P. FALIRO CLINIC

Exemplary, high-standard health services in the Southern Suburbs

P. Faliro Clinic was founded in 1991, aiming to meet the need for high-level medical services in the Southern Suburbs of Athens.

In 2002, the good response it received from the public and the ever increasing demand for quality health services in the greater area lead to the addition of a new wing and the creation of new diagnostic departments, supported by ultramodern high-tech laboratories, and staffed with highly expert medical personnel.

Currently extending over more than 4,500 sq.m., «Iatriko P. Falirou» Clinic is meeting in the most reliably way the threefold need for “prevention - diagnosis - treatment” expressed by residents of the Southern Suburbs, placing at their disposal experienced physicians who are leaders in their fields of expertise, specialized nursing staff of excellent training, and the latest generation of medical technology equipment.

The Clinic has fully equipped ambulances on stand-by, staffed with highly qualified crews, to transport patients to and from the Clinic on a 24-hour-a-day basis.

With functional building facilities, cutting-edge medical equipment, and specialized scientific personnel, «Iatriko P. Falirou» is a model Health Care Center, distinguished for its high quality of services provided, reliability, and exemplary patient care.

With a capacity of 84 hospital beds, «Iatriko P. Falirou» Clinic, is equipped with the most modern Biomedical Technology and an Adult Intensive Care Unit, with 8 beds.

In 2005, its ICU was certified to ISO 9001:2008 for the quality of services provided.

The ultramodern Clinic offers a very wide spectrum of medical services. A fully organized Outpatient Clinic covers all medical specialties, and is on stand-by 24 hours a day to operate as an Emergency Department.

 

Laboratories – Units – Departments 

 

DEPARTMENT OF INTERNAL MEDICINE

HEMATOLOGY

GASTROENTEROLOGY

DERMATOLOGY

ENDOCRINOLOGY

DIABETES

CARDIOLOGY

NEUROLOGY

ONCOLOGY

GENERAL INTERNAL MEDICINE

DIVISION OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES

PULMONARY

  • INVASIVE PULMONOLOGY
  • BRONCHOSCOPY

PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION

 

DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY

DIVISION OF VASCULAR SURGERY

DIVISION OF GENERAL SURGERY

  • LAPAROSCOPIC SURGERY
  • SURGICAL TREATMENT OF OBESITY

DIVISION OF NEUROSURGERY

DIVISION OF ORTHOPAEDICS

  • JOINT RECONSTRUCTION SURGERY
  • BONE FRACTURE SURGERY
  • SPORTS INJURIES SURGERY
  • SPINE SURGERY
  • HAND SURGERY

DIVISION OF UROLOGY

DIVISION OF PLASTIC & RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY

DIVISION OF OTOLARYNGOLOGY

DIVISION OF BREAST SURGERY

 

DEPARTMENTS OF DIAGNOSTICS AND INTERVENTION

RADIODIAGNOSTICS

COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY

MAGNETIC RESONANCE TOMOGRAPHY

ULTRASONOGRAPHY

DIGITAL MAMMOGRAPHY

DEPARTMENT OF OSTEOPOROSIS

INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY

HEART ULTRASONOGRAPHY

INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY

 

SPECIAL SERVICES – CLINICS

PREVENTIVE MEDICINE (CHECK-UP)

OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE

PAIN CLINIC

PSYCHOLOGICAL SUPPORT

DIETARY COUNSELING

NEUROIMMUNOLOGY & NEUROMUSCULAR DISORDERS

LASER DERMATOLOGY

ALLERGOLOGY

URODYNAMIC TESTING

 

UNITS

INTENSIVE CARE UNIT

DAYTIME HOSPITALIZATION UNIT

OPERATING ROOMS

EMERGENCY ROOM DEPARTMENT  

OUTPATIENT CLINICS

 

Specialized Urology Center

The Urology Center at «Iatriko P. Falirou» was created to fill a significant void in the treatment of urologic diseases.
Leading urologists boasting many years of training and international experience acquired abroad at top-ranking institutions, with state-of-the-art biomedical equipment at their disposal, apply innovative diagnostic methods and advanced surgical techniques.
The Urology Center at «Iatriko P. Falirou» offers treatment for the full spectrum of urologic diseases, e.g.: Urologic oncology • Benign prostatic hyperplasia • Nephro-ureterolithiasis • Plastic surgery of the urinary tract • Pediatric urology • Prosthetic urology • Incontinence • Pelvic floor prolapse • Urodynamic testing • Neurourology and other urologic diseases.

Orthopaedic Reconstructive Surgery Center

The Orthopaedic Reconstructive Surgery Center boasts both specialists who were trained abroad and specialized nursing staff, and is using modern medical equipment. It offers treatment for a wide range of acute and chronic orthopaedic disorders and injuries, either surgically or conservatively, aiming at the sufferer’s prompt return to his or her normal activities.
Conditions being treated in accordance to the latest developments in orthopaedics and based on international guidelines include: Degenerative arthropathy of the knee, hip, shoulder, ankle, and all minor joints • Aseptic necrosis of the femoral head • Early stages of arthropathy • Revision arthroplasty • Arthroscopy of the knee, shoulder, and ankle • Anterior cruciate ligament tears • Bone fractures • Osteoporosis.
The Center specializes exclusively in the rehabilitation of hip arthropathy, particularly in young and middle aged patients, by introducing the procedure of Birmingham hip resurfacing arthroplasty.

Department of Arthroscopic Surgery

«Iatriko P. Falirou» operates a specialized Department of Arthroscopic Surgery, where reputable specialists boasting many years of international experience offer the most modern optimal approach and treatment for a wide spectrum of conditions.
In addition to providing surgical treatment for sports injuries of the KNEE (ligament and meniscus injuries) which is nowadays considered routine, the Department also specializes in arthroscopic surgery of the SHOULDER (instability – tendon injuries), ELBOW, and ANKLE. Moreover, arthroscopy is performed as a treatment for HIP conditions - particularly in young and middle aged patients - many of which remain undiagnosed and untreated to date. Finally, arthroscopic osteosynthesis is performed on selected FRACTURES of the knee, shoulder, elbow, and ankle.
Arthroscopic surgery has become widespread during recent years. It can offer solutions in conditions where access by open surgery is difficult. It is minimally invasive and less traumatic, causes fewer complications and less postoperative pain, requires a shorter hospital stay, leads to faster and better rehabilitation, and yields superior aesthetic results. Furthermore, it can offer diagnostic information in conditions of unclear etiology.
It is easily understandable that not all conditions can be treated with arthroscopy. There are many more conditions that require open surgery (probably the majority). The difficulties inherent in arthroscopic techniques presuppose special training and significant experience.

Hepatology Center

The Hepatology Center is supported by a team of reputable physicians from all related specialties (Hepatologists – Gastroenterologists, Liver, Pancreas and Biliary Surgeons, Radiodiagnosticians, Interventional Radiologists, Oncologists, Psychiatrist, Dietician).
All diagnostic testing required is carried out at the specialized Center, e.g.: Hematology tests • Ultrasound imaging • Computed Tomography • Magnetic Resonance Tomography (MRI-MRCP) • Gastroscopy • ERCP (Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography) • Endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) • Percutaneous cholangiography • Liver biopsies: percutaneous, directed, transjugular • Doppler ultrasound • Measurement of portal and hepatic venous pressure • Digital angiography.
Moreover, the following medical services are provided: Specialized pharmacotherapy and observation • Psychological and nutritional counseling • Endoscopic hemostasis of varices, percutaneous sclerotherapy, and embolization • Percutaneous infusion of alcohol, chemical embolization, and radiofrequency (RF) ablation of liver tumors • Puncture and drainage of fluid collections (ascites, abscesses, etc.) • Endoscopic procedures of the bile ducts (sphincterotomy, stone removal, insertion of endoprostheses / stents) • Percutaneous biliary drainage and stent insertion • Surgery of the liver – biliary tract – pancreas.
The Hepatology Center works in collaboration with Transplant Centers.

Neurosurgery Center

«Iatriko P. Falirou» uses state-of-the-art diagnostic medical equipment, e.g. a CT scanner, an MRI scanner, and a Digital Vascular Imaging System.
The highly specialized Neurosurgery Centre was designed and equipped to offer preventive, diagnostic, and therapeutic services for all surgical conditions of the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves. Its surgical staff comprises leading neurosurgeons with extensive experience in major hospitals, both in Greece and abroad.
The Neurosurgery Center operates in modern and functional facilities. It has at its disposal 8 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds for the treatment of severe cases, such as multiple trauma patients with cranioencephalic trauma (CET), haemorrhage, and brain infarction, patients with increased intracranial pressure (caused by tumors, hydrocephalus, infections of the nervous system), as well as for the postoperative care of patients within the first few days following surgery.
ICU doctors are specialized intensivists, trained in critical care medicine. The Operating Room uses state-of-the-art equipment, e.g.: auto-focus microscope, C-arm, microsurgical instruments, bipolar diathermy, Laser system, intracranial ultrasound imager, endoscope, and neuronavigation system for robotic neurosurgery.

Breast Department

The Breast Department is a modern, innovative and highly organized department, staffed with specialists educated and trained in major hospitals abroad.
The Breast Department offers: • Preventive screening for breast cancer and all benign disorders of breast (mastodynia, fibroadenoma, nipple discharge, inflammations, etc).
• Conservative or invasive treatment of benign and malignant breast conditions (Localization and removal of microcalcifications • Lumpectomy • Wide excision • Quadrantectomy • Mastectomy • Sentinel lymph node biopsy • Axillary lymph node drainage • Portacath insertion for chemotherapy administration • Endoscopic breast surgery • Breast reconstruction following mastectomy • Breast augmentation with silicone implants • Breast lift • Breast reduction of oversized breasts • Corrective surgery for anisomastia • Corrective plastic surgery for gynaecomastia in men etc.) • Endoscopic breast surgery through a small axillary incision.
• Oncology observation and administration of chemotherapy, hormone therapy and radiation therapy to breast cancer patients.
• Psychological support of breast cancer patients, with the aid of special psychologists.
• Physician counseling for women at high risk of developing breast cancer.

Diabetes Center

«Iatriko P. Falirou» operates a model Diabetes Center for the Diagnosis, Control, Prevention, and Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus and its Complications.

The following specialized departments operate at the Diabetes Center:
Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes Clinic
• Gestational Diabetes Clinic
• Diabetic Foot Clinic
• Obesity Clinic
• Insulin Pumps Department
• Department of Remote Diabetes Management (using high technology devices)
• Department of mental health counseling
• Department of exercise & physical activity counseling
• Department of diabetes educational counseling.

Diabetes Center complication prevention department includes scheduled evaluation of: Diabetic retinopathy • Diabetic nephropathy • Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (detecting foot at risk for ulceration) • Diabetic autonomic neuropathy • Peripheral vascular disease • Coronary Artery Disease • Carotid artery disease.

Preventive Screening

The Department of Preventive Health Screening (Check-up) of «Iatriko P. Falirou» carries out complete pre-symptomatic screening, tailor-made to meet individual requirements, with different testing schedules for men and women.
All medical departments are in close proximity to one another and testing is carried out in a coordinated manner, so that no waiting is required between tests. Results are handed over accompanied by a medical report and specific instructions.
«Iatriko P. Falirou» has the competitive edge in the field of preventive health screening thanks to:
• Modern functional facilities, innovative equipment and cutting-edge medical systems.
• Expert medical and non-medical personnel that is experienced, specialized, and of excellent training.
• Experience and know-how in the planning of preventive medical screening, at absolutely competitive prices.

Iatriko P. Falirou Clinic

36, Areos Str.,

175 62 P. Faliro, Athens - Greece,

tel.: +30 210 9892100, fax: +30 210 9813705

Email: p.faliro@iatriko.gr