Mr Athanassopoulos is on the GMC Specialist register for Plastic Surgery. He is an NHS Consultant in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and the Royal Children’s Hospital. His particular interests include cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.
After studying medicine at Oxford University and Kings College London, he trained in Plastic Surgery in Scotland before travelling to New Zealand for additional training in Burns and Scar Reconstructive Surgery.
He was then appointed as fellow to the Dutch Association of Facial Plastic Surgeons for specific facial plastic surgery training in Holland and Cosmetic Surgery Training in Vienna, Austria.
His doctorate from Oxford was awarded for stem cell research and he has an interest in organic surgery, growth factors and fat transfer for reconstruction, rejuvenation and augmentation