Nikolaos A. Papadopulos, MD, Ph.D., FACS, is a researcher, clinician and Full Professor in Plastic Surgery at the Alexandroupoli University Hospital, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece, and the University Hospital rechts der Isar, Munich Technical University, Germany and Visiting Professor of Plastic Surgery at the School of Medicine, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece.
His main interests are "Fetal and Adult Wound Healing", "The role of Fibroblasts/Myofibroblasts in anti-aging", "Adipose- and Blood-Derived Stromal Cells for Cell Therapy", "Aesthetic Surgery", "Sex Reassignment Surgery", and "Quality of Life after Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery". For his engagement in these fields he received among others the "Hans Anderl Award 2006" of the European Association of Plastic Surgeons.
He served as President of the International Fetal Medicine and Surgery Society, the Hellenic Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, and the Greek Society of Lymphology. Currently he is Executive Committee Member of the Hellenic Society of Hand Surgery, Council Member at the European Association of Plastic Surgeons, and local host of its 31st EURAPS Annual Meeting in Athens, Greece, May 27-30, 2020.
A graduate of the University of Perugia in Italy with a degree in Medicine and Surgery, Professor Papadopulos completed a doctoral degree at the Faculty of Medicine, Munich Technical University, Germany. He received his board certification as a Specialist in Plastic Surgery from the Bavarian Medical Association in March 2001 and his European acknowledgment as a "Specialist in Plastic Surgery" from the German Medical Association in August of the same year. He has worked as a Senior Consultant Plastic Surgeon at the University Hospital rechts der Isar since 2002 and became a Professor of Plastic Surgery in 2009. Currently he is working as the Responsible for the Dept. of Plastic Surgery and Burns at the Alexandroupoli University Hospital. Prof. Papadopulos has received many awards and honors, served as Co-Editor of books and supplements, contributed in other books with different chapters, and published over 70 PubMed publications in international peer-reviewed journals