He also completed a nine month training in hepatobiliary and endocrine surgery under the guidance of Professor P. Larrieu at Antoine Beclere University Hospital in France.
Dr. Apostolakos then returned in Greece where he served as residant and Medical Director of the greatest national and military hospitals in Northern Greece gaining vast experience in all fields of general surgery.
Dr. Apostolakos recognized the increasing incidence of obesity and obesity-related medical diseases. Thus, Dr. Apostolakos attended bariatric surgery training programs from 2004 to 2006 in Austria and Belgium.
Bariatric surgery and performing general surgery procedures became and remains a focus of Dr Apostolako's professional clinical and research efforts.
Offering both bariatric surgery as well as other routine general surgeries, he is able to treat patients from early treatable disease with weight-loss surgery to treatment of end-stage liver disease (ESLD) with transplantation.