Dr. med. Vassiliki Bekou specialized dermatologist and venerologist, completed her undergraduate training in medicine at the Friedrich-Alexander-University (FAU) of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany. She specialized for some years in the Department of Dermatology of the FAU, followed by some years of practise in the Universities of Otto-von-Guericke in Magdeburg and in the Ludwig-Maximillian in Munich. In that period she specialized in allergology and medicamentous tumortherapy, being involved in many clinical studies in Oncology. In her further involvement at the Venenklinik Bellevue in Kreuzlingen, Switzerland, she specialized in phlebology getting the permission of the SGUM for duplex ultrasound sonography for peripheral veins. Another field of interesest and specialization is the tricholoy with surgical management of baldness with hair transplantation. She has been invited as a speaker, trainer and coordinator at many national and international medical events and conferences and has presented over papers on various aspects of dermatology.


Since 2015

Since 2013

Medbase, Kreuzlingen, vbekderma Forchstr.138 Zürich, Phlebology Avarimed

Kreuzlingen, Santemed Office, Zürich Bülach Dermis Hautklinik, Zürich

Office Haut und Lunge, Zürich, Schweiz, Venenklinik Bellevue and Dermatology, Santemed, Kreuzlingen, Switzerland, Dr. Ballier

Since 2009 Phlebology,  Venenklinik Bellevue, Kreuzlingen, Switzerland, Dr. Traber
2008-2009 Dermatology of Ludwig-Maximillian-University-München, Germany, Prof. Ruzicka
2007-2008 Allergology, Magdeburg, Germany, Office Dr. Helmdach
2004-2007 Dermatology of Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany, Prof. Gollnick
2002-2004 Dermatology of Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany, Prof. Schuler, Prof. Hertl
1996-2002 Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
Specializations 2007  Specialization in Dermatology and Venerology
2007 Medicamentous Tumortherapy
2008 Allergology
2010 Phlebology

2013 USGG SGUM Sonography Veins

2018 Endovaskular venous therapy

2018 Delegierte Psychotherapy


Bekou V, Thoma-Uszynski S, Wendler O, Uter W, Schwietzke S, Hunziker T, Zouboulis CC, Schuler G, Sorokin L, Hertl M Detection of laminin 5 specific auto-antibodies in mucous membrane and bullous pemphigoid sera by ELISA. J Invest Dermatol 2005;124:732-40

Bekou V, Franke I, Gollnick H, Leverkus M. Leukämia cutis als Erstsymptom einer akuten myeloischen Leukämie. Hautarzt. 2008; 59(11):942-5

Bekou V, Bonsmann G, Kuhn A. Kollagenosen im Kindesalter. Monatsschrift Kinderheilkunde. 2008; 156:122-131

Bekou V, Fölster-Holst R. Fussdermatosen im Kindesalter. Fuß &Sprunggelenk. 2008; 6 (3): 132-140

Bekou V Nekrobiotisches Xanthogranulom. München, 31. Fortbildungswoche 20-25.07.2008

Bekou V, Messer G, Cutaneous lupus erythematosus. (booklet for genaral practitioners)

Bekou V, Traber J, Stauungsdermatitis (Ekzema venosum). Vasomed. 2009; 21: 61-63

Bekou V., Galis D., Traber J. Unilateral leg swelling – deep vein thrombosis? Phlebology. 2011;26(1):8-13

Bekou V, Traber J, Ekzem, Dr. Stutz-03.2010

Bekou V, Traber J, Ekzem, Venozin, 03.2010

Bekou V, Franke I, Bonnekoh B, Hertl M, Gollnick H, Leverkus M. Pemphigus vulgaris of the pompholyx type. Eur J Dermatol. 2010;20(4):516-7

Bekou V, Buchau A, Flaig M, Ruzicka T, Kaudewitz P, Hogardt M. Sporotrichoid cutaneous infection by Mycobacterium haemophilum and kansasii in an IgA-deficient man. BMC Dermatol. 2011; 26:11:3

Bekou V, Kilb I, Traber J. Chronische venöse Insuffizienz – manchmal steckt mehr dahinter! (in press)

 Traber J, Signer M, Bekou V, Kilb I, von Siebenthal D Diplomierte Wundexpertin (WEX), zertifizierter Wundmanager, Zertifizierter Wundtherapeut, Zertifizierter Wundassistent, Wundexperte (ICW), Pflegetherapeut Wunde (ICW) oder doch lieber Wundmanager (TÜV)?

Denton CP, Krieg T, Guillevin L, Schwierin B, Rosenberg D, Silkey M, Zultak M, Matucci-Cerinic M; DUO Registry investigators. Demographic, clinical and antibody characteristics of patients with digital ulcers in systemic sclerosis: data from DUO registry. Ann Rheum Dis. 2012 May;71(5):718-21

Makrantonaki E, Bekou V, Zouboulis CC. Genetics and skin aging. Dermatoendocrinol.  2012;4(3):280-4

Guillevin L, Hunsche E, Denton CP, Krieg T, Schwierin B, Rosenberg D, Matucci-Cerinic M; DUO Registry Group. Functional impairment of systemic scleroderma patients with scleroderma patients with digital ulcerations: results from the DUO Registry. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2013; (2 Suppl 76):71-80

Bekou V, Baltisser I, Dummer R, Traber J. plantar ulcer in a multimorbid patient. Chirurg. 2013;84(3):222-4

Bekou V, Zollikofer C, Nieuwkamp N, von Weymarn A, Duewell S, Traber J. A therapeutic option in nutcracker syndrome and ovarian vein insufficiency. Phlebology. 2014;29(3):144-9

Kuhn A, Sigges J, Biazar C, Ruland V, Patsinakidis N, Landmann A, Amler S, Bonsmann G; EUSCLE coauthors; EUSCLE coauthors. Influence of smoking on disease severity and antimalarial therapy in cutaneous lupus erythematosus: analysis of 1002 patients from the EUSCLE database. Br J Dermatol. 2014 Sep;171(3):571-9.