Dr. Ιoannis K. Tsarouchas, MD, PHD, Orthopaedic Surgeon

Director, Orthopaedic Surgery Clinic    


PhDNational Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School, General Hospital of Attica “KAT”, April 1995.

Residency in Orthopaedic SurgeryNational Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School, General Hospital of Attica “KAT”, October 1998.

Diploma of MedicineUniversity of Belgrade, Medical School, Serbia, December 1988.


Dec 1990 - Apr 1992: General Doctor, Ierapetra, Crete, Greece.

May 1992 - Jun 1993: Resident in General Surgery, Ierapetra General Hospital of Crete, Greece.

Jul - 1993 - Jun 1998: Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery, The General Hospital of Attica "KAT" Orthopaedic Clinic, University of Athens, Medical School, Greece.

Jan 1999 - Today: Orthopaedic surgeon, private practice

June 2000 - Sept 2000: Research Associate, National Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School, General Hospital “KAT”, Orthopaedic Clinic.

Sept 2000 - May 2003: Orthopaedic Surgeon, 1st Orthopaedic Surgical Clinic, “Errikos Dynan” Hospital, Athens, Greece

Oct 2003 -  May 2012: Associate-director, 1st Orthopaedic Surgical Clinic, “Errikos Dynan” Hospital, Athens, Greece

June 2012 – Nov 2013: Director, 1st Orthopaedic Surgical Clinic, “Errikos Dynan” Hospital, Athens, Greece

Nov 2013 -  Today: Director, Orthopaedic Surgical Clinic, Iatriko Kentro Athinon


Hellenic Society for Orthopaedic Surgery

Hellenic Society for Bone Metabolism Research


  1. D. Korres, P. Nikiforidis, N. Papandreou, A. Zoubos, G. Babis, I. Tsarouchas, V. Lycomitros. (1997) The significance of rotation in fracture - separation of the articular pillar of the lower cervical vertebra. A clinical and cadaveric study. Acta Orthopaedica Scand. (Suppl. 275); 68: pp. 17 -20.
  2. G. Sapkas, D. Stathakopoulos, G. Babis, J. Tsarouchas. (1998) Hydated disease of bones and joints - 8 cases followed for 4 -16 years.  Acta Orthopaedica Scand; 69(1): pp. 89 - 94.
  3. S.G. Tzagarakis, P. Papagelopoulos, G. Sapkas, J. Tsarouchas. (1998) Surgical management for instability and paraplegia caused by spinal sarcoidosis - a case report. Spine ; 23(15):  pp. 1711 – 1714.
  4. P. Nikiforidis, G. Babis, J. Tsarouchas, G. Koudis, D. Korres. (1998) Ρatellar fractures: contemporary approach to operative treatment, using different types of the tension band principles. European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology.
  5. D. Korres, P. Papagelopoulos, G. Petrou, G. Tzagarakis, P. Triantafylidis, J. Tsarouchas, G. Koudis. (1999) Occult fracture dislocation of the cervical spine. European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology  9: pp. 195 -199.
  6. G. Babis, P. Papagelopoulos, J. Tsarouchas. (2000)  Maisoneuve fracture of the proximal fibula operative treatment and outcome of 26 cases. Orthopedics 23:7.
  7. D.S. Korres, G.C. Babis, H. Paraskevakou, K. Stamos, J. Tsarouhas, V. Lykomitros. (2000)  Spontaneous interbody fusion after controlled injuries to the spine: an experimental study in rabbits. Journal of Spinal Disorders, Vol. 13, No 1, pp. 31 – 35.
  8. T. Karahalios, G. Babis, J. Tsarouhas, G. Sapkas, T. Pantazopoulos. (2000) The clinical performance of a small diameter tibia nailing with a mechanical distal aiming device. Injury, 1; 31 (6): pp. 451 – 459.
  9. G. Babis, J. Tsarouchas, PJ Boscainos, GP. Tzagarakis, T Pantazopoulos. (2002) Removal of the well-bonded distal part of a non-cilindrical broken femoral stem ( Autophor 900S ) wit hallow trephine reamers – report of two cases. Acta Orthop Scand 73(4):478-480.


  • Arthritis of large joints (total hip and knee replacement) with minimum invasive methods (ASI).
  • Revisions of total hip and knee replacement. Serious interventions requiring significant experience.
  • Sports injuries (Arthroscopic surgery of large joints, rupture of anterior cruciate ligament, mosaic plasty, chondrocyte transplantation, restoration of tendon rupture).
  • Traumatology (Direct and modern restoration of all fractures)
  • Clinical study: "Comparative results of total hip arthroplasty minimally invasive (ASI) and total hip arthroplasty with a posterior approach" Scientific Coordinator.
  • Participation in the Research Project: "comparative study of bone mineral density femoral neck between osteoporotic and osteoarthritic patients," Principal Investigator: P. Papaioannou, Associate Professor of the University of Athens.
  • Participation in the Research Protocol: (KEED 89/07): Amgen 20060289 study entitled: "An open clinical trial of a therapeutic leg extension delivery denosumab (AMG 162) for the assessment of long-term safety and maintenance of efficacy in treating of postmenopausal osteoporosis.