Stelios Karayiannides MD, Ph.D

Stelios Karayiannides was born in 1979 in Nicosia. He graduated from the Medical School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 2006 and pursued his specialization in Sweden. He obtained the title of Specialist in Internal Medicine in 2012 and Specialist in Endocrinology and Diabetes, in 2014.

He worked as a specialist Endocrinologist-Diabetologist at Danderyd Hospital in Stockholm and the Endocrinology Clinic at Karolinska Hospital in Solna (Stockholm). Since 2018, he has been working at the Academic Specialist Center for Diabetes in Stockholm, a model reference center for the care of all types of Diabetes.

This center is a development of the Diabetes Department of the Endocrinology Clinic at Karolinska University Hospital in Solna (Stockholm).


Concurrently, he conducted and completed his Ph.D. thesis in 2022, exploring the impact of diabetes and glucose metabolism disorders on patients with cardiovascular diseases such as myocardial infarction and atrial fibrillation. The Swedish Diabetes Society awarded his thesis the Best Thesis of the Year 2022 for Diabetes in Sweden. He has presented several papers at various European conferences such as the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) and the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) conferences. Additionally, the findings from his research activity have been published in reputable international medical journals. He was also invited as a speaker at conferences of the Swedish Society of Endocrinology and the Swedish Society of Diabetes. He is one of the lecturers for the courses of Endocrinology-Diabetetology for medical students at Karolinska University.


He is a member of the European Society of Endocrinology (ESE), the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), the Swedish Society of Endocrinology, and the Swedish Society of Diabetology.

DR. George Panos

Dr George Z. Panos is a Specialist in Internal Medicine & Infectious Diseases (MD, PhD, DTM&H(Lon)), FRCP(Lon) Fmr Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Cyprus Medical School & Nicosia General Hospital and holds a Biomedical Electronic Engineer Degree (BSc, CEng, MIET). Trained in Internal Medicine &Infectious Diseases at the 1st University Clinic of the University of Athens Medical School, Laiko General Hospital, Athens. Subsequently worked as a Consultant Specialist Physician / Infectious Diseases & Head of HIV – Special Infections Unit, Penteli General Hospital, Athens. Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor (elected) of Internal Medicine & Infectious Diseases at the University of Patras School of Medicine, Patras University General Hospital. Served as Senior Registrar – Junior Consultant at the Dept. of Infection & Tropical Medicine, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, UK and as Clinical Research Fellow at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, St. Stephen’s Centre, London. Participated in numerous national & international multicenter studies as principal investigator and participates in more than 139 publications listed on pubmed; has authored several medical manuals and wrote chapters in books. Participates as Editorial panel and is a reviewer for a number of medical and biomedical engineering journals and is involved in the creation of a global electronic Health Record (eHR). Has served, as the Medical Doctor, for the Cyprus Olympic Team 2020, Tokyo, Japan.