Dr. Thanos Paraschos | Fertility Specialist | Athens, Greece

Dr. Thanos Paraschos Fertility Specialist Athens, Greece

About - Dr. Thanos Paraschos

Dr. Thanos Paraschos was privileged to be a member of the team performing the first preimplantation genetic diagnosis in the world (1989), alongside with Lord Professor Robert Winston and A.H. Handyside at the Hammersmith Hospital.  Working in Robert Winston’s team, Thanos Paraschos invented the Rigid Wallace Catheter, used ever since by thousands of scientists worldwide for particularly demanding embryo transfers.

Medical Specialty Studies

In Vitro Maturation

Hands-on course, McGill University (Montreal, Canada), by Dr. S.L. Tan, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (the world’s first IVM treatments), October 2007

Reproductive Endocrinology

Postgraduate course, European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, Thessaloniki, Greece, June 1993


Imperial College London, 1992

International Gynecological Endoscopy Symposium and hands-on workshop

Whittington Hospital, London, March 1992

MRCOG (Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists)

Part I Course, Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, Jan 1991

Obstetric Ultrasound

Bristol Maternity Hospital, Bristol, May 1991

Postgraduate courses in Infertility and Human Reproduction

Athens, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece, May 1990

Practical Colposcopy

Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, May 1990

Basic Obstetric Ultrasound

King’s College Hospital, London, Oct 1989

Basic Family Planning

Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, Norwich, Sept 1989

General Medicine

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 1988

Professional experience

  • 1996 - founded Embio,
  • 1995 - 1996 - Whipps Cross Hospital, London - SENIOR REGISTRAR/RESEARCH FELLOW
  • 1993 - 1995 - Hammersmith Hospital, London - REGISTRAR/RESEARCH FELLOW
  • 1992 - 1993 - Southmead Hospital, Bristol, England, Obstetrics and Gynaecology - REGISTRAR
  • 1991 - 1992 - Southmead Hospital, Bristol, England, Gynecology - SENIOR HOUSE OFFICER

Education - Dr. Thanos Paraschos

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 1988

Jesse Tino