Prof Eleftherios Tsiridis MD, PhD (London), FRCS

Secretary General European Hip Society

  • Consultant Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction and Trauma Services
  • Professor of Orthopaedics and Trauma
  • Aristotle University Medical School, Thessaloniki, Hellas
  • Imperial College London Medical School, London, UK

Prof Eleftherios Tsiridis (DOB: 1968) is the Secretary General of the European Hip Society and Professor at the Academic Orthopaedic Unit of Aristotle University Medical School, Hellas, and Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London Medical School, London, UK (2010 to present day). He qualified in Medicine (MD) cum laude from Athens Medical School, Hellas, in 1992 and in Orthopaedics and Traumatology from University College London-affiliated hospitals, UK (2002). He holds an MSc (Orth) from UCL and a PhD from King’s College London on developing stem cell strategies for bone augmentation. He was fellowship-trained in Boston Medical Center in the laboratory of muscularskeletal research between 2003 and 2004 and thereafter fellowship-trained in Arthroplasty in Exeter, UK (2004-5). He practiced as a Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma surgeon and Senior Lecturer in Leeds University from 2005 to 2010. He is a full member of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRSC) and Fellow of The British Orthopaedic Association. He has published more than 120 peer-reviewed papers which attract more than 2,500 citations with an H-factor of 23. He has contributed ten book chapters in well-recognised surgical text books, including Gray’s Anatomy. He is a member of six international scientific societies and the recipient of the prestigious Onassis Scholarship, the Latta Research Fellowship and the Furlong Research Grant, totalling one million pounds for research. He currently supervises two PhD students and five MSc students, all approaching completion of their theses. His research interest lies in cell biology, stem cell research and a clinical application in skeletal regeneration. He has a busy clinical practice focussing primarily on lower limb reconstruction having published a number of clinical papers on joint arthroplasty and reconstructive techniques. He lectures regularly around the world, from symposia at annual EFORT congresses to lectures at Harvard Medical School.

Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Eleftherios Tsiridis MD, PhD(London), FRCS

Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction
Aristotle University Medical School, Thessaloniki, Hellas
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Imperial College London, UK
Secretary General of The European Hip Society
Director of ICAROS (International Centre for Arthroplasty)
Director of CORE (Centre of Orthopaedic Research)

Date of Birth 26 Feb. 1968
Medical School 1992 Athens University, Greece MD (Cum Laude)
Distinctions/Scholarships ( pre-graduation) •National Institute of Academic Scholarships (NIS) (1987-1991)

•Best 10 graduates Athens Medical School

Army Services Special Forces, Paratroopers Battalion, Hellas (1992-1994)
Internship Internal Medicine 1994-1995 General District Hospital, Thessaloniki, Hellas
Internship General Surgery

Internship Orthopaedics & Trauma

1995-1996 General Army Hospital, Athens, Hellas

1996-1997 Exeter, UK

Residency in Orthopaedics and Trauma 1997-2002 University College London (UCL), Affiliated Hospitals, UK
Board Exams •1999 FRCS, UK

•2002 Athens University, Greece

Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon •2002-2003 Whittington Hospital, London, UK
Fellowships (Lower Limb Arthroplasty) •2003-2004 Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA

•2004-2005 “Ling Fellowship” Exeter, UK

•2010 Sabbatical in hip surgery, Children’s Hospital & MGH, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA

Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon &

Assistant Professor

2005-2010 Academic Orthopaedic Department, Leeds General Infirmary, Teaching Hospitals, Leeds School of Medicine, Leeds UK
Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon &

Associate Professor

2010-today Academic Orthopaedic Department, Aristotle University Medical School Teaching Hospitals, Thessaloniki, Hellas
Honorary Academic Appointment 2009-today Honorary Senior Lecturer, Imperial College London Medical School, London, UK

2010-today Honorary Senior Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering Department, Leeds University, Leeds, UK

Clinical Practice • Primary and Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty

• Hip and Knee Arthroscopy

• Periprosthetic Hip and Knee Fractures

• Adult Trauma • Polytrauma • Pelvic and Acetabular Trauma

Post Doctorate Degrees MSc(Orth) UCL, Stanmore, London, UK (2000)

Doctorate in Medicine (DMed), University of Crete, Hellas (2004)

PhD Kings’ College London, University of London, UK (2009)

PhD/MSc Supervisor 5 PhDs, 8 MScs
Distinctions/Scholarships (post-graduation) • Onassis Scholarship (2001-03) • Wishbone Travelling Fellowship (2003) • Zimmer Scholarship (2003) • First Research Prize BAMFS (2003) • First Research Prize ESTR (2005) • “Latta” fellowship British Orthopaedic Association (2008) • First Research Prize Royal Soc. Μed. (2009) • First Research Prize Hellenic Orthopaedic Association (2009) • Furlong Research Award (2010) • Mersey Research Prize (2012) • Rothman Ranawat Fellowship (2014) • Best Professor in Teaching & Research (2014 & 2015) Aristotle Un. Medical School
Research  Grants 2003-2016 8 programmes > 1,000,000 English Pound Sterling

(Furlong, Latta, Kuros, BOA, Yorkshire Children’s Spinal Foundation, Stryker, Onassis, Cullier)

500,000 Euros (ART, MAST, Pronomos Programme, OVID VR)

Book Chapters 15 (• Rockwood and Green 2006 • Gray’s Anatomy 2008)
Book Editor Master Case Series & Techniques: Adult Hip (Publisher: Springer)
Reviewer /Editorial Board Member 15 International Medline Journals
Academic Distinctions • External Advisor Swiss National Science Foundation, 2008

• Invited Senior Research Fellow Royal Brompton Hospital, Imperial College London, UK (2007-today)

• Invited Senior Research Fellow Department of Mechanical Engineering and Bioengineering, Leeds University, UK (2007-today)

• Honorary Senior Lecturer, Imperial College London Medical School, London, UK (2010-today)

Publications(PubMed)/citations/indexes 5500 citations (Publish or Perish 2016) • 155 PubMed Publications

• H-Factor 37 150 international invited lectures