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After completing secondary Education, and 26 month national military service, Dr Chris Liassides attended the University of Nottingham, UK for his Medical Studies, from which he graduated in 2005 (with the degrees of (Hons) and BM.BS). He then worked in Nottingham and Plymouth for two years for his Junior and Senior House Officer placements, respectively.


Upon that, Dr Chris Liassides moved to Germany, obtaining the Specialty in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 2014, working under Dr. med. Matthias Losch and Dr. med. Ralf Schulze.

Throughout that time, he was travelling back and forth between Germany and Cyprus, and assisted at the Zoodochou Pigis Polyclinic, obtaining further experience.


From March to mid April 2015 he attended further training courses in minimal access surgery, robotic surgery and IVF at the World Laparoscopy Hospital, Gurgaon, India. He obtained the degrees of Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery (F.MAS), Diploma in Minimal Access Surgery (D.MAS), Fellowship of International College of Robotic Surgeons (F.ICRS) and Fellowship in Artificial Reproductive Technologies (F.IART).


Between July and December 2015, Dr Chris Liassides carried out Locum work in many Obstetric and Gynaecology Units in England and Wales, gaining further experience from these centres.


Furthermore, between January 2016 to January 2018, Dr Chris Liassides worked for the Fetal Medicine Foundation, King’s College Hospital London, and Medway Maritime Hospital in Gillingham, Kent, carrying out a 2-year Fellowship in Fetal Medicine, and being involved in research studies undertaken under Professor Kypros Nicolaides. He completed the Fellowship in January 2018, obtaining the Diploma in Fetal Fellowship.


Dr Elli Panagiotou Liassidou graduated in 2014 from the Medical School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece, with scholarships. She then worked in London in several Hospitals but based mainly in King’s College Hospital London, for two years, under Professor Kypros Nicolaides, with an Honorary contract, completing the Fetal Medicine Research Fellowship during January 2015-Jannuary 2017.
Upon that, Dr Elli Panagiotou moved back to Greece, to the University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, working under Dr Chalkiadakis for over a year at the General Surgery Department, the Emergency Department, the Paediatric Surgery Department and the Intensive Care Department of Heraklion, obtaining one year experience. 

For her Obstetrics and Gynaecology specialty training she moved to Chania, Crete, under Prof. Daskalakis at St George General Hospital of Chania and soon after she started training in Cyprus at the Makarios Hospital of Nicosia under Dr. Christofedis and one year at the General Hospital of Limassol under Dr. Victoros.

Throughout that time, she was travelling back and forth between Limassol and Nicosia, and assisted her Gynaecologist husband Dr Chris Liassides and Gynaecologist father in law Dr. Marios Liassides at the Zoodochou Pigis Polyclinic, obtaining further experience.
Since February 2023 Dr Elli Panagiotou works permanently as an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in Cyprus at the Zoodochou Pigis Polyclinic private Hospital in Limassol. She carries out Outpatient clinics, ultrasound evaluations, deliveries, caesareans, laparoscopic and gynaecological operations. She is also involved in Fetal Medicine, through the Zoodochou Pigis Fetal Medicine Centre. 

Languages spoken: Greek, English, (In the Clinic there is Russian speaking staff and a fluent German speaking Gynaecologist, as well, who may assist in translation during the examinations, if needed)



After completing his Medical studies in Athens, Dr Marios Liassides moved with his family to Germany, where he completed the Specialty in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Before that he was appointed as Senior Oberarzt (Specialist Registrar), and worked under the guidance of his mentor Dr. med. Josef Wennemann.
Returning back to Cyprus in 1987, he opened his first clinic on Makariou Avenue in Limassol, and then in 1993 after completion of the present building established the Zoodochou Pigis Polyclinic.
Always interested in Medicine and its advancement, Dr Marios Liassides carried out a PhD on the incidence of toxoplasmosis in the schools and cattle in Cyprus, which he completed in 2017.
He served as president of the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Society of Cyprus for 2 consecutive terms (2011 to 2017). He is the founder and president of the Cyprus Pubertal and Adolescent Gynaecology Society. In addition he is a member of many other Cypriot and European Societies.
Through his input, the Zoodochou Pigis Polyclinic is working as a co-operative teaching centre for the Nicosia Medical University, and many students have attended teaching sessions by Dr Marios Liassides, as part of their Medical studies curriculum, over the last few years.

After a long career in Obstetrics and Gynaecology Dr Marios Liassides has retired from active service in 2022. 

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