Dr. Andreas Karagiannis, MD, PhD
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Medical Director of the Metropolitan General Hospital Sports Medicine Clinicin Athens. Specializing in the management of the sports injured knee, shoulder and ankle.
Dr. Andreas Karagiannisspecializes in the management of the sports injured knee, shoulder and ankle. He focuses onthe diagnosis and management of trauma, acute and chronic injuries, injury prevention and rehabilitation.
He is highly-skilled in arthroscopic knee, shoulder and ankle treatment, minimally invasive techniques including knee and hip replacements, rotator cuff repair, shoulder stabilization, repair of osteochondal lesions, repair of tendons (biceps, triceps, quadriceps, patellar tendon, achilles tendon), meniscectomy, meniscal repair and meniscal root fixation, anterior and posterior cruciate ligament, multiple ligament injured knee.In addition, he performssurgical proceduresfor ankle instability, Lisfranc injuries, syndesmotic injuries and stress fractures. What is more,he performs ultrasound-guided injections for arthritis and tendon chronic painsuch as tennis elbow and plantar fasciitis.
Dr. Andreas Karagiannis obtained his medical degree in 1987 from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. After that, he served in the Greek army andcompleted his internship in general surgery.After completing a five-year training program at the University of Patras in 1995, he became a specialist in orthopaedic surgery.
Dr. Andreas Karagiannis is a member of the Medical Association of Athens, the Medical association of Thivas, theGreek Arthroscopic Association and European Society of Sports Traumatology Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy.He is also a regular member of the Greek Surgery AssociationofOrthopaedics andTrauma and the College Greek Association.
In October of 2005, hereceived his PhD from the University of Patras. Throughout these 25 years, he has served as a physicianfor a number of football, basketballandvolleyball teams in Greece. As an accomplished physician with extensive experience and knowledge in orthopαedics, he takes a highly personal approach to treating his patients by caring for them with the utmost precision and attention to detail.