GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT GREECE

Greece is strategically located at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa. It has a subtropical Mediterranean climate. The dominant  feature of Greece’s climate is alternation between prolonged hot and dry  summers  and mild winters with moderate rainfall.

It is the perfect destination for tourists of all ages.

The official language is Greek, however English is very well spoken and understood in major cities/islands and tourist areas.

Greece is an archaeological center with ancient Greek ruins, museums and archeological sites. Thousands of tourists from all over the world visit the Acropolis, Olympia, Delphi, and Cape Sounion as well as the ancient theatre of Epidavros.

The beautiful and exotic Greek islands attract tourists from all over the world, making them one of the world’s top travel destinations. With hundreds of islands to choose from, planning a trip can be a bit of a dilemma.

Santorini for instance, is one of the world’s top destinations.  Santorini’s famous sunset is the ultimate romantic experience!

Mykonos is Greece’s most famous and cosmopolitan island, a whitewashed paradise in the heart of the Cyclades, synonymous with glamour and entertainment.

Crete is the largest island in Greece, and the fifth largest one in the Mediterranean Sea. Here, you can admire the remnants of brilliant civilizations, explore beautiful beaches, impressive mountains capes, green valleys, and taste it’s culinary delights. Crete is an island with so many beauties and treasures that you will need a lifetime to uncover!

Athens, the capital of Greece, has been a destination for travelers since antiquity.  It is one of the most important international destinations due to its long and important history, but also due to its impact on the modern world.

Athens is just a 3-3½ hour flight time from London. Daily scheduled direct flights from Heathrow, Gatwick and Luton airports ensure that you will find the right flight to suite your schedule.

Athens is served by the Athens International Airport (ATH), located near the town of Spata. The airport is served by the Metro, the suburban rail, taxis and buses to Piraeus port, Athens’ city center and its suburbs.

Generally, the Athens Mass Transit System consists of a large bus fleet, a trolleybus fleet that mainly serves Athens’s city center, the city’s Metro, a commuter rail service and a tram network, connecting the southern suburbs to the city center.

The Port of Piraeus connects Athens to the numerous Greek islands of the Aegean Sea, with ferries departing, while also serving the cruise ships that arrive.

 

PLASTIC SURGERY IN GREECE

Greece is ideal for medical tourism. It meets international healthcare standards, which have existed since ancient times and continues to do so.  It is proud to have some of the best professionals in the global healthcare system.

Beside the fact that Greece has the latest medical procedures and equipment on offer, prices are highly completive and most affordable.

Greek plastic surgeons are also known to have a high population ratio even compared to the United States. They follow techniques which are in accordance with global standards.

Greece invites you to discover, explore and live its experience!

 

WHY CHOOSING DR. APOSTOLOS GAITANIS?

Dr. Apostolos Gaitanis began his General Surgery training in the U.K. in various accredited NHS posts.  Following this, he completed his advanced training in Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery in Birmingham and London hospitals in posts accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons of England as well as the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons.

Since 1998, Dr. Gaitanis has established his own private practice in Harley Street, London. He has treated an international clientele, including media and show business personalities. In the UK, he has often made media appearances in BBC, Channel 4 and other TV programs, while his articles have regularly appeared in newspapers such as Times, The Independent, Financial Times and magazines such as Vogue, Elle, Marie Claire.

Since November 2004, Dr. Gaitanis has been able to offer his services as a Specialist Plastic Surgeon in Greece. His patients can visit his private practice at 48 Vassilissis Sofias Avenue (on the 1st floor) after booking an appointment.

He cooperates with Athens Medical Center, situated in Maroussi, which provides complete primary and secondary health services of the highest quality.

He keeps constantly up to date with the latest developments in Cosmetic Surgery and he regularly visits renounced Plastic Surgery Clinics in Italy, France, Switzerland and the USA receiving training for cutting-edge techniques in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Apostolos Gaitanis is a very experienced surgeon in breast enlargement, breast uplift, breast reduction, liposuction , face and neck lift, nose, ear and eye surgery as well as noninvasive procedures like botox, fillers, peels, mesotherapy, isolagen etc. He takes pride in the natural outcome of his plastic surgeries and in the personal way he communicates with his patients. Thus, he is able to understand the personal needs of the individual and then use his specialist skills along with the latest technology to achieve the best possible surgical results.

 

MORE HELP NEEDED?

Dr. Apostolos Gaitanis and his team are at your disposal for any information needed! You can send your enquiry to our English Fb page via message.

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