Professor of Medicine, MD PhD MSc(Oxon)
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Telephone: +30 2310.992937
Dr. Apostolos Tsapas is Professor of Medicine at Aristotle University Thessaloniki, and head of the Diabetes Centre, Second Medical Department at Ippokration General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece. He is also lead investigator at the Clinical Research and Evidence-Based Medicine Unit at Aristotle University (cebm.med.auth.gr), and senior research fellow at Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, UK.
Dr. Tsapas earned his MD and PhD degrees from the Aristotle University Thessaloniki. He also earned an MSc degree in evidence-based healthcare from the Centre for Evidence Based Medicine (CEBM) at the University of Oxford. Dr. Tsapas completed a fellowship at the Oxford Centre for Diabetes Endocrinology and Metabolism (OCDEM) in UK. In 2011 he worked for six months as visiting scientist in the Knowledge and Evaluation Research Unit at Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN.
Dr. Tsapas has been involved in the development of the Hellenic diabetes guidelines, and the joined American Diabetes Association (ADA) and European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) 2012 and 2015 position statements on the management of hyperglycaemia in type 2 diabetes. He has also co-authored more than 60 full text papers in peer reviewed journals with over 2500 citations, including several systematic reviews and meta-analyses on a broad range of therapeutic and diagnostic interventions in diabetes in high impact journals. His main research interests include knowledge synthesis (systematic reviews and meta-analyses), evidence-based practice, and clinical decision making in medicine and diabetes.