Dr. Emmanouil (aka: Manos) Brilakis, was born on 4 January 1976 in Athens, Greece. He is living and working in Athens, the capital of Greece and he is a Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon specialized in Shoulder, Knee and Sports Orthopaedics. He is married having 2 children, a 6-year-old boy and a 4-year-old girl.
He received his degree from the Medical School of the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens (2003) and followed this up with a residency training program in Trauma & Orthopaedics, in the 2nd Orthopaedic Department of the same University. He undertook a Shoulder fellowship program in the Center of Shoulder Arthroscopy and Open Surgery of Athens (an ESSKA and ISAKOS accredited teaching center) making a use of the awarded fellowships from the Hellenic Association of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology (2012) as well as from the Hellenic Arthroscopic Association (2012). He has also completed a MSc degree (2010) in “Metabolic bone diseases” and his PhD thesis (2018).
He has been appointed as attending physician at the 3rd Orthopaedic Department of Hygeia Hospital from 2017 and from 2020 he has been awarded the title of Associate Director of this department. He is also available for private consultations at his office (Brilakis Orthopaedics) located in Palaio Faliro, Greece. His has been appointed as Head team Doctor for several Greek teams, distinguishing the female Basketball team of Olympiakos Piraeus and Panionios GS.
He is actively involved in research having publish articles and book chapters in national & international publications. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of ISAKOS. He teaches regularly on post-graduates training programs of Athens Medical School and he is a member of National (Athens Medical Association, Hellenic Association of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Hellenic Arthroscopic Association) and International (ESSKA, ESA-ESSKA, ISAKOS, AAOS, AANA, SECEC/ESSSE) Societies. He has been elected as a Board member (Treasurer) of the Hellenic Association of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology for the period 2020-2022. He is an active member of the membership and communication workgroup of ESSKA-ESA (2018-2020 and 2020-2022) and an active member of the present (2019-2021) Communications Committee of ISAKOS.
The areas of his scientific and research interest are the followings: shoulder, instability, massive irreparable RC tears, shoulder arthroplasty, knee, sports orthopaedics.