Dr Athanasia Papathanasiou
Your partner in good health
Dr Athanasia Papathanasiou is a well-regarded and highly sought-after FMH medical practitioner who specialises in general medicine. She has 20 years of experience in the fields of general and adolescent medicine and is the attending physician for several international schools in the region.
Dr Papathanasiou’s extensive and impressive experience was gained through years of work at various hospitals and medical centres in the United States, England, Switzerland, Austria and Greece. Her international background and professional experience as attending physician for large multinationals have allowed her to develop an acute understanding of and sensitivity to the potential health issues faced by expatriates.
Dr Papathanasiou holds a PhD in Life Sciences and has authored numerous articles in scientific journals. During her university career, she specialised in the fields of human nutrition and metabolism. Passionate about her profession, she takes a genuine interest in her patients’ well-being and quality of life and proposes concrete solutions to their problems.
Dr Papathanasiou is an affiliated member of the Swiss Medical Association (FMH) and the Vaud Society of Medicine (SVM), and will gladly assist you in French, English or Greek.
When should you consult your healthcare professional?
As a family doctor, Dr Papathanasiou is able to treat both you and your teenage children for any health concerns you may have. She performs various screening and first aid procedures and will refer you to a specialist if necessary. It is best to consult her as soon as the first symptoms of a pathology appear.
Dr Papathanasiou may be sought out for any of the following:
- Influenza, infections, pain, respiratory disorders
- Fatigue, chronic stress, sleep disorders
- Weight problems, digestive and metabolism disorders, nutritional advice
- Diabetes, hypertension, chronic diseases
As the head physician of the Department of Preventive Medicine at Clinic Lémanic, Dr Papathanasiou is also duly qualified to carry out check-ups, thereby helping you to maintain a good quality of life at any age.
Dr Papathanasiou can perform the following health checks for you:
- General and preventive health checks
- Preoperative assessments
- Annual or periodic health assessments
- Blood tests, electrocardiograms and additional examinations (as needed)
- Nutritional assessments
All outpatient examinations and treatments are covered by basic health insurance in accordance with tariff agreements currently in place in Switzerland.
Monday to Friday from 08h30 to 18h00
Appointments for other times can be arranged upon request.
Where to find us
Dr Papathanasiou’s consulting rooms are located at Clinic Lémanic, in the centre of Lausanne, close to the Georgette bus stop, which is served by buses 1, 2, 4, 8, 9, 12 and 17.
Dr Athanasia Papathanasiou
2 Avenue de la Gare
To book your appointment, call 021 321 54 49