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Spiro Spanakis, D.O.


Academic Role: Assistant Professor

Faculty Appointment(s) and Affiliations:

School of Medicine 

Clinical Interests: Quality Improvement, Pediatric Anesthesia, Regulartory Affairs 

Phone: (774) 443-7667

Academic Background

DO, University of New England, 2002

Postdoctoral Training

UMass Memorial Medical Center, Residency in Anesthesiology, 2003-2006
Children's National Medical Center, Washington DC, Fellowship in Pediatric Anesthesiology, 2006-2007


Petridou S, Maltseva O, Spanakis S, Masur SK. TGF-߸ receptor expression and smad2 localization are cell density dependent in fibroblasts. Inv Ophthal Vis Sci 2000; 41:89-95.

Spanakis SG, Petridou S, and Masur SK. Functional gap junctions in corneal fibroblasts and myofibroblasts. Inv Ophthal Vis Sci 1998; 39:1320-8.

Petridou S, Spanakis SG, and Masur SK. Expression of TGF-߸ receptors in corneal myofibroblasts and fibroblasts. Inv Ophthal Vis Sci 1997; 38:S503.

Spanakis SG, Petridou S, and Masur SK. Cultured corneal fibroblasts and myofibroblasts have functional gap junctions. Inv Ophthal Vis Sci 1997; 38:S503.

Petridou S, Spanakis SG, and Masur SK. Increased expression of functional TGF-߸ receptors on differentiating corneal myofibroblasts. Mol Biol Cell 1997; 8:254a.

Ledbetter MLS and Spanakis SG. Reduced levels of connexin43 in cultured kidney-derived cells treated with ouabain. Internat Gap Junct Conf 1997:77.