Stella Argyriadou

Stella Argyriadou MD, PhD

Specialist in General and Family Medicine,

Public Health

Head of the Chrysoupolis Kavala Health Center,

Group Leader of Supportive Psychotherapy Groups for Addicts treatment

Balint Groups Leader

Contact details


Group leader in

Attica, North Greece

Curriculum vitae

Education and Qualifications

Integrated Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery, and Licence to Medical Practice, Faculty of Medicine, University of Bologna, Italy

Specialization in General Practice

Post graduate training in angiology and vascular surgery

Post graduate training in social psychiatry

PhD “Dementia and Depression in the third age and the role of GP in primary care”, University of Crete

Principal areas of interest

  • Aged
  • Non-communicable diseases
  • Cognitive disorders
  • Depression
  • Multimorbidity
  • Life style interventions
  • Patients’ quality of life

Scientific Work

During my career which spans in more than 30 years, in addition to the clinical work, I have:

  • Been invited to participate in lectures; reviewed articles in international and national journals, as well as in conferences and funded projects; participated in various roles in European and national studies, and; made oral and poster presentations in international and Greek conferences and scientific meetings.
  • Participated in committees determining primary health care and General Practice working positions.
  • Published original research in international and national peer-reviewed journals.
  • Authored chapters for Greek books.
  • Participated in the development of the General Practice Guidelines for the Management of Depression, led by Professor Christos Lionis.
  • Established and organised two annually-held summer-schools for General Practitioners on research methodology and clinical governance.


  • Honorary Secretary and then Vice president of the Executive Board of the Greek Association of General Practitioners (ELEGEIA) (2003 -2014)
  • President of the Research Committee of ELEGEIA (2002-2014)
  • National representative of EGPRN (2001-2010)
  • Member of the examination committee of General Practitioners (2007-2016)
  • Advisor – Coordinator for specialization on General Practice in East Macedonia and Thrace (2001 -2016)
  • Referee of Greek and International journals (1998 –present)
  • National coordinator for the research project “Family Practice Depression and Multimorbidity Study” (FPDM) (2011-present)
  • Scientific advisor of the Old Peoples’ Home of Chrisupolis (1990-present)
  • Vice President and Scientific Coordinator of the of Xanthis’ department of Greek Alzheimer Association and related disorders


A list of the all the publications is available on request.

14 awards and distinctions in Greek Conferences

“It is important to learn the person who has a disease rather than the disease that a person has.”



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