Consultant General and Neurodevelopmental Paediatrician

Katia Sofianou

PhD, MSc, PgDip (Allergy), IBCLC

Athens University Medical School (grad.1999) Worked for the NHS as a paediatric trainee (SHO and SpR, London Deanery North Thames SpR Rotation) 2001-2007

As part of her paediatric training worked in Level 3 Neonatal Units, at St. Mary’s Hospital (Imperial College) in General Paediatrics and Allergy department, at the Royal London Hospital in paediatric Gastroenterology, at the Hammersmith Hospital ( Neuromascular diseases) and at Enfield Child Development Center

She concluded the exams for the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health membership in 2003 (MRCPCH). 

She has been working in Greece in her private office since 2007. She is currently in charge of the neurodevelopmental clinics at the  Athens Paediatric Center and Euroclinic private hospitals.

Other placements:

2007-2011 Institute of Child Health, Athens.Clinical and Research fellow  field work and coordination for the greek branch of the multicenter study (PHIME). Study of the Me Hg toxicity on the neurodevelopmental effect during pregnancy in a population of mothers and infants of the North Eastern Aegean islands. 

2013-2015 Institute of Child Health, Athens. Paediatric Fellow for the Greek Breastfeeding promotion Campaign (Alkyoni).

2013-2022 Head of the Child Development Office of the Euroclinic for Children.

May 2016 until today Head of the Child Development Office of the Athens Medical Center.

  • Postgraduate degrees
  • Certifications
  • Medical Associations Memberships
  • PhD (Athens University Medical School) – 2016
  • PgDipl (Allergy)-University of Southampton-2008
  • MSc (Clinical Paediatrics- University College London-2005
  • MRCPCH  (UK)- 2003
  • IBCLC -2010 &2015
  • Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS)-2001, 2006, 2019
  • Neonatal Life Support (NLS) 2002 &2009
  • Courses and cerification of competence in administration of the following neurodevelopmental tools
  • Griffiths ER & Griffiths III, Bayley III, ADOS-2, ADIR, Athena test, Metafon test.
  • Galaxias (Greek IBCBLC association, also elected member of the executive committee-2019)
  • Greek Association of Behavioural and Neurodevelopmental Paediatrics
  • Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
  • Member of the European Academy of Astma, Allergy and Clinical Immunology
  • Member of the Hellenic Society of Developmental Paediatricians
  • Member of the Hellenic Network for Autism

Our team



Personal Assistant and Secretary

Mrs. Panagiota Biskemi serves as a secretary at both paediatric offices. Her duties are provided at Kaisariani’s paediatric office on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4.00 pm to 9.00 pm and on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm. She is at N.Irakleio’s paediatric office every Friday from 3:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

She is a final student at the University of Crete in the Preschool Education department. She has completed an internship at the Special Kindergarten of Kaisariani and at the Unified Kindergarten of Rethymnon. She has attended the Special Education Seminar of the National Kapodistrian University, Autism Seminar, School Psychology Seminar of the University of Patras. At the same time, she is a student in a Private School as an Occupational Therapy Assistant. She has participated in the 9th Panhellenic Education Conference with the presentation of her individual work entitled “The social position and the education of gifted students”. He also recently participated in the research seminar “Blended Training for Teaching Astronomy to Young Children (ABATAC) & Next Generation Specifications for Science through STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) (NGSS) Courses & Co-teaching in kindergarten with the presence of students from Foreign Universities”.

Paediatric Office A


Neofronos 6
Athina 161 21
Nearest metro stations: Evangelismos & Megaro Mousikis

Paediatric Office B


Stratarxou Alexandrou Papagou 25
Iraklio 141 22

Contact Info

Call Center: +30 210 7214903
Iraklio: +30 210 2851126
Mobile: +30 6942 676265

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