Dr. Aimilios Lallas is a Dermatologist-Venereologist and Doctor of the Medical School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He has specialized and deals mainly with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer and the management and monitoring of skin cancer patients.
He is currently occupied at the 1st Dermatology Department of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, which is housed in the Hospital of Skin and Venereal Diseases of Thessaloniki. He holds a private clinic in the center of Thessaloniki at 36, Ermou Street. He is also a co-founder and head of the Dermatology Unit of the BioClinic of Thessaloniki
Basic training, studies and residency program
He was born in Kavala in 1980 and grew up in Katerini. In 1997 he graduated from the 4th General Lyceum of Katerini and in the same year he entered after Pan-Hellenic Examinations the Medical School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He graduated from the Medical School in July 2003 and fulfilled the compulsory rural service on the island of Othoni (Prefecture of Corfu). He was trained for 1 year in Internal Medicine at the General Hospital “Georgios Gennimatas” in Thessaloniki and in the specialty of Dermatology-Venereology at the Hospital of Skin and Venereal Diseases of Thessaloniki (2009-2012)
Master Degree and Doctoral Diploma
In 2008 he completed the postgraduate program “Medical Research Methodology” of the Medical School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and was awarded a Master Degree (MSc). In 2010, he was awarded a Doctoral Diploma from the Medical School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, with the title: “Contribution to the role of chemoprophylaxis in precancerous lesions and skin cancer”.
After receiving the specialty title, he was awarded a scholarship from the Hellenic Dermatological and Venereology Society to be trained at the Skin Cancer Unit of the Santa Maria Nuova Hospital in Reggio Emilia, Italy, in the subject: Dermatoscopy, digital imaging, prevention, diagnosis and management of skin cancer “. He then worked for two years as a specialized dermatologist at the above center.
Research activity and author’s work
He is the author of 203 original scientific papers published in international journals, available at the Pubmed Central (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=lallas+a).
To date, there have been more than 2,500 references of his work by other researchers (https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=mmRpGIkAAAAJ&hl=en).
He has introduced and documented innovative diagnostic methods in dermatoscopy for the identification of melanoma, basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma and inflammatory dermatoses.
He is the Editor of 5 textbooks published by International Publishers:
Cutaneous melanoma: a pocket guide for diagnosis and management (Elsevier)
Altlas of diagnostically challenging melanocytic neoplasms (Springer)
Comprehensive Atlas of Dermatoscopy Cases (Springer)
Dermoscopy in General Dermatology (CRC Press)
Dermoscopy & Diagnosis of Benign and Malignant Skin Lesions (HealthCert)
He is also author of several chapters on dermatoscopy in books of international publishers and national publishers.
He is the principal investigator in European research projects in the field of diagnosis of melanoma and other skin tumors. He also participates in clinical trials of drugs to treat metastatic melanoma, basal cell carcinoma and radial hyperkeratosis.
Finally, for the year 2017 it is ranked in 1% of the world’s top peer reviewer.
Aimilios Lallas participates in the pre-graduate teaching of Dermatology to the medical students of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in the subject of skin tumors.
He is the Scientific Coordinator of the Professional Certificate of Dermoscopy program with students from countries all over the continent.
He is co-founder and tutor of the international training course “Dermoscopy Excellence”.
He participates as a teacher in postgraduate programs at the Universities of Graz in Austria and Napoli, Italy, in the field of dermatoscopy.
He is a member of the International Doctoral Thesis Supervision Committee of the University of Modena in Italy.
He has supervised the training of many new dermatologists from several countries in the diagnosis and management of skin tumors.
He is an invited speaker in most international, American, European and national dermatology congresses in the field of skin tumor diagnosis and treatment and invited trainer at many local courses on dermatoscopy in various countries.
He is the General Secretary of the International Dermoscopy Society (http://dermoscopy-ids.org).
He is a founding member and Executive Board Member of the Hellenic Dermoscopy Society.
He is an active member of the following Scientific Societies:
European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV)
American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
European Association of Dermato-Oncology (EADO)
Melanoma Group of the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC)
Hellenic Society of Dermatology and Venereology (HSDV)
Hellenic Society of Dermatosurgery
He was the General Secretary of the 5th World Congress of Dermoscopy which took place in Thessaloniki, Greece, on 14-16 June 2018.