Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital
5000 S. Fifth Avenue
P.O. Box 5000 (151)
Hines, IL 60141
Phone: 708-202-8387, ext. 20933
- MD, University of Milan, Milan, Italy, 2001
- Medical Officer, Military Services, Greek Navy, 2005-2006
- Training in Orthopaedic Surgery, 2005-2011
Research and Professional Activities
MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
- Medical Society of Piraeus – Member
- Medical Society of Milan – Member
- Greek Society of Arthrosopic Surgery – Member
- Hellenic Orthopaedic Society (EEXOT) – Member
CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS AND PRESENTATIONS:
Vastardis G, Hadjipavlou A, Katonis P. Radiofrequency Ablation of a Novel Target for Treatment of Chronic low Back Pain: First Case Series. 4-7 Nov 2010 Antalya, Turkey.
Vastardis G, Hadjipavlou A, Benardos N, Tzermiadioanos M, Katonis P. Pitfalls on how to Avoid Complications of Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion (XLIF). 4-7 Nov 2010 Antalya, Turkey.
Management of calcaneal open fractures,10th European congress of trauma & emergency surgery, 13-17 May 2009,Antalya-Turkey
Lasanianos N, Mouzopoulos G, Xaralampidis E, Vastardis G, Spanos J, Garnavos X. Three years follow up of postraumatic amputations of upper and lower extremities.4th Greek Congress of posttraumatic soft tissueue management, 2-3 April 2009, Athens, Greece.
Garnavos C, Lasanianos N, Papagiannakos K, Barbitsioti A, Vastardis G, Tzevelekos S. Treatment of extrarticular fractures of the proximal tibia with Intramedullary nail. 64th Greek orthopaedic congress,7-11 October 2008, Athens, Greece.
Lasananos N, Barbitsioti A, Vastardis G, Sinnis G, Laka B, Garnavos C. A different approach for treating plafond fractures of distal tibia (A&B-AO Classification) with combination of intramedullary nail and free screws. Annual congress of ankle and foot greek society, 4 – 7 September 2008, Nauplio, Greece.
Garnavos C, Lasanianos N, Papagianakos K, Tsoutseos N, Morakis E, Vastardis G, Moshos S. Intramedullary nailing for extra-articular and selected intra-articular distal tibial metaphyseal fractures: fixation enhancement with blocking screws. 10th EFORT Congress, 29 May – 1 June 2008, Vienna, Austria.
Garnavos C, Papagiannakos K, Lasanianos N, Xarlampidis E, Vastardis G, Papanikolaou K , Sinnis M. Use of compression screws (BOLTS) in treatment of periarticular fractures of the knee. Greek annual congress of intramedullary nailing, 25 – 27 January 2008, Thessaloniki, Greece.
Lasanianos N, Mouzopoulos G, Morakis E, Xaralampidis S, Vastardis G, Garnavos X. Management of soft tissue in a wound inflammation after an open fracture inflammation type III B. 63rd Greek orthopaedic congress,7-11 October 2007, Athens, Greece.