Panagiotis N. Papanikolaou, MD, is an Associate Staff Physician in the Surgical Subspecialties Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, and specializes in ear, nose and throat diseases and surgery.
Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Dr. Papanikolaou worked at his own private medical clinic as an Otolaryngologist in Ioannina, Greece, and was also an Associate of ORL Athens Clinic, Athens, Greece, where he performed surgical procedures of his specialty.
Dr. Papanikolaou received his medical degree from the University of Ioannina, Greece, and completed his basic surgical training at the Department of Surgery, G. Hatzikosta General Hospital of Ioannina, Greece. He received his specialist certificate in Otorhinolaryngology from the 1st Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery of the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Hippocration General Hospital, Greece.
In addition, he holds a PhD degree in Medicine from the University of Ioannina School of Medicine. He has been a Research Associate of the Clinical and Molecular Epidemiology Unit, Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Greece, since 2001. He has a specific interest in studying harms of medical interventions.
He has authored several papers in international medical journals and book chapters.
Dr. Papanikolaou is married and resides in Abu Dhabi with his family.
His hobbies and interests include tennis, water-skiing, swimming, fishing, traveling and music.