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Dr. Panagiotis Psathas

Dr. Panagiotis Psathas
Chairman of the Institute of Life, MD, PhD
  • Degrees MD, PhD
  • Specialty Obstetrician - Gynecologist, IVF Specialist
  • Primary Clinic Institute of Life - Athens Greece
  • Languages Greek, English, French

Short Bio
  • Panagiotis Psathas, MD has a PhD from the University of Athens and is a distinguished obstetrician/gynecologic surgeon in Greece, with extensive experience, which he is also a founding member of the IASO Institute of Life Assisted Reproduction Unit medical team.


    Dr. Panagiotis Psathas has specialized in Reproductive Endocrinology and Assisted Reintroduction at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


    In 2019, he participated in an Institute of Life clinical study in partnership with Embryotools, licensed and supervised by the Greek National Authority of Assisted Reproduction, for the application of the maternal spindle transfer (MST) technique for addressing problems of women facing fertility issues, multiple IVF failures caused by cytoplasmic dysfunctions of their oocytes, and rare mitochondrial genetic diseases. This study led to a first ever birth of a healthy baby globally using the using the maternal spindle transfer method, performed for the first time by the Institute of Life and Embryotools in Greece.


    From 2000 to date, Dr. Panagiotis Psathas runs a private maternity and gynecological practice, while from 2015 to date he has been a founding member of the medical team that established and manages the IASO Institute of Life Assisted Reproduction Unit.


    He has attended multitude postgraduate seminars in Greece and abroad and has participated in papers and posters in national and international conferences.



  • Training & Experience

    - 1984-1990: Faculty of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Degree in Medicine. Grade: Magna cum laude.
    - 1991: Military service as medical officer.
    - 1991-1992: Rural medical service, Pyrgos, Samos.
    - 1992-1994: Surgical specialty, Agios Panteleimon General Hospital of Samos.
    - 1995-2002: Doctoral Thesis. National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. School of Health Sciences. Professor: Dr. Christos Kittas. Histology Department.
    - 1996: Two-month mandatory training in Anatomic Pathology as part of his specialty. Tzaneio General Hospital of Piraeus.
    - 1997 Two-month mandatory training in Cytology as part of his specialty. Metaxa Cancer Hospital of Piraeus.
    - 1997: Two-month mandatory training in Endocrinology as part of his specialty. General State Hospital of Nikaia.
    - 1998-1999: Residency in Reproductive Endocrinology, Assisted Reproduction and Laparoscopy, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
    - 2010: Postgraduate Seminar in Robotic Surgery, Strasbourg.

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