UEMS Section and Board of Vascular Surgery

1. Data about the country

Area: 131,957 (km2)

Inhabitants: 11,000,000

GDP / Inhabitant: ($)18,613

Territorial administrative organisation: Other

Incidence of vascular disease:

Vascular mortality/morbidity:

National Society: Hellenic Society for Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

2. Vascular Surgery

Vascular surgery is:

  • Independent specialty
3. Training in vascular surgery


  • Other

Total duration of training

  • General surgery: 2 years
  • Vascular surgery: 5 years

Progam acredited by

  • Government

Endovascular training

  • Included in the VS curriculum

Training includes educational sections in

  • Imaging: 6 months
  • Cardiac surgery: 6 months

Board Examination

  • National board


  • Inspection of the case log
  • Oral examination
  • Written examination

Is there required a minimum volume of vascular operations? No

Is there required a minimum volume of endovascular operations: No

GREECE: Vascular surgery units
Name and Hospital / University City Details
Department of Vascular Surgery Athens View Details