Dr Panagiotis Georgoudis is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon with a special interest in Cornea, Anterior Segment and Refractive surgery. He graduated from the Medical School of University of Athens in 1998. After serving in the Hellenic Navy as an Ensign Medical Officer, he specialized in Ophthalmology in the UK (South Thames, Birmingham & Midland Eye Centre and University of Bristol – Bristol Eye Hospital) and acquired his specialist certification in Ophthalmology in 2009.
He went on to complete a Fellowship in Medical Retina & Uveitis at Bristol Eye Hospital. He followed this with a Fellowship in Cornea at Bristol Eye Hospital. During his Fellowship in Bristol, he was a Clinical Tutor of the Medical School of the University of Bristol, responsible for teaching medical students and supervising Ophthalmology resident at Bristol Eye Hospital.
He continued his subspecialisation in the field of anterior segment by completing a two years Fellowship in Cornea, Anterior Segment and Keratorefractive Surgery at Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, a tertiary referral centre for the UK. He gained significant experience in the management of complex corneal cases, in corneal transplantation surgery (Penetrating keratoplasty, Lamellar keratoplasty, DALK, DSAEK) stem cell transplantation, glaucoma and advanced cataract surgery.
During his training in Queen Victoria Hospital, he worked closely with the Queen Victoria Hospital Eye Bank, where he received training for the harvesting and preparation of corneal tissue and cultured limbal stem cells for transplantation.
Upon his return to Greece, he joined Emmetropia Mediterranean Eye Institute in Heraklion, where he gained further experience in the field of refractive surgery and continued his clinical and research work, with a focus in corneal collagen crosslinking and cataract surgery.
He is a Member of the Royal College of Ophthalmology since 2007, after successfully passing the College exams (MRCOphth). He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the Hellenic Society of Intraocular Implant and Refractive Surgery.
In 2010, he attained the Diploma of the European Board of Ophthalmology (EBOD) and was awarded the Best Overall EBOD for achieving the 1st place among 300 European Candidates.
In 2013, he received the “Spyros Georgaras” Scholarship from the Hellenic Society of Intraocular Implant and Refractive Surgery.
He is a frequent speaker in National and International Meetings and has presented his work in Greece and abroad.