Prof. Christos Dervenis

Professor of Surgery, Head of the Department of Surgical Oncology and HPB Surgery, Athens Metropolitan Hospital, Greece.

Prof. Dervenis has served as a visiting Professor of Surgery to several international academic institutes, including the Mayo Clinic Medical School, Rochester, MN and Yale University, CT USA; the University of Lund, Sweden; the University of Verona, Italy; and the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa.

After receiving his medical degree from the University of Athens, Professor Dervenis completed postgraduate training in Athens; London, UK; and Hamburg, Germany. Professor Dervenis is currently President of the EAHPB Association and the Hellenic HPB Association. He is also on the Scientific Committee of the International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (IHPBA). He has been vice president of the HPB division of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) and President of the European Digestive Surgery. In addition, Professor Dervenis is an active member of several scientific journals, including the British Journal of Surgery, Pancreatology, the IHPBA journal HPB, and HPB Surgery.

Professor Dervenis is the editor of 3 books in the field of HPB surgery and has published over 190 papers in peer-reviewed journals, with about 18000 citations and an h-index of 48.

His main clinical interests include surgery of the pancreas, liver, and biliary tract, nutrition, and oncology.