Obstetrician – Gynecologist Dr. Maria Simou performs all ultrasounds and all intrauterine interventions required during pregnancy, addressing all the conditions and malfunctions that may occur at any time up to one week before childbirth: :
Dr. Simou is the only Obstetrician – Gynecologist in Greece who has been trained by Professor Kypros Nicolaides in fetoscopic laser treatment, which allows the endometrial separation of monochorionic twins.
Moreover, Obstetrician – Gynecologist Dr. Maria Simou specializes in High Risk – Pregnancy Counseling (congenital fetal abnormalities, Rhesus sensitization, diabetes mellitus, restrictedl fetal development, multiple pregnancy, congenital fetal infections), in Multiple Pregnancies (endometrial laser treatment of monochorionic twins) and in the application of the non-invasive genetic test (cell free DNA test).
Obstetrician – Gynecologist Dr. Maria Simou is a Honorary Research Fellow in Fetal Medicine of the Fetal Medicine Research Institute London ,where she collaborates with Professor K. Nicolaides. In this framework she has successfully completed her training in the Intrauterine Laser Treatment of monochorionic twins. (September 2016 – December 2017).
Collaborating Doctor of the Fetal Medicine Centre
The Fetal Medicine Centre, London, collaborates for prenatal care of pregnant women with doctors that have been practicioners in Fetal Medicine under Professor Kypros Nicolaides. All Ultrasound and intrauterine Interventions are performed according to the highest international standards and are supported by specialized medical advice.
Obstetrician – Gynecologist Dr. Maria Simou has been awarded a Ph.D in Obstetrics with Honours by the Medical School of the University of Athens. The topic of her dissertation is: “Investigation of the relationship between the heterogeneity of glycoprotein receptors and intracellular platelet ligands of maternal and embryonic origin, and the manifestation of intrauterine limited fetal development”
University Scholar, 3rd Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinic of the National Kapodistrian University of Athens, Department of Fetal Medicine (April 2015 – November 2017).
Collaborating Doctor of the Obstetrics / Gynaecology Clinic
Holder of the Fetal Medicine Diploma, the top distinction in Fetal Medicine, awarded by The Fetal Medicine Foundation, London, after successful completion of a two-year theoretical and practical scientific specialisation in a recognised Fetal Medicine Centre. Holder of recommendation by the Director of the Centre.
Obstetrician – Gynecologist Dr. Maria Simou has been awarded a Ph.D in Obstetrics by Medical School, University of Athens. The topic of her dissertation is: “Investigation of the relationship between the heterogeneity of glycoprotein receptors and intracellular platelet ligands of maternal and embryonic origin, and the manifestation of intrauterine limited fetal development”
Obstetrician – Gynecologist Dr. Maria Simou has obtained the execution licence of obstetrics and gynecological ultrasounds No. Απ.Ππυη.Τ7α/Γ.Π.77567, after passing the relevant examinations organised by the Greek Ministry of Health.
Obstetrician – Gynecologist Dr. Maria Simou has completed the required two-year specialization in Fetal Medicine at the Harris Birthright Research Centre for Fetal Medicine of the King’s College University Hospital of London, which is one of the largest Fetal Medicine Centres in the world:
Every year more than 10,000 patients benefit from the Centre’s services, while up to 100 doctors, midwives and scientists visit it, in order to attend clinical activities and to participate in medical scientific research. More than 400 articles written by collaborating doctors of the centre have been published in leading scientific journals.
In Vivo Magazine, Issue March – 2017, April 31(2), p.243-249
Simou M, Kouskouni E, Vitoratos N, Economou E, Creatsas G.
“Polymorphisms of Platelet Glycoprotein Receptors and Cell Adhesion Molecules in Fetuses with Fetal Growth Restriction and Their Mothers As Detected with Pyrosequencing”
Περιοδικό Υπερηχογραφία, Ελληνική Εταιρεία Υπερήχων στη Μαιευτική & Γυναικολογία,
2016, Τόμος 13, τεύχος 1, σελ. 31 – 34
Σίμου Μ, Ανδρεάκος Π., Παπαιωάννου Γ., Μιχαλίτση Β., Παπαντωνίου Ν.
«Ακρανία: Παρουσίαση περιστατικών και ανασκόπηση της βιβλιογραφίας»
Περιοδικό Υπερηχογραφία, Ελληνική Εταιρεία Υπερήχων στη Μαιευτική & Γυναικολογία
2016, Tόμος 13, τεύχος 1, σελ. 1 – 7
Derdelis G., Tsokaki T., Pergialiotis V., Simou M., Papantoniou N.
“Adenomyosis and ultrasonography”
The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine, 2013, June 20th
Daskalakis G, Zacharakis D, Simou M, Pappa P, Detorakis S, Mesogitis S, Antsaklis A. “Induction of labor versus expectant management for pregnancies beyond 41 weeks”
International Journal of Surgery Case Reports, 2012, April 5th
Thomakos N, Zacharakis D, Akrivos N, Zagouri F, Simou M, Bamias A,Dimopoulos MA, Rodolakis A, Antsaklis A.
“Merkel cell carcinoma in pelvic lymph nodes after surgical staging for endometrial cancer: A case report and review of the literature”
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research, 2012, March 13th
Biliatis I, Akrivos N, Sotiropoulou M, Rodolakis A, Simou M, Antsaklis A.
“Endometrial stromal sarcoma arising from endometriosis of the terminal ileum: the role of immunohistochemistry in the differential diagnosis”
World Journal of Surgical Oncology, 2011, November 3rd
Simou M, Thomakos N, Zagouri F, Vlysmas A, Akrivos N, Zacharakis D,Papadimitriou CA, Dimopoulos MA, Rodolakis A, Antsaklis A.
“Non-blood medical care in gynecologic on
Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, Issue October – 2010
Haidopoulos D, Simou M, Akrivos N, Rodolakis A, Vlachos G, Fotiou S,Sotiropoulou M, Thomakos N, Biliatis I, Protopappas A, Antsaklis A.
“Risk factors in women 40 years of age and younger with endometrial carcinoma”ology: a review and update of blood conservation management schemes”
European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology, 2009
Triantafyllidou O, Giannakopoulos K, Pergialiotis V, Simou M, Lagkadas A, Alexandrou P. “Pure vulvar Langerhans cell histiocytosis: a case report and literature review”
10th Athens congress on Womens’ Health and Disease ‘’Preconception to Menopause’’, Athens Hilton, 2016, September 1st – 3rd
Σίμου Μ, Παπαδόπουλος Σ, Ευαγγελινάκης Ν, Παπαιωάννου Γ.Κ, Παπαντωνίου Ν.
«Eμβρυϊκή Νεφρική Ανεπάρκεια – Προγεννητική Διάγνωση και Αντιμετώπιση: Παρουσίαση δύο περιστατικών»
6ο Πανελλήνιο συνέδριο Υπερήχων στη Μαιευτική και Γυναικολογία,
Θεσσαλονίκη, 2016, 14-16 Οκτωβρίου
Σίμου Μ, Μπρόζου Μ, Καρρέρ Π.Δ, Χρέλιας Χ, Παπαντωνίου Ν.
«Υποστροφή σοβαρής αδενοματώδους δυσπλασίας πνεύμονος τύπου ΙΙΙ μετά από κορτικοστεροειδή»
17th International Meeting of The European Society of Gynaecological Oncology (ESGO)
Milan, Italy, 2011, September 11th – 14th
Rodolakis A, Simou M, Thomakos N, Kalogianni P, Haidopoulos D, Sotiropoulou M, Antsaklis A.
“Management of laparoscopically operated Ovarian Cancer Patients: an under-reported Issue”
15th International Conference on Prenatal Diagnosis and Therapy,
Amsterdam Netherlands, 2010, July 10th – 14th
Antsaklis A, Theodora M, Mesogitis S, Detorakis S, Simou M, Daskalakis G, Papantoniou N.
“Fetal loss following second trimester amniocentesis: Who is at greater risk?”
«My goal is to provide future mothers with the best medical care, by applying my specialized knowledge in the framework of practicing fetal medicine according to the latest scientific advances and by providing the most appropriate advice and options for each pregnancy! I love my everyday life as Obstetrician – Gynecologist at the Fetal Medicine Centre embryo +, because it allows me to look after and support future mothers and share with them the joy of the unique experience that a pregnancy offers to women!»