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Appointment Scheduling

“Our relationship begins with trust and ends with the successful completion of personalized treatment and surgery to the full recovery of each patient.” S. Tsirigotakis




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Your meeting with Thyroid Surgeon Stavros Tsirigotakis is scheduled as soon as possible, based on the immediacy of your problem, at the office or the Thyroid Surgery Center where Mr. Tsirigotakis operates and based on the surgeon’s availability, regardless of emergency hours but also the operated patients.

The manager of our secretarial support will arrange all the details of your visit, but also all the procedures needed if admission for surgery to our Center is required. At our Stavros Tsirigotakis Thyroid Surgery Center you should know that the central person is you, the patient, we are by your side to help you overcome your health problem in the best way. You and your loved ones, the only thing you should be concerned with is yourself. We are dedicated to making this journey of yours, for your health adventure, as enjoyable as possible!

First Visit

The first visit includes your meeting with Thyroid Surgeon Stavros Tsirigotakis, during which a complete history will be taken, the clinical examination, the control of paraclinical tests if they exist (or the planning of new ones if required), the exact diagnosis of the condition, the presentation of treatment options and mutual agreement on the appropriate treatment tailored and personalized for you;

For the complete first diagnosis it is necessary to provide the surgeon with all the required information. For this reason, it is necessary to present the available diagnostic material (examinations or referral from the attending physician) and in general any other material that may be considered useful, as well as the medication that may be followed.

Patient information

Our goal is for you to have not only the best treatment result but also the best possible patient experience. Because we believe in proper and good preparation to achieve success… we help you do the same.

Here are some helpful tips on what to do before, during, and after your discharge from the hospital…

On the day of surgery

There are also a few things you should do when you come for your intake:

-Remind our staff and the surgeon Stavros Tsirigotakis of any allergies you may have.

-Wear loose clothing that is easy to take off and put on when you need to change clothes. Leave jewelry and important personal items at home.

-Bring with you all the necessary information, such as:

  • Your insurance book and/or your private insurance contract.
  • Valid ID.
  • List of your current medication

Before your introduction

Before you’re admitted for your scheduled surgery or other procedure, there are a number of things you can do to make sure everything goes smoothly:

-We will call you to receive the necessary instructions for preparation. Please contact the surgeon if you do not receive this call.

-If there is any change in your general condition, such as a change in skin color or a fever or other symptoms, inform your surgeon as soon as possible.

-Please refrain from eating and drinking liquids – including water, coffee, soft drinks – for at least 8 hours before your admission. If the scheduled operation is in the morning, do not eat or drink anything after midnight.

-Please arrive at least 30 minutes before your scheduled admission.

-If you are going to undergo an operation and are expected to be discharged on the same day, arrange in advance for a responsible adult to drive you home after your discharge from the hospital.

After the discharge process

Before you leave, you will receive written instructions for home care, medication if needed, diet, and instructions for your smooth recovery.

You will also receive instructions on what NOT to do:

-Do not drive or operate heavy machinery for 24 hours after discharge.

-Do not drink alcoholic beverages for 24 hours after your discharge.

-Do not make any important decisions the day after your operation.

– Do not eat a heavy or large meal the day after your operation.

Postoperative procedure

It is not unusual to feel pain at the site of your surgery. Pain medication can be taken as directed by your surgeon if required.

Call your surgeon or his team immediately if you experience any of the following symptoms:

  • Chills or fever of 38.5°C or higher
  • Severe tenderness at the incision site
  • Inability to urinate or incontinence of bowel or bladder
  • Breathing difficulty
  • Dizziness
  • Severe rash all over the body
  • Swelling of the face or tongue or extremities
  • Chest pain

Thyroid Surgeon Stavros Tsirigotakis and my colleagues will always be by your side, whatever day and time you need them, until your complete recovery. Do not hesitate to contact us, after you leave the clinic, you will be given a phone list, for any time you need medical assistance.

Use of the insurance fund

Considering that all people should enjoy modern and high-quality medical care, respecting human dignity, and taking into account economic circumstances, we have negotiated and achieved particularly low-cost packages due to the volume of our patients.

It is important to know that the amount to be paid includes the hospital fee, examinations, special materials used in all operations for your safety (neurostimulator, etc.), the fee of the anesthetist, the surgeon and all his associates, as well as the pathologist’s fee for the histological examination and the cost of the entire postoperative course of the patient, as well as the cost of re-examinations and changes in the office if these are necessary.


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Patients outside of Athens

With the basic principle of providing specialized medical services of high quality, but also the safety of the patient, Thyroid Surgeon Stavros Tsirigotakis together with his colleagues, offers his surgical services every day, having adopted all modern techniques and always in accordance with international guidelines ( guidelines).

Quite often, patients come from areas outside of Athens and from the island country as well. For this reason there is a professional coordinator who can help you in matters concerning the organization of your trip as well as your stay in Athens, but also the way in which you can send your medical file, so that it can be studied by the Thyroid surgeon Stavros Tsirigotakis and his colleagues as well as in matters that can make your stay pleasant.

So don’t hesitate to contact him and be sure that he will be in constant contact with you.