1. General
  • Education & Academic Titles
    • 2000: Medical School, University of Patras
    • 2010: General Surgeon, Hippocration Hospital of Athens, University clinic
    • Master of Science in Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery, University of Athens
  • Doctoral Thesis
    • In minimal invasive surgery and laparoscopic splenectomy in patients with β-thalassemia
  • Professional Experience
    • 2010-2012: CHU Saint-Pierre University Hospital Brussels Belgium, General and Bariatric laparoscopic surgery, Brussels, Belgium
    • 2012-2013 : CHIREC- Delta-Parc Leopold Clinic, Brussels, Belgium
    • 2012-2014: Saint-Luc Catholic University Hospital of Louvain, Colorectal, Hepatobiliary and Bariatric Surgery
    • 2014-2018: Clinique Saint-Pierre Ottignie, Louvain-la-Neuve and CH Jolimont-Lobbes, Belgium
    • 2018-2020: Metropolitan General Hospital, Cholargos - Athens, Greece
  • Clinical Interest
    • Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery
    • Reflux surgery
    • Weight loss Surgery
    • Digestive Surgery (Gallbladder, stomach, colon)
    • Proctology- Hemorrhoids
  • Awards & Distinctions
    • 2010: Scholarship of Hellenic society of Surgeons (Johnson&Johnson)
    • 2011: Scholarship of Hellenic Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgery
  • Recent Publications
    • A Retrospective Comparative Study of Primary Versus Revisional Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: Long-Term Results. Dardamanis D, Navez J, et al. (Obes. Surg. 9 Mars 2018)
    • Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass for Morbid Obesity: Comparison of Primary versus Revisional Bypass by using the BAROS Score. Navez J, Dardamanis D, et al. Obes Surg. 2015 May;25(5):812-7.
    • Incidence, Risk Factors, and Outcome of Portal Vein Thrombosis After Laparoscopic-Assisted Splenectomy in β-Thalassemia Patients: A Prospective Exploratory Study. Alexakis N, Dardamanis D, Albanopoulos K, Ptohis N, Skalistira M, Karagiorga M, Zografos G, Leandros E. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2013 Feb;23(2):123-8
    • C-reactive protein, white blood cells, and neutrophils as early predictors of postoperative complications in patients undergoing laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. Albanopoulos K, Alevizos L, Natoudi M, Dardamanis D, Menenakos E, Stamou K, Zografos G, Leandros E Surg Endosc. 2013 Mar;27(3):864-71
    • Prospective comparative study of the efficacy of staple-line reinforcement in laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. Stamou KM, Menenakos E, Dardamanis D, Arabatzi C, Alevizos L, Albanopoulos K, Leandros E, Zografos G. Surg Endosc. 2011 Nov;25(11):3526-30
    • Transanal polypectomy using single incision laparoscopic instruments. Dardamanis D, Theodorou D, Theodoropoulos G, Larentzakis A, Natoudi M, Doulami G, Zoumpouli C, Markogiannakis H, Katsaragakis S, Zografos GC. World J Gastrointest Surg. 2011 Apr 27;3(4):56-8
    • Minimally Invasive Approaches in Splenic Surgery. Albanopoulos K, Dardamanis D, Alexakis N, Stamou K, Markogiannakis H, M. Konstadoulakis M, Leandros E. Hellenic Journal of Surgery 2010; 82: 6
    • Predictive value of procalcitonin for bowel ischemia and necrosis in bowel obstruction. Markogiannakis H, Memos N, Messaris E, Dardamanis D, Larentzakis A, Papanikolaou D, Zografos GC, Manouras A. Surgery. 2011 Mar;149(3):394-403
    • Outcome analysis of laparoscopic cholecystectomy in patients aged 80 years and older with complicated gallstone disease. Leandros E, Alexakis N, Archontovasilis F, Albanopoulos K, Dardamanis D, Menenakos E, Tsigris C, Giannopoulos A. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2007 Dec;17(6):731-5.
    • Acute mechanical bowel obstruction: clinical presentation, etiology, management and outcome Markogiannakis H, Messaris E, Dardamanis D, Pararas N, Tzertzemelis D, Giannopoulos P, Larentzakis A, Lagoudianakis E, Manouras A, Bramis I.. World J Gastroenterol. 2007 Jan 21;13(3):432-7.
    • Hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery with a Pfannenstiel incision in beta-thalassemia patients: initial experience Leandros E, Alexakis N, Albanopoulos K, Dardamanis D, Karagiorga M, Gomatos I, Papadopoulos S, Bacoyiannis C, Bramis J.. World J Surg. 2006 Jul;30(7):1216-20.
    • Fracture of the spike of the circular stapler: an unexpected cause of conversion of a laparoscopic vertical banded gastroplasty. Menenakos E, Lagoudianakis E, Dardamanis D, Theodorou D, Leandros E, Bramis J. Obes Surg. 2006 May;16(5):664-6.
  • Membership in Societies and Editorial Boards
    • Hellenic society of Surgeons
    • Hellenic Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgery
    • EAES European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons
    • RBSS Royal Belgian Society of Surgery
  • Interests
    • Volunteer Medical Doctor of Athens Olympic games 2004 – Sailing Venue
    • Volunteer Fire and Rescue services, Penteli-Dionyssos, Greece
    • MSF- Medecins sans Frontiers – Belgium, candidate for mission in Vietnam
    • MSV- Medecins Sans Vacances - (African countries-Benin)
    • Symplefsi NPO (medical support of Greek islands)
    • CGS Triathlon club