Kotsianidis Ioannis

Mr. Ioannis Kotsianidis is Hematologist, Ass. Professor of Hematology Democritus Thrace University, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis.




CURRENT POST

10.04.09-to date:    
Assistant Professor of Hematology: Department of Hematology, Democritus Thrace University, School of Medicine.

QUALIFICATIONS

MD (Ptychion Iatrikis - Oct 1993 - Aristotelion University, Thessaloniki, Greece grade 8 out of 10)

Board of Hematology - Feb 2003 - Alexandroupolis, Greece   
PhD (excellent) - Dec 2003 - Democritus Thrace University, School of Medicine, Alexandroupolis, Greece

PREVIOUS POSTS

05/05-04/09:
Lecturer in Hematology, Department of Hematology, Democritus University of Thrace, Medical School, Alexandroupolis,  Greece

03/03-05/05:
Clinical Research Fellow, Department of Hematology, Faculty of Medicine –ICSTM, Hammersmith Hospital, London UK

01/99-01/03:
Fellow in Hematology, Department of Hematology, Alexandroupolis Hospital, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece

03/97-11/98:
Resident in Internal Medicine, Second Propedeutic department of Internal medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Hippokrateion Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece

11/96-3/97:
General Practitioner, St. Luke's Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece

04/95-10/96:
General Practitioner, Hellenic Army, Signal Corps

11/94-03/95:
Resident in Internal Medicine, Department of Internal medicine, General Hospital of Katerini, Katerini, Greece

06/93-11/94:
General Practitioner, Health Centre of  Ellasona-Larisa, Greece

CLINICAL WORK

I have extensive experience in the management of patients with hematological malignancies, primarily, patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) and lymphoproliferative disorders (LPD). My clinical responsibilities comprise patient management and follow up on the ward and in outpatient clinics (twice weekly). I am also in charge of the Hematology Laboratory and the clinical immunophenotyping service of Hematology Department of University Hospital of Alexandroupolis.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

05/05-to date:
Teaching of Hematology in undergraduate medical students (compulsory).
Democritus Thrace University, Medical School, Alexandroupolis, Greece.

01/10- to date:
Teaching of Clinical immunology in undergraduate medical students (optionary).
Democritus Thrace University, Medical School, Alexandroupolis, Greece

05/05-to date:
Supervision of 8 BSc students of the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics (MBG), Democritus University of Thrace of (6 completed their thesis with grade “excellent”) and one medical PhD student (completed her thesis with grade “excellent”).

11/10- to date:
Seminar courses on the postgraduate program of Hellenic Society of Hematology.        

03/07-03/09:
Seminar courses on the postgraduate program “Clinical Pharmacology”. Democritus Thrace University, Medical School, Alexandroupolis, Greece

03/03-05/05:
Supervision of two BSc students (both completed their thesis) in the laboratory of Professor Irene Roberts, Faculty of Medicine –ICSTM, Hammersmith Hospital, London UK.

REFEREE OF SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS

1. British Journal of Haematology
2. Haematologica
3. Experimental Hematology
4. Annals of Hematology
5. Human immunology
6. Journal of Clinical Immunology and Immunopathology Research
7. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
8. Respiratory Research
9. Expert Opinion On Investigational Drugs
10. Pneumon

ADMINISTRATION / MEMBER OF SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES

1. Member of the Hellenic Society of Hematology
2. Member of the Hellenic Society of Flow Cytometry
3. Member of the European Hematology Association
4. Elected member of the steering committee of the Hellenic MDS Study Group

PUBLISHED WORK

Full papers in Greek journals: 6
Full papers in Medline-indexed journals (Μedline-indexed): 33
Full papers in Medline-indexed journals (nοn-indexed): 1
Chapters in conference supplements (full text): 10
Citations (SCOPUS August 2011): 256
Η index  (SCOPUS August 2011): 9
Total impact factor: 131.1