Silvia Lazaridou, MD

Silvia Lazaridou, MD

Physician, Bank of Cyprus Oncology Center

Fellow, International Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program, OhioHealth


Dr. Lazaridou is Chief of Inpatient Care at the Bank of Cyprus Oncology Centre. She has taught junior internal medicine residents and 5th and 6th year medical students at the University of Crete Medical School. She is interested in integrating Palliative Care into the care of her patients as early as possible in their journeys through their illness. She strongly believes that further training in palliative care is essential to mentoring junior doctors and nurses, as well as other staff members. Her goal is to organize the first palliative care multidisciplinary team at the Bank of Cyprus Oncology Center and serve the growing population of elderly in Cyprus, as well as relieve suffering from other chronic illness.

Key Accomplishments

  • Member, Hellenic Association of Atherosclerosis
  • Member, Hellenic Association of Heraklion, Crete Island
  • Member, Association of Cyprus Doctors
  • Member, Cyprus Association of Internists

Education / Honors

  • International Visiting Scholar, San Diego Hospice and the Institute for Palliative Medicine, 2011
  • Certified as Advanced Life Support Provider, European Resuscitation Council, 2011
  • Certificate in Essential Palliative Care Medicine, Princess Alice Hospice, United Kingdom, 2008
  • Postgraduate Residency Training, Internal Medicine, University of Crete Medical School, Greece, 2005
  • Internship, awarded the title of Medical Practitioner ( GP), University of Khartoum Medical Teaching Hospital, Sudan, 1995
  • Medical Degree, Moscow Medical Academy, Moscow, Russia, 1992

Key Publications

  • Mazokopakis E, Lazaridou S, Tzardi M, Mixaki J, Diamantis I, Ganotakis E., ‘Acute cholestatic hepatitis caused by Teucrium Polium L., Phytomedicine. 2004 Jan;11(1): 83-4, PMID: 14971726[PubMed-Indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Μαζοκοπάκης Η, Λαζαρίδου Σ, Τζαρδή Μ, Μιξάκη Ι, Διαμαντής Ι, Γανωτάκης Ε.
    ‘Χολοστατική ηπατίτιδα από Teucrium Polium L Περιγραφή μιας ενδιαφέρουσας
    περίπτωσης’ στην Ιατρική Επιθεώρηση Ενόπλων Δυνάμεων.(Υπό Δημοσίευση)
  • Diamantis P Kofterides, Eva Papadimitraki, Silvia Lazaridou, E Ganotakis
    ‘Urinary Tract Infections in Adults with Diabetes Mellitus’
  • Καζάκου Ειρήνη, Παπαδημητράκη Εύα, Μιξάκη Ιωάννα, Σαριδάκη Ζαχαρένια, Καφαράκης Παναγιώτης, Λαζαρίδου Σύλβια, Ρέππα Δέσποινα, Κοφτερίδης Διαμαντής. ‘Ανάλυση 91 περιπτώσεων με οξύ διαρροϊκό σύνδρομο’
    Abstract: Περιλήψεις εργασιών 8ου Πανελλήνιου Συνεδρίου Παθολογίας 1-5 Οκτωβρίου 2002 –Αθήνα
    Νοσοκομειακά Χρονικά, Συμπλήρωμα2002, Τόμος 64, Ειδική Εκδοση
  • Prinianakis G, Alexopoulou C, Mamidakis E, Lazaridou S, Hatzakis G, Anastasaki M, Georgopoulos D. Department of ICU University Hospital Heraklion Crete. ‘Cuff leak test-effects of methods of leak measurement and respiratory system mechanics’
  • Poster: Clinical Microbiology and Infection . 14th European Congress of clinical microbiology and infectious diseases Prague, Czech Republic 1-4 May 2004.
  • Abstract: 8th State of the Art ‘Interdisciplinary Review Course on Thoracic,Critical Care & Emergency Medicine’ at Megaron May 7-9 , 2004, Athens
  • Kondili E, Xirouchaki N , Lazaridou S , Gisis H, Daliani A, Fortsis S, Mavroidi V, Georgopoulos D. Department of ICU University Hospital Heraklion Crete.
  • ‘Effect assisted modes of mechanical ventilation on hemodynamic parameters and pulmonary gas exchange in patients with acute lung injury due to sepsis. Proportional assist vs pressure support ventilation.’
  • Abstract: 8th State of the Art ‘Interdisciplinary Review Course on Thoracic, Critical Care & Emergency Medicine’ at Megaron May 7-9 , 2004, Athens
  • Abstract : 17th Annual Congress, Berlin, Germany 10-13 October 2004 by European Society of Intensive Care
  • D. Kofteridis, S.Lazaridou, G.Roditakis, D.Alegakis, V.Lathourakis, G.Samonis
    ‘Rhodotorula rubra fungaemia in an immunocompetent patient successfully treated with fluconazole’ R2209 in Clinical Microbiology and Infection, Volume 10, Supplement 3, 2004
  • Διαμαντής Κοφτερίδης, Ειρήνη Καζάκου, Δημήτριος Αλεγκάκης, Εμμανουήλ Σαλούστρος, Γεωργία Μηλάκη, Γεώργιος Ροδιτάκης, Σύλβια Λαζαρίδου ‘Ανάλυση 116 Περιπτώσεων με οξύ Διαρροϊκό Σύνδρομο’
    Abstract : Περιλήψεις Εργασιών 10ου Πανελλήνιου Συνέδριου Παθολογίας 4-9 Οκτωβρίου 2004, Αθήνα
  • Βρέντζος Γεώργιος, Παπαδάκης Ιωάννης, Μαλλιαράκη Νίκη, Ζάχαρης Ευάγγελος, Ποτολίδης Ευάγγελος, Λαζαρίδου Σύλβια, Γανωτάκης Εμμανουήλ
    ‘Επίδραση της Μεσογειακού Τύπου Διαίτης στα Επίπεδα της Ομοκυστείνης σε Ασθενείς Με Ισχαιμική Καρδιακή Νόσο’
    Abstract : Περιλήψεις Εργασιών Πανελλήνιου Συνέδριου της Ελληνικής Εταιρείας Αθηροσκλήρωσης 2-4 Δεκεμβρίου 2004, Αθήνα
  • John A Papadakis, George Vrentzos, Irene Kazakou, Sylvia Lazaridou, Argino Repa, Emmanouel S Ganotakis. Dept of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion Creece, ‘Lipid Profile of Patients with isolated systolic hypertension.’ American Journal of Hypertension’ ABSTRACT ISSUE: American Society of Hypertension , Twentieth Annual Meeting May 14-18 2005 . Volume 18 Number 5, part 2 of 2.
  • J.A.Papadakis, G. Vrentzos, I. Kazakou, E.E.Mazokopakis, S. Lazaridou, E.S.Ganotakis, University Hospital Of Heraklion Greece. ‘Metabolic Parameters in Isolated Systolic Hypertension’. European Society of Hypertension: Fifteenth European Meeting on Hypertension 2005 – Abstract Book.
  • Diamantis P.Kofteridis, Z.Saridaki, I.Kazakou, S. Lazaridou, D. Alegakis, G.Milaki, A.Gikas Dept of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion Creece
  • Letter to the Editor: ‘Idiopathic CD44 T lymphocytopenia disclosed by recurrent cryptococcal meningitis. First case report from Greece’ International Journal of Infectious Diseases(2005)
  • D.Kofteridis, S.Lazaridou, S.Panagiotakis, A.Repa, K.Vrontakis, G.Milaki, E.kontopodis, G.Samonis. Gemella Morbillorum Endocarditis. 11th Conference of the European society of General Practice/Family Medicine.
  • Spanakis I, S.Lazaridou , Mazokopakis I, Liopirakis A, Diamantis I, Vrentzos G.
  • Eosinophillic Gastrenteritis. PanCretean Medical Conference.


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