Dr. Bachtsetzis graduated from the military school for Officers and at the same time he graduated from the Medical School of the Aristotle University in Thessaloniki with Distinction. In 1981 he received the Specialty in General Surgery. Thereafter, he got trained in Surgical Oncology. Dr. Bachtsetzis participates actively in Continuous Medical Education actions to date.

Apart from regular operations in the fields of General Surgery, e.g. Surgical Oncology - Mastectomy - Laparoscopic surgery - treatment of hernias with the use of meshes - Contemporary use of laser in usual surgery etc. , Dr. Bachtsetzis has also been trained in Germany and he is successfully using for the past decade the applications of the Diode Laser in Minimal Invasive Proctology treating anal diseases such as  hemorrhoids, anal fistula, pilonidal cyst etc.