Greek Surgeon Stavros Tombris Receives ”Physician of the Year” Award

Credit: Facebook page for Dr. Stavros Tombris

Stavros Tombris, MD, PhD, DDS was recently given the ”Physician of the Year” award at the annual Vascular Birthmarks Foundation Conference in Irvine, California.

Tombris serves as the Director of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department at Athens Euroclinic Hospital and Children’s Euroclinic Hospital.

He is also an affiliated expert with the Vascular Birthmark Institute at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York and the ”Zentrum für Vasculäre Malformationen” at the Werner Forßmann Hospital in Eberswalde, Germany.

Deeply honored to receive the 2019 VBF “Physician of the Year” award! The Annual VBF Conference, Irvine California.

Posted by Stavros Tombris on Saturday, October 12, 2019

Dr. Tombris is a graduate of the Democritus University Medical School and the Aristotle University Dental School of Greece.

He was later trained in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Tufts University in Boston from 1997 until 2001.

He served as a surgical consultant at the Hemangiomas and Vascular Malformation Clinic at Massachusetts General Hospital, the teaching arm of Harvard University Medical School, from 1998 to 2001.

In 2002, the surgeon continued his training on the treatment of vascular lesions of the face at the Arkansas Children’s Hospital, under Prof. Milton Waner.

Returning to Greece, Dr. Tombris served as the Director of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department at Athens Naval Hospital between 2008 and 2011.

Along with performing many surgeries at institutions all over the world involved in the treatment of vascular lesions of the face, Dr. Tombris has also given lectures at a number of national and international conferences.

As founder and director of the European Vascular Anomalies Clinic, Tombris has offered his expertise in organizing vascular malformation clinics in Greece and the US as well as many other countries.