EUGENIA C. SCOUNTZOU, DVM, M.Sc.
Dr Eugenia Scountzou graduated from the Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, in 1987. She worked as an Intern at the Department of Surgery, from 1987-1988. Dr Scountzou was offered a research scholarship from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Veterinary Medicine, to pursue her post-graduate studies in Surgery. She worked under the mentorship of D.E.Bjorling on «Reperfusion Injuries» and studied Ophthalmology with Professor James Schoster. She received her M.Sc. degree in Veterinary Science in 1990.
In 1993 she was invited to attend Dr. Marc Simon’s Practice in Paris, a pioneer in Veterinary Ophthalmology in Europe and senior Lecturer of ESVO.
Dr Scountzou’s Small Animal Surgical Practice that started in 1991covers Ophthalmology and Laser Surgery cases, accepting referrals from Greece and Europe.
She attends Continuing Education Seminars of the ESVO-ECVO yearly, and the North American Veterinary Congress Continuing Education Seminars bi-annually.
She has been an invited speaker in National Congresses, Scientific Symposia and Seminars and has published articles in Veterinary Ophthalmology, in Hellenic and International peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Scountzou is Instructor in Ophthalmic Surgery in various Continuing Education Seminars for private practitioners in Greece.
She is a member of the European Society of Veterinary Ophthalmology (ESVO) since 1993.
Dr Scountzou specializes in Ophthalmology and Laser Surgery, and her fields of interest are Dentistry and Regenerative Medicine
SARRIS PANTELIS, DVM
Pantelis Sarris graduated from the Veterinary School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 2017. Since then, he followed a 2-year internship in Comparative Ophthalmology, at the Small Animal Clinic of A.U.Th, while he actively took part in rescuing and rehabilitating various wild animals. He has been working and training at the Small Animal Veterinary Practice, owned by Eugenia Scountzou, since 2018. He is a member of ESVO (European Society of Veterinary Ophthalmologists). He participated in the 14th Biennial ACVO William Magrane Basic Science Course in Veterinary and Comparative Ophthalmology, organised by U.C. Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine, in 2020. He is a member of ARION - Cetacean Rescue and Rehabilitation Research Center, and in 2018 he took part in the CETUS RESCUE VET training seminar, for selected veterinarians.
LYKOURGOS-KONSTANTINOS KLAMARIAS, DVM
Dr Lykourgos-Konstantinos Klamarias graduated from the Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, in 1985.
He started his Small Animal Medical Center in Agia Paraskevi, Athens, in 1987, as a fully equipped Veterinary Clinic that has been transformed to a referral Clinic for surgical cases, supporting more than thirty Veterinary Practices in surgical and diagnostic cases, since 2000.
He is the supervising Veterinarian of the Animal Facilities at the “Dimokritos” National Research Institute, and the School of Pharmacy, at the National Capodistrian University of Athens. In recent years he participates in Humanitarian Missions of the “Medecins sans Frontieres”.
Dr. Klamarias has been invited speaker in numerous Hellenic Congresses, Symposia, Meetings and Seminars, and in Seminars for graduate students at the School of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He has also represented the Hellenic Veterinary Society in International Veterinary Organizations (WVA, WSAVA, FECAVA, BaBSeVa, WSPA). He is instructor in Continuing Education Seminars for private practitioners in Greece.
Dr. Klamaria’s fields of interest are Soft Tissue Surgery, Anesthesiology, Dentistry, Imaging and Practice Management.
ANASTASIA KOMNENOU, DVM, PhD
Dr. Komnenou is Associate Professor of Comparative Ophthalmology-Exotic and Wildlife Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
She received her DVM degree from the School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 1988. In 1992 she received her Doctorate degree from the same School and was appointed Faculty in 1993.
She was trained at the AHEPA, University Ophthalmology Clinic, the University of Florida, Gainesville, School of Veterinary Medicine, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Veterinary Medicine, the European School of Veterinary Advanced Studies, Toulouse, the Marine Mammal Center in San Francisco and the Seal Rehabilitation and Research Center, Pieturburen, Netherlands.
She is the founding member of «ARION», Cetacean Rescue and Rehabilitation Research Center, scientific consultant of MKO “ARCTUROS”, Florina (www.arcturos.gr) and has extensive collaborations with National and International Institutes, Worldwide Alliances, to serve and support the aquatic mammals.
Dr. Komnenou is an Instructor in Ophthalmic Surgery in various Continuing Education Seminars and an invited speaker in National and International Congresses and Seminars. She has published extensively in international peer-reviewed journals.
Her fields of specialty are Comparative Ophthalmology and Exotic and Wild Animal Medicine. Dr. Komnenou’s research interests are Comparative Ophthalmology in Small/Exotic and Wild Animals, Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation, and Marine Mammal Medicine.