“It is impossible to know medicine, one who does not know exactly what man is.”


Recent Activities

International Journals Publications

  • 1. Dimitrios K. Manatakis, Nikolaos Gouvas, George Pechlivanides, Evangelos Xynos. Ventral Prosthesis Rectopexy for obstructed defaecation syndrome: a systematic review and meta‑analysis. Updates Surg. 2021 Oct 19https://doi.org/10.1007/s13304-021-01177-2

  • 2. Georgios Pechlivanides. A review of various anatomical definitions of the rectum and their clinical implication in rectal cancer management. Int J Surg Med. 2021; 7(3): 50-55. doi: 10.5455/ijsm.rectal-cancer-management-greece

Lectures in Greek Congresses

  • 1. Webinar «Breast Cancer, News from St Gallen 2021 , May 18th, 2021 Surgery session
  • 2. 6th Scientific Forum «Oncology: Quo Vadis?», September 24th-26th, 2021 Breast Cancer Surgery session
  • 3. 7th Interdisciplinary approach of Breast and Gynecologycal Cancer. November 26th & 27th, 2021, Breast Cancer Surgical Cases with Oncological interest
  • 4. 15th Congress, Society of Study, Research and Treatment of Metastatic Cancer, April 8th and 9th, 2022. Local treatment of denovo oligometastatic disease

Teaching Lectures on Postgraduate Colorectal Surgery Training

  • 1. Postgraduate Seminar, Pelvic and Perineal Surgery, Medical School University of Thessalia

    Webinar December 4th, 2021

    4 lectures on ‘Defecation Disorders’

  • 2. Postgraduate Seminar, Colorectal Surgery,  Medical School University of Thessalia

    January 14th, 15th,   2022     5 lectures on ‘defecation and obstructed defecation’

    February 19th, 2022       ‘Quality of colectomy’

    April 1st-3rd, 2022    ‘Rectal Surgery’

  • 3. 6th Masterclass, Gastroentestinal Cancer

    March 9th-13th, 2022 ‘Rectal  Cancer Surgery’

Dr Georgios S. Pechlivanidis


Hyperbaric Medicine

USA 1985,1986

Colorectal Surgery

  1. Leeds General Infirmary under Prof D Johnston 1992
  2. Coloprosctology Unit Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK under Mr DCC Bartolo 1992
  3. Basingstoke General Hospital, Basingstoke, UK under Mr RJ Heald 1991

Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery for Oesophageal motilitydisorders and colorectal diseases

  1. Leeds General Infirmary under Prof MJ McMahon 1992
  2. Ospedale Sant Agostino, Modena, Italy under Prof G Melloti 1996, 1997

Breast Surgery

  1. Breast unit Lincoln County Hospital , Lincoln, Great Britain under Mr I Fussey 1990-1992
  2. European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy under Prof U Veronesi 1997

Scientific Presentations

Δρ Γεώργιος Σ. Πεχλιβανίδης - Γενικός Χειρουργός

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Publications in International Journals


Publications in Greek Journals


Demontration of Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery


Teaching Experience

  • Digestive tract motility disorder seminars for 11 consecutive years
  • Colorectal Surgery seminars for 17 consecutive years


  • European Society of Coloproctology – National Representative for 3 years
  • European Association of Digestive Surgery
  • Hellenic Society of Digestive Surgery
  • European Society of Mastology
  • Hellenic Society of Digestive Surgery
  • Hellenic Breast Surgeons Society

Medical Experience

Metropolitan Hospital

Γενικός Χειρουργός - Νοσοκομείο Μετροπόλιταν

Director of Surgical Breast and Colorectal Dpt

May 2016 until today

Athens Naval Hospital

Γενικός Χειρουργός - Ναυτικό Νοσοκομείο Αθηνών

Former Director of 2nd Surgical Dpt

March 2008 until October 2014

Hospital “Mitera”

Γενικός Χειρουργός - Νοσοκομείο ΜΗΤΕΡΑ

Scientific coordinator, Breast Unit

October 2013 until April 2016

Breast Centres Network

Breast surgeon, Prolipsis Breast Unit

2007 until 2013

Editorial Board

Hellenic Journal of Nuclear Medicine


University of Crete, Medical School

“Gallbladder motility disorders post gastric operations”.

Declared 1994

Academic Project


40 Publications in International journals and 4 in Greek journals


24 Lectures in International Congresses and 45 in Greek Congresses

Congress Organizer

18 Congress Participation as Organizer

Book Chapters

Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy In «New developments in General Surgery 2000»
Synedron publications, Athens

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