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Vascular Surgery

Vascular surgery is used to resolve problems with the vascular system (arteries and veins), such as varicose veins. The physicians, radiologists and surgeons of Nicosia Polyclinic have substantial experience in diagnosing and treating with a wide range of vascular problems. In Nicosia Polyclinic, the surgeons’ expertise, nurses’ experience and state-of-the-art facilities have a lead to excellent outcomes for our patients.

Nicosia Polyclinic hosts a pioneer surgeon from Italy who visits Cyprus regularly and sees patients. He has had training in Paris in endovenous laser treatment of varicose veins. This method which is unique in Cyprus, is now considered by many specialists as the most successful treatment of varicose veins achieving the best aesthetic outcomes.

Below is a list of the commonest conditions diagnosed and/or treated in Nicosia Polyclinic:

Dr Stefano Cataldi, MD

Specialist Hand and Micro-surgeon

Innovator in the treatment of Dupuytren’s disease

Specialist in the Endovascular laser treatment of Varicose Veins

Dr Cataldi qualified from the medical school of La Sapienza University of Rome in 1992. Since then, he worked in various big teaching hospitals in Rome and France where he gained huge experience in the management of acute medical and surgical emergencies. Through the years Dr Cataldi has attended various courses in emergency procedures and ultrasound imaging techniques as well as completed master degrees and contributed to research and teaching of his colleagues.

Dr Cataldi has developed advanced surgical skills through the years. After working in many big hospitals of Paris, Marseilles and Rome he became a qualified General Surgeon. His training included internships in gastrointestinal surgery (open and laparoscopic), liver surgery (resection and transplantations), vascular and hand surgery.

During the last decade, Dr Cataldi has become a distinguished hand surgeon in Italy and Europe in general. After attending exhaustive training he has mastered hand surgery and microscopic microsurgery.

Furthermore, he is one of the few surgeons in Europe who perform a minimally invasive technique for the treatment of Dupuytren’s disease (needle aponeurotomy) which is associated with excellent functional outcomes for patients with Dupuytren’s disease.

Finally, Dr Cataldi has attended courses in Paris and gained special skills in endovenous laser treatment of varicose veins . His big experience in this unique treatment has lead to great aesthetic and functional results for his patients.

Dr Cataldi performs his unique procedure all over Europe and sees his Cypriot and Greek patients in Nicosia Polyclinic.


Dr Demetris Galazis, MD

Specialist General Surgeon

Dr Galazis qualified from the medical school of the University of Athens in 1970. He then moved to England where he worked for 8 years. There, he worked with various world famous surgeons and gained extensive training and experience in all fields of general surgery including breast, thyroid, urology, upper and lower gastrointestinal tract. He was granted the certificate of specialist General Surgeon by the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Greece in 1977. He moved back to Cyprus in 1979 where he practices since. In 1991 he founded Nicosia Polyclinic.
Boasting more than 20 000 surgical operations in his lifetime, Dr Galazis is probably the most experienced general surgeon in Cyprus.