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Alexios Trantas

Born 1867
Died 1960

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Greek physician, born Marc 1867, Epirus; died 1960.

Biography of Alexios Trantas

Alexios Trantas studied in Athens and received his doctorate there in 1891. 1891-1893 he undertook further education in Paris under Photinos Panas (1832-1903), Louis de Wecker (1832-1906) and Xaver Gelezowski (1832-1907) in opthalmology, and in 1894 established an ophthalmological clinic at the Greek hospital St. George in Constantinople. He was director of this institute until 1922. From 1924 he was chief ophthalmologist at the Therapeutrion of St. Spyridion in Piraeus. He was also founder and director of the antitrachom service in Constantinople. His work covers a wide scope of ophtalmological themes.

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