ALEXIS PAPADOPOULOS MD MSc EDRM FCCP

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Dr Alexis Papadopoulos is a Respiratory Consultant with an interest in Interstitial Lung Diseases (ILD), who was born in Nicosia, Cyprus. He graduated from University of Athens (Greece) in 2004 and followed a medical training in Greece and Cyprus.

During this training, he had the chance to work at the Rehabilitation Centre of Hadassah Hospital in Israel and following this, he worked as a pre-registration house officer and Internal Medicine registrar in Cyprus. He then completed a full-time Master’s degree (MSc) at the University of Nottingham on Management of Critically Ill patients, between 2008-2009. Upon completion of this degree, he returns to Greece where he starts his formal training on Respiratory Medicine. He stayed in Greece for nearly 3 years, and then completed his registrar training at the Nicosia General Hospital in Cyprus. Between 2014 and 2017, he was appointed to the position of Respiratory Consultant at Weston General Hospital (North Somerset, UK) and Nicosia General Hospital (Cyprus) where he developed a special interest in Intersitial Lung Diseases and interventional pulmonology.

He has a particular interest in European Respiratory Society’s (ERS) activities, attending several ERS schools and successfully gaining the European Diploma in Respiratory Medicine in 2016 (EDRM). In 2017, he moves back to UK to work in one of the most prestigious Respiratory Centers, the Oxford University Hospital NHS Trust, where he completes a Clinical Fellowship in Interstitial Lung Disease. Upon completion of this fellowship, he was appointed as a Respiratory Consultant with a special Interest in Interstitial Lung Disease at the University of South Manchester Hospitals NHS Trust (Wythenshawe Hospital) until 2019.

During his medical career, Dr. Papadopoulos has participated in various seminars and workshops, received two abstract awards during European Respiratory Society’s annual congresses, performed various presentations on respiratory topics in several hospitals and institutions and participated in numerous audits and quality improvement projects. He has published several articles in local and European medical journals and he is also a member of different medical societies, namely European Respiratory Society (ERS), British Thoracic Society (BTS), American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) and the World Association of Sarcoidosis and Other Granulomatous diseases (WASOG). Since 2019, he owns a European Diploma in Lung Ultrasound (level 1 & 2).


  • Educational Background
  • Employment Experience
  • Licenses & Certifications
  • Publications
Clinical Fellowship in Interstitial Lung Disease
Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, UK
MSc in Management of the Critically Ill
University of Nottingham, UK
Bachelor in Medicine
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
School of Medical Sciences, Greece
CONSULTANT IN INTERSTITIAL LUNG DISEASES
Respiratory Department, Wythenshawe Hospital
University of South Manchester Hospitals NHS Trust
CLINICAL FELLOW IN INTERSTITIAL LUNG DISEASE
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust
RESPIRATORY MEDICINE CONSULTANT
Respiratory Department, Nicosia General Hospital, Cyprus
LEAD CLINICIAN OF RESPIRATORY DEPARTMENT
Weston General Hospital, Weston Health NHS Trust
RESIDENCY IN RESPIRATORY MEDICINE
Respiratory Department, Nicosia General Hospital, Cyprus
Respiratory Department, G.H. ‘Amalia Flemigk’, Athens, Greece
RESIDENCY IN INTERNAL MEDICINE
Internal Medicine Department, Larnaka General Hospital, Cyprus,
PHYSICIAN, REHABILITATION DEPARTMENT
Hadassah University Hospital of Mount Scopus, Jerusalem, Israel
PRE-REGISTRATION HOUSE OFFICER
Cyprus
  • European Diploma in Respiratory Medicine (EDRM)
  • Registered Respiratory Physician in Cyprus, Greece and UK (GMC).
  • Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP).
  • Member of European Respiratory Society (ERS), British Thoracic Society (BTS) and World Association for Sarcoidosis and other Granulomatous Disorders (WASOG)
  • European Diploma in Thoracic Ultrasound
  • Factors influencing Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) anti-fibrotic decisions in a single UK center; patient and physician perspectives. ERS Congress Abstract; 2018
  • Hot topics from the assemblies. Breathe 2018; 14: 157–158.
  • Rapid on-site evaluation with the Hemacolor rapid staining method of medical thoracoscopy biopsy specimens for the management of pleural disease. Respirology 2016; Aug;21(6):1106-12
  • Expression of YKL-40 and MIP-1a proteins in exudates and transudates: Biomarkers for differential diagnosis of pleural effusions? A pilot study. BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2015; 15: 150
  • A rare clinical case – Solitary fibrous tumor of the pleura. Respir Med Case Rep. 2015; 16: 117–119
  • New oral anticoagulants for the treatment of Pulmonary Embolism. Pulmonary News 2015; 7: 14-17
  • Serum Uric Acid on COPD Exacerbation as predictor of mortality and future exacerbations, ERJ 2014; 43(1): 43-53
  • Systematic Infection at COPD and the presence of comorbidities. CMJ 2013; 27(4): 25-29
  • A rare case of isolated tuberculous epididymitis in a young man presenting with a swollen testicle. OA Case Reports, 2013; 2(1):3
  • The never-ending challenge of chronic cough in adults. Pneumon 2012, 25(2):164-175

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