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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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Training and practice of the next generation HPB surgeon: analysis of the 2014 AHPBA residents' and fellows' symposium survey

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Prior inpatient admission increases the risk of post‐operative infection in hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery

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Comparison of techniques for volumetric analysis of the future liver remnant: implications for major hepatic resections

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Delta‐slope of alpha‐fetoprotein improves the ability to select liver transplant patients with hepatocellular cancer

HPB, Volume 17, Issue 12, Page 1085-1095, December 2015...

Cost variation in a laparoscopic cholecystectomy and the association with outcomes across a single health system: implications for standardization and improved resource utilization

HPB, Volume 17, Issue 12, Page 1113-1118, December 2015...

Missing the obvious: psychosocial obstacles in Veterans with hepatocellular carcinoma

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Survival outcomes in liver transplant recipients with Model for End‐stage Liver Disease scores of 40 or higher: a decade‐long experience

HPB, Volume 17, Issue 12, Page 1074-1084, December 2015...

Post‐embolization syndrome as an early predictor of overall survival after transarterial chemoembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma

HPB, Volume 17, Issue 12, Page 1137-1144, December 2015...

Defining the practice of pancreatoduodenectomy around the world

HPB, Volume 17, Issue 12, Page 1145-1154, December 2015...

Characterization of a porcine model for associating liver partition and portal vein ligation for a staged hepatectomy

HPB, Volume 17, Issue 12, Page 1130-1136, December 2015...

Bile duct surgery in the treatment of hepatobiliary and gallbladder malignancies: effects of hepatic and vascular resection on outcomes

HPB, Volume 17, Issue 12, Page 1066-1073, December 2015...

Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma and gallbladder cancer: distinguishing molecular profiles to guide potential therapy

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Early trends in serum phosphate and creatinine levels are associated with mortality following major hepatectomy

HPB, Volume 17, Issue 12, Page 1058-1065, December 2015...

Antecolic versus retrocolic duodenoenteric reconstruction after pancreatoduodenectomy

HPB, Volume 17, Issue 12, Page 1156-1156, December 2015...

Does follow‐up offer the best quality of life for patients affected by so‐called ‘giant’ haemangiomas of the liver?

HPB, Volume 17, Issue 12, Page 1155-1155, December 2015...

Conference Calendar

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A systematic review of the safety and efficacy of hepatopancreatoduodenectomy for biliary and gallbladder cancers

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Diagnostic strategy and timing of intervention in infected necrotizing pancreatitis: an international expert survey and case vignette study

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PET‐avid hepatocellular adenomas: incidental findings associated with HNF1‐α mutated lesions

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A wait‐and‐see strategy with subsequent self‐expanding metal stent on demand is superior to prophylactic bypass surgery for unresectable periampullary cancer

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Efficacy of radiofrequency ablation compared with transarterial chemoembolization for the treatment of recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma: a comparative survival analysis

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Lung ultrasonography as a direct measure of evolving respiratory dysfunction and disease severity in patients with acute pancreatitis

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A systematic review of contralateral liver lobe hypertrophy after unilobar selective internal radiation therapy with Y90

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