Τσόχα 15-17, Τ.Κ. 11521, Αμπελόκηποι

Our team

Evangelos Tsichlis, MD, PhD

Dr. Evangelos Tsichlis is a Doctor of Ophthalmology at the University of Heidelberg specialized in the conservative and surgical treatment of macular, vitreous, retinal and cataract diseases. After completing his studies, he worked at the University Hospital of Aachen (RWTH Aachen), initially in the Clinic for Traumatology under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Ot. Paar and then to the Ophthalmological Clinic under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. N. Schrage. In October 2001 he was admitted to the Ophthalmological Clinic of Klinikum Bielefeld (Academic Hospital of Münster University), the director of which is the world-renowned Professor Prof. Dr. med. R.O.W. Burk who, among others, is the inventor of the Heidelberg Retina Tomograph (HTR), one of the world’s leading glaucoma diagnostic tools. At the same time as his training in ophthalmic surgery, he completed his PhD at the University of Heidelberg entitled “Viscocanalostomy, Irrigation-Trabeculotomy in surgical treatment of open angle glaucoma”. The above world-class University is the oldest and most famous of the German territory having brought out to date, thirty Nobel Prize-winning scientists! In 2005 Dr. Tsichlis received the title of specialty in Ophthalmology from the medical association of the city of Münster. In December 2005 he got the position of consultant until November 2006 when he took up the permanent position of Chief Medical Officer and Deputy Director of the Ophthalmological Department of Klinikum Bielefeld. In February 2007 he was awarded the title of PhD of Heidelberg University (Dr. med.)



Dr. Evangelos Tsichlis was trained entirely in the above Clinics of Germany. His CV includes more than 8000 intraocular surgeries (macula-, vitreous, -retina- surgeries, cataract surgeries, etc.) and more than 2500 Laser procedures. Remarkable is the fact that most of the above-mentioned operations took place in the Ophthalmological Clinics of German Universities as well as that he is one of the few doctors in our country who carry a list of thousands of surgical procedures certified by a German University Clinic. Dr. Tsichlis has presented papers as a guest speaker at more than 100 of Greek and international congresses and is a member of ophthalmological societies of our country and abroad (German retinal society, German Ophthalmological Society, European Society of Retina- Specialists, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Greek Vitreoretinal Society, Hellenic Ophthalmological Society, Hellenic College of Ophthalmology, etc.)

Georgios Kranias, Prof., MD

Dr. Georgios Kranias is a Professor of ophthalmology at the University of Cincinnati in Ohio, United States, specialized in surgical and conservative treatment of macular, vitreous and retinal diseases. After graduating from the Medical School of Aristotle University, he moved to the USA for postgraduate studies and specialization. He acquired the specialty of Ophthalmology at Northwestern University in Chicago, one of the leading Universities of the USA. He holds the position of Professor of Ophthalmology at the Medical School of Cincinnati University in Ohio, in United States of America. He is a member of at least ten scientific companies in both America and Europe and has been honored with multiple Academic Awards. Its name is included in the Who’s Who in America editions, as well as in the Registrar of outstanding Professionals. In 1998 the doctors of Cincinnati voted him as one of the best doctors of Ophthalmology. For his important influence to Ophthalmology and for his teaching and research work, he received an Honorary Distinction from the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Hellenic Ophthalmological Society, as well as from the Ophthalmological Society of Bulgaria. His research project has been funded for years by the U.S. Government and concerns whether it is safe for a diabetic woman to have children without risking losing her sight. In the research field he has also been involved in biochemical studies of retinal detachment fluid, the effect of pancreatic transplantation on diabetic retinopathy, as well as whether the laser slows down the progression of a genetic retinal disease, retinitis pigmentosa, thus avoiding total blindness.

His teaching work includes teaching to medical students, ophthalmology residents, as well as ophthalmologists, both in the USA and Greece. For many years Dr. Kranias has been offering in ophthalmology and in particular vitreous-retinal diseases by giving lectures as a guest professor at Ophthalmological Conferences around the world, while his scientific papers have been published in the most valid scientific journals. He is a regular speaker at the scientific conferences of Greece and the Balkans and his practice in Athens is visited by patients from all over Greece and the Balkans. Its purpose is to upgrade Ophthalmology in Greece and offer the Greek patient services of the highest expertise and experience.