Professor of Surgery


City of Residence: Thessaloniki, Greece
Address: 57 Queen Olga St, 54641
Telephone numbers: +30 6944395911 – +30 2310815179 – +30 2310400000
Fax number:
+30 2310833026


  • Professor of Surgery, Head of the 1st Propedeutic Surgical Department of AHEPA Hospital


  • Medical School, Aristotle’s University of Thessaloniki, graduated 1973

  • Surgical specialty 1977-1980, Surgical Department Aristotle’s University of Thessaloniki

  • Colorectal Surgery, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, St’ Mark’s Hospital, London, England,1993

  • Laparoscopic Hepatobiliary Surgery, Karls – Eberhard Hospital, Tubingen, German, 1996

  • Stapled Hemorrhoidectomy, Universitet Academiska Uppsala, Sweden, 1998

  • European Course on Laparoscopic Surgery, Brussels, 1999

  • Chirurgie Colorectal Laparoscopique, Bordeaux, France, 1999

  • Advanced Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication,Fribourg, Switzerland, 2002

  • Stapled Transanal Rectal Resection, KH St Elizabeth, Vienna, 2004

  • American College of Surgeons, Clinical Courses,USA, 2004-2009



  • Medical School of Aristotle’s University of Thessaloniki, graduated 1973

  • Residency in Surgery, 1st Propedeutic Surgical Department A.U.T.H., AHEPA Hospital, 1980

  • Scientific fellow in 1st Propedeutic Surgical Department A.U.T.H., AHEPA Hospital, 1981-1986

  • Doctor of Medicine, 1985

  • Consultant Surgeon in 1st Propedeutic Surgical Department, AHEPA Hospital, 1986-1989

  • Lecturer of Surgery,1989-1993

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery, 1993-2000

  • Associate Professor of Surgery, 2000-2007

  • Professor of Surgery, Aristotle’s University of Thessaloniki, 2007 – today

  • Organizer of workshops and courses on porcine tissues from 2006, twice a year in the Veterinary School of AUTH. Training on suturing and stapling techniques and anastomosis in digestive open and laparoscopic surgery

  • President of the Organizing Committee of 1st hands-on training seminar on laparoscopic-thoracoscopic and open surgery of abdomen-chest, spine-hips, plastic surgery advanced course on fresh human cadavers, with international participation. Anatomy Lab, Medical School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, January 18th-20th 2013


  • HELLO Trial, 23 experimental studies, 286 clinical studies

  • Clinical Trial Epoetin Alpha in Colorectal Cancer (Multicentric Trial)

  • Preventional ovariectomy in colorectal cancer, ROMIC Trial

  • European Trail, Somatostatin UCB in fistulas


  • Thesis Advisor in 7 Dissertations

  • 443 scientific papers in total

  • Organizing President in two Conferences and four workshops – Member of the organizing committee in 37 conferences

  • 222 publications in greek and international medical journals, special issues and books


  • Basdanis G. “Hemorrhoidal Disease – Alternative treatment with thw use of circular stapler”, University Studio Press, Thessaloniki, 1st ed1997, 2001

  • Zisiadis A., Basdanis G., Michalopoulos A. “Colorectal cancer – Thematic Unities”, University Studio Press, Thessaloniki, 2001

  • “General Surgery” Vol I, Diseases of the large intestine – Neoplasms, Ch26 pg 536-548, University Studio Press, Thessaloniki, 2001

  • Basdanis G. “Novel applications of energy in general surgery”, University Studio Press, Thessaloniki, 2003

  • Basdanis G. “The evolution of surgical stapling devices in low anterior resections”, University Studio Press, Thessaloniki, 2007

  • Way L., Doherty G. “Current Surgical Diagnosis and Treatment”, translated book in greek. Chapter 29: “Αppendix”, Pashalidis Med. Pub, Athens 2007



  • Medical Association of Thessaloniki / Prefecture of Thessaloniki / Greece

  • President of the Hellenic Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery

  • Member of the Administrative Council, Papanikolaou Hospital

  • President of the D.O.A.T.A.P. examination committee on General Surgery

  • Member of the Organizing Committee in 36 Congresses

Member of:

  • Hellenic Society of Thessaloniki

  • Hellenic Surgical Society

  • Hellenic Surgical Hepato-biliary Society

  • Hellenic Breast Association

  • Hellenic Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery

  • Hellenic Gastroenterology Society

  • International Colorectal Club

  • International Society of Surgery

  • Hellenic Society for Digestive Surgery

  • Hellenic Group for the study of inflammatory bowel diseases (European Crohn’s and Colitis Organization)

  • Training Institute of Care

  • World Association of Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery

  • Hellenic Society of Surgical Infections

  • European Digestive Surgery