Dr Giannis Mountzios (MD, MSc, PhD) was born in Larissa, Greece, in 1974. He obtained his Medical Degree (MD) from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 1998 with a scholarship from the Greek Ministry of Education and graduated from the Hellenic Military Medical Academy the same year. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the 251 Air force General Hospital of Athens and in Medical Oncology at the University of Athens School of Medicine, “Alexandra” University Hospital.
He then obtained a Master (MSc) in Translational and Clinical Research in Oncology from the Institut Gustave-Roussy and the University Paris XI (Paris-Sud), France, in 2007 and became board-specified in Medical Oncology in 2009.
In 2010 he obtained his PhD in Medical Oncology from the University of Athens School of Medicine.
Dr Mountzios is currently working as a consultant Medical Oncologist at the Department of Medical Oncology in the Air force General Hospital in Athens.
Dr Mountzios has received fellowships from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) and the Hellenic Society for Medical Oncology (HESMO).
He is a member of the Board of Directors of HESMO and previous chair of the HESMO young medical oncologists committee. From 2012 to 2014, Dr Mountzios was a member of the ESMO Young Oncologists Committee. Since 2019, he is a member of the ESMO Educational Publications Working Group.