Dr. PANOS KESSARIS
ORAL and MAXILLOFACIAL SURGEON
232 Kifissias Avenue – Kifissia , 145 62 Athens
1 Panagioti Kessari Street – 241 33, Kalamata
Tel. +30 210 6231455 | Mob. +30 6944 893893
QUALIFICATIONS – TRAINING APPOINTMENTS – CLINICAL EXPERIENCE
Dental Diploma (DDS), Athens University Dental School, Athens Greece (September 1986 - October 1991)
Certificate of Internship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, at Baylor
University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA, (July 1992 - June 1993)
Certificate of Residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, at Baylor
University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA (July 1993 - June 1996)
Consultant In Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 401 General Army Hospital, Athens Greece (August 1996 – January 1997)
National (Greek) Board Exams, performed by the General Council of Health (Board OMS European Union, Certified in January 1997, Athens Greece)
Immediate Life Support Certificate in September 2017
Advanced Pediatric Life Support Certificate in May 2017
Advance Trauma Life Support Certificate in December 2017
General Dental Council registration (United Kingdom, 1997-1998) for Locums in Oral Surgery
Full time staff in Oral Surgery Clinic of Social Security Institute, Athens Greece (INSTRUCTOR November 1997- May 2007)
Private Practice Limited to OMS in multiple Private Hospitals of Athens – Greece (IATRIKO ATHENS MEDICAL, IASO GENERAL HOSPITAL, EUROCLINIC OF ATHENS) taking calls for treating facial injuries (1997-today)
Part time working experience in WUXI, SUZHOU, NANJING, DALIAN, SHENYANG for KB+ Dental Hospitals of China as an Oral surgeon (January 2013- December 2015).
2017: GDPR Guidelines Certified
2018: MBA on Health Economics at National Kapodistrian University of Athens (currently on 2nd year study)
My MENTORS-PROFESSORS: Dr. W. Bell, Dr. L. Wolford, Dr. G. Triplett, Dr. R. Walker, Dr. Ed. Ellis, Dr Robert Steckler
FIELD OF PRACTICE: Facial Reconstructive Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Cosmetic surgery, DENTAL IMPLANTS
Kessaris (Kaisaris) P., Klimis T., Zanakis S.: Glomus tumour of the hard palate: case report and review. British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (2001) 39, 478-479
Vairaktaris El., Kessaris P., Schwenzer N., Neukam F.W.: Maxillofacial Surgery: Facial aesthetics and Orthognathic Surgery. Paschalidis Pub, ISBN: 960-399-326-3 (MAIN AUTHOR, published for Athens University Medical School)
Kalavrytinos M., Kessaris P.: Autogenous transplantation of impacted canines. Hel Orthod Rev 2006;9:47-60
The passage to India by Panos and Thanos Kessaris ISBN:978-618-00-1771-7 (self-publication)
The language of Arts by Panos and Thanos Kessaris ISBN: 978-618-00-1920-9 (self-publication)
PRESENTATIONS (most important)
1st Annual Office Surgery & Medical Update for General Dentists (Dallas, Baylor College of Dentistry, March 1994), Kessaris P: Emergency drugs, IV Solutions/Office Emergency Scenarios/Third molar Surgery: what to do and when to refer/Surgical Exodontia.
4th National Panhellenic (Greek) Meeting of Orthodontic and Maxillofacial Research Association (Athens, September 1996), Kessaris P, Wolford L: The STO analysis combined with the change of the occlusal plane angle for the orthognathic patient and clinician.
2nd International Convention of Maxillofacial Implants and Biomaterials Society (Athens, September 1996), Kessaris P, Triplett G: Autologous bone grafts versus BMP-2 for reconstruction of the edentulus posterior maxilla for placement of osseous implants; where is the future?
11th Panhellenic Convention of the Greek Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Association (Athens, November 1997):1) Kessaris P, Wolford L:The Inferior Border Saw and its use in the sagittal split mandibular ramus osteotomy.
2)Kessaris P, Wolford L:The meaning of the occlusal plane angle in orthognathic surgery and the hydroxy-apatite blocks as grafts.
5th National Panhellenic Meeting of Orthodontic and Maxillofacial Research Association (Athens, September 1998), Kessaris P, Wolford L: The use of sternoclavicular grafts in orthognathics and in TMJ pathology.
Scientific Seminar of the Greek Stomatologic Association (Athens, May 1998), Laskaris G, Ficarra, Scully, Kessaris: The gingival tissue as a target of Systemic Diseases.
3rd Panhellenic North Orthodontic Congress (Athens, October 1999)., Kessaris P: The Obstructive Sleep Apnea patients and their treatment.
16th International Convention of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (Athens, May 2003) Kessaris P: Early oral implant failures: etiologic factors (a retrospective study)
International Meeting on Aesthetic and Reconstructive Facial Surgery (Mykonos, May 2009) Kessaris P: Facial Aesthetics in Orthognathic Surgery
NUMEROUS presentations as an opinion leader in IMPLANTOLOGY for Anthogyr since 2007 in Europe (EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION of Osseointegration of MONACO – 2009, SYFAC – symposium of growth factors in NICE, FRANCE 2011, Chamonix – Antalya – Malaga – Megeve seminars and lectures) and China (Nanjing, Chengdu, Zhengzhou, Shanghai 2010-2017)
My intention is to keep up with evolutionary surgical techniques, which are performed all around the world, so to share them through my lectures helping the promising young surgeons to prevail.
-International Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (1996-2006)
-American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (1996-2006)
-American Head and Neck Society (1996-2006)
-Panhellenic (Greek) Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (1997 - present)
-Panhellenic Dental Association (1992 - present)
-American Dental Association (1992 - 1996)
-European Association of Osseointegration (since 2010-2013)
OUTSIDE INTERESTS: National Equestrian Team Athlete, playing piano and saxophone, scuba diving (Rescue Diver PADI III certified, NITROX certified), California Superbike School Level II certified
FAMILY STATUS: Married with 3 children (2 of them are USA citizens)