Dimitris Koliniatis Owner, Athens Asistance, Joins iPMI Magazine Executive Assistance Round Table
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Dr. Dimitris Koliniatis was born in Athens in 1959 and graduated from Athens University Medical School in 1983.
After two years as a general practitioner in a remote island, he specialized in Athens in general surgery, laparoscopy, emergencies and ICU. Since then he offered services as a general surgeon and as a medical officer in cruise boats and emergency depts. of private clinics. In 1993 he was a founding member of SOS Doctors (offering in-house extra- and pre-hospital care with continuous educational programs for the doctors) plus a founding member of Athens Assistance, offering full range of medical and travel assistance services. As a medical director in these structures he established the assistance medicine as a distinct entity in the usual medical practice in Greece. He created the Medevac aeromedical team and in 2001 he installed the first telemedicine station in Metropolitan hospital. Today he manages Athens Assistance and its aeromedical services. He is member of international organizations and has work presentations in international conferences.
Athens Assistance advises, organizes and provides care to meet the needs of an emergency situation offering medical, technical, legal and travel world-class assistance for individuals and corporate clients. Athens Assistance is the assistance business partner for call center, cost containment and case management products and services, in the field of health, travel, motor and home.