Doctor Athanasios Skouras was born in Monastiraki, Argolis .He graduated from Argos High School in 1973 and entered the Military Medical School with the ranking “first”. He graduated from the Medical School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in July 1979. From 1979 to 1983 he served at the Surgery Clinic of the Athens Naval Hospital.
From 1983 to 1988 he served in the ORL Clinic of the Athens University Medical School and receives the specialty of Surgeon Otolaryngologist.
In 1989 he concluded his PhD in Athens University Medical School.
Since 1988 he has been serving in the ORL Clinic of the Athens Naval Hospital .He was sent by the Navy for specialization in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Nose, Face and Neck in the U.S.(ORL Clinic-Department of Facial Plastic Surgery of Oregon Health and Science University , Portland, Oregon, USA) and Great Britain(Royal Ear , Nose and Throat Hospital in London)
In all of these Clinics he specialized in all of plastic and reconstructive operations of the face, focusing on Functional Rhinoplasty.
In 2000 he founded and organized a surgical team specialized in Rhinoplasty, which performs over 700 rhinoplasties per year.
A large number of patients visit dr.Skouras for revision rhinoplasty after unsuccessful previous surgeries. By applying specific surgical techniques:
Utilization of transplants for correction of the dorsum and the apex of the nose
Restoration of the nasal valve with the “Butterfly”technique,
he has the ability to address even the most complex cases of revision rhinoplasty.
In 1997 he organized and chaired the 1st Congress of Functional Rhinoplasty which took place in Athens, Greece, with demonstration of live surgery and with exceptional foreign speakers (Ted Cook, USA, Tony Bull, UK, Pietro Palma, Italy)
He participates as a speaker in Greek and international conferences and has numerous publications in Greek and international journals related to rhinoplasty.
In 2007 he founded the Greek Academy of Functional Rhinoplasty, in which he holds the position of President. The purpose of this Academy is to provide services of high quality in Functional Rhinoplasty in our country.
Mr. Skouras states: “My philosophy in Rhinoplasty is the creation of a natural-looking nose, which functions and breathes normally.”
Dr.Skouras devotes his spare time to his family.
He is the father of two children. Of George, born in 1980, a graduate of Athens Medical School and a resident in Plastic Surgery, and Elena, born in 1985 , a graduate of the Marketing and Communications Department of the Athens Economical University , who is currently at postgraduate studiesin Health Management at Bocconi University in Milan.
His wife is Athena Aggelidou Skoura, doctor Pulmonologist.