Staff
 
Rheumatology Clinic
Staff
Last Update
Dec. 15, 2017
 

Curriculum Vitae

Name:
Spyridon N. Nikas
Date and Place of Birth:
May 16, 1970 in Ioannina-Greece
Address:
Z.Kaplani 5, 45 444, Ioannina, Greece
Mob: #30 6944 874218
Tel & Fax: #30 26510 39048
e-mail: snnikas@yahoo.com
 
Education
1993:
MD, Medical School, University of Ioannina,
Ioannina-GREECE.
2007:
Doctoral Thesis, Cum laude, Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina-GREECE.
 
Professional Experience
2/1977 - 5/1998:
During my compulsory army service, I served as a physician (MD) in a militarily unit (Evros, Greece, 2/97 – 10/97) and then in 406 Gen Militarily Hospital of Ioannina (10/97-5/98) as a MD in Ward, Outpatients Clinic and A&E Department
(Head of the Department: N Karamaounas)
6/1998 – 9/1998:
3 months training course (Senior House Officer) in Ioannina General Hospital “Hatzikosta” in the Department of Cardiology, General Surgery and Internal Medicine (one month each).
9/1998 – 9/1999:
Medical Practitioner in a Rural area in Health Center of Pogoniani. Afterhours duties dealing with emergency cases in Delvinaki Health Center, Greece.
9/1999 - 2/2000:
Clinical Fellow (Observer) in the Department of Rheumatology (Outpatients Clinic), University Hospital of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece (Head of the Department: Prof AA Drosos).
2/2000 – 11/2001:
Senior House Officer in the Medical Department (A&E, Ward, participation on the educational postgraduate program) General District Hospital of Arta, Arta, Greece (Head of the Department: D Pappaioanides).
11/2001 – 3/2003:
Clinical and Research Fellow in the Department of Rheumatology, University Hospital of Ioannina. (Head of the Department: Prof AA Drosos). I was working mainly in Outpatients Clinic and Ward with patients with RA and AS receiving anti-ÔÍF-á agents.
3/2003 - 3/2007:
Sp Registrar in the Department of Rheumatology, (Outpatients Clinic, Ward) University Hospital of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece (Head of the Department: Prof AA Drosos). Afterhour duties (8-10/month) in the Accident and Emergency Department (A&E) and Rheumatology Ward, at the same hospital.
9/2006 - 3/2007:
Visiting Sp Registrar in Department of Rheumatology, Russells Hall Hospital, West Midlands, UK
(Head of the Department: Prof G Kitas)
Specially interesting in musculoskeletal ultrasound, joint injections and combined Clinics.
22/5/2007
Rheumatologist Title (Consultant)
6/2007 – present:
Private office (Rheumatologist) in Ioannina (Har Trikoupi 14B). Ultrasound machine (GE Logic 5 Pro ) included.
11/2007 - 7/2010:
Medical Doctor in Ioannina’s KAPI (Civic Center for Older People).
 
Societies
  Full registration GMC (6/9/06) for 1 year
  Member of Ioannina Medical Council
  Member of Hellenic Rheumatology Society
  Part (Bibliography research fellow) of the National (Greek) Committee (4/07), involving “multinational recommendations for the use of MTX in rheumatic diseases” (3E initiative in Rheumatology). Supervisor, Prof M Dougados, Paris, France (2007)
  Member of MITOS group (Musculoskeletal Imaging Techniques: Ongoing Sonography Greek Rheumatology Task Force) / clinical Director prof D Boumpas. This group is working in musculoskeletal US expansion between Greek rheumatologists
 
Publications
More than 22 publications in international journals
   
 
 
 
Announcements
20th Scientific Rheumatologists Meeting of NW Greece
Jan 19 & 20, 2018
Postgraduate Courses Rheumatology Clinic 2017-2018
Jan. 2018
Postgraduate Courses Rheumatology Clinic 2017-2018
Sep. 2017
19th Scientific Rheumatologists Meeting of NW Greece
Jan 20 & 21, 2017