Ioannis G Papanikolaou was born in Athens in 1985. In 2009 he takes the Medical Degree with excellent votation. Afterwards, he was selected to participate in the two years Postgraduate programme in Robotic surgery, minimally invasive surgery and Telesurgery, in the University of Athens, Medical School, Greece. In 2011 he was distinguished again with excellent votation and obtains the title of “Master of Science” from the Athens Medical School in “Robotic surgery, minimally invasive surgery and Telesurgery. He was distinguished with the PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) from Athens Medical School, Greece with Excellent votation in 2018. He has gained the first Prize in “Robotic Surgery Marathon”, as well as the First Prize in the “Laparoscopic Simulation Cup”. He is the author of many publications in national and international journals and he is also selected as reviewer for many journals such as The British Medical Journal, Stem Cells International, Surgical Laparoscopy Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques, The International Journal of Medical Robotics & Computer Assisted Surgery, The European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology. Currently he works in the 1st Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology of the University of Athens, Medical School in Greece, in “Alexandra” Hospital.