Clinical Andrologists and Trainees


Christos Tsametis, endocrinologist

Dr. Christos P. Tsametis was born in Grevena, Greece in 1970 and graduated with Honors from the Medical School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh) in 1993. He has acquired the specialty of “Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism” at the relevant Department of “PANAGIA” General Hospital in Thessaloniki. In 2004, having a scholarship from the Greek State, he worked as a clinical and research fellow in Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism (OCDEM) at Churchill Hospital, Radcliffe Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, UK. He obtained his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree from AUTh in 2013, studying the dynamics of Antimüllerian hormone in subfertile men. In 2015, after completing the appropriate training, he became the first Clinical Andrologist in Greece certified by the European Academy of Andrology. Currently, he works in private practice in Thessaloniki and serves as a clinical scientific collaborator at the Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, 1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, AUTh at “Papageorgiou” General Hospital.

Georgios Kanakis, endocrinologist

Dr. George Kanakis is Endocrinologist – Clinical Andrologist (EAA certified) and certified “Male genital tract and penile Sonographer”. After concluding his medical training (MD) at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and the Military School of Corps Officers, he joined the Medical Service of the Hellenic Navy. He was trained in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the National University of Athens (Prof. G. Kaltsas), where he also received his PhD degree. During this training, he has appointed a research fellowship at the University of Uppsala, in the field of Neuroendocrine Tumors (Profs. Grimelius and Öberg). Further, he was specialized in Reproductive Endocrinology-Clinical Andrology at the Training Center of the European Academy of Andrology (EAA) in Thessaloniki (Prof. D.G. Goulis) and successfully took the EAA Clinical Andrologist exams (grade “excellent”). Having a scholarship from EAA, he attended the EAA Training Center of Rome (Prof. A.M. Isidori), receiving advanced training in applied andrology and ultrasound diagnostics.

He is currently a Consultant Physician at the Department of Endocrinology of the Athens Naval and VA Hospital and the IVF Unit of the Greek Armed Forces, with a special interest in reproductive endocrinology and ultrasonography of the male genital system. He is Vice-President of the Hellenic Society of Andrology (2019 – 2021) and a member of the writing group of the “EAA Guidelines on evaluation and management of Gynecomastia”.

Evangellia Billa, endocrinologist

Evangelia Billa was born in Trikala, Greece. She graduated from the Medical School of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in 1994. She acquired the specialty of Endocrinology after appropriate training in the Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes mellitus, and Metabolism of «Helena Venizelou» Hospital. She has been working as a private doctor since 2005 in Trikala.

She was presented with a Doctorate Diploma in 2011. She acquired a license for carrying out an ultrasound examination in the field of Endocrinology in 2011 after a six-month training at the appropriate department or “G. Gennimatas General hospital”. She was certified as a Clinical Andrologist by the European Academy of Andrology in 2018. She has published articles in significant journals and has participated in the writing of book chapters. She has been a member of the administrative board of the Hellenic Society of Andrology since 2011. Her special scientific interests are Andrology and Reproductive Endocrinology.


Akylas-Georgios Kouthouris, urologist

Akylas – Georgios Kouthouris graduated in 1996 from the English department of the Semmelweiss University in Budapest. He acquired the specialty of Urology in January 2006, after being trained in General Surgery, at the General Hospital of Naoussa, and in Urology, at the General Hospital of Drama and the “Panagia” II IKA Hospital of Thessaloniki. From April 2003 to August 2004 he trained in Urology at Alexandra Hospital, Worcester Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, Rosshall Hospital, Glasgow, and Walsgrave Hospital Coventry NHS Trust, United Kingdom. Since July 2006, he has been practicing Urology, on a private basis, in Thessaloniki and Alexandria, Imathia.

He holds recognition of special training in sperm analysis from ESHRE. His surgical experience includes transurethral operations (TURP, TURBT), prostatectomies, excision of bladder papillomas (conventional or with Green Light laser, ureteroscopic lithotripsy, “pigtail” ureteral catheter placement, percutaneous lithotripsy (PCNL), radical prostatectomy in prostate cancer (open method with perineal approach or laparoscopic, nephrectomy (open or laparoscopic), repair of hydrocele, scrotal hernia (with mesh placement), varicocele (open or laparoscopic), placement of TVT tape in female incontinence and Perigee mesh in cystic hernia, and plastic penile reconstruction (Nesbitt – Nesbitt plication) in Peyronie’s disease.


Panagiotis Levis, urologist

2008: Πτυχίο Ιατρικής ΕΚΠΑ

• 2017: Ειδικότητα Ουρολογίας

• 2018: Υποψήφιος Διδάκτορας ΕΚΠΑ

Γεννήθηκε στη Νέα Υόρκη το 1980. Αποφοίτησε από την Ιατρική Σχολή του Εθνικού και Καποδιστριακού Πανεπιστημίου Αθηνών το 2008. Απέκτησε τον τίτλο της ειδικότητας της Ουρολογίας το 2017 από την Ά Πανεπιστημιακή Ουρολογική κλινική του Λαϊκού Νοσοκομείου Αθηνών και από το 2018 είναι μέλος της Ευρωπαϊκής Ουρολογικής Εταιρίας.
Το 2019 παρακολούθησε το εκπαιδευτικό πρόγραμμα «Μικροχειρουργική της ανδρικής υπογονιμότητας» του τμήματος Ουρολογίας της Ιατρικής Σχολής του πανεπιστημίου Weill-Cornell στη Νέα Υόρκη, ΗΠΑ. Έχει συμμετάσχει σε ελληνικά και διεθνή συνέδρια και από το Δεκέμβριο του 2020 εργάζεται ως επικουρικός επιμελητής Ουρολογίας στο νοσοκομείο «Λαϊκό» και παράλληλα εκπονεί τη διδακτορική του διατριβή.

Γνωστικά πεδία ενδιαφέροντος: Ανδρική Υπογονιμότητα, Σεξουαλική Δυσλειτουργία

Vasilios Adamou, urologist

Efstathios Papaefstathiou, urologist

Christina Dimopoulou, endocrinologist

Christina Dimopoulou was born in 1981 in Thessaloniki, Greece, and graduated in 1999 from the German School of Thessaloniki. From 1999 to 2005 she studied human medicine at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

In 2006, she has been accepted as a scholar in the Max Planck Institute for Psychiatry in Munich, Germany. In 2008, she was awarded the doctoral degree of “Doctor of Medicine” (Dr. med.) from the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich.

She received her training in Endocrinology at the Department of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Clinical Chemistry at the Max Planck Institute and at the Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik IV of the Ludwig Maximilians University, in Munich. In January 2014, she was been acknowledged as a “Specialist in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Diabetology” and in August 2015 as a “Clinical Andrologist” by the Bavarian State Chamber of Physicians (BLÄK) after a successful exam.

She conducts significant teaching and research activity in the field of Clinical Neuroendocrinology, results of which have been published in leading German and international medical journals. Ιn 2017 she completed her Habilitation at the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich (Privatdozentin).