KONSTANTINOS - MARINOS PARPERIS
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PARPRERIS KONSTANTINOS - MARINOS
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Προσωπικό Προφίλ

Ο Δρ. Κωνσταντίνος Παρπέρης είναι Λέκτορας Ιατρικής/Ρευματολογίας στην Ιατρική Σχολή του Πανεπιστημίου Κύπρου. Εργάστηκε στο παρελθόν ως Επίκουρος Καθηγητής Ιατρικής, Τμήμα Ρευματολογίας στην Ιατρική Σχολή του Πανεπιστήμιου της Αριζόνας στο Φοίνιξ, ΗΠΑ. Έλαβε το πτυχίο της ιατρικής από το Πανεπιστήμιο Πατρών και κατά τη διάρκεια του τελευταίου του έτους των σπουδών του συμμετείχε σε κλινική εκπαίδευση στο Πανεπιστήμιο Yale. Στη συνέχεια, ολοκλήρωσε την ειδικότητα της Παθολογίας στο Bridgeport Hospital / Yale New Haven Health και την υποειδικότητα της Ρευματολογίας στην Ιατρική Σχολή του Wisconsin. Ο Δρ. Παρπέρης έχει ενεργό ρόλο ως εκπαιδευτής κλινικής ιατρικής στον τομέα της Παθολογίας-Ρευματολογίας και έχει λάβει το βραβείο "Teacher of the Year Award" από το Τμήμα Ιατρικής στην Αριζόνα. Έχει διατελέσει μέλος και εκπαιδευτής στο πρόγραμμα κλινικής αξιολόγησης δεξιοτήτων με εικονικούς ασθενείς στο Πανεπιστήμιο της Αριζόνα με ιδιαίτερο ενδιαφέρον για την ιατρική φροντίδα με επίκεντρο τον ασθενή και τη μάθηση βασισμένη σε κλινικά περιστατικά. Έχει δημοσιεύσεις σε επιστημονικά περιοδικά και τα ερευνητικά του ενδιαφέροντα περιλαμβάνουν ασθενείς με συστηματικά νοσήματα του συνδετικού ιστού, μελέτη προγνωστικών παραγόντων σε ασθενείς με ρευματοπάθειες που γίνονται εισαγωγή στη ΜΕΘ-μονάδα εγκαυμάτων και κρυσταλλογενείς αρθροπάθειες. Είναι μέλος του Αμερικανικού Κολλεγίου Ιατρών και του Αμερικανικού Κολλεγίου Ρευματολογίας.
 
Πανεπιστημιακές/Ακαδημαϊκές Θέσεις
 
  • Λέκτορας Εσωτερικής Παθολογίας-Ρευματολογίας, Ιατρική Σχολή Κύπρου, 2018-Παρών
  • Επίκουρος Καθηγητής Ιατρικής, Παθολόγος/Ρευματολόγος
    Τμήμα Εσωτερικής Παθολογίας και Ρευματολογίας, Maricopa Medical Center, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix, Arizona, USA 2013-2018
Μεταπτυχιακή Εκπαίδευση
  • Eιδικότητα Ρευματολογίας, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA 2011-2013
  • Ειδικότητα Εσωτερικής Παθολογίας, Yale University/Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA 2009-2011
  • Ειδικότητα Εσωτερικής Παθολογίας Internship, Yale University/Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA 2008-2009
  • Ειδικότητα Εσωτερικής Παθολογίας και pre-registration, Γενικό Νοσοκομείο Λεμεσού, Λεμεσός, Κύπρος 2006-2008
Προπτυχιακή Εκπαίδευση
 
  • M.D., Ιατρική Σχολή Πανεπιστήμιο Πατρών, Πάτρα, Ελλάδα 1999-2005
    Yale University School of Medicine, Επισκεπτών φοιτητής με καθήκοντα τελειοφοίτου ιατρικής σχολής Yale, New Haven, Connecticut, USA 2005

Βραβεία και Διακρίσεις
 
  • Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology (FACR) 2016
  • Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) 2016
  • 2ο Βραβείο καλύτερης παρουσίασης κλινικού περιστατικού, American College of Physicians Meeting, Tempe, Arizona 2016
  • 2ο Βραβείο καλύτερης παρουσίασης κλινικού περιστατικού Academic Excellence Day (University of Arizona) 2016
  • 1ο Βραβείο καλύτερης ερευνητικής εργασίας (Medical College of Wisconsin) 2013
  • Βραβείο για εξαιρετική παροχή υπηρεσιών υγείας σε ασθενείς, Performing Outstanding Excellence Together(POET) award, Froedtert Hospital ( Medical College of Wisconsin) 2012
  • Υποτροφία Αμερικανικό Κολλέγιο Ρευματολογίας ACR-FIT scholarship 2011-2012
  • 1o Βραβείο καλύτερης ερευνητικής εργασίας (Yale University/Bridgeport Hospital) 2011


Μέλος Επιστημονικών Εταιρειών
  • Αμερικανική Εταιρεία Ρευματολογίας, ΗΠΑ 2011-Παρών
  • Αμερικανικό Κολλέγιο Ιατρών, ΗΠΑ 2008-Παρών
  • Αμερικανικός Ιατρικός Σύλλογος, ΗΠΑ 2008-Παρών
  • Ιατρικός Σύλλογος Κύπρου 2018-Παρών
Συστηματικά νοσήματα του συνδετικού ιστού, μελέτη προγνωστικών παραγόντων σε ασθενείς με ρευματοπάθειες που γίνονται εισαγωγή στη ΜΕΘ-μονάδα εγκαυμάτων και κρυσταλλογενείς αρθροπάθειες.
 
 1. Parperis K. Venous Thromboembolic Events in Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathy: Occurrence and Relation to Disease Onset: comment on the article by Antovic et al. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2019 Feb 14.

2. Parperis K, Abdulqader Y. Aortitis and pachymeningitis: an unusual combination in granulomatosis with polyangiitis (myeloperoxidase-associated vasculitis). BMJ Case Rep. 2019 Jan 28;12(1).

3. Alnaser A, Parperis K. Mycobacterium Kansasii Infection and Microscopic Polyangiitis: An Unexpected Association. Cureus. 2018 Jun 18;10(6):e2831.

4. Rast F, Parperis K, Amar S, Al-Charakh M. Paraneoplastic Inflammatory Arthritis. Cureus. 2018 May 21;10(5):e2663.

5. Parperis K, Abdulqader Y, Myers R, Bhattarai B, Al-Ani M. Rheumatic diseases in HIV-infected patients in the post-antiretroviral therapy era: a tertiary care center experience. Clin Rheumatol. 2018 Apr 4.

6. Parperis K, Kiyani A. Clinically amyopathic dermatomyositis associated with anti-MDA5 antibody. BMJ Case Rep. 2018 Jan 4;2018.

7. Parperis K. Comment on: Hereditary hemochromatosis arthropathy and Doppler ultrasound findings of synovitis. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2018 Apr 1;57(4):765-766.

8. Kiyani A, Parperis K. Familial Mediterranean fever imitating lupus flare: a rare coexistence of an autoimmune with an autoinflammatory disease. Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. 2018 Mar;24(2):104-106

9. Starobinska E, Al-Ani M, Abdulqader Y, Parperis K. Unusual cause of saddle nose. BMJ Case Rep. 2017 Oct 19;2017.

10. Parperis K. Comment on the article titled "Increased Incidence of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis in Polymyositis: A Nationwide Cohort Study. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 Oct 3.5.

11. Rudha Y, Starobinska E, Abdulqader Y, Attya A, Parperis K. Multicentric reticulohistiocytosis associated with thymic carcinoma. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2017 Oct 1;56(10):1706.

12. Kiyani A, Parperis K. A rare case of lupus pancreatitis disguised as gall stone pancreatitis. Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. 2017 Sep;23(6):346-347.

13. Parperis K, Rast F. Inner Peace: Cutaneous Polyarteritis Nodosa. The American Journal of Medicine. 2017 Jul;130(7):796-798.

14. Abdulqader Y, Al-Ani M, Parperis K. Rheumatoid vasculitis: early presentation of rheumatoid arthritis. BMJ Case Rep. 2016 Nov 8;2016.

15. Nanda A, Zeki D, Parperis K. Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media Complicated With Mastoiditis: An Unusual Presentation of Tuberculosis. The American Journal of Medical Sciences 2016. Nov;352(5):544.

16. Parperis K, Isfahani F, Chebbo A, Chhaya S. Eosinophlic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis sine Asthma. The American Journal of Medical Sciences. 2016 Aug;352(2):e3.

17. Parperis K, Al-Ani. A precarious presentation: systemic lupus erythematosus. The American Journal of Medicine. 2016 Jul;129(7):681-4.

18. Al-Ani M, Parperis K, Kelly CD. Uraemic tumoural calcinosis. BMJ Case Rep. 2016 Feb 24;2016.

19. Al-Ani M, Parperis KM. Clinical Images: Erosive monoarthritis of the wrist secondary to coccidioides immitis. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2016 Jun;68(6):1550.

20. Al-Ani, Parperis K. Warfarin-induced calciphylaxis. BMJ Case Reports. 2016 Jan 18; 2016.

21. Parperis, K. A Missed Opportunity: Tophaceous Gout. The American Journal of Medicine. 2016 Jan; 129(1): e 17.

22. Bartels CM, Singh JA, Parperis K, Huber K, Rosenthal AK. Validation of administrative codes for calcium pyrophosphate deposition: a Veterans Administration study. Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. 2015 Jun; 21(4):289-92.

23. Parperis K, Ryan LM. An unusual cause of destructive monoarthritis. Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. 2013 Jun; 19(4): 225.

24. Parperis K, Carrera Gm Baynes K, Mautz A, Dubois M, Cerniglia R, Ryan LM. The prevalence of chondrocalcinosis of the acromioclavicular joint on chest radiographs and correlation with calcium pyrophosphate dehydrate (CPPD) crystal deposition disease. Clinical Rheumatology. 2013; Sep: 32(9); 1383-6.

25. Adigopula S, Feng Y, Babu V, Parperis K, Amoateng-Adjepong Y, Zarich S. Hyperglycemia is associated with increased length of stay and total cost in patient hospitalized for congestive heart failure. World Journal of Cardiovascular Diseases. 2013 April; 3: 245-249.

26. Parperis K. A rare case of mixed connective tissue disease complicated with neuromyelitis optica. Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. 2012 Aug; 18(5): 261-2.

27. Parperis K. Symptomatic Giant Left Atrium. The American Journal of Medical Sciences. 2012 May; 343(5):410.

28. Parperis K, Dadu R, Hoq S, Argento V. Thyrotoxic Dysphagia in an 82-year-old male. Case Reports in Medicine. 2011; 2011:929523.

Profile Information

Dr. Konstantinos Parperis is a Lecturer of Medicine/Rheumatology at the University of Cyprus School of Medicine. He previously served as an Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Phoenix, USA. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Patras and during his final year he participated in clinical electives at Yale University. Thereafter, he completed his Internal Medicine residency at Bridgeport Hospital/Yale New Haven Health followed by his fellowship in Rheumatology at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Parperis has an active role as a clinician educator in the area of Medicine and Rheumatology and has been a recipient of the Teacher of the Year Award by the Department of Medicine in Arizona. He served as a faculty member and an evaluator in the clinical skills assessment program with standardized patients at the University of Arizona and has a special interest in patient-centered care and case-based learning. He has several publications in peer-reviewed journals and his investigative pursuits include patients with connective tissue diseases, predictors of outcomes in patients with rheumatic diseases admitted in the ICU-Burn Unit, and calcium pyrophosphate crystal deposition disease. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and American College of Rheumatology.
 
Academic Appointments
 
  • Lecturer of Medicine
    Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Cyprus School of Medicine, Nicosia, Cyprus, 2018-Present
 
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Maricopa Medical Center, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix, Arizona, USA 2013-2018

Postdoctoral Training
 
  • Rheumatology Fellowship, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA 2011-2013
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Yale University/Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA 2009-2011
  • Internal Medicine Internship, Yale University/Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA 2008-2009
  • Internal Medicine Residency/pre-registration training, Limassol General Hospital, Limassol, Cyprus 2006-2008
 
Education
  • M.D., University of Patras School of Health Sciences, Patras, Greece 1999-2005
    Yale University School of Medicine, Clinical elective program for International Medical Students, New Haven, Connecticut, USA 2005
    Honors and Awards
Honors and awards 
  • Teacher of the year award, excellence in teaching, Department of Internal Medicine, Maricopa Medical center 2017
  • Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology (FACR) 2016
  • Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) 2016
  • 2nd Poster Presentation Award, ACP meeting Tempe, Arizona 2016
  • 2nd Poster Presentation Award, Academic Excellence Day 2016
  • 1st Research Project Award (Medical College of Wisconsin) 2013
  • Performing Outstanding Excellence Together (POET) award for outstanding patient care at Froedtert Hospital (Medical College of Wisconsin) 2012
  • American College of Rheumatology ACR-FIT scholarship 2011-2012
  • 1st Best Poster Award (Bridgeport Hospital/Yale University) 2011
Professional Memberships and Activities
  • American College of Rheumatology 2011-Present
  • American College of Physicians 2008-Present
  • American Medical Association 2008-Present
  • Cyprus Medical Association 2018-Present
Connective tissue diseases, biobanking, predictors of outcomes in patients with rheumatic diseases admitted in the ICU-Burn Unit, and calcium pyrophosphate crystal deposition disease.
 1. Parperis K. Venous Thromboembolic Events in Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathy: Occurrence and Relation to Disease Onset: comment on the article by Antovic et al. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2019 Feb 14.
 
2. Parperis K, Abdulqader Y. Aortitis and pachymeningitis: an unusual combination in granulomatosis with polyangiitis (myeloperoxidase-associated vasculitis). BMJ Case Rep. 2019 Jan 28;12(1).
 
3. Alnaser A, Parperis K. Mycobacterium Kansasii Infection and Microscopic Polyangiitis: An Unexpected Association. Cureus. 2018 Jun 18;10(6):e2831.
 
4. Rast F, Parperis K, Amar S, Al-Charakh M. Paraneoplastic Inflammatory Arthritis. Cureus. 2018 May 21;10(5):e2663.
 
5. Parperis K, Abdulqader Y, Myers R, Bhattarai B, Al-Ani M. Rheumatic diseases in HIV-infected patients in the post-antiretroviral therapy era: a tertiary care center experience. Clin Rheumatol. 2018 Apr 4.
 
6. Parperis K, Kiyani A. Clinically amyopathic dermatomyositis associated with anti-MDA5 antibody. BMJ Case Rep. 2018 Jan 4;2018.
7. Parperis K. Comment on: Hereditary hemochromatosis arthropathy and Doppler ultrasound findings of synovitis. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2018 Apr 1;57(4):765-766.
 
8. Kiyani A, Parperis K. Familial Mediterranean fever imitating lupus flare: a rare coexistence of an autoimmune with an autoinflammatory disease. Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. 2018 Mar;24(2):104-106.
 
9. Starobinska E, Al-Ani M, Abdulqader Y, Parperis K. Unusual cause of saddle nose. BMJ Case Rep. 2017 Oct 19;2017.
 
10. Parperis K. Comment on the article titled "Increased Incidence of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis in Polymyositis: A Nationwide Cohort Study. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 Oct 3.5.
 
11. Rudha Y, Starobinska E, Abdulqader Y, Attya A, Parperis K. Multicentric reticulohistiocytosis associated with thymic carcinoma. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2017 Oct 1;56(10):1706.
 
12. Kiyani A, Parperis K. A rare case of lupus pancreatitis disguised as gall stone pancreatitis. Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. 2017 Sep;23(6):346-347.
 
13. Parperis K, Rast F. Inner Peace: Cutaneous Polyarteritis Nodosa. The American Journal of Medicine. 2017 Jul;130(7):796-798.
 
14. Abdulqader Y, Al-Ani M, Parperis K. Rheumatoid vasculitis: early presentation of rheumatoid arthritis. BMJ Case Rep. 2016 Nov 8;2016.
 
15. Nanda A, Zeki D, Parperis K. Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media Complicated With Mastoiditis: An Unusual Presentation of Tuberculosis. The American Journal of Medical Sciences 2016. Nov;352(5):544.
 
16. Parperis K, Isfahani F, Chebbo A, Chhaya S. Eosinophlic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis sine Asthma. The American Journal of Medical Sciences. 2016 Aug;352(2):e3.
 
17. Parperis K, Al-Ani. A precarious presentation: systemic lupus erythematosus. The American Journal of Medicine. 2016 Jul;129(7):681-4.
 
18. Al-Ani M, Parperis K, Kelly CD. Uraemic tumoural calcinosis. BMJ Case Rep. 2016 Feb 24;2016.
 
19. Al-Ani M, Parperis KM. Clinical Images: Erosive monoarthritis of the wrist secondary to coccidioides immitis. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2016 Jun;68(6):1550.
 
20. Al-Ani, Parperis K. Warfarin-induced calciphylaxis. BMJ Case Reports. 2016 Jan 18; 2016.
 
21. Parperis, K. A Missed Opportunity: Tophaceous Gout. The American Journal of Medicine. 2016 Jan; 129(1): e 17.
 
22. Bartels CM, Singh JA, Parperis K, Huber K, Rosenthal AK. Validation of administrative codes for calcium pyrophosphate deposition: a Veterans Administration study. Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. 2015 Jun; 21(4):289-92.
 
23. Parperis K, Ryan LM. An unusual cause of destructive monoarthritis. Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. 2013 Jun; 19(4): 225.
 
24. Parperis K, Carrera Gm Baynes K, Mautz A, Dubois M, Cerniglia R, Ryan LM. The prevalence of chondrocalcinosis of the acromioclavicular joint on chest radiographs and correlation with calcium pyrophosphate dehydrate (CPPD) crystal deposition disease. Clinical Rheumatology. 2013; Sep: 32(9); 1383-6.
 
25. Adigopula S, Feng Y, Babu V, Parperis K, Amoateng-Adjepong Y, Zarich S. Hyperglycemia is associated with increased length of stay and total cost in patient hospitalized for congestive heart failure. World Journal of Cardiovascular Diseases. 2013 April; 3: 245-249.
 
26. Parperis K. A rare case of mixed connective tissue disease complicated with neuromyelitis optica. Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. 2012 Aug; 18(5): 261-2.
 
27. Parperis K. Symptomatic Giant Left Atrium. The American Journal of Medical Sciences. 2012 May; 343(5):410.
 
28. Parperis K, Dadu R, Hoq S, Argento V. Thyrotoxic Dysphagia in an 82-year-old male. Case Reports in Medicine. 2011; 2011:929523.