Doctor Emmanouil Mavrikakis
Dr Emmanouil Mavrikakis was born in Athens. He received his medical degree in 1997 from Charles University, 3rd Faculty of Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic. He received his general ophthalmic training in United Kingdom at Worthing Hospital, Kent County Eye Hospital, and Royal Free Hospital in London.
He has completed two vitreoretinal fellowships in United Kingdom, at Gloucestershire Hospital (2005-2006) and at Royal Eye Infirmary (2006-2007), under the supervision of Mr Kirkpatrick and Mr Raman respectively. He then completed a third vitreoretinal fellowship at Toronto Western Hospital (2007-2008), University of Toronto, Canada under the supervision of Prof. Devenyi, Prof. Lam and Prof. Kertes.
After 15 years of training in Czech Republic, United Kingdom and Canada Dr Mavrikakis returned to Greece in 2008. Since then, Dr Mavrikakis is practicing as a Vitreoretinal surgeon in Athens.
He was awarded his PhD from the University of Athens, Medical School, in November 2004.
He is a reviewer for the retina section of the scientific journal Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology.
He has over 25 publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals including Ophthalmology, Eye, British Journal of Ophthalmology, Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology and Acta Ophthalmologica.
He is author of eMedicine.com one of the largest medical textbooks on the internet.
Dr Mavrikakis has presented scientific papers, given lectures and run courses in many countries including United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Greece.
He is a member of the American Society of Retinal Specialists (ASRS), American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), European Society of Retinal Specialists (EURETINA), Greek Vitreoretinal Society (GVRS), and the Hellenic Ophthalmological Society (HOS).