Dr. Sotiris Harry Koutsogiorgas-Couchell


Born in Karyes – Lakonias.

He finished the lyceum of Tripolis and after the completion of military service in the Greek Air Forces left as an immigrant to U.S.A.

He enrolled to Wofford College in Spartanburg - South Carolina where he completed the premedical requirement with a Bachelor Degree of Science (major Biology).

He enrolled in the graduate program of Southern Methodist University where he completed a Master’s degree in Biochemistry

He completed Medical School in 1979 in a combined program at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and the University of Athens

He enrolled in postgraduate training in General Surgery at Columbia University in New York City. He completed the general surgery required training in 1983.

He became Diplomat of American Board of Surgery.

He enrolled in Plastic surgery program at Tulane University in New Orlean and finished the required program in 1985.

He remained at Tulane University as Assistant Professor and he returned to Greece in 1988. Since then he is practicing plastic surgery in Athens Medical Center, where he is Director of the Department of Plastic Surgery.


He is Diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery

Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons as well as member of the Hellenic Society of Plastic Surgery.


He has attended many international conferences.


He is an editor and academic consultant to the international journal “Aesthetic Plastic Surgery”. He has also written numerous scientific papers.