Kostas N Priftis
Kostas N. Priftis, MD is Associate Professor in Paediatric Pulmonology, at the Children’s Respiratory and Allergy Unit, Third Department of Paediatrics, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens Medical School, Greece.
Graduated from the Medical School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1976) and defended his PhD thesis at the University of Athens (1982). He completed his residency training in Paediatrics at the University of Patras (1985) and a research fellowship in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine at the Children’s Respiratory Unit, University of Nottingham Medical School, UK (1989).
His research focuses on childhood asthma, chronic endobronchial infections, breath sounds and allergy. He has authored more than 170 scientific publications in peer reviewed international journals (h-index 39), edited 5 books and special issues (in English) and his work has received over 5,600 citations (Google Scholar).