He is specializing in Minimal Invasive Surgery such as Laparoscopic procedures and various techniques in the surgical treatment of Morbid Obesity and has applied those for over a decade, specifically performing more than 1000 advanced laparoscopic weight loss surgeries.
After living and practicing General Surgery in Sweden for 6 years as a Consultant, he returned to Greece to organize and lead the Surgical Department of Euromedica in Rhodes.
He then became the Medical Director of the Bariatric & Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery Department in Mediterraneo Hospital in Glyfada, Athens, where he managed his own surgical team including surgeons, dietitians and psychologists, perfectly assembled to consist a Center of Excellence in the treatment of Morbid Obesity.
Today he is a senior Consultant and Head of Department of the 2nd Surgical Department of Hygeia Group Of Hospitals, Greece’s largest and most prominent Private Hospital. Dr Valsamidis speaks seven languages and is a pioneer in implementing Medical Tourism in Greece.