John K Triantafillidis
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Unit IASO, General Hospital, Greece
John K Triantafillidis started his career as a research Fellow Gastroenterology Unit, University of Oxford, UK (1981-1982). Then as the Head of Department of Gastroenterology “METAXAS” Cancer Hospital, Piraeus, Greece (1988-1991) AND Head, Department of Gastroenterology: “Saint Panteleimon” General State Hospital, Greece during 1991 - 2013. Now he is the Head Inflammatory Bowel Disease Unit, “Iaso General” Hospital, Athens, Greece (2013) and also Visiting professor, Department of Gastroenterology, University of Washington, Seattle, U.S.A. (1995). Fellow of the European Board of Gastroenterology (2002). Associated Professor, Medical University of IASI, Romania (since 2007). Editor of the official Medical Journal of the Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology “Annals of Gastroenterology” (1996 till 2010) published in the English language. Editor of the official Medical Journal of the Hellenic Society of Gastrointestinal Oncology entitled “Digestive Oncology” (2000-2010) published in the Greek and English language. Translations of many books in the Greek language including “The acute abdomen” (ed. De Dombal), “Diseases of the Gut and Pancreas” (Ed. Miscievitz et al), etc. Reviewer in many Greek and International medical journals including Digestive and Liver Disease, Pharmacological Research, Aging Health etc. Member of many National and International Medical Societies including The American College of Gastroenterology, British Medical Association, European Association for Clinical Investigation, International Society for the study of the Esophagus, Mediterranean Medical Society for Digestive Diseases etc. President of the Organizing Committee of many International and Greek Congresses. President of the Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology, Hellenic Society of Digestive Oncology, Hellenic Helicobacter Pylori Study Group, and Hellenic Inflammatory Bowel Disease Study Group. Papers: Up to the end of 2012 more than 210 papers appeared in peer review international medical journals and more than 340 in the Greek medical literature. Books: Editor of many books including the book INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE (4th Edition in the English language (International Edition 2012) “Gastrointestinal lymphomas”, “Digestive Oncology” (award of the Hellenic Academy of Sciences 1991) etc. Up to the end of 2012 more than 1600 citations appeared in the international literature.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease; Digestive Oncology