About Dr. Ziakas


Georgios Ziakas, MD, FACS Plastic Surgeon

    “I provide individualized, compassionate care to patients while prioritizing honesty, ethics, and safety in a warm, comfortable, and welcoming environment where I help patients achieve their goals and give them results that enhance their natural beauty.” 

    Dr. Georgios Ziakas is a plastic surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery. Growing up in Greece, he was inspired to become a physician while surrounded by close family and friends who were well-established and recognized practitioners in the medical field. Upon graduating from the University of Ioannina School of Medicine in 1996, he moved to the United States where he trained, completed his residency, and began his career as a surgeon.

    Dr. Ziakas possesses a deep passion for his craft and serves as the #1 advocate to his patients, advising them on matters of safety and overall health. He combines the art and science of plastic surgery to achieve realistic results in alignment with the aesthetic goals and expectations of each patient.

    “When my patients are pleased, I’m pleased. When my patients are happy, I’m happy. My patients inspire me with their stories. I’m humbled to assist them on their quest to improve and better their lives.”

    In addition to being inspired by his patients, Dr. Ziakas is also inspired by his family and network of close friends who provide him with unconditional love and support in his professional, personal and educational pursuits.

    Dr. Ziakas remains current on the latest advances in cosmetic and reconstructive techniques and participates in national and international meetings facilitated by the American Society of Plastic Surgery, American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, American Society of Maxillofacial Surgery, American Academy of Dermatology and the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery.

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    Georgios Ziakas CV

    University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Chief Resident, 2014-2015
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency, 2012-2014


    St Joseph, Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX
    General Surgery Chief Resident, 2005-2006
    General Surgery Residency, 2003-2005


    Lankenau Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
    General Surgery PGY2, Preliminary, 2002-2003
    General Surgery PGY1, Preliminary, 2001-2002


    University of Ioannina Medical School, Ioannina, Greece
    Doctor of Medicine


    American Board of Surgery # 053921




    ECFMG # 0593-645-5


    Proficiency in English, University of Cambridge, UK


    TX- M7789 (Active)

    08/2007- Present

    VA- 0101242693 (Inactive)

    11/2007- Present

    MS- 22007 (Active)

    05/2012- Present

    Greece- YG9335 (Active)

    07/1996- Present

    PA- MT050376T (Inactive)

    06/2001- 06/2003

    American College of Surgeons (FACS)


    American Medical Association


    Athens Medical Association


    Hellenic Medical Association


    Medical Society of Virginia


    Tazewell County Medical Society (VA)


    Texas Medical Association


    Harris County Medical Society (TX)


    Delaware County Medical Society (PA)


    General Medical Council, UK


    Ioannina Medical Association, Greece


    Academic Excellence Award, Methodist Hospital, General Surgery Program

    2004, 2006

    Valedictorian, Medical School University of Ioannina


    Academic Excellence Scholarship, Greek State Scholarship Foundation


    “Nikki J. Agnantis” Pathology Award, University of Ioannina Medical School


    “Anatomy” Award, University of Ioannina Medical School


    Chief Resident Plastic Surgery, University of Mississippi, Jackson, MS


    Chairman, Surgical Evaluation/ Blood Utilization, Buchanan General Hospital, Grundy, VA


    Member, Surgical Evaluation/ Blood Utilization, Buchanan General Hospital, Grundy, VA


    Member, Patient Care, Buchanan General Hospital, Grundy, VA


    Chief Resident General Surgery, Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX


    Instructor of Pharmacology, Ioannina Nursing School



    1. Arnold PB, Fang T, Songcharoen SJ, Ziakas G, Zhang F, Inflammatory response and survival of pedicled abdominal flaps in a rat model after perivascular application of botulinum toxin type A, Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Apr;133(4):491e-498e.

    2. Lorio MP, Ziakas G, Masker K, et al, Use of Artificial Dermal Substitute as a Bridge in Complex Finger Reconstruction, WOUNDS. 2012;24(5):120–123.

    3. Ziakas G, Haas E, How to use stents for colorectal obstruction. Contemporary Surgery. 2007;63(10): 492-497.

    4. Lolis D,Stefos T, Ziakas G, Birth characteristics of 5278 pregnancies, J Matern Fetal Med 7.1998;(1): 32-35.

    5. Stefos T, Lolis D, Ziakas G, Embryonic heart rate in early pregnancy, J Clin Ultrasound. 1998;26(1): 33-36.


    Chapters 68-69; Surgical Recall 7th Edition, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2014


    1. Ziakas G, Masker M, Howell S, Lorio MP, Use of artificial dermal substitute Integra® in complex finger reconstruction; ASSH Meeting, San Francisco, CA, September 4th 2009

    2. Ziakas G, Acritides N et al. Medication associated respiratory illness; European Medical Students Symposium, Thessalonica, Greece, May 4th 1996

    3. Ziakas G, Acritides N, et al. Empty sella turcica syndrome and acromegaly; European Medical Students Symposium, Thessalonica, Greece, May 4th 1996

    4. Ziakas G, Alamanos J et al. Dietary habits, physical exercise, obesity and blood pressure
    levels in children’s population in NW Greece: Design of a physical exercise program in elementary schools; European Medical Students Symposium, Athens, Greece, April 15th 1995

    5. Ziakas G, Soukakos PN, et al. School-Screening of 82901 children for Scoliosis- An Epidemiological Study in Northwestern and Central Greece; European Medical Students Symposium, Athens, Greece, April 15th 1995

    Active visceral cooling in TAAA repair: A retrospective study.
    Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Houston, TX


    School-Screening for Scoliosis
    An Epidemiological Study in Northwestern and Central Greece
    University of Ioannina, Department of Orthopedic Surgery


    English, Greek

    Medical Officer, Hellenic Navy


    Relay for Life, Fund raising


    University of Ioannina Blood Donors, Greece


    Regional Exchange Officer, European Students Association



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