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George Hadjigeorgiou
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery/Neuroscience
The School of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Academic Qualifications
Qualification Year Awarding Institution Department Thesis title (Optional Entry)
PhD 2017 University of Thessaly Medicine Genetic Association Studies in patients with traumatic brain injury
MD 2007 University of Athens Medicine
Employment History
Period of employment Employer Location Position
From To
01/2019 Present Athens Medical Center/Apollonion Hospital Athens / Nicosia Neurosurgeon in Private Practice
09/2016 10/2018 Klinikum München Munich, Germany Consultant Neurosurgeon
03/2016 09/2016 Royal National Orthopedic Hospital London, UK Spinal Surgery Clinical Fellow
01/2016 03/2016 Charité University Hospital Berlin, Germany Cerebrovascular Surgery Fellow
08/2015 12/2015 University Hospital of Copenhagen Copenhagen, Denmark Skull Base Surgery Fellow
02/2015 05/2015 Weill Cornell Medical College/New York Presbyterian Hospital New York, USA Endoscopic Skull Base & Brain Surgery Fellow
10/2011 07/2015 Red Cross Hospital of Athens Athens, Greece Resident in Neurosurgery
09/2010 09/2011 Tzanio General Hospital of Piraeus Piraeus, Greece Resident in Neurosurgery
11/2009 09/2010 Metaxa Anticancer Hospital Piraeus, Greece Resident in General Surgery
09/2008 09/2009 Kreiskrankenhaus Rastatt Rastatt, Germany Resident in General Surgery
Year Title Other authors Journal and Publisher / Conference
2018 Surgical and Functional Outcome of Olfactory Groove Meningiomas: Lessons from the Past Experience and Strategy Development. Fountas KN, Hadjigeorgiou GF, Kapsalaki EZ, Paschalis T, Rizea R, Ciurea AV Clin Neurol Neurosurg.
2017 Isolated massive intraventricular haemorrhage without subarachnoid haemorrhage due to rupture of a posterior communicating artery aneurysm. Anagnostopoulos C, Chamilos C, Hadjigeorgiou GF, Petsanas A Br J Neurosurg.
2017 Intrachiasmatic abscess caused by IgG4-related hypophysitis. Hadjigeorgiou GF, Lund EL, Poulsgaard L, Feldt-Rasmussen U, Rasmussen ÅK, Wegener M, Fugleholm K Acta Neurochir (Wien). doi: 10.1007/s00701-017-3288-8
2017 Repeat surgery for recurrent low-grade gliomas should be standard of care. Uppstrom TJ, Singh R, Hadjigeorgiou GF, Magge R, Ramakrishna R Clin Neurol Neurosurg:18-23. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2016.09.013.
2017 Traumatic brain injury and gene knockout animal models: an up-to-date review. Hadjigeorgiou GF, Singh R, Dardiotis E, Paterakis K, Hadjigeorgiou GM, Fountas KN. J Neurosurg Sci. 61(6):652-664. doi: 10.23736/S0390-5616.16.03589-X. Epub 2016 Jan 20.
2016 Low-grade myofibroblastic sarcoma of the thoracic spine: report of an extreme rare case. Hadjigeorgiou GF, Samaras V, Varsos V Br J Neurosurg. 18:1-3. doi: 10.1080/02688697.2016.1220505.
2016 Traumatic pneumorrachis after isolated closed head injuries: An up-to-date review. Hadjigeorgiou GF, Singh R, Stefanopoulos PK, Petsanas A, Hadjigeorgiou FG, Fountas K J Clin Neurosci. 34:44-46. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2016.07.008
2016 Intracranial meningioma with vertebral or intraspinal metastasis: report of 2 cases and review of the literature. Singh R, Ryan C, Chohan M, Tisnado J, Hadjigeorgiou GF, Bilsky M J Neurosurg Spine. 25(6):775-781. Epub 2016 Jul 15.
2014 AQP4 tag single nucleotide polymorphisms in patients with traumatic brain injury. Dardiotis E, Paterakis K, Tsivgoulis G, Tsintou M, Hadjigeorgiou GF, Dardioti M, Grigoriadis S, Simeonidou C, Komnos A, Kapsalaki E, Fountas K, Hadjigeorgiou G J Neurotrauma. 31(23):1920-6. doi: 10.1089/neu.2014.3347. Epub 2014 Oct 10.
2014 Patients on anticoagulants after a head trauma: is a negative initial CT scan enough? Report of a case of delayed subdural hematoma and review of the literature. Hadjigeorgiou GF, Anagnostopoulos C, Chamilos C, Petsanas A JKNS. 55(1):51-3. doi: 10.3340/jkns.2014.55.1.51. Epub 2014 Jan 31.
Research Projects
Academic Consulting Services/Councils/Boards/Editorial Committees
Period Organization Title of Position or Service
2017-present Journal of Spinal diseases and Research Editorial Board
2018-present EC Orthopedics Editorial Board
2018-present EC Neurology Editorial Board
2018-Present European University Cyprus Clinical Training Committee
2018-Present European University Cyprus Quality Assessment Committee
Awards/International Recognition
Date Title Awarded by:
2016 EANS-Codman Training Grant in Cerebrovascular Surgery, Charité, Berlin, Germany European Association of Neurosurgical Societies
2015 Medtronic Training Grant in Skull Base Surgery, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark European Association of Neurosurgical Societies
2015 “C.Antoniadis Award”, for the top score in National Neurosurgical Written Examination Greek Neurosurgical Society
2015 Aesculap Training Grant in Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Brain & Skull Base Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, USA Weill Cornell Medical College
2013 Nominated with the “Hellenic Red Cross Organization” Golden Cross, for the total contribution in the patient care and health services Hellenic Red Cross Organization
2010 Best Paper Presentation. Presented at 7th International Workshop on Peritoneal Surface Malignancy for the work done regarding the re-cytoreductive surgery (RCRS) and re-HIPEC for peritoneal carcinomatosis recurrence. Uppsala, Sweden International Workshop on Peritoneal Surface Malignancy
Other Achievements