Andreas D. Katsambas

Dermatologist | Professor Emeritus of Dermatology-Venereology, University of Athens Medical School

Professor Katsambas is a Professor of Dermatology and Venereology of the University of Athens in Greece and head of the Dermatology Clinic at Hygeia Hospital. Earlier appointments include President of the Hellenic Society of Dermatology and Venereology, President of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology as well as Secretary-General; Board member of the International League of Dermatological Societies; International member of the American Dermatological Association and more recently, International Board Observer of the American Academy of Dermatology and President-elect of the European Society of Cosmetic and Aesthetic Dermatology (ESCAD).

Professional & Education Background

1968 Graduate of the University of Athens Medical School. Athens, Greece
1974-1975 Doctoral Thesis (Excellent Score) University of Athens Medical School. Athens, Greece
1975-1976 Doctor at the Hospital for Skin Diseases, St. John’s Hospital. Institute of Dermatology at the University of London. London, United Kingdom.
1997 Visiting Professor at the University of Belgrade. Belgrade, Serbia.
1998 Visiting Professor at Harvard Medical School. Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
1998 Visiting Professor at Wake-Forest University. Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA.
1998 Visiting Professor at the Medical School of the University of Siena. Siena, Italy.
2002 – 2011 Professor, University of Athens and Director at Andreas Syngros Hospital of Venereal & Dermatological Diseases. Athens, Greece.
2011 – Present Director of Dermatology Department – Hygeia Hospital

Special interests

  • Melanin Disorders (Vitiligo, Melasma)
  • Dermatosurgery
  • Acne
  • Photobiology
  • Psoriasis
  • Aesthetic dermatology
  • Dermatological & Venereal Therapy