Ioannis Savvas

DVM, Professor Veterinary Anaesthesia, Analgesia, and Intensive Care, Unit of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, School of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Biography / studies

Ioannis Savvas has graduated from the School of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He gained his Doctoral Diploma on Veterinary Anaesthesia from the same School. He has been employed in Aristotle University since 2002.

Ioannis Savvas has been educated at the Cornell University Hospital for Animals, College of Veterinary Medicine, Ithaca, NY, USA; at the Klinik für Anästhesiologie und perioperative Intensivmedizin, Veterinärmedizinische Universität Wien, Austria; and at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium.

His main duties at the School of Veterinary Medicine are teaching in pre- and post-graduate students, and research activity in the topics of gastro-oesophageal reflux during anaesthesia, peri-operative analgesia, shock, trans-diaphragmatic pressure measurement, and pulmonary atelectasis. He also runs the “Pain Service” at the Companion Animal Clinic of the School of Veterinary Medicine.

Publications (short description)

  • Research/review articles:    110
  • Conference presentations:    120
  • Book chapters:        6
Citations indices All Since 2017
Citations 1124 663
h-index 19 15
i10-index 36 27

Other scientific activity

  • Managing Editor of the “Journal of the Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society”
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the journal of the Association of Veterinary Anaesthetists and the American College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia “Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia”
  • European Abstract Editor of the Meetings of the Association of Veterinary Anaesthetists
  • Guest Editor: Animals – Special Issue “Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux in Dogs and Cats”