He was born in London in 1968 and he is a graduate of the Medical School of the University of Athens (1993). During his residency he served at Evgenideion Hospital and at 401 General Military Hospital of Athens (General Surgery). He completed his residency in Urology at the 2nd University Clinic at Sismanogleio Hospital and in 2001 he was awarded his specialty title and received his PhD from the University of Athens, his thesis being on the topic of clinically localised prostate cancer. In July 2001 he started his post-graduate training at the Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital in the USA. He was employed there as resident in Urology, and participated in all clinic operations as a member of the team of USA residents; this gave him the opportunity to work with eminent Urology figures, such as Professors P. Walsh, LR Kavoussi, and A. Partin. He specialized in radical prostatectomy, laparoscopic urology and minimally invasive treatment of kidney tumours with the use of radiofrequencies and cryotherapy. Consequently, in July 2002 he went to Innsbruck, Austria, as a Clinical Fellow in Advanced Laparoscopy, under the supervision of Professors Bartsch and Peschel, where he continued his training in laparoscopic surgery. In June 2003 he returned to Johns Hopkins Hospital in the USA, where, as a Research fellow, he was given the opportunity to undertake research in various aspects of urological oncology. Since December 2008 he has been serving as an As. Professor at the 2nd University Clinic of the Medical School of Athens, at Sismanogleio Hospital. He is a Fellow of the European Board of Urology (FEBU-2001) and holder of the United States Medical License Certification (ECFMG). He is a competent user of the English language and a holder of GCE-O level and TOEFL. He is a member of the Hellenic, European and American Urology Association. He is a reviewer for acclaimed journals such as the Journal of Urology and Urology. He has published 7 papers in Greek and 74 in international journals on PubMed. He has participated in authoring one textbook in Greek and 6 chapters in international textbooks.