Doctor of Medicine, University Aristoteleion, Thessaloniki, Greece, 1963.
Resident in general surgery Athens (Greece) University, 1967-1971. Resident in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, 1972-1975. Consultant thoracic surgeon Air Force General Hospital, Athens, 1975-1989.
Associate professor thoracic and cardiovascular surgery Athens University, since 1991.
Brigadier General Greek Air Forces, 1963-1989.
Married Glykeria Athanasiadou, December 12, 1970. Children: Chrysoula, Theologia, Ioannis, Raphael.