same year he also undertakes the responsibilities of Co-Director for the department of Assisted Reproduction and IVF.

In September of 2004 Dr. Vlahos is offered the position of Assistant Professor at the 2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of the University of Athens, as director of the division of Assisted Reproduction.

In December of 2010 he is promoted to the position of Associate Professor, and he became the director of the department of Endoscopic surgery of Aretaieion University Hospital. In May of 2015 Dr. Vlahos was promoted to the position of Full Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Assisted Reproduction. From September of 2019 he has been the director and chairman of the 2nd department of Obstetrics and Gyneology at the Areteieion University hospital.

Dr Vlahos has been commended by the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopy Surgery (AAG) for his exemplary performance in laparoscopic surgery, he has been awarded the title “Top Doc In America for Endometriosis and IVF” and has been nominated several time for the WHO IS WHO in AMERICA as well as WHO is WHO in Medicine and Health Care. He has been the principal author of more than 120 scientific publications and contributing author for 8 medical books.

He has been a reviewer for several scientific journals in the field of IVF and endoscopic surgery and he has organized several courses in endoscopic surgery and IVF.

His main areas of interest are infertility and assisted reproduction, IVF, endometriosis, and advanced endoscopic surgery.

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