Dr Yannis Skalkidis

Dr. Yannis Skalkidis


Assistant Professor at Athens University Medical School


Dr Yannis Skalkidis is a surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, with a PhD in Epidemiology from the Athens University and a Masters Degree in Health Policy and Management from Harvard School of Public Health.

He is an international consultant with an expertise on healthcare quality improvement, organizational efficiency and accreditation of healthcare facilities. He has extensive experience working in Europe, USA, Africa and Asia and has coordinated/participated in 37 European Union-funded Research and Implementation Programs, addressing evaluation of healthcare systems, quality improvement and application of medical informatics.

He has worked as Consultant for international organizations like WHO, Health Directorate of the European Union, USAid, European Hospital Federation, the Australian Council for Healthcare Standards, EU Notified Bodies for Health Technology Certifications, as well as for individual private or public healthcare organizations.

Over the last four years, one of his main activities is to organize and run the National Accreditation System in Bahrain, training and coaching surveyors, leading all national surveys and following up the in leading implementation of all recommendations.