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ΔΙΟΝΥΣΗΣ Β. ΒΡΟΧΙΔΗΣ, MD, PhD, FACS, FRCSC

ΧΕΙΡΟΥΡΓΟΣ ΗΠΑΤΟΣ, ΧΟΛΗΦΟΡΩΝ, ΠΑΓΚΡΕΑΤΟΣ KAI ΜΕΤΑΜΟΣΧΕΥΣΕΩΝ
 
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Καλώς ήλθατε,

Ο χειρουργός Διονύσης Βροχίδης γεννήθηκε στη Θεσσαλονίκη το 1969. Αποφοίτησε από την Ιατρική Σχολή του Αριστοτελείου Πανεπιστημίου το 1994 με βαθμό " λίαν καλώς ". Την ίδια χρονιά πήγε στο Πανεπιστήμιο της Ουψάλα στη Σουηδία, όπου και ολοκλήρωσε master στη φυσιολογία του ήπατος. Εκεί ξεκίνησε και τη διδακτορική του διατριβή με γενικό θέμα " μεταμόσχευση ήπατος σε επίμυες ". Κατόπιν επέστρεψε στην Ελλάδα, όπου και υπηρέτησε τη στρατιωτική του θητεία. Το 1998 πραγματοποίησε τον υποχρεωτικό χρόνο υπηρεσίας υπαίθρου. Το 1999 υπηρέτησε ως ειδικευόμενος στη Χειρουργική Κλινική Μεταμοσχεύσεων του Αριστοτελείου Πανεπιστημίου. Τη χρονιά αυτή ολοκλήρωσε και υπερασπίστηκε τη διδακτορική του διατριβή για την οποία βαθμολογήθηκε με " άριστα ".

Κατόπιν μετανάστευσε στις ΗΠΑ. Ύστερα από 5 χρόνια στο πανεπιστήμιο Brown του Rhode Island έλαβε τον τίτλο της " Γενικής Χειρουργικής ". Στη συνέχεια μετακόμισε στο Montreal του Καναδά όπου έλαβε το 2007 από το Πανεπιστήμιο McGill τον τίτλο του ειδικού χειρουργού " Ήπατος, Χοληφόρων, Παγκρέατος και Μεταμοσχεύσεων ". Στο τέλος της ίδιας χρονιάς επέστρεψε πίσω στην Ελλάδα.

Ο χειρουργός Διονύσης Βροχίδης έχει εκτελέσει περισσότερες από 3500 επεμβάσεις ύστερα από την αποφοίτησή του από την Ιατρική Σχολή. Περίπου 1500 από αυτές αφορούν στο ήπαρ, στα χοληφόρα, στο πάγκρεας και στις μεταμοσχεύσεις. Επιπλέον, έχει δημοσιεύσει ή ανακοινώσει σε επιστημονικά συνέδρεια πάνω από 200 ερευνητικές εργασίες. Έχει λάβει από το πανεπιστήμιο Brown 5 τιμητικές διακρίσεις για τη συνεισφορά του στην εκπαίδευση των φοιτητών ιατρικής και των ειδικευόμενων χειρουργικής. Τέλος, συμμετέχει σε 25 περίπου επιστημονικές εταιρείες.

Έχει διατελέσει Assistant Instructor in Surgery στο πανεπιστήμιο Brown, RI, USA, καθώς και πανεπιστημιακός επιστημονικός συνεργάτης της Χειρουργικής Κλινικής Μεταμοσχεύσεων του Αριστοτελείου Πανεπιστημίου Θεσσαλονίκης. Έχει ιδιωτεύσει ως χειρουργός ήπατος-χοληφόρων-παγκρέατος στη Γενική Κλινική Θεσσαλονίκης από το 2008 έως το 2014. Το 2009, του απονεμήθηκε ο τίτλος του Adjunct Professor in Surgery στο πανεπιστήμιο McGill, Montreal, QC, Canada. Από τα τέλη του 2014 έχει επιστρέψει στις ΗΠΑ και εργάζεται στο HPB Surgery Department, Carolinas Medical Center στη Βόρεια Καρολίνα, κατέχοντας τη θέση του Associate Professor in Surgery, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC, USA.

Είδη Χειρουργείων

  • Ήπαρ
  • Χοληφόρα
  • Πάγκρεας
  • Σύστημα Πυλαίας


Είδη Παθήσεων

  • Πρωτοπαθής Καρκίνος του Ήπατος
  • Μεταστατικός Καρκίνος του Ήπατος
  • Καλοήθεις Όγκοι του Ήπατος
  • Κυστικές Νόσοι του Ήπατος
  • Νεοπλάσματα των Χοληφόρων
  • Χολολιθίαση
  • Νεοπλάσματα του Παγκρέατος
  • Όγκοι της Θηλής του Vater
  • Πυλαία Υπέρταση

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Δρ. ΔΙΟΝΥΣΗΣ ΒΡΟΧΙΔΗΣ

Associate Professor in Surgery,
Department of HPB Surgery,
University of North Carolina