Pavlos Sakkas, M.D.

Pavlos Sakkas is Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry, Medical School, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens. Born in Athens, in 1951. In 1976 he got his Medical Degree from Athens University. Also, in 1983 he got the American ECFMG (Certificate for Foreign Medical Graduates). In 1980 he was nominated Neurologist and Psychiatrist, and in 1987 he was nominated Doctor from the Athens Medical School. His work was supported with a grand from the Onassis foundation. Since 1980, he is an active faculty member of Psychiatric clinic of University of Athens at the Eginition Hospital. During 1988 -1990 he was also Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, USA, after being granted a fellowship from the Greek Government, to be specialised in Consultation - Liaison Psychiatry. Between 1990 and 1994, he became National co-ordinator of European Consultation Liaison Workgroup. He is member of 15 scientific societies, between them, founding member of the Hellenic Psychiatric Association and the European Association of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry and Psychosomatic.

He was also member of the organising and scientific committees of over ten international congresses. Also, he was member of the board of directors of the Medical School of the University of Athens. He is also an author of two book on Psychiatry (Η Ψυχιατρική αλλιώς 2014, και Φάρμακα Ψυχής 2019), the first translated in English entitled “Revealing Psychiatry” (paper book, e-book and audiobook). Furthermore, he has written numerous chapters in various scientific books. His research achievements are demonstrated in the authorship of over 100 papers published in International scientific journals. For these publications, P. Sakkas is referred over 900 times in the international medical literature (h-factor 18).

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