Κωνσταντίνος Συρίγος, ΜD, PhD, FCCP
Konstantinos N. Syrigos, MD, PhD, FCCP
Professor of Medicine & Medical Oncology,
Head, 3rd Department of Medicine, Athens School of Medicine,
National & Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA), GR.
Visiting Professor of Thoracic Oncology, Yale School of Medicine, CT, USA.
Professor Kostas Syrigos graduated from Athens School of Medicine in 1988. He was trained in Internal Medicine at the
Laikon University Hospital (Athens School of Medicine, NKUA) and in Medical Oncology at the Hammersmith Hospital
(Imperial College of Medicine, Sciences & Art, London University). He got his M.D. thesis with distinction, from the
Athens School of Medicine, in 1995 and his Ph.D. thesis on Immuno-Oncology, from the Imperial College of Science,
Technology and Medicine, London University, in 2000. He worked as Medical Oncologist Senior Registrar at the
Hammersmith and St Bartholomew’s Hospitals, in London and as Consultant of the 3rd Department of Medicine, Athens
School of Medicine, at the “Sotiria” General Hospital, in Athens.
In 2002 he was appointed Associate Professor of Oncology in Medicine and Head of the Sotiria Oncology Unit. From
2008 he is Visiting Professor of Thoracic Oncology, Yale School of Medicine, Yale Cancer Center & Smilow Cancer
Hospital, CT, USA. His main fields of interest are clinical research, drugs development, immuno- oncology, as well as
thoracic and Head & Neck oncology.
Since 2014 he is Head of the 3rd Department of Medicine and of the Oncology Unit of Athens School of Medicine, NKUA,
at “Sotiria” General Hospital.
He served as Chair of the Faculty of Medicine, Athens Medical School, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens
(NKUA), GR (2019-2021).
He is the Director and Scientific Chair of two Postgraduate Programs of Studies leading to a Master’s degree:
– New Drugs Development: Research, Approval & Access.
– Thoracic Oncology: Current Clinical & Laboratory Approach and research
Dr Syrigos participated in several (>200) international clinical trials Phase I-IV in lung, head & neck, colorectal, breast
and pancreatic cancer. He has served as Global Principal Investigator and member of the Scientific Steering
Committees of multiple international clinical trials. He is a member of numerous scientific societies, including the
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR), the American
College of Chest Physicians (ACCP), the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO), the European Respiratory
Society (ERS), and the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC). He has served as co-editor of
the Oncology Research journal, he is sitting on the editorial board of >25 scientific journals and reviewer for >100
scientific journals. He is the editor of 14 International Scientific Volumes. He is the author of >600 peer-reviewed,
international full articles and book chapters, with > 26.000 citations and an h-index >72. He is currently sitting as
member of the ESMO Translational Research Group, of the IASLC Education Committee and of the ESMO Lung
In 2020 he founded and runs the Infectious Diseases Department, at “Sotiria” Hospital, dedicated to the treatment of
patients with COVID-19.
Since Mars 2018, Professor Syrigos is sitting as Chairman of the Board of Directors of SOS Children’s Villages Greece