Georges Vlastos is presently the Chief of the Senology Unit at the Geneva University Hospitals and Privat Docent at the Geneva University School of Medicine. Vlastos was born in Geneva, Switzerland on September 8, 1964. After receiving his medical education, he completed his training in gynecology and obstetrics at the Geneva University Hospitals and in Paris at the Bichat Claude Bernard Medical Center and the Curie Institute. He received a Ph.D. degree from the Geneva University Medical School, Switzerland. He completed a 2-year breast surgical oncology fellowship at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Tex, USA, in 2000. In 2004, he was a Visiting Assistant Professor at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Department of Surgical Oncology and from 2007 is invited as an Associate Professor at the University of Crete, Greece. He was made Privat Docent at the Geneva University Medical School in 2006. His primary areas of research interests include breast cancer with special interest in breast conserving surgery, oncoplastic surgery, minimally invasive approaches, and breast cancer in the elderly and hereditary cancer. He is a Member of a number of committees, including Clinical and Research Ethics Committees and several medical societies. Vlastos is the Copresident of the Breast Cancer Group of the Swiss Group for Clinical Cancer Research (SAKK). He is also a Board Member of the Swiss Society of Senology, the Swiss Gynecologic Oncology Group, and the Mastology Association of Northern and Southern Mediterranean Mobile University of Mastology (MANOSMED). He is a Member of the educational committees of the European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO) and the Senology International Society (SIS). He has presently authored 92 peer-reviewed publications including original articles and reviews as well as 4 book chapters.
Biography Updated on 6 April 2010