Dr Aris Sterodimas

Dr Aris Sterodimas is the Head of the Plastic Surgery Department of Metropolitan General Hospital, in Athens, Greece.He is the director of Regenerative Surgery Lab in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and he is considered as the pioneer of adipose stem cell application in the field of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. He did his training in Plastic Surgery in Bristol Royal Infirmary University Hospitals Bristol NHS, Radcliffe Infirmary Oxford University Hospitals NHS and the Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in United Kingdom.He obtained his Master degree in the field of Surgical Technology from Imperial College of London, United Kingdom. Dr. Sterodimas served then as chief resident of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Department in the world renowned center of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Ivo Pitanguy Institute, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. From 2005, he has been actively involved in research of Stem Cells application in the field of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and Regenerative Medicine. His PhD thesis is on Adipose Tissue Engineering in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Sterodimas is a Board certified plastic surgeon after completing successfully the National Board Examination, member of the ISAPS, member of IPRAS, member of the HESPRAS and member of AeXPI. He has published 60 peer reviewed articles in the most important Plastic Surgery journals and has contributed in the writing of 20 book chapters. Dr. Sterodimas serves as Visiting Professor and honoured guest lecturer at Institutions around the globe and has participated as a faculty speaker representing Greece in the biggest events of Plastic Surgery in the last 5 years. Plastic surgeons from 12 different countries have visited his department for training and observation of the state of the art procedures performed by him and his team.He is the Editor of ‘Adipose Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine’ book by Springer, which is in the top 25% sold medical books in 2015.