1. General
  2. Pediatric
  • Education & Academic Titles
    • 10/2003: Medical Degree, Federico II, Napoli, Italy
    • 5/2012: Neurosurgical Specialty, Prefecture of Athens
    • 1/2013 – 11/2014: Fellowship in Pediatric Neurosurgery, Alder Hey, Liverpool, UK
  • Doctoral Thesis

    In progress, Kapodistrian University of Athens: The role of MMP in the degeneration of the intravertebral disk

  • Professional Experience
    • 12/2005 – 06/2007: Red Cross Hospital, General Surgery Resident
    • 08/2007 – 05/2012: Tzaneio General Hospital, Neurosurgery Resident
    • 06/2012 – 01/2013: MITERA Hospital, Consultant in Pediatric Neurosurgery Dept
    • 01/2013 – 11/2014: Fellowship in pediatric Neurosurgery, Alder Hey Hospital, Liverpool, UK
    • 12/2014 – 5/2020: MITERA Hospital, Consultant in Pediatric Neurosurgery Dept.
  • Clinical Interest

    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Craniofacial surgery, Neuroncology, Neuroendoscopy, Hydrocephalous, Peripheral nerves, Disk degeneration and herniation

  • Recent Publications
    • Book Chapter: Pathophysiology of Intracranial Arachnoid Cysts:Hypoperfusion of Adjacent Cortex. Arachnoid Cysts epidemiology, biology and neuroimaging, edited by Knut Wester. 2018 Elsevier, ISBN: 978-0-12-809932-2.
    • Isolated massive intraventricular haemorrhage without subarachnoid haemorrhage due to rupture of a posterior communicating artery aneurysm. Br J Neurosurg. 2017 Dec 4:1-2. [Epub ahead of print].
    • Epidermoid cyst of the fourth ventricle in a child. Childs Nerv Syst. 2018 Jan;34(1):29-30.
    • Cerebellar Glioblastoma in a Child. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2017;52(3):211-213.
    • Recent technological advances in pediatric brain tumor surgery. CNS Oncol. 2017 Jan;6(1):71-82
    • Primary Spinal Glioblastoma Multiforme with Cerebral Parenchymal Metastasis in a Child. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2016;51(6):325-326. Epub 2016 Jul 21
    • Patients on Anticoagulants after a Head Trauma: Is a Negative Initial CT Scan Enough? Report of a Case of Delayed Subdural Haematoma and Review of the Literature. JKNS, January 2014.
    • Treatment of refractory simple partial status epilepticus by the addition of oral lacosamide in neurosurgical patients. Report of 3 cases. Epilepsy & Behavior Case Reports 1 (2013) 69–70
    • Intrauterine grade IV intraventricular hemorrhage in a full-term infant leading to hydrocephalus. Childs Nerv Syst. 2013 May;29(5):861-5
    • Rapid spontaneous resolution of acute subdural haematoma in a patient with chronic alcoholism: a case report, Br J Neurosurg. 2012 Jun; 26(3):415-6
  • Membership in Societies and Editorial Boards
    • 05/2016 – present: ESPN member (European Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery
    • 01/2013 – present: GMC full registration with specialist registration
    • 07/2012 – present: Medical Association of Athens
    • 09/2011 – present: CNS (Congress of Neurological Surgeons) International Vista Resident member
    • 03/2011 – present: Membership of EANS (European Association of Neurosurgical Societies)
    • 05/2010 – present: Associate Member of the World Spinal Column Society
  • Research

    Pediatric Neurosurgery, congenital craniofacial abnormalities, Neonatal hydrocephalous, endoscopic neurosurgery, neuroncology, neurotrauma, disk degeneration