Παθολόγος-Ογκολόγος, Διευθυντής Γ’ Ογκολογικής Κλινικής, Νοσοκομείο Metropolitan
Vasileios Barmpounis is Director of Third Oncology Clinic at the Metropolitan Hospital, since September 2013. He provides clinical care for patients with solid tumors, treatment, and follow-up; he is chair of the internal multidisciplinary team.
He studied in the University of Athens, Medical School (Degree in 1986, Grade: “Very Good”). Thesis: The prognostic value of copper, fibrinogen, sedimentation rate and A2 globulins in Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
Hammersmith – Royal Postgraduate School of Medicine, PhD: Research in monoclonal antibodies against human malignant tumors
St. Bartholomew’s Hospital London, ICRF Unit, Sep 1987-Jun 1988: Research in lymphomas and bone marrow transplantation
Athens Naval Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine: Trainee in Internal Medicine
Saint Panteleimon General Hospital of Piraeus, Department of Internal Medicine: Trainee in Internal Medicine
Ippokrateio General Hospital of Athens – Director of Chemotherapy Unit, Sep 2009-Sep 2013: Head of the unit. Care of day clinic for chemotherapies. Care for outpatients.
Agios Savvas, Cancer Hospital of Athens – Director of second Clinical Oncology Department, Sep 1990-Sep 2009: Clinical care for patients with solid tumors and lymphomas, treatment, follow-up. Bone marrow transplantation unit for solid tumors. Principal Investigator for many international trials.
Metaxas Memorial, Cancer Hospital of Piraeus – Consultant, Sep 1985-Sep 1990: Clinical care for patients with solid tumors and lymphomas, treatment, follow-up. Co-Investigator for many national and international trials.
Rural Service at General Hospital of Kalamata, Department of Internal Medicine, Sep 1981-Sep 1982: Clinical care of patients with medical problems in a district Hospital.
He is editor of ten books in Oncology; author of 14 chapters in Oncology books, and has 40 publications in peer reviewed journals.
Achievements & Interests
He is President of Greek College of Senology; ex-General Secretary of Greek Society of Mastology; ex-Director of training courses in Mastology; Editor of FORUM OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY (official magazine of Greek society of Clinical Oncology).
He has participated in Conferences with 400 Speeches/Lectures and in public awareness events about cancer prevention. He has been organizer of numerous oncological conferences and co-organizer in more than 70 scientific events.
Languages: Greek (Native), English (Fluent), French (Business)
IT Skills: Managing Files, Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Presentation