Head of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Sugery of the Chilren's Hospital ''A.Kyriakou'' in Athens, Professor and Head of the OMFS Department in Athens University, GREECE
Professor Ioannis Iatrou studied Dentistry and Medicine at the Athens University and is a specialist of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) in Greece since 1988. His postgraduate studies were accomplished at Cologne, Germany at the University Clinic for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (1987-1989). He speaks English and German. Since 2000 he is the head of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery of the Children's Hospital "A. Kyriakou" in Athens. He was elected as Professor on 2012 and since 2014 he is head of the OMFS Dpt. Athens University.
His main fields of interest include maxillofacial osteosynthesis, orthognathic surgery and lately oral and maxillofacial surgery in children, tumors and clefts. His thesis was on the use of mini- and microplates in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Professor Iatrou has over 100 national and international publications on several subjects and is a co-writer in several maxillofacial books. The recent years he has published on Children’s oral and maxillofacial surgery. His scientific work appears in pubmed (49 publications) and has been cited over 330 times.