PEDIATRIC SURGEON, Director of 3rd  Department of Pediatric Surgery Clinic of “MITERA” Hospital

Academics Education

  • 1988: Medical School Diploma of Aristotelio University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • 1997:Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training in Pediatric Surgery
  • 2000:PhD from Αristotelio University of Thessaloniki, Greece

PhD/ Thesis

  • “Contribution to the study of the treatment of endogenous esophageal strictures in children “. (Aristotelio Univercity of Thessaloniki, Greece)

Membership- Professional Societies

  • Member of the European Pediatric Surgeon Association (EUPSA)
  • Member of the Greek Pediatric Surgeon Association
  • Member of the Greek Pediatric Association
  • Member of the Greek Pediatric Urology Association

 Professional Experience

  • 1998-today Private Practice
  • 2008-July 2021 Scientific Officer of Pediatric Surgery “Iaso Paidon”
  • 2008- July 2021 Head Pediatric Surgeon Pediatric Surgery Department “Iaso Paidon” Pediatric Hospital Athens, Greece
  • 2005-July 2021 Consultant Pediatric Surgeon Neonatal Intensive Care Unit “Iaso” Hospital
  • 2004 Internal Pediatric Surgeon Pediatric Urology, Andrology-Gynecology department “Bambino Gesù” Pediatric Hospital (Vaticano – Roma – Italy)
  • 2000-2004 Pediatric Surgeon “Athens Medical Center”
  • 1997-2000 Clinical & Research fellow. Department of Pediatric Surgery, Medical School University of Thessaloniki
  • 1989-1997 Pediatric Surgical Resident, Αccident and Emergency, Sfakia Kriti, Greece
  • Navy Military Hospital, Salamina, Greece

Education Experience

  • Teaching anatomy in medical and dental students. Laboratory of Descriptive Anatomy of Aristotelio Univercity of Thessaloniki Greece, as an assistant during medical studies (1985-1987)
  • Teaching Anatomy, Physiology, Surgery the students of Dietetics Kinesiotherapy, Aesthetics as a professor of IEK (1994-1999)
  • Teaching of Medical School students and nurses Pediatric Surgery as a Scientific Associate of the Pediatric Surgery Clinic of Aristotelio Univercity of Thessaloniki, Greece (1998-2001)
  • Teaching “Special Subjects in Pediatric Surgery” in the Postgraduate Program “Clinical Pediatrics and Nursing-Research. National & Kapodistrian University of Athens (2012-today)

Clinical and Research Interest

 Clinical Interest: Neonatal and Pediatric Surgery, Gastrointestinal system, Genitourinary system, Oncology Congenital malformation

Research Interest:  Postdoctoral research: “Usefulness of RET & EDNRB gene investigation in the diagnosis of congenital megacolon (Hirschsprung’s disease). Comparison with the pathological methods used “. (University of Athens & University of Thessaloniki)

  • Rectal Abnormalities
  • Hirschprung Disease


  • 2004 Scholarship State Scholarship Foundation Usefulness of RET & EDNRB gene investigation in the diagnosis of congenital megacolon (Hirschsprung disease). Comparison with the pathological methods used “.

Recent Publications (till 10)

Workshops: 25

With interest in surgical treatment of anorectal malformations:28th international Meeting of the Pediatric Colorectal Club, 28-30/08/2021, Athens, Greece

  • Colorectal Course by Marc Levitt, 22th European Congress-EUPSA, 01/09/2021, Athens, Greece
  • Meet the expert session-“Re-do colorectal surgery “ by Marc Levitt, 02/09/2021, Athens, Greece 
  • Pergamalis, A. Oeconomopoulou, P. Kafritsa, D. Xrysanthakis, A.Tyraskis, Z. Metaxa, Diagnosis of Hirsprung’s disease. Deltio A’  Pediatric Clinic of National an Kapodistrian University of Athens, 65, issue 3, p.24-33   
  • Pergamalis, Z.Metaxa, A. Oeconomopoulou, S. Diamantopoulos, Manage-ment of non retractile foreskin, a 10-year experience, HELLENIC UROLOGY, vol 24, issue 3, 2014
  • Pergamalis, Z. Metaxa, A. Oeconomopoulou, S. Diamantopoulos, treatment of phimosis with lateral prepucioplasty, HELLENIC UROLOGY, 2013, 25 (2), p.133-139