Academic Staff

Ioannis Savvas, DVM, PhD, Professor
Ioannis (Yannis) graduated from and did his PhD at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Thessaloniki, Greece. His main research interests are gastro-oesophageal reflux during anaesthesia, peri-operative analgesia, shock, trans-diaphragmatic pressure measurement and atelectasis.



George Kazakos, DVM, PhD, Associate professor
George Kazakos graduated from the Department of Veterinary Medicine of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 1996, where he obtained the title of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine with an “Excellent” degree in 2005. During his postgraduate studies he actively participated in the work of the Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Unit. His clinical, research and educational interests relate to the scientific fields of Nervous System Surgery, Anesthesiology, Analgesia, Emergency and Intensive Care of small animals.

Tilemahos Anagnostou, DVM, PHD, Associate professor
Main scientific/research interests: small animal pain assessment and relief, local anaesthesia, gastroesophageal reflux in small animals.




Academic Fellow

Kyriaki Pavlidou, DVM, PhD
Kyriaki (Kelly) graduated from the School of Veterinary Medicine of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 2006. During the period 2006-2007 she was trained in the Surgical Clinic of Companion Animals of School of Veterinary Medicine and in 2007-2008, she trained in the Anesthesiology & Intensive Care Unit. During the period 2009-2013 she was a PhD student in the Anesthesiology & Intensive Care Unit. Her doctoral thesis entitled “Clinical study of trans-diaphragmatic pressure during general anesthesia in the dog” was funded by the Program “Heraklitos II”. Since 2016, she participates in the daily clinical work in the Anesthesiology Unit as an academic fellow, at the same time she has completed her Postdoctoral Thesis as a fellow of the National Scholarship Foundation. Since January 2019, she is a Co-Editor in the scientific journal “Hellenic Journal of Companion Animal Medicine” of the Hellenic Companion Animal Veterinary Society.

PhD Students

Eirini Dimopoulou
Panagiota Karamichali
Virginia Papageorgiou
Eirini Sarpekidou

MSc Students

Marietta Charterou
Spyros Katsabis
Glykeria Kirmanidou
Anna Paraskevadaki
Giorgos Polyzois
Konstantinos Varkoulis


Kyriaki Ftergioti
Smaragda Karamanidou
Dimitra Karatzia
Marianna Moraiti
Elisavet Panagopoulou
Christos Politis
Artemios Stratogiannakos
Sotirios Toumpos