Dr. Prodromos Papaioannou

Dr. Prodromos Papaioannou

After concluding his medical studies in the Aristoteles university of Thessaloniki in 2004, Dr. Papaioannou began with his practical year in general surgery at the Sismanogleio hospital of Komotini. In 2005 he began working in Germany as a resident in general surgery and traumatology for two years, after which he began his training in plastic surgery. From 2007 to 2012 Dr. Papaioannou worked as a resident in plastic surgery in the clinics of Hamburg, Magdeburg and Braunschweig. In 2012 he became a board certified plastic surgeon in Germany. 

Since 2012 Dr. Papaioannou worked as a senior consultant in the department of plastic surgery of the Klinikum Braunschweig with subspecialty in aesthetic and breast surgery. In 2013 he began working in a joint practice with Dr. Kostas Papaioannou, plastic surgeon in Thessaloniki Greece.

Key Skills:

  • Facial surgery: technical and theoretical proficiency of facial aesthetic surgery, including rhinoplasty, fat grafting, facelift, blepharoplasty, fillers, thread lift
  • Breast surgery: technical and theoretical proficiency of aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery, including all modern techniques for breast reconstruction, breast augmentation, breast reduction, breast lift
  • Body contouring: technical and theoretical proficiency in body contouring, including all modern techniques in liposuction, liposculpting, fat transfer, body lift, tummy tuck, Brazilian butt lift, thigh and arm lift
  • Sex reassessment surgery: technical and theoretical proficiency of non-genital surgical procedures for sex change, both male to female and female to male
  • Laser surgery: technical and theoretical proficiency in laser surgery.
  • Reconstructive surgery: technical and theoretical proficiency in modern reconstructive techniques, including scar treatment, defect closure with grafts, flaps and free flaps, complex defects, burn surgery, oncological surgery
  • Hand surgery: technical and theoretical proficiency in hand surgery, including elective and acute surgery, carpal tunnel syndrome, carpal instability, fractures, carpal arthroscopy, minimal invasive surgery, tendonitis, post traumatic or genetic deformities of the hand

Certificates and Memberships:

2010 - Certificate in Laser surgery 

2011 - IPRAS Vancouver 

2012 - Medical specialty in plastic and aesthetic surgery in Germany

2013 - Master course in breast augmentation with anatomical implants

Since 2012 - Member of the German association of plastic surgery 

Since 2013 - Member of the Greek association of plastic surgery 


1992-1998 - Anatolia College of Thessaloniki, Gymnasium and Lyceum 

1998-2004 - Medical studies at the Aristoteles University of Thessaloniki 

2013 - “Doktorarbeit zur Promotion”: scientific research for the German title Dr. med. (doctor medicinae) 


2004-2005 - Practical year in the Hospital of Komotini, Greece 

2005-2007 - General surgery and trauma at the surgical department of Pirmasens hospital, Germany 

2007-2008 - Plastic surgery at the Asklepios Clinic Wandsbek in Hamburg, Germany 

2008-2011 - Plastic surgery at the University clinic of Magdeburg, Germany

2011-2013 - Resident and Consultant at the Clinic Braunschweig, Germany 

Since 2013 - Senior Consultant in Clinic Braunschweig, Germany and private practice in Thessaloniki Greece 

Spoken Languages:

Greek: mother language

English: fluent

German: fluent