Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon
Assistant Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Dr. Spyros Papacharalambous holds degrees in both Dentistry and in Medicine from the Sofia Medical Academy, and PhD and specialty in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Sofia, under a University Scholarship granted upon his excellent marks.
In 2000 he obtained a Patent Diploma for his method “Preparation of bone substitute from Scleractinian coral skeleton”. In 2002 at the 16th Congress of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery in Munster, Germany, he presented his own method for mandibular setback and advancement. In 2004 he defended his Doctorate (PhD), entitled “Madreporian coral skeleton used as bone substitute in Oral and Maxillofacial area”.
In 2005 he presented his Doctoral Thesis in the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, after invitation from the University. In 2006 he wrote the chapter “Bone grafts and bone substitutes” in the “Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery”, official educational book published by the Medical Academy Sofia.
Many of his scientific projects have been presented at various national and international Congresses (among them four Congresses of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery), have been published in reputable journals and have been referenced by other authors (including the official American educational book – Maxillofacial Surgery, 1999, Mosby, Harcourt Publishers). Moreover, he has lectured both nationally and internationally as an invited speaker.
He has been the Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the Nicosia-Kyrenia Dental Association, a Board member of the Cyprus Dental Association (three terms), a Board member of the Cyprus Surgical Society and an appointed member of the Committee of Specialists for dental implants of the Cyprus Ministry of Health. Currently he is the Chairman of the Cyprus Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and an appointed member of the Committee of Specialist Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons of the Cyprus Ministry of Health. He is also a member of several national and international Associations.
Since 2018 he is Assistant Professor at the University of Nicosia School of Medicine.
Dr Spyros Papacharalambous, MD, DDS, PhD