Konstantinos N. Malizos

Professor and Chairman 

  • Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1972-1978)
  • Internship & Residency, Orthopaedic Department, University of Ioannina (1982-1986)
  • Fellowships:
    • (a) Jewish Hospital, Orange, CA (05-07/1987)
    • (b) Microsurgery and Surgery-of-the-Hand Center “SOS MAIN”, Strasburg, France (01-07/1988)
    • (c) Clinique Longeraie, Lausanne, Switzerland (07-08/1988)
    • (d) Orthopaedic Department, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA [1989-1991 (33 months)]
  • Lecturer (1991-1994) and Assistant Professor in Orthopaedics (1994-1998), University of Ioannina
  • Professor and Chairman of the Orthopaedic Department, University of Thessalia, since 11/1998
  • Founding Director, Institute of Biomedical Research and Technology (IBRT) of BIOMED CE.RE.TE.TH. (Center of Research and Technology of Thessalia)
  • Member of 16 scientific societies
  • President, European Bone & Joint Infection Society (2005-2007)
  • Board member of EBJIS (6 years)
  • Ad Hoc Reviewer in 9 peer-review journals
  • Member of Editorial Board of 3 international peer-review journals
  • Charter member of the International Editorial Board of JBJS (American)
  •  Ad Hoc Reviewer in National Research Committee of Singapore
  • Organizing Committee Chairman, European Congress of FESSH 2007 (Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand)
  •  Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of Thessalia (2007-2009, 2009-2011)
  • President elect (2013) of Hellenic Association of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology (HAOST)
  • Elected Member of the New General Assembly of the University of Thessaly, 2012
  • Vice President of the New General Assembly of the University of Thessaly, 2015

232 articles in International “Peer review” Journals (citations 4351 h index 36 in SCOPUS/, citations 4700 h index 47 in GOOGLE SCHOLAR) and 40 in Greek journals, 163 published abstracts, 60 publications in Transactions and Proceedings of International Meetings and 34 book chapters. He has given more than 500 lectures and instructional courses and received 25 prizes from national and international Orthopaedic Societies, and has organized 16 International Congresses, 1 World Congress, 7 International Symposia and 2 European Congresses as Organizing Committee Chairman. Editor of 4 books and currently a reviewer of 9 Journals, currently a member of 19 societies.

Honors and Awards 

  • 2 first prizes in World Congresses
  • 4 first prizes in International Congresses
  • 6 first prizes in Pan-Hellenic Cogresses
  • Patents: two (2) international EU., USA
  1. Thettalos: An external fixation system for fracture management in long bones
  2. U-Heal: Method and System for the Enhancement and Monitoring of the Healing Process of Bones
  • 26 Fundings from the EU and the USA total amount ~858.412,00€
  • Εditor and author of the following books:
  1. Malizos, KN (ed), Reconstructive Microsurgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2003
  2. Malizos KN, Soucacos PN (eds), Infections of the Hand and Upper Limb. Athens, Greece: Paschalidis (Elsevier), 2007
  • Current Research Activity:
    • Osteonecrosis of the Skeleton
    • Joint  replacement in young patients
    • Microsurgical tissue transfer in Orthopaedics
    • Vascularized Bone Grafting
    • Infections of the Musculoskeletal System
    • Ultrasound for Enhancement of Healing and Monitoring of fracture, and nonunions
    • Upper Extremity Reconstruction
    • Basic Research in Osteoarthritis (in colobaration with the laboratotries of molecular and cytogenetics)






Malizos, Konstantinos

Professor & Chairman
Founding Director, Institute of Biomedical Research & Technology
Dean, Faculty of Medicine 2007-2009, 2009 - 2011
President of HAOST (2013)


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

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