Dr Theodoros B. GRIVAS, MD, PhD Orthopaedic and Spinal surgeon, graduated the Medical School at “Aristotle” University of Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia, Greece. He completed his training in General Surgery, in Paediatric and Adult Orthopaedics and Traumatology in Greece and received the MD Diploma. He also received a PhD degree. He worked at the “University Hospital”, Queen’s Medical Centre, at Nottingham, “Harlow Wood” Orthopaedic Hospital, at Mansfield, UK, under Mr. JK Webb and Professor RG Burwell, at “Evangelismos” and “Thriasio” Hospital at Athens Greece. He is a member of the Hellenic Association of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology and of numerous other scientific societies. He is a member and Traveling Fellow of both AAOS, AOA and SRS. He served as an IRSSD, SOSORT and Hellenic (Greek) Spine Society president. He completed several research projects, studied and implemented the School Screening program and established a National Training Center for school-screening examiners (www.schoolscreening.gr), published numerous peer-review articles and chapters in books and was invited to lecture on various general orthopaedic and spinal topics. He wrote or was the editor of 9 books, and numerous (630) scientific (128 Medline indexed, see http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=grivas+t ) publications and presentations. He was scientific responsible/principal investigator or collaborator of 20 research projects, financed by Greek national or European sources (see also at https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Theodoros_Grivas/contributions ).
He served as the Chief Editor of BMC open access “Scoliosis and Spinal Deformities” former “Scoliosis” journal and is member of editorial board or reader for several peer-review journals. Currently he is the Director of the Orthopaedic and Traumatology Department at “Tzaneio” General Hospital of Piraeus, Greece and member of the National Examination Committee for the specialty of Orthopaedics and Traumatology.
His department currently was invited to provide the “Trialect platform” Fellowship – Traineeship in Orthopaedics and Traumatology.