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Assistant Professor G. Kymionis

Assistant Professor G. Kymionis


Kymionis George          Photo

Date and Place of Birth

06/13/1969, Athens, Greece

Οffice address


University of Crete, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology, Heraklion, Crete 71 003, Greece

Phone: +30 2810394656, Fax: +30 2810394650


Scientific Qualification


1996, Degree in Medicine, University of Athens  (Athens, Greece)

2000, PhD in Medicine, University of Athens, Greece

2006, Ph.D in Medicine, University of Crete, Greece 

2007,Residencyin Ophthalmology, University Hospital of Crete, Greece

2008,Felloship in Cornea and refractive surgery, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL,USA

Research Experience/Posts


Current position                                                

Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology at University of Crete

May 2007 to May 2008                                   

Fellowship in Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, USA

Research/Clinical interest


 Keratoconus: Intacs, Corneal Cross Linking, PKP

Fuchs Dystrophy: DSAEK

Stem cells in corneal pathology

Refractive Surgery

Ocular rigidity



American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS)

American Society of Cataract and refractive Surgery (ASCRS)

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

European Association for Vision and Eye Research (EVER)