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N. Theologie-Lygidakis

Assistant Professor

Tel: 210-746-1255
Email: theolog[at]dent.uoa[dot]gr

Mailing Address:
2 Thivon Str, 115 27, Goudi, Athens, Greece

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Education / Qualifications

  • 1981: DDS Dental School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
  • 1983‐1985: Clinical and theoretical training in Oral Surgery (staff member), in the Oral Surgery Dept, John Radcliffe Hospital, University of Oxford, UK.
  • September 1985: Master of Science degree in Medicine, Medical School, University of Oxford, UK.
  • 1991‐1995: Following evaluation and recognition of the 2 years Hospital training in UK, by the Greek Ministry of Health, fulfilment of the remaining requirements for the newly recognized specialty of OMFS. One year general Surgery (Tzaneion General Hospital of Piraeus) and two years Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (University Dept of OMFS, Evangelismos General Hospital, Athens).
  • 1995: State examinations and graduation with the title of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and inclusion in the specialty registry of the Ministry of Health.
  • 1996‐ 1998: Postgraduate taught course (two‐years) in Oral Biology/Pathology, Dental Faculty, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.
  • 1998: Master of Science degree in Dentistry, (Oral Biology/Pathology), National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
  • 2000‐ 2004: Postgraduate course (4 years) for PhD. Clinical attachment in the Dept of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Research affiliation with the Depts of Biomaterials and Histopathology, Dental Faculty, University of Athens
  • 2004: PhD, Dental Faculty, University of Athens.

Continuous Education:

  • Participation in all Congresses of the Hellenic Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and of the European Association for Cranio‐Maxillofacial Surgery, since 1986.
  • Postgraduate intensive CE courses of particular interest on: Implantology, Traumatology, Osteosynthesis, Oncology, Orthographic surgery, Cranio‐Maxillofacial anomalies, Paediatric surgery, Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, Bone Augmentation procedures.

Academic and professional positions held

  • 2014 – to date: Assistant Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dental School, University of Athens
  • 2006‐ 2008: Teaching Clinical Fellow, Dept of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dental Faculty, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.
  • 2001– present: Staff Surgeon, University Dept of OMFS, ‘P. and A. Kyriakou’ Children’s Hospital, Athens
  • 1983‐1985: Staff member and Registrar (Hon) in the Oral Surgery Dept, John Radcliffe Hospital, University of Oxford, UK.

 Academic and professional responsibilities

  • Member, Secretary General or Coordinator of the Organizing Committee in several Annual Congresses of the Hellenic Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (1999, 2000, 2002, 2006, 2008, 2010)
  • Member of the Organizing Committees of the 16th Congress of the International Association for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (IAOMS), in Athens, 2003 and of the Strasbourg Osteosynthesis Research Group (SORG)  Seminar, in Athens, 2005.
  • Assistant Editor since 2005, Associate Editor since 2007 and nowadays Editor-in-Chief of the ‘Hellenic Archives of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery’ official publication of the Hellenic Association for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the 23rd Annual Congress of the HAOMS, Thessaloniki, November 2009.
  • Member of the quadruple Scientific Committee of the 2nd Meeting of the HITAOMS (Hellenic, Israeli and Turkish Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery), 1‐3 June, 2012, Kos Island, Greece.
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the 13th Peloponnesian Congress, Sparta, in June 2012.
  • Member of the Group of Specialists of the “Center for the treatment of congenital deformities” at the ‘Agia Sofia’ Children’s Hospital in Athens following decision of the Central Council for Health of the Ministry of Health
  • Member of the Editorial Board (since 2013) and Reviewer (since 2008) of the Journal of Cranio‐Maxillofacial Surgery, official publication of the European Association for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Chair of various sessions during scientific Congresses in Greece

 Memberships

  • Active member of the European Association for Cranio‐Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Active member of the Hellenic Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (HAOMS),
  • Active member of the Hellenic Society of Biomaterials
  • Active member of the Hellenic Stomatological Society

 Research Theses - Books

  • Scientific Publications: 62 in all (Hellenic peer review Journals: 32, International peer review Journals: 30)
  • Research Papers Presented in Congresses‐ Seminars: 137 in all (Hellenic Congresses: 93, International Congresses: 44)
  • Invited speaker in Congresses‐ Seminars: 27 in all (Hellenic Congresses: 25, International Congresses: 2)

Selected publications in scientific journals

  1. Surgical management of head and neck vascular anomalies in children: a retrospective analysis of 42 patients. Theologie‐Lygidakis N, Schoinohoriti O, Tzerbos F, Iatrou I. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol, 2012 Aug 23. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Orofacial tumors and tumor‐like lesions in Greek children and adolescents: an 11‐year retrospective study. Iatrou I, Theologie‐Lygidakis N, Tzerbos F, Schoinohoriti OK. J Cranio-Maxillofacial Surg 2012 Dec 24. Doi: 10.1016/j.jcms.2012.11.010. (Epub ahead of print)
  3. Treatment of central giant cell granulomas of the jaws in children: conservative or radical surgical approach? Theologie‐Lygidakis N, Telona P, Michail‐ Strantzia C, Iatrou IA. J CranioMaxillofacial Surgery 38(8): 63944, 2011
  4.  Surgical management of primary chronic osteomyelitis of the jaws in children: a prospective analysis of 5 cases and review of the literature. Theologie‐Lygidakis N, Schoinohoriti O, Iatrou I. J Oral Maxillofacial Surgery 15: 4150, 2011
  5. Mandibular distraction osteogenesis for severe airway obstraction in Robin Sequence. Case report. Iatrou I, Theologie‐Lygidakis N, Schoinohoriti O. J CranioMaxillofacial Surgery, 38(6): 431435, 2010
  6. Surgical protocols and outcome for the treatment of maxillofacial fractures in children. Iatrou I, Theologie‐Lygidakis N, Tzerbos F. J CranioMaxillofacial Surgery 38, 511516, 2010
  7.  Intraosseous cystic lesions of the jaws in children. A retrospective analysis of 47 consecutive cases. Iatrou I, Theologie‐Lygidakis N, Leventis M. Oral Surg, Oral Med, Oral Pathol, Oral Radiol Endod 107: 485492, 2009
  8. Iliac crest morbidity following maxillofacial bone grafting in children: A clinical and radiographic prospective study. Kolomvos N, Iatrou I, Theologie‐Lygidakis N, Tzerbos F, Schoinohoriti O. J CranioMaxillofacial Surgery, 38, 293302, 2009
  9. Blow‐out fractures in children: six years’ experience. Theologie‐Lygidakis N, Iatrou I, Alexandridis C. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 103: 757763, 2007
  10. A retrieval study on morphological and chemical changes of titanium osteosynthesis plates and adjacent tissues. Theologie‐Lygidakis N, Iatrou I, Eliades G, Papanikolaou S. Journal of CranioMaxillofacial Surgery 35: 168176, 2007
  11. Use of membrane and bone grafts in the reconstruction of orbital fractures. Clinical experience from 55 cases. Iatrou I, Theologie‐Lygidakis N, Angelopoulos A. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 91: 281286, 2001
  12. Miniplate osteosynthesis for fractures of the edentulous mandible. A clinical study (1989–96). Iatrou I, Samaras C, Theologie‐Lygidakis N. J Cranio Maxillofac Surg 26: 400404, 1998

  Areas of scientific interest

  • Pediatric Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (the whole spectrum)
  • Traumatology, Clefts and Syndromes

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