Pettas Nikolaos

Pettas Nikolaos

Orthopedic Specialist

Orthopedics - Departments & Clinics

+30 210 8691900

Titles

Director of the Orthopedic Department, Euroclinic Children’s Hospital

Specializations

  • Distraction Osteogenesis (Ilizarov Method)
  • Distraction Osteogenesis (De Bastiani Method)
  • Specialized Traumatology
  • Scolarship, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna Italy, Pediatric Orthopaedics and Traumatology Clinic prevalently Oncologic

Professional Experience

  • Rural Service, “Agios Andreas” Patras General Hospital, 1979-1980
  • First Aid Station Doctor, Greek Red Cross Patras Hospital, 1980-1982
  • Junior Doctor, Surgery Clinic, Aigion General Hospital, 1980-1981
  • Junior Doctor, Orthopaedics Clinic, “Evaggelismos” Athens General Hospital, 1982-1984
  • Specialized Doctor in Orthopaedics, Galatsi Social Insurance Institute, 1984-1987
  • Attendant Orthopaedic B’, 1st Orthopaedic Clinic, “Agia Sofia” Children’s Hospital, 1987-1995
  • Attendant Orthopaedic A’, 1st Orthopaedic Clinic, “Agia Sofia” Children’s Hospital, 1995-2003
  • Deputy Director, 1st Orthopaedic Clinic, “Agia Sofia” Children’s Hospital, 2003-2010
  • Director, 1st Orthopaedic Clinic, “Agia Sofia” Children’s Hospital, 2010-2014
  • Director, Orthopaedic Department, Euroclinic Children’s Hospital, Nov 2014-today.

Doctor of Medicine

  • University of Ferrara Italy (98/110, Excellent), 1978
  • Degree Thesis “Malory-Weiss Syndrome”, 1978-1979
  • Orthopaedics, 1984
  • Distraction Osteogenesis (Ilizarov Method), Lecco Italy, 1987
  • Distraction Osteogenesis (De Bastiani Method), Verona Italy, 1989
  • Specialized Traumatology, Verona Italy, 1991
  • Musculoskeletal Tumors Treatment, Orthopaedic and Traumatology Clinic, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna Italy, 1994
  • Italian Society of Pediatric Orthopaedics and Traumatology (S.I.T.O.P.), 1994
  • Italian
  • English
  •  French
  • Scolarship, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna Italy, Pediatric Orthopaedics and Traumatology Clinic prevalently Oncologic (14/6/1994 – 12/12/1994)
  • 1st Award – Fall Congress of the Hellenic Association of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, «Trochanter transfer in the Legg-Perthes-Calvé disease», Athens, 1993
  •  1st Award – Honorary distinction, 34th Panhellenic Medical Congress, «Osteomyelitis in children: 10 years of experience at “Agia Sofia” Children’s Hospital», Athens, 2008
  • «Fractures of the femoral head in childhood: a follow up study». N. Pettas, K. Antonis, A. Apostolopoulos, 1st Orthopaedic Clinic, “Agia Sofia” Children’s Hospital, Athens. Journal of Children’s Orthopaedics, Supplement 1 (2011) : S37-S77.
  •  «Primary sternal osteomyelitis in a 40-day-old infant: a case report and review of the literature». N. Pettas, A. Apostolopoulos, I. Flieger, O. Leonidou. Cases Journal (2009), 2:7504.
  • «Chronic sclerosing osteomyelitis of Garré: a case report and review of the literature». N. Pettas, A. Apostolopoulos, I. Flieger, K. Antonis, P. Samaras, O. Leonidou. Acta Orthopaedica et Traumatologica Hellenica (2007) 58:3 191-194.
  • «Intramuscular myxoma of brachial biceps in an 11-year-old girl: a case report». N. Pettas, A. Apostolopoulos, K. Stefanaki, K. Antonis, I. Flieger, E. Vrasami, O. Leonidou. Acta Orthopaedica et Traumatologica Hellenica (2007) 58:2 128-131.
  • «Intrarticular osteoid osteoma in children». M. Hasiotou, E. Manoli, N. Pettas, I. Anastasopoulos, E. Evangelidakis. European Radiology (2005) Feb: 532.
  • «Acetabulum augmentation for Legg-Perthes-Calvé disease: 12 children (14 hips) followed for 4 years». J.K. Dimitriou, O. Leonidou, N. Pettas. Acta Orthopaedica Scandinavica (1997) Oct: 275 103-105.