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Dimitris Moraitis | Head and Neck surgeon (Thyroid project collaborator)

CURRICULUM VITAE

POSITIONS

Dimitris Moraitis

  • Attending, Head and Neck Surgery, Hygeia Hospital, Athens, Greece Instructor in Head and Neck Surgery, Demokritian University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
  • Senior Clinical fellow in the Head and Neck Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA
  • General Surgery Chief Resident and Instructor in Surgery, New York Medical College, Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center, New York, USA
  • General Surgery Resident, New York Medical College, Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center, New York, USA
  • Research Fellow, Head and Neck Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA
  • Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Resident, Royal Liverpool University Hospitals, U.K.
  • General Surgery Resident Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Centre, Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center, New York, USA
  • Greek Army Medical Services and Public Health Service, Lesvos and Chania, Greece

EDUCATION

  • Medicine Degree, Ethnic and Kapodistrian University, Athens, Greece

HONORS / AWARDS

  • PhD, Demokritian University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
  • 4th Annual Skull Base Course, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
  • American Association Cancer Research Highlights, USA
  • American Association Cancer Research /American Society Clinical Oncology Workshop, Vail, Colorado, USA
  • Bronx/Westchester Chapter, American College of Surgeons, Best Resident Essay

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Surgery, #49047
  • Greek Board of Surgery
  • Fellow in Otolaryngology, The Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, UK

SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Head and Neck Society
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
  • The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, U.K.
  • General Medical Council, U.K.
  • Greek Medical Association, Athens, Greece

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • N. Vlahos, K. Economopoulos, E. Skarpidi, D. Moraitis. Bizzare leiomyoma of the posterior vaginal fornix. Int J of Gynaecol Obstet , 2008,102(3):296-7
  • D. Moraitis, A. R. Shaha. How I do it: Opening the”gift box”. A systematic approach to expose the superior thyroid vessels in complicated thyroid surgery. J Surg Oncol, 2006, 93(5):417-9
  • D. Moraitis, P. Singh, R. Jaydevan, C. G. Cayten. Colonic wall thickening on CT scan and clinical correlation. Does it suggest the presence of underlying neoplasia? Am Surg, 2006, 72(3):269-71
  • K. M. Dalal, D. Moraitis, A. R. Shaha, S. G. Patel, R. A. Ghossein. Clinical curiosity: Cribriform- morular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma. Head and Neck, 2006,28(5):471-6
  • R. K. Annamaneni, D. Moraitis, C.G. Cayten. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the elderly. JSLS,2005, 9(4):408-10
  • D. Moraitis, B. Du, M De Lorenzo, J.O. Boyle, B.B. Weksler, E.G. Cohen, J.F. Carew, N.K. Altorki, L. Kopelovich, K. Subbaramaiah, A.J. Dannenberg. Levels of COX-2 are increased in the oral mucosa of smokers. Evidence for the role of EGFR and its ligands. Cancer Res, 2005, 65(2): 1-7
  • D. Moraitis, S. U. Kini, R. Annamaneni, J. L. Zitsman. Laparoscopy in complicated pediatric appendicitis. JSLS, 2004, 8(4): 310-3
  • D. Moraitis, C. G. Cayten. Chronic pancreatitis: Surgery can be effective. Curr Surg, 2003, 60(5):482-7
  • K. Papakostas, D. Moraitis, J. Lancaster, M. McCormick. Depression after adenotonsillectomy in children. Int J of Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol, 2003, 67(2): 127-37
  • D. Moraitis, K. Papakostas, A. Karkanevatos, G. Coast, S. R. Jackson. Pleomorphic adenoma causing acute airway obstruction. J. Laryngology and Otology, 2000, 114(8):634-6
  • P. El-Jassar, D. Moraitis, M. G. Spencer, G. Sissons. A case of intractable epistaxis. Case report and review of literature. J. Laryngology and Otology 1997,111(12): 1192-4

INVITED TASKS - SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

  • D.Moraitis, K.Papakostas. Video presentation of endoscopic repair of Zenker diverticulum. 26th Panhellenic Surgical Conference and International Surgical Forum. Athens, Greece, November 2008
  • D. Moraitis. Tobacco Smoke activates the EGFR signaling through activation of the protooncogene c-Src. American Head and Neck Society Annual Meeting, Boca Raton, May 2005
  • D. Moraitis. Induction of COX-2 in the oral cavity of smokers. Evidence for the crosstalk between COX-2 and EGFR. 10th International Conference on Oral Cancer. Crete, Greece, April 2005
  • D. Moraitis, B. Du, M De Lorenzo, J.O. Boyle, B.B. Weksler, E.G. Cohen, J.F. Carew, N.K. Altorki, L. Kopelovich, K. Subbaramaiah, A.J. Dannenberg. Levels of COX-2 are increased in the oral mucosa of smokers. Evidence for the role of EGFR and its ligands. 3rd Annual AACR International Conference. Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research. Seattle, October 2004
  • D. Moraitis. COX-2: A target for prevention and treatment of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Panel presentation at the 5th European Congress of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. Rhodes, Greece, September 2004
  • D. Moraitis. Management issues of malignant salivary tumors. Panel presentation at the 5th European Congress of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. Rhodes, Greece, September 2004

 

 

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