Michael E. Hantes

Assistant Professor

  • Medical School: At Aristotelion University of Thessaloniki, Greece from September 1984 to September 1990.
  • Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery in the Orthopaedic Department of Ioannina University Hospital from May 1995 to May 1999.
  • Since May 1999 until May 2000 I did my fellowship in the Sportsmedicine Field in Germany in the ATOS Klinikzentrum für Knie und Fusschirurgie (Center for Knee and Foot Surgery) in Heidelberg- Germany, headed by Dr. Hans Pässler and Professor Hajo Thermann.
  • From January 2001 until November 2001 I did my fellowship (in Upper extemity and Knee Arthroscopy) in the Orthopaedic Center of Mount Vernon IL, USA, (a center approved by the ISAKOS for fellowships in arthroscopic surgery) headed by Clinical Professor James C. Chow. 
  • From December 2001 to May 2007: Concultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, in the University Hospital of Larissa, (Orthopaedic Department), University of Thessalia Greece.
  • From May 2008 to present: Associate Professor in the University Hospital of Larissa, (Orthopaedic Department), University of Thessalia, Greece.

    Ph. D THESIS 

    Title: The role of ultrasound in the diagnosis and promotion of bone healing -experimental study in mature sheep
     University of Ioannina Medical School. (Grade “Excellent”)  


    • Board member (Treasurer) of European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA)
    • Member of the Educational committee of International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedics Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)
    • Member of the scientific committee of the Hellenic Association of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology
    • President (2012-2014) Hellenic Society for Arthroscopy, Sports and Knee Surgery
    • Member of the Hellenic Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
    • Member of E.S.S.K.A (European Society for Sports, Knee and Arthroscopy)
    • Member of ISAKOS (International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and  Orthopaedics Sports Medicine
    • Member of ICRS (International Cartilage Repair Society)
    • Member of Magellan Society (Society of the European, American and Asian traveling fellows)

    Associate Editor of: JBJS CONNECTOR CASES

    Editorial Board member in international journals:

    • 1.    American Journal of Sports MedicineImpact factor: 4.439 (2015)
    • 2.     Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology and ArthroscopyImpact factor: 3.2 (2015)


    • 58 articles published in International peer-reviewed Journals

    • 17 Book chapters  in International published books
    • Team physician of the GREECE National Volleyball Men Team





Hantes, Michael

Assistant Professor


 2017 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Musculoskeletal Trauma, University of Thessalia

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