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Consultant Neonatologist

Riyadh, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
November 23, 2018

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PERSONAL INFORMATION Konstantinos Mousafeiris

Al Swueidi Hospital, Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group - NICU, As Zahra Riyadh, PO Box 12987 (Saudi Arabia)


Google Hangouts Viber +966********* WhatsApp +966********* Professional summary Well respected and experienced Neonatologist who treats neonates with a variety of conditions, such as respiratory disorders, infections, congenital anomalies, metabolic diseases, etc. Certified in Paediatrics and Neonatology by the Hellenic & European Boards. Specialises in Neonatal Medicine and Perinatal care. An open-minded professional, who is dedicated to integrity and has sound clinical judgement, always utilising a compassionate and respectful approach. Strong in interpersonal communication skills and efficient in team-work, focused on excellence, remains calm under pressure and committed to evidence-based practice.

POSITION Senior Consultant Neonatologist


1 Apr 2017–Present Consultant Neonatologist - NICU Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group, As Sweidi Hospital, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) Cutting-edge Level 3 NICU, 57 incubators, 29 ventilators, 5 biphasic CPAP, 10 negative pressure isolation rooms

Conducts daily rounds

Communicates with parents and updates families

Supervises and overlooks the activities and the decisions of eleven Specialists

Collaborates with other specialties (Paed. Surgeon, Radiology, Paediatric Cardiologist, etc.)

Operates the OPD neonatal clinic on a tri-weekly basis

Organises the Departmental educational programme

Writes protocols for NICU

1 Apr 2015–31 Mar 2017 Consultant Neonatologist - NICU Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group, Al Takhassusi Hospital, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) Level 3 NICU, 52 incubators.

Conducted daily rounds in NICU

Informed and updated the parents

Supervised the activities of ten Specialists

Collaborated with other specialties (Paed. Surgeons, Radiology, etc.)

Operated OPD neonatal clinic, on a tri-weekly basis

Chaired the Infectious Diseases Committee for NICU

Wrote protocols for NICU

Participated in the teaching programme (Lectures, Case presentations) 2003–2015 Consultant Neonatologist - Head of Neonatology Dept. - NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit)

European Interbalkan Medical Center, Thessaloniki

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Conducted daily NICU rounds

Supervised a team of six Neonatologists

Collaborated with other specialties (Obstetricians, Paed. Surgeons, Paed. Neurologists, etc.)

Communicated with Adminstrative Staff

Participated in the Infectious Diseases Committee

Conducted Internal Audit and wrote protocols

Updated and informed families on a daily basis

Managed a Journal Club/ Case and delivered case presentations

Gave instructions in seminars for new mothers

Performed On-call duties

2000–2003 Consultant Neonatologist

European Interbalkan Medical Center, Thessaloniki

Conducted daily NICU rounds

Collaborated daily with other specialties

Updated families on a daily basis

Attended all deliveries in LDR

Gave daily instructions in seminars for new mothers

Covered on-call resident duty

Transferred severely ill babies by ambulance to a higher level NICU

Organised and administered case presentations

1999–2015 Consultant General Paediatrician

Private Paediatric practice, Thermi (Greece)

Carried out daily Paediatric consultation sessions

Managed regular routine immunization sessions

Dealt with children (0-14 years old) with a variety of problems

Conducted neuro-developmental follow-up

Referred patients to the hospital / Folow-up with various subspecialties EDUCATION AND TRAINING

26 Mar 2017 Basic Life Support (BLS) Certificate

Saudi Heart Association, Riyadh

30 Jul 2018–30 Jul 2020 Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Certificate HMG CPR Educational Center, Riyadh

In accordance to Standards and Guidelines of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Heart Association (AHA) for NRP

May 2016–Sep 2016 Certificate - Post-Graduate Program in Pediatric Nutrition (PGPN) Boston University (USA)

11 Nov 2003–13 Nov 2003 Practical Course of Neonatal Ultrasonography Italian Society of Neonatology, Rome (Italy)

Dept. of Neonatology, San Giovanni Addolorata Hospital, Head ultrasound, Hip joint U/S, Kidney U/S 22/11/18 © European Union, 2002-2018 Page 2 / 5 Curriculum vitae

10 Aug 1999 Title of Specialist in Neonatology

Greek Ministry of Health

Directorate General of Medical Staff/ Sector B/ Medical Staff Tel. +30-213*******/ 213-***-****

email: gr

1996–1999 2-year Fellowship training in Neonatology 1st NICU, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Hippokration Hospital 30 Jul 1996 Title of Specialist in Paediatrics

Greek Ministry of Health

Prefecture of Thessaloniki/ Ministry of Health, Thessaloniki (Greece) General Directorate of Health Affairs/ Sector for Health Services & Professions, e-mail: A.Giannakidou@nath. gr / F.Mprafa@nath. gr / E.Takidou@nath. gr Tel. +30-231*-***-*** (842/ 864/ 850/ 894)

Title obtained after a Residency programme of 4 years 11 Feb 1995–1 Oct 1996 National Regional Medical service (Agrotiko) Health Center of N. Michaniona (Greece)

Serving as General Practitioner

1 Feb 1995–31 Aug 1995 Senior SHO/ Registrar specialising in Paediatrics Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford (United Kingdom)

Dept. of General Paediatrics

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Registrar Oncall rota

1 Aug 1993–31 Jul 1994 Senior House Officer (SHO) specialising in Paediatrics Crawley Hospital, Princess Royal Hospital, Queen Victoria Hospital, Crawley/ Haywards Heath (United Kingdom)

Dept. of General Paediatrics

Special Care baby Unit (SCBU)

Registrar Oncall rota

1 Feb 1993–31 Jul 1993 Clinical Medical Officer specialising in Community Paediatrics St. George's Hospital, Tooting, London (U.K.)

Immunization clinics

Well-baby clinics

Medical evaluation of children with special needs and child abuse cases

Oncall in Paediatric Infectious Diseases Unit

15 Aug 1992–30 Jan 1993 SHO specialising in Paediatrics Tadworth Court Hospital, Surrey (U.K.)

Children with special needs

Children with Cystic Fibrosis

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Children in Rehabilitation programme

23 Oct 1991–15 Aug 1992 SHO specialising in Neonatology and Paediatrics Mayday University Hospital, Croydon, London (United Kingdom)

Duties in NICU and General Paediatric Wards

1 Jun 1990–8 Oct 1991 SHO specialising in Paediatrics Queen Mary's Hospital for Children, Carshalton, Surrey (U.K.)

Paediatric Accident & Emergency and General Paediatric Wards

Paediatric Surgery Department

19 Oct 1989–30 Jan 1990 Specialising Doctor in Psychiatry Psychiatry Dept, A.H.E.P.A University Hospital, Thessaloniki

27 Feb 1989–28 Aug 1989 Specialising Doctor in Neurology General Regional Hospital G. Papanikolaou, Thessaloniki

Tel. no. +30-231******* / 231*******

1980–1987 Medical degree MBBS (Laurea in Medicina e Chirurgia) Faculty of Medicine & Surgery, University of Modena (Italia)

Final marks: Full marks with honours (110/110 cum laudae) Sep 1989–Oct 1989 Training in basic Immunology Lab techniques Internal Medicine Dept., Ippokration Hospital, University of Aristotle of Thessaloniki


EEC programme


Mother tongue(s) Greek

Foreign language(s) UNDERSTANDING SPEAKING WRITING Listening Reading Spoken interaction Spoken production Italian C2 C2 C2 C2 C2

English C2 C2 C2 C2 C2

French C2 C2 C1 C1 C1

Levels: A1 and A2: Basic user - B1 and B2: Independent user - C1 and C2: Proficient user Common European Framework of Reference for Languages Communication skills Excellent communication with people of all social background

Ability to convey sensitive information

Excellent communication with Nursing and Admin Staff

I learned to build trust-based relations with families

I worked in environments of various countries and learned to integrate and adopt best practices. 22/11/18 © European Union, 2002-2018 Page 4 / 5 Curriculum vitae

Organisational / managerial skills Leadership abilities (coordinating and supervising a team of 11 Neonatologists)

Conducted job interviews for junior Neonatologists

Organisation of educational seminars for midwives

Managing relations with parents of babies with critical problems

I was elect President of an NGO, and developed abilities to manage voluntary projects

I translated in Greek various articles & books and participated in collaborative translation projects of Free Software

Digital skills SELF-ASSESSMENT


processing Communication Content

creation Safety Problem


Proficient user Proficient user Independent user Independent user Independent user Digital skills - Self-assessment grid

Acquainted with Internet/ Social media

Comfortable with EMR (Electronic Medical Record) software

I use LibreOffice (Word processing, Spreadsheet, Slideshow, etc.)

I understand the basics of an Operational System

I use the basic features of GIMP (image editing software)

I use cooperative translation platforms (Pootle, Transifex, etc) Driving licence B


Medicine of Compressed Air

Diving Course

Dept. of Environmental & Occupational Medicine, University of Aberdeen, U.K. (24-28 April 1995) Introductory Course in Diving


Dept. of Environmental & Occupational Medicine, University of Aberdeen (3-7 October 1994) Attendance of congresses,

seminars, etc.

Numerous local, national and international Paediatric and Neonatal meetings (See attached document)

Teaching activity Several educational seminars for midwives, NICU nurses and new mothers, at all the positions where I worked

Multiple case presentations at all the positions where I worked Publications Biol Neonate. 2000 Nov;78(4):281-7.Use of erythropoietin and its effects on blood lactate and 2, 3- diphosphoglycerate in premature neonates. Soubasi V 1, Kremenopoulos G, Tsantali C, Savopoulou P, Mussafiris C,Dimitriou M.

Cytokine. 1999 Jan;11(1):61-5.Influence of recombinant human erythropoietin on neutrophil function in premature neonates. Soubasi V 1, Roilides E, Tsantali C, Mussafiris K, Tsakiris D, Kremenopoulos G.

Pneumothorax during the course of oregnancy, G. Pantos, P. Theodosiadis, D. Tsolakidis, P. Pirpiri, B. Grosomanidis, K.Mousafiris, K. Rammos. Greek Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2003;15:49- 52.

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