He received his Degree from the Medical School of AUTh in 1976 and completed his residency at the Urology Clinic of Hippocrateion Hospital of Thessaloniki in 1982. In 1987 he received his PhD from the Medical School of the University of Thrace. He has been examined and chosen to serve at all ranks of the NHS (Registrar - Director), and in 1989 he was elected as a Lecturer of Urology at the University of Thrace. He ascended the academic hierarchy and in 2008 he was elected Professor of Urology at the Medical School of the University of Thrace. He was trained and received further training in Endourology – Extracorporeal Lithotripsy, Infertility-Andrology, Uro-oncology and restorative urology at Urology clinics in Greece and abroad. Since 1/2002 he has been the Director of the Urology Clinic of the University of Thrace and the Andrology Lab. He is the Scientific Head and Director of the post-graduate course in Endourology offered at the Clinic (post-graduate Diploma of Endourology Specialty). This is a one-year post-graduate course of studying, research and practical training in Endourology. He is a reviewer for 5 international and 2 Greek journals, and a member of the Editorial Board in 1 Greek journal. He is a member of 5 Greek, 3 European and 2 American Scientific Associations. He has been the representative of the Medical Department at the Senate of the University of Thrace for more than ten academic years. He is a member of the Research Committee of the University of Thrace. He was an elected member of the Board of the Hellenic Urology Society for the 2004-2006 period. He is well-known as a scientific speaker / trainer / coordinator / conference organiser in Greece and abroad. He has authored more than 80 publications in prestigious International Journals, 1 chapter in an international research book, 3 monographs and 2 Urology books.