Dr. Dionisios Vrochides received his medical degree from Aristotle University (Thessaloniki, Greece) followed by his MS in Liver Physiology from Uppsala University (Sweden) and his PhD in Liver Transplantation from Aristotle University in 2000. He then completed his general surgery residency at Brown University (Providence, RI) followed by his fellowship in hepatopancreatobiliary and transplant surgery at McGill University (Montreal, QC) in 2007. In 2015 he received his Medical Education Degree (CMEd) from the University of Dundee, U.K. Dr.Vrochides has authored or co-authored over 120 published manuscripts and book chapters.
Dr. Vrochides joined the Division of HPB Surgery at Carolinas Medical Center in 2015 as Associate Professor of Surgery and currently serves as Director, Clinical Research and Outcomes, Division of HPB Surgery; Vice Chairman, Clinical Outcomes and Quality Improvement, Department of Surgery; and Assistant Director of the Robotic HPB Surgery Fellowship.
Dr. Vrochides serves as Chairman, Quality Measurement and Improvement, ERAS® International Society, USA Chapter; and Vice President, ERAS® International Society, USA Chapter. Under his direction, in July 2016 Carolinas Medical Center became the first Academic Center of Excellence for the Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS®) International Society in the United States.
Clinically, Dr. Vrochides’ focus is on surgical resection of all liver, pancreas and biliary malignancies including complex vascular resections and on robotic hepatectomy and pancreatectomy. His research concentrations include both translational and clinical research using predictive analytics and situation awareness strategies to analyze and modify risk in order to improve outcomes. Dr. Vrochides also serves as mentor to the surgical residency program at Carolinas Medical Center.