Orthopedic Surgeon | Private Health Sector, Athens, GR
Lead Auditor fo Quality Systems and Safety in Healthcare | Swiss Approval International Certification Body
Temos Certified Assessor | Temos International GmbH
Dimitris is an active Orthopedic Surgeon and a scientific collaborator of private clinics in Athens, where he performs orthopedic operations mainly related to total replacement of large joints (hip, knee), sports injuries, fractures and general orthopedics. Furthermore, Dr. Galanis deals systematically with diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSK-US), in children and adults, and closely follows the international progress in this very promising scientific field. He was trained in MSK-US in Greece and Germany.
He was admitted to the Medical School of Larissa, University of Thessaly, performing excellent in the respective national examinations, from where he graduated in 2004 with grade “Very Good”. He completed his mandatory at the time 15month GP service at the General Hospital of Chios and at the Regional Clinic of Kampochora. He completed his one-year military service in Arta and as a doctor at the Rehabilitation Station (STEP) in Chios, where he was also a trainer of nursing and paramedical staff, in topics related to emergency medicine in military setting.
He was trained in Germany and Greece in the fields of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, General Surgery and Trauma, Orthopedics in Children, Orthopedics in Adults, Orthopedic Oncology and Plastic Surgery and was awarded the title of Orthopedic Surgeon in 2014 by successfully completing the written and oral State examinations in Athens, Greece.
He was awarded a PhD degree of Medicine by the Medical School of University of Athens (Grade “Excellent”), having previously received the 1st National Award from the Greek Society for the Study of Bone Metabolism (EEMMO) in 2015 for part of his doctoral research. He also holds a master’s degree in “Healthcare Management”.
Since 2015, in addition to medicine, he has been dealing with quality systems and ISO standards, focusing on healthcare services. He is an IRCA certified Lead Auditor for the standards ISO 9001: 2015 and BS EN 15224: 2016, cooperating with the Swiss group of companies Swiss Approval International. He is a certified Assessor of Temos International and Temos Hellas. He has participated in numerous assessments throughout Greece and abroad (Egypt, Cyprus, Dubai, etc.), counting over 100 days of assessments as of today.
He has written and presented scientific papers in international and Greek scientific journals and conferences and is a reviewer in some international medical journals of his scientific interest (e.g. Ultrasound Journal of British Medical Ultrasound Society).