After War Navy I continue my training at Rethymno's General Hospital and then I moved in UK initially at Royal Bournemouth Hospital then at Poole General Hospital and finally at Worthing Southlands General Hospital. During my stay in UK I did my Post Graduate Studies in Sports Medicine at Bath University.
In 2001 I returned to Iraklio University Hospital and I completed my training in 2004. After completed my training I worked as a Specialist Registrar at Worthing Southlands Hospital. From 2005 I work as an Orthopaedic Surgeon in Private Praxis in Rethymno with special interest in Sports Medicine and Knee Surgery. I am married to Mrs Vivi Thomou, linguist, and we have two children Nikos and Vasiliki.