Paley Institute's

Panagiotis Korovessis MD, PhD

Chief & Chair of Orthopaedic Department, General Hospital Patras, Greece (since 2003)

Main Surgical Practice In The Last Three Years

Total Hip Arthropalsty
Total Knee Arthroplaty
Pelvic Injuries

Peer Review Journal Positions

Spine European Spine Journal Journal of Pain Spinal Cord Clinical Orthopaedics Related Research European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology Neurology India Indian Journal Orthopaedics ARGOS Spine News Acta Paediatrica Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. The Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine Biomaterials Osteoporosis International Lancet Neurosciences Aging Health JBJS (Br) Journal Bone Joint Surgery Psychiatry Research World Spinal Column Journal” Surgical Neurology International” Neurotherapeutics” Expert Review of Medical Devices” Advanced Biomaterials

Editorial Board in Peer Review Scientific Journals

Spine European Spine Journal Spine Deformity Deputy Editor Advances in Orthopedics World Journal of Orthopedics BioMed Research International European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology News Letter Committee, Scoliosis Research Society Advisory Board Greek Edition of JBJS Br Spine Surgery Related Research

Academic positions & Teaching

University Patras, Greece Univeristy Larissa, Greece Charite University, Germany Heraklion University, Greete Greece Unuversity Majorka, Spain Organizing Roles in Scientific Meetings Advanced Deformity Meetings, AO SPINE Chair person

Memberships in Professional and Scientific Societies

Scoliosis Research Society American Academy Orthopaedic Surgeons North American Spine Society Spine Society of Europe Hellenic Spine Association AO Spine Member of IMAST committee (Scoliosis Research Society) Member of Membership Committee της Spine Society of Europe . Participation in Multicenter Outcome Evaluation: SPINE TANGO. Host Center (Orthopaedic Department, General Hsopital Patras) in the Spine Society of Europe fellowship Program (May 2002) Membership Committee της European Spinal Deformities Society ESDS Member of Scientific Committee to the International Research Society for Spinal Deformities (IRSSD). Research Grant Mentor Program Member in Scoliosis Research Society. Spine Liason Council, Scoliosis Research Society


  1. Spine Surgery (Traditional & Minimal Invassive)
    1. Trauma
    2. Deformities
    3. Degenerative  Spine
    4. Tumors
  2. Hip Reconstructive surgery
    1. Traditional techniques
    2. Minimal Invassive  techniques
  3. Knee Reconstructive surgery
    1. Traditional techniques
    2. Minimal Invassive  techniques
  4. Pelvic & Acetabular Trauma



Lyceum, Pyrgos, Greece


Faculty of Medicine

University of Athens, Greece


Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery

Balgrist University  Zurich, Switzerland

Thesis : Patellaluxation bei Knietotalendoprothesen, Medical School University of  Zurich, Switzerland.



Resident in  General Surgery & Traumatology

General Hospital Eschwege  Germany


Adult and Pediatric Spinal Surgery Fellowship

Werner Wicker Klinik Department II, Center for Spine Surgery “Deutsches Skoliosezentrum” Bad Wildungen, Germany

Visiting Fellow at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Germany


Fellow in Orthopaedic Surgery

Balgrist University  Zurich, Switzerland


Military Service as Orthoapedic Surgeon

Rhodos Island Military Hospital, Greece 

401  Military Hospital  Athens, Greece


Orthopaedic Surgeon for “Land Duty”

in  General Hospital  “Agios Andreas”  Patras, Greece


Registrar Orthopaedic Surgeon in Orthoapedic Department

General Hospital “Agios Andreas” Patras, Greece


Senior Registrar in University Orthopaedic Department

General Hospital  “Agios Andreas” & Rion University Hospital  Patras, Greece


Senior Registrar in Orthopaedic Department

General Hospital  “Agios Andreas”     Patras, Greece

2003 -Present

Chief Department of Orthopaedic Department

General Hospital  “Agios Andreas” Patras, Greece