By: Aphrodite Kotrotsios, Co-Publisher
Jeffersonville, PA- On January 10, 2016, Hellenic News of America in Conjunction with the Ladies of Philoptochos of St. Sophia organized a luncheon to introduce Dr. Konstadinos Plestis to their parish. Dr. Konstadinos Plestis, is the System Chief, of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at Lankenau Heart Institute, part of Main Line Health. Dr. Plestis joined Main Line Health in May 2014 to enhance the capabilities of the Lankenau Heart Institute cardiac surgery program and to reinforce its position as a destination for superior heart care.
Hellenic News of America’s Publisher, Paul Kotrotsios introduced Dr. Plestis to the parishioners as an amazing healer that we are blessed to have in our community. Father Peter Thornberg, praised Dr. Plestis for his commendable work and thanked him for his healing services of the heart. Parish members greeted Dr. Plestis with such fervor and were truly inspired by his presentation on heart health and in particularly his journey of becoming such a renowned surgeon.
Kotrotsios said, “I would like to thank Father Peter Thorberg, Mr. Dean Laskaris, Mr. Alex Nikas and Dr. Patukas for welcoming both the Hellenic News of America and Dr. Plestis to their parish. A special thank you to Mrs. Kathy Tsipras and Mary Hatzipablidis of the Ladies of the Philoptochos who helped prepare a wonderful luncheon under the leadership of Eleni Evangelopoulos of Mediterranean Catering.”
Father Peter Thornberg Dr. Plestis Hellenic News of America St. Sophia Jeffersonville PA
Dr. Anthony Limberakis, Mr. Paul Kotrotsios, Dr. Konstadinos Plestis, Dr. William Tsoubanos & Dr. Peter Patukas
Dr. Maria Plestis, Dr. Konstadinos Plestis, Dean & Nina Laskaris, Paul Kotrotsios & Alex Nikas
Peter Pappas being introduced to Dr. Plestis with Paul Kotrotsios
Packed hall at St. Sophia’s Greek Orthodox Church
Dr. Plestis greets his patients