Athanasios (Thanos) Badekas is the Director of the 3rd Orthopedic Clinic Henry Dunant Hosptal Center Athens Greece, Director Foot & Ankle Disorders Department Henry Dunant Hosptal Center Athens Greece and Editorial member of the Diabetic Foot and Ankle Surgery. He serves as the Reviewer of the Journal Foot and Ankle Surgery Official Journal of the European Foot and Ankle Society. He is the member of the Editorial of Board of the Journal Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery and member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Foot Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Badekas is also a member of the European College of Sports Sciences Founding Member of the Greek Institute for Osteoporosis Member of ECSS (European College of Sport Science) Member of EFAS (European Foot & Ankle Society. He has been a member of HAOST (Hellenic Association of Orthopedic Surgery & Traumatology since 1998. He is the elected member of the Greek College of Orthopedic Surgeons since 2006. He is also the member of HEFAS (Hellenic Foot & Ankle Society): since 2000 General Secretary of the (HEFAS) Hellenic Foot and Ankle Society President of HEFAS (Hellenic Foot and Ankle Society) 2007. He served as the Director of Foot and Ankle and Lower Extremities department, in the Polyclinic during the Olympic and Palympic Games Athens 2004.