•1992: MD, Vienna university school of Medicine (“Doktor Der Gesamten Heilkunde”)
•1999: MRCP (UK)
•2006: CCST in Endocrinology, Diabetes Mellitus, and General (Internal) Medicine, UK – after training within the Cambridge rotation – Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge UK
Dr Elena Andreou obtained her medical degree from the Vienna University School of Medicine, Austria in 1992. Eager to pursue specialist training in Endocrinology, Diabetes and General Medicine in centers of excellence, she continued her postgraduate medical training in the UK. Following General Medical training in the Greater London area, and successful completion of competitive examinations, she was awarded membership to the Royal College of Physicians, London, UK.
Following this, she enrolled in the specialist registrar training scheme in Endocrinology, Diabetes, Internal Medicine within the Cambridge rotation, based at Addenbrooke’s Hospital – Cambridge University Health Partners in Cambridge, where the majority of her specialist training was completed (under Prof. Sir Steve O’Rahilly, Prof. Krish Chatterjee and other distinguished Consultants).
During her training, Dr Andreou had the opportunity to gain considerable experience in all aspects of Endocrinology and Diabetes and treat vast amount of patients – both as inpatients following emergency or elective admission, and as outpatients.
As a member of the Cambridge multidisciplinary team which consisted of Endocrinologists, Surgeons, Nuclear Medicine Physicians and Oncologists during her training, she has become an expert in managing conditions including, but not limited to:
•Thyroid disorders (hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism)
•Male and female hypogonadism
•Lipid disorders, including familial and non – familial hypercholesterolemia
•MEN 1 and MEN 2
•Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
•Diabetes and Endocrine disease in pregnancy
•Patients with diabetes on insulin pumps.
•Patients with complications of diabetes – such as diabetic nephropathy, diabetic foot.
She is fully trained in Thyroid FNA (Fine Needle Aspiration of thyroid nodules).
She gained experience in the perioperative management of patients undergoing endocrine surgery (pituitary adenomas, thyroidectomies, parathyroidectomies, adrenalectomies, pancreatectomies).
After completion of her specialist training she worked for 2 years as Consultant in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Internal Medicine at
Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust, Cambridge, UK.
She returned to Cyprus late 2008, where she worked as a specialist Endocrinologist at Makarios hospital.
Since June 2012 she has been working in the private sector in Nicosia.
Memberships of professional societies:
•GMC (General Medical Council), UK
•Royal college of Physicians, London UK
•Society for Endocrinology UK
•European Society for Endocrinology
•Cyprus Medical Association
•Cypriot Society for Endocrinology
Fluent in English, Greek, German
62 Andrea Demetriou Street, Flat 22, 2025, Dasoupolis ,Nicosia