Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Aaron Venouziou specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery. He treats most acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions of the shoulder, elbow and hand in adults and children. He has received extensive training in shoulder arthroplasty, arthroscopy, upper extremity fracture management, tendon issues, nerve-related problems and microsurgery.

Dr. Venouziou received his medical degree from the University of Thessaly (Greece). He completed his surgical internship and orthopaedic residency at the University Hospital of Larissa (Greece). Then, he went on an advanced fellowship in Shoulder, Elbow, Hand Surgery and Microsurgery in Pittsburgh, for 2 years (USA).  In 2015 he received a scholarship by the European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy focused on arthroscopic and open shoulder surgery at the University of Milan (Italy).  Since May 2015 he serves as a team doctor of the Hellenic Men's National Volleyball Team.

Dr. Venouziou has conducted extensive research in the field of hand and upper extremity.  His scientific work includes 25 published papers and abstracts in peer reviewed journals and 5 book chapters in orthopaedic textbooks. He has given numerous presentations to medical audiences at both national and international conferences and he has also won several national awards and grants. He is an active member of several national and international scientific societies.

• First-year mortality and long-term functional results of Thompson hemiarthroplasty for femoral neck fractures in the elderly. 
Venouziou A, Koutsonas D, Sakkas A, Anastasiou E. 
J Bone Joint Surg Br 2006;88(Suppl I),169 

• Surgical Treatment of Radial Nerve Lesions Associated with Fractures of the Humeral Shaft. 
Venouziou A, Gougoulias N, Dailiana Z, Varitimidis S, Malizos KN. 
J Hand Surg Eur Vol 2007;32(Suppl 1):43-44 

• Surgical treatment of diaphyseal humeral fractures.
Gougoulias N, Venouziou A, Dailiana Z, Roidis N, Malizos KN.
J Hand Surg Eur Vol 2007;32(Suppl 1):50 

• Biological Behavior of Bone – Implant Interface in Cementless THA. Monitoring of Activity by Biomarkers. 
Karachalios Th, Venouziou A. 
Hip International 2008;18(2):119-120

• Arthroscopic repair of anterior shoulder instability - a comparative study between patients with bankart lesion and patients with bankart and slap lesion. 
Venouziou A, Hantes ME, Liantsis A, Karidakis G, Dailiana Z, Malizos KN. 
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 2008;16(Suppl 1):S89

• Surgical treatment of acute rupture of ulnar collateral ligament of thumb with sutures anchors. 
Venouziou A, Varitimidis S, Dailiana Z, Karidakis G, Liantsis A, Malizos K. 
Acta Orthopaedica Hellenica 2008 Oct;59(3):159-164

• One Bone Forearm Reconstruction Procedure as Salvage Operation after Severe Upper Extremity Trauma: a Case Report. 
Varitimidis SE, Venouziou A, Dailiana ZN, Malizos KN.
Am J Orthop 2009 Feb;38(2):90-92

• Traumatic Dynamic Volar Instability of the Trapeziometacarpal Joint: A case report. 
Anastasiadis A, Venouziou A. 
J Hand Surg Eur Vol 2009 Apr;34(2):282-3

• Reflex sympathetic dystrophy of upper extremity as a consequence of trauma or surgery. Management with intravenous regional anesthesia.
Papatheodorou L., Varitimidis S., Dailiana Z., Poultsides L., Venouziou A., Malizos K.
J Hand Surg Eur Vol 2009;34(Suppl 1):54-55

• Η Χειρουργική Αντιμετώπιση των Περιφερικών Ρήξεων του Tένοντα του Δικεφάλου Βραχιονίου Μυός με τη Χρήση Οστικών Αγκυρών
Βενουζίου Α, Βαρυτιμίδης Σ, Καραμανής Ν, Νταϊλιάνα Ζ, Χαντές Μ, Μπαργιώτας Κ, Μαλίζος Κ. 
Ορθοπαιδική, 2009

• Arthoroscopic repair of chronic anterior shoulder instability: A comparative study between patients with Bankart lesion and patients with combined Bankart and superior labral anterior – posterior lesion. 
Hantes ME, Venouziou A, Liantsis A, Dailiana Z, Malizos KN. 
Am J Sports Med. 2009 Jun;37(6):1093-8. Epub 2009 Mar 13.

• Differencies in graft orientation using the transtibial and anteromedial portal technique in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. A magnetic resonance imaging study. 
Hantes ME, Zachos V, Liantsis A, Venouziou A, Karantanas A, Malizos KN. 
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2009 Aug;17(8):880-6. Epub 2009 Feb 24..

• Triple nerve block at the knee for foot and ankle surgery performed by the surgeon. Difficulties and efficiency. 
Varitimidis S, Venouziou A, Dailiana Z, Christou D, Dimitroulias A, Malizos KN. 
Foot Ankle Int. 2009 Sep;30(9):854-9.

• Repair of an anteroinferior glenoid defect by the Latarjet procedure: quantitative assessment of the repair by computed tomography
Hantes M., Venouziou A., Giannakos R., Karidakis G., Bargiotas K.,Malizos K.
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 2010. 18 (Suppl 1):S123–S339

• Is there a strong and sufficient bone bridge between the bone tunnels after double bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction? A computed tomography study.
Hantes Μ., Basdekis G., Karidakis G., Liantsis A., Malizos KN., Venouziou A.
J Bone Joint Surg Br 2010;92-B 504

• Repair of an anteroinferior glenoid defect by the latarjet procedure: quantitative assessment of the repair by computed tomography.
Hantes ME, Venouziou A, Bargiotas KA, Metafratzi Z, Karantanas A, Malizos KN.
Arthroscopy. 2010 Aug;26(8):1021-6.

• Assessment of processed porcine extracellular matrix as a protective barrier in a rabbit nerve wrap model.
Kokkalis ZT, Pu C, Small GA, Weiser RW, Venouziou AI, Sotereanos DG.
J Reconstr Microsurg. 2011 Jan;27(1):19-28. Epub 2010 Oct 13.

•Radial nerve palsy associated with humeral shaft fracture. Is the energy of trauma a prognostic factor?
Venouziou AI, Dailiana ZH, Varitimidis SE, Hantes ME, Gougoulias NE, Malizos KN.
Injury. 2011 Nov;42(11):1289-93. Epub 2011 Feb 23.

• Supplemental Graft Fixation for Distal Radius Vascularized Bone Graft
Venouziou AI, Sotereanos DG
J Hand Surg Am 2012 Jul;37(7):1475-9.

• The contracted elbow: is ulnar nerve release necessary?
Williams BG, Sotereanos DG, Baratz ME, Jarrett CD, Venouziou AI, Miller MC.
J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2012 Dec;21(12):1632-6. Epub 2012 Jun 26.

• Human Dermal Allograft Interposition for the Reconstruction of Massive Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears.
Venouziou AI, Kokkalis ZT, Sotereanos DG
Am J Orthop, 2013 Feb;42(2):63-70.

• Chronic Essex-Lopresti injuries: an alternative treatment method.
Venouziou AI, Papatheodorou LK, Weiser RW, Sotereanos DG
J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2014 Jun;23(6):861-6.

Book Chapters
• “Κεφάλαιο 2: Είναι αναγκαίος ο σύγχρονος απεικονιστικός έλεγχος για τη διάγνωση των αθλητικών κακώσεων;”
Θεόφιλος Καραχάλιος, Ααρών Βενουζίου
Στο: “Απεικόνιση Αθλητικών Κακώσεων”, Επιμέλεια: Α. Καραντάνας, Εκδότης: Ιατρικές Εκδόσεις Κωνσταντάρας, σελ.  15-19.

• “Chapter: Tendon Transfers”
Venouziou AI, Sotereanos DG, Soucacos PN
 In: "Hand Surgery - Worldwide: International Reconstruction of a Beautiful and Ready Instrument of the Mind".

• “Chapter 28: The Capsular-Based Vascularized Bone Graft from the Dorsal Distal Radius”
Venouziou AI, Sotereanos DG
In: "The Art of Microsurgical Hand Reconstruction-A Palette of Procedures", Editor: D. Slutsky, Publisher: Thieme, pp 234-241.

• “Chapter 4: Scaphoid Fractures”
Venouziou AI, Sotereanos DG
In: " Contemporary Surgical Management of Fractures & Complications", Editor: Asif Ilyas, Publisher: Jaypee Medical Publishers, Ltd, Vol. 1, pp 94-127.

• “Chapter 37: deQuervain’s Release”.
Venouziou AI, Giannoulis F, Sotereanos DG
In: "Atlas of Essential Orthopaedic Procedures", Editor: Ed. Diao Publisher: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, pp 255-259.