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OrthoBiology Surgery Center, Michael Iosifidis MD, PhD (Head of the Teaching Center)

OrthoBiology Surgery Center, Michael Iosifidis MD, PhD (Head of the Teaching Center)

Tsimiski 43
54623 Thessaloniki

Michael Iosifidis, MD, PhD

Data on Clinical/Research Center

We are a Clinical Center: yes
We are a Research Center: yes
We are both: yes
In University Programme: no
Private Practice Programme: yes
Primary Language: Greek and English
Secondary Language: English

Please provide a general description of your program:

Full active participation in Clinics and OR activities of OrthoBiology Center associates (Weekly and Monthly schedule on advance). Research projects on biological approaches in cartilage lesions treatment (PRPs, AD-MSCs) in cooperation with the Biomedical Research Foundation, Academy of Athens

Training/Techniques are available

Approximate Annual Case Volumes

Knee Procedures: 150
Hip Procedures: 10
Foot & Ankle Procedures: 25
Shoulder Procedures: 150
Advanced Cartilage Repair techniques: 40

Opportunities, Experiences and Location of the Teaching Center

Scientific Research Opportunities Available:

Thessaloniki is the 2nd biggest city of Greece (>1.000.000 population) located in the North part of the country with and next to significant cultural and historical sites Next to the sea offers great relaxing time and opportunity to meet places in a continuing urban history of 2300 years Ongoing research on cartilage biology and human body biomechanics

Describe your participation in past ICRS educational, hosting or society events

Participation of ICRS World Congresses 7th, 9th-15th, 2017 – ICRS Heritage Summit Gothenburg, Sweden, Surgical Skills Courses 2007 Warsaw, 2011 Rostock, 2014 Larissa as an Organising Committee and Faculty Member 24 paper and poster presentations in ICRS World Congresses, 3 articles in ICRS Newsletter Member (Co Deputy Chair) of Communication and Publication Committee from 11th -14th Congress and of the Bylaws and Membership Committee from 14th-

Can your center provide free or reduced-cost accommodation through your institute?


Who should be contacted:

Ioannes Melas, MD im@imos.gr, +306945333700

Nearest Airport to your institution is

Thessaloniki airport (SKG-

Any other important information thath you would like to add

Michael Iosifidis, MD, PhD (Head of OrthoBiology Surgery Center) President of Greek Association of Arthroscopy Knee Surgery and Sports Injuries, 2nd Vice President of Northern Greece Society of Surgical Orthopaedic and Traumatology