Athanasios Chalkias, MD, MSc, PhD, FESC, FAcadTM

University of Thessaly, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Larisa, Greece

Athanasios Chalkias is an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of Thessaly and member of the Board of Directors (Treasurer) of the Hellenic Society of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. He obtained his PhD degree at the University of Athens in 2011.

He has a large number of projects and also appointments in important medical committees, and has been instrumental in developing protocols and methodologies which improve the standard of care. He is the Medical Director and Course Director in several International Courses. He has signed more than 90 publications and has an accompanying large number of presentations in International Meetings. He is member of the editorial board and reviewer in several other journals.

His areas of expertise/research interest are: Acute Care Anesthesiology, Perioperative management of extremely critically ill patients, Perioperative Pathophysiology, Perioperative Controlled Resuscitation, Emergency Surgery, Resuscitation, Critical Emergency Medicine, Physiology, Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, and Medical Education.