Neofytos P. Papageorgiou

  • Gastroenterologist
  • +357 99543754 / +357 26848484 / +357 22476654
  • IASIS Hospital, 8036, Paphos, Cyprus / American Medical Center, Nicosia, Cyprus
  • +357 26848300 / +357 22476640
  • neofpapa@yahoo.gr

    SPECIALTY

    Gastroenterologist

    Work Experience

    Pre-Registration, Pafos General Hospital, Pafos, Cyprus (2004-2005)
    Resident in Internal Medicine, Sheba Medical Center at Tel-Hashomer, Ramat Gan, Israel (2006-2008)
    Resident in Gastroenterology, Sheba Medical Center at Tel-Hashomer, Ramat Gan, Israel (2008-2012)
    Specialist in Gastroenterology (Diplomate, Greek Board of Gastroenterology and Hepatology) (2013)
    Trained in Advanced Endoscopy including ERCP (minimum procedures done=180), EUS+FNA (six months training)
    Trained in wireless capsule endoscopy including small and large bowel

    Current Appointment

    March 2013-present: Gastroenterologist at Iasis private hospital, Pafos, Cyprus
    June 2013-present: Gastroenterologist at American Medical Center, Nicosia, Cyprus
    September 2013-present: Senior lecturer (clinical skills) at St George’s, University of London Medical School at University of Nicosia

    Education

    M.D. National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical school (1998 – 2004)

    Personal Skills

    Mother tongue: Greek
    Other languages: English (fluent), Hebrew (fluent)
    Computer skills: Good command of Microsoft Office
    Job-related skills: Trained in Advanced Endoscopy including ERCP (minimum procedures done=180), EUS+FNA (six months training)
    Trained in wireless capsule endoscopy including small and large bowel

    Publications

      1. 2015:Douglas K. Rex, Samuel N. Adler, James Aisenberg, Wilmot C. Burch, Cristina Carretero, Yehuda Chowers, Steven A. Fein, Steven E. Fern, Ignacio Fernandez-Urien Sainz, Alexander Fich, Eyal Gal, John C. Horlander, Kim L. Isaacs, Revital Kariv, Adi Lahat, Wai-Keung Leung, Pramod R. Malik, Doug Morgan, Neofytos Papageorgiou, David P. Romeo, Smita S. Shah, Matti Waterman
        Accuracy of Capsule Colonoscopy in Detecting Colorectal Polyps in a Screening Population Gastroenterology 2015;148:948–957
      2. 2013: Carter D, Lahat A, Papageorgiou NP, Goldstein S, Eliakim R, Bardan E.
        Comparison of procedural sequence in same day consecutive bidirectional endoscopy using moderate sedation: A prospective randomized study.
        J Clin Gastroenterol. 2013 Oct 4
      3. 2012: Kopylov U, Avidan B, Papageorgiou NP, Katz LH, Sivan E, Zimlichman E, Hussein H, Maor Y.
        Idiopathic liver function test abnormality in pregnancy is associated with assisted reproduction techniques.
        Fertil Steril. 2012 Oct 10.
      4. 2011: Kopylov U, Papageorgiou NP, Nadler M, Eliakim R, Ben-Horin S.
        Head or Tail: The Orientation of the Small Bowel Capsule Endoscope Movement in the Small Bowel.
        Dig Dis Sci. 2011 Sep 29.
      5. 2010: Kivity Shaye; Katz Uriel; Daniel Natalie; Nussinovitch Udi; Papageorgiou Neophytos; Shoenfeld Yehuda
        Evidence for the use of intravenous immunoglobulins–a review of the literature.
        Clinical reviews in allergy & immunology 2010;38(2-3):201-69.
      6. 2009: Papageorgiou Neofytos P; Altman Arie; Shoenfeld Yehuda
        Inflammatory bowel disease: adverse effect of isotretinoin.
        The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ 2009;11(8):505-6.
      7. 2009: Neophytos P. Papageorgiou; Yehuda Shoenfeld
        Chapter 17 : Autoantibodies in Gastrointestinal Autoimmune Diseases
        Handbook of Systemic Autoimmune Diseases. Elsevier, Amsterdam p. 231-241.

    (a link where they can all be found online)
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=papageorgiou+neofytos
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=papageorgiou+neophytos

    Abstracts in conferences

    Accuracy of PillCam COLON 2 for Detecting Subjects with Adenomas ≥ 6 mm
    Douglas K. Rex, Samuel N. Adler, James Aisenberg, Wilmot C. Burch, Cristina Carretero Ribón, Yehuda Chowers, Ignacio Fernandez-Urien Sainz, Eyal Gal, Steven A. Fein, Steven E. Fern, Alexander Fich, John C. Horlander, Kim L. Isaacs, Revital Kariv, Adi Lahat-Zok, Wai-Keung Leung, Neofytos Papageorgiou, Pramod R. Malik, David P. Romeo, Smita S. Shah, Mattitiahu Waterman
    DDW 2013

    Comparison of procedural sequence in same day consecutive bidirectional endoscopy
    using moderate sedation: A prospective randomized study.
    D. Carter 1,*, A. Lahat 1, N. P. Papageorgiou 1, S. Goldstein 1, R. Eliakim 1, E. Bardan 1
    1Department of gastroenterology , Sheba medical center,Israel, Ramat Gan, Israel
    UEG 2013

    Diplomas and courses

    PHTLS (Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support) diploma
    ALS (Advanced Life Support) diploma
    GCP (Good Clinical Practice) course