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SINOPIDIS XENOFON, Associate Professor


Sector: Division of Paediatrics & Obstetrics – Gynaecology

Clinic/Laboratory: Department of Paediatric Surgery

Knowledge Subject: Paediatric Surgery

Research Area: General Paediatric SurgeryNeonatal SurgeryPaediatric UrologyRenal Transplantation

University General Hospital of Patras Department of Paediatrics, 1st Floor

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Summary of Curriculum Vitae

Xenophon Sinopidis was born in 1966 in Thessalonica. In 1990 he graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of the Aristotelian University Thessalonica (AUTH). The period 1991-1993 he fulfilled the Countryside Medical Service and the Military service. He received the title of Specialty in Paediatric Surgery in 2001 after working in the Transplantation Department of the AUTH in the Hippokrateion Hospital of Thessalonica, the 2nd Department of General Surgery of the AUTH, and the Department of Paediatric Surgery of the AUTH in the Hospital “Gennimatas” of Thessalonica. The Period 2001-2003 he became Scientific Collaborator of the Department of Paediatric Surgery of the AUTH and the period 2003-2009 he served in the same Department as Consultant Paediatric Surgeon of the NHS. He was acclaimed Doctor of Medical Faculty of the AUTH with the degree “Excellently” in 2005, on the subject “Modern therapeutic treatment of the buried penis”. From 2009 up to today he serves in the position of Lecturer of Paediatric Surgery of the University of Patras. He performs theoretical courses for medical students of the 5th and 6th years of the Medical Faculty, as well as training courses in small groups of students, which are included in the educational program of Paediatric Clinic. He also performs teaching to 4th year medical students. He faces the paediatric surgical diseases of neonates and children hospitalized in the Paediatric Clinic, the Neonatal and Paediatric ICUs. He collaborates with the Surgical Department of “Karamandaneion” Paediatric Hospital of Patras, where he performs surgical operations of General Paediatric Surgery, Neonatal Surgery and Paediatric Urology of any gravity, and participates in the education of Training Doctors of Pediatric Surgery. He participates in the program of Renal Transplantation of the University Hospital of Patras. He carries out research in collaboration with the Paediatric Clinic, the Clinic of Paediatric Surgery of the “Karamandaneion” Hospital and the Research Laboratory of Molecular Paediatric Endocrinology of the University of Patras. He participates in the Three-member Advisory Committee of 6 candidate Doctors of the Faculty of Medicine.

Undergraduate Courses

Selected Publications

1.Roupakias S, Sinopidis X, Karatza A, Varvarigou A. Predicitive risk factors in childhood urinary tract infection, vesicoureteral reflux, and renal scarring management. Clin Pediatr 2013 Epub ahead of print 2.Sinopidis X, Panagidis A, Alexopoulos V, Georgiou G. Is linear wound closure acceptable option for congenital midline cleft excision in neonates? APSP J Case Rep. 2013; 4(2):26 3.Anthimidis G, Kosmidis C, Efthimiadis C, Stavrakis T, Baka S, Sinopidis X, Vasiliadou K, Ioannidou G. Frozen Section Analysis of an Ovarian Mass and Fertility-Sparing Surgery: Can We Rely on It? J Gunecol Surg. 2013; 29(1):31-32 4.Sinopidis X, Panagidis A, Alexopoulos V, Karatza A, Mitropoulou K, Varvarigou A, Georgiou G. Omentum in the pediatric umbilical hernia: is it a potential alarm for the appearance of complications? Case Rep Pediatr. 2012; 2012:463628 5.Sinopidis X, Kourea HP, Panagidis A, Alexopoulos V, Tzifas S, Dimitriou G, Georgiou G. Congenital midline cervical cleft: diagnosis, pathologic findings, and early stage treatment. Case Rep Pediatr. 2012; 2012:951040 6.Sinopidis X, Alexopoulos V, Panagidis A, Ziova A, Varvarigou A, Georgiou G. Internet impact on the insertion of genitourinary tract foreign bodies in childhood. Case Rep Pediatr. 2012; 2012:102156 7.Sinopidis X, Kaleyias J, Mitropoulou K, Triga M, Kothare SV, Mantagos S. An uncommon case of pediatric neurobrucellosis associated with intracranial hypertension. Case Rep Infect Dis. 2012; 2012:492467 8.Sinopidis X, Fouzas S, Ginopoulou A, Pantiora A, Mantagos S, Papanastasiou D, Salakos C. Foreign body migration through the parotid duct causing suppurative parotitis. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol Extra. 2011; 6(2):87-88 9.Tzellos TG, Sinopidis X, Kyrgidis A, Vahtsevanos K, Triaridis S, Printza A, Klagas I, Karakiulakis G, Papakonstantinou E. Differential hyaluronan homeostasis and expression of proteoglycans in juvenile and adult human skin. J Dermatol Sci. 2011; 61(1):69-72