Dr. Adamos Hadjipanayis

School : The School of Medicine
Department : Department of Medicine
Position : Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Dr. Adamos Hadjipanayis Mailing Address

22559410 22559410

Email: A.Hadjipanayis@euc.ac.cy A.Hadjipanayis@euc.ac.cy


Dr Hadjipanayis is an Assistant Professor of Paediatrics. His primarily teaching areas include paediatrics, communication skills, telemedicine and information technology.

His post-graduate training in pediatrics was completed at St. Sophia Children’s Hospital, Athens. In 1998 he was awarded a Fulbright Scholarhip for training in pediatric nephrology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.  He obtained a distinction for his doctorate in epilepsy in children with cerebral palsy from the National University of Athens School of Medicine. 

He worked as a Part-Time Lecturer at Athens Nursing School from 1989 to 1991 and at the University of Cyprus in 2007.

His research has mainly been focused on environmental hazards, human biomonitoring, use and abuse of antibiotics. He has presented his research findings in many seminars, conferences and symposiums. He is reviewer in two medical journals. Dr. Hadjipanayis is also a reviewer of Europaediatrics for the last ten years.

His current research and clinical interests focus on Electronic medical record and epidemiology of pneumococcus in Cyprus. He is also involved in a Horizon 2020 project (MOCHA).  The MOCHA (Models of Child health Appraised) project appraises the differing models of child health that are used across Europe. Dr Hadjipanayis is a country agent for Cyprus and he is also co-leader of WP H (The Role of Electronic Records and Data to Support Effective Models).


He is the secretary general of the European Academy of Pediatrics and the vice-president of the National Committee of Environment and Children’s Health. He is also a member of the steering committee EAPRASnet (European Academy of Paediatrics Research in Ambulatory Settings network).


Dr. Hadjipanayis has been working at Larnaca General Hospital since 1994. He has published three books plus numerous papers on pediatrics.


  • Medical degree University of Athens, 1988
  • Liscensure in Paediatrics, 1993
  • PhD Thesis Subject: “Epilepsy in Children with Cerebral Palsy”, 1998


  • Adamos Hadjipanayis, Ulrike Fiddicke, Ludwine Casteleyn, Marike Kolossa-Gehring, Kerstin Becker, Argelia Castañoc, Jürgen Angerer, Holger M. Koch, Marta Esteban, Greet Schoeters, Elly Den Hond, Milena Horvat, Louis Bloemen, Karen Exley, Ovnair Sepai, Reinhard Joas, Anke Joas, Milena Cerna, Andrea Krskova, Gerda Schwedler, Peter Rudnai, Szilvia Kozepesy, Anne Kellegher, Elizabeth Cullen, Arno C. Gutleb, Marc Fischer, Danuta Ligocka, Marek Jakubowski, Sónia Namorado, M. Fátima Reis, Ioana-Rodica Lupsa, Anca E. Gurzau, Katarina Halzlova, Michal Jajcaj, Darja Mazej, Janja Snoj Tratnik, Ana López, Carolina Rodríguez, Marika Berglund, Kristin Larsson, Andrea Lehmann, Pierre Crettaz, Pierre Biot, Dominique Aerts , Giagkos Lavranos and Andromachi Katsonouri. School-based recruitment: A strategy for Human biomonitoring research. Environmental health (Submitted).
  • Adamos Hadjipanayis, Zachi Grossman, Stefano del Torso, Diego van Esso, Hans Juergen Dornbusch, Artur Mazur, Giovani Montini. Current primary care management of children 1-36 months of age with urinary tract infections in Europe. Large scale survey. Archives of disease in Childhood (Submitted).
  • Panagakou SG, Papaevangelou V, Chadjipanayis A, Syrogiannopoulos GA, Theodoridou M, Hadjichristodoulou CS. Risk factors of antibiotic misuse for upper respiratory infections in children: Results from a cross sectional knowledge – attitude - practices study in Greece. ISRN Pediatr. 2012;2012:685302. doi: 10.5402/2012/685302. Epub 2012 Nov 1.
  • Zachi Grossman (zgrosman@netvision.net.il), Stefano del Torso, Adamos Hadjipanayis, Diego van Esso, Anna Drabik, Mike Sharland. Antibiotic prescribing for upper respiratory infections: European primary paediatricians’ knowledge, attitudes and practice. Acta Pædiatrica 2012 Sep;101(9):935-40. doi: 10.1111/j.1651-2227.2012.02754.x. Epub 2012 Jul 7.
  • Papaevangelou V, Rousounides A, Hadjipanagis A, Katsioulis A, Theodoridou M, Hadjichristodoulou C.  Decrease of antibiotic consumption in children with upper respiratory tract infections after implementation of an intervention program in Cyprus. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2012 Mar;56(3):1658-61. Epub 2011 Dec 12.
  • Tycho J. Zuzaka, Johanna Bonˇková, Domenico Caredduc, Miklós Garami , Adamos Hadjipanayis, Janez Jazbec, Joav Merrick, Joyce Miller, Candan Ozturk, Ingrid A.L. Persson, Guenka Petrova, Pablo Saz Peiró, Simon Schraub, A. Paula Simões-Wüst, Aslak Steinsbekk, Karin Stockert, Assena Stoimenova, Jan  tyczynskiq, Alexandra Tzenova-Savovak, Søren Ventegodtg, Arine M. Vlieger, Alfred Länglers. Use of complementary and alternative medicine by children in Europe: Published data and expert perspectives. Complement Ther Med (2012), doi:10.1016/j.ctim.2012.01.001
  • Rousounidis A, Papaevangelou V, Hadjipanayis A, Panagakou S, Theodoridou M, Syrogiannopoulos G, Hadjichristodoulou C. Descriptive study on parents' knowledge, attitudes and practices on antibiotic use and misuse in children with upper respiratory tract infections in Cyprus. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2011 Aug;8(8):3246-62. Epub 2011 Aug 5.
  • Grossman Z, van Esso D, Del Torso S, Hadjipanayis A, Drabik A, Gerber A, Miron D.  Primary care pediatricians’ perceptions of vaccine refusal in Europe.  Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2011 Mar;30(3):255-256.
  • Diego van Esso, MD; Stefano del Torso, MD; Adamos Hadjipanayis, MD; et al. Paediatric primary care in Europe: variation between countries. Arch Dis Child. 2010 Oct;95(10):791-5. Epub 2010 Apr 19.
  • S. del Torso, D. van Esso, A. Gerber, A. Drabik, A. Hadjipanayis, A. Nicholson, Z. Grossman. European Academy of Paediatrics Research in Ambulatory Setting network (EAPRASnet): a multi-national general paediatric research network for better child health.. Child Care Health Dev. 2010 May;36(3):385-91
  • Hadjipanayis A, Efstathiou E, Neubauer D.  Benign paroxysmal torticollis of infancy: An underdiagnosed condition. J Paediatr Child Health. 2015 Feb 3. doi: 10.1111/jpc.12841.
  • Tom Stiris, Stefano del Torso, Jean-Christophe Mercier, Shimon Barak, Bjorn Wettergrem, Robert Ross-Russell, Arunas Valiulis, Adamos Hadjipanayis. Improving paediatric care in the community. The Lancet 2015;385 (9977):1505
  • Pietro Ferraraemail, Maria Amato, Adamos Hadjipanayis, Stefano del Torso, Tom Stiris. The rights of children arriving in Europe. Lancet 2015 Nov 14; 386 (10007):1939–1940
  • Hans Jürgen Dornbusch, Tom Stiris, Stefano del Torso, Robert Ross-Russell, Jernej Zavrsnik, Björn Wettergren, Jean-Christophe Mercier, Arunas Valiulis and Adamos Hadjipanayis. Human papillomavirus vaccination crisis in Japan. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2015;51: 1146–1147
  • Adamos Hadjipanayis, Alexios Klonis,  Omar Assem Abdel-Mannan,  Alastair G Sutcliffe. Smartphone use in Paediatric Practice: a national survey. Journal MTM 5:1:3–8, 2016. doi:10.7309/jmtm.5.1.2
  • Julia A. Bielicki, Charlotte I.S. Barker, Alike W. van der Velden, Mike Sharland1, Diego van Esso, Adamos Hadjipanayis, Stefano del Torso and Zachi Grossman, Antibiotic preferences for childhood pneumonia vary by physician type and European region. ERJ Open Research. ERJ Open Res 2016; 2: 00001-2016 - DOI: 10.1183/23120541.00001-2016
  • Evidence of digenic inheritance in auto-inflammation-associated genes. Neocleous V, Byrou S, Toumba M, Costi C, Shammas C, Kyriakou C,  Christophidou-Anastasiadou V, Tanteles GA, Hadjipanayis A and Phylactou LA. (accepted J of Genetics). http://www.ias.ac.in/Journals/Journal_of_Genetics/Forthcoming_Articles
  • Primary care paediatricians' use of electronic health records in Europe.
  • Zachi Grossman, Stefano del Torso, Diego van Esso, Jochen Ehrich, Peter Altorjai, Artur Mazur, Corinne Wyder, Ana Margarida Neves, Hans Jurgen Dornbusch, Elke Jaeger Roman, Antonella Santucci, Adamos Hadjipanayis Child Care Health Dev  - doi:10.1111/cch.12374
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