Dr Theodoros B. GRIVAS, MD, PhD Orthopaedic and Spinal surgeon, graduated the Medical School at 'Aristotle” University of Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia, Greece. He completed his training in General Surgery, in Paediatric and Adult Orthopaedics and Traumatology in Greece and received the MD Diploma. He also received a PhD degree. He worked at the 'University Hospital”, Queen’s Medical Centre, at Nottingham, 'Harlow Wood” Orthopaedic Hospital, at Mansfield, UK, under Mr JK Webb and Professor RG Burwell, at 'Evangelismos” and 'Thriasio” Hospital at Athens Greece. He is a member of the Hellenic Association of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology and of numerous other scientific societies. He is a member and Traveling Fellow of both AAOS and SRS. He served as an IRSSD and SOSORT elected president. He completed several research projects, studied and implemented the School Screening program, published numerous peer-review articles and chapters in books and was invited to lecture on various general orthopaedic and spinal topics. He wrote or was the editor of eight books. He is the Chief Editor of 'Scoliosis”, Associate Editor of 'Spine Deformity” and member of editorial board or reader for several peer-review journals. Currently he is the Director of the Trauma and Orthopaedic Department at 'Tzanio” General Hospital of Piraeus, Greece.