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Paraskeva Kyriakos

Brain, Neurovascular, Complex Spine & Spinal Cord Surgeon
Medical School

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki


General Hospital of Thessaloniki “George Papanikolaou”




Oxford University Hospitals-Complex & Reconstructive Spinal Surgery.

Adult, Pediatric Deformity & Tumour Surgery

John Radcliffe Hospital

Nuffield Orthopaedic Hospital

Post Doctorate Training

St Barnabas Hospital, SBH Health System, The Bronx, New York, USA: Rotation Fellow in Neurosurgery

  • Granted of a License to practice qualification of Medical Specialty in Neurosurgery after successful participation in the Panhellenic Board Examination by the Chair of Panhellenic Medical Association – Board Certified Neurosurgeon. 25 July 2019
  • Successfully passed the European Board Examination in Neurological Surgery granted by The European Association of Neurosurgical Societies and the European Board of Neurological Surgery – EANS. 27 January 2019
  • Hands on Workshop Microvascular Anastomosis Techniques. Athens 4-9 November 2019
  • 33rd Neurosurgical Panhellenic Conference. Thessaloniki 27-30 June 2019
  • EANS training course Vascular Neurosurgery, Jerusalem 2019
  • EANS training course Spine and Peripheral nerves, Edinburgh 2018
  • European Spine Course Diploma on the basis of the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS) Training Course-Spine. 2018
  • Observation of Interventional Endovascular techniques (Nicosia General Hospital. Professor Andreou A.) 2015-2018
  • Spine Hands-on Cadaveric Workshop.  1st European KISCO Course. Bordeaux, France. 22nd September 2017
  • EANS training course Head Injury & Functional Neurosurgery, Vilnius 2017
  • EANS training course Brain Tumors/Neuro-oncology Neurosurgery, Sofia 2016
  • EANS training course Midas Rex Drilling Course, Sofia 2016
  • Cologne International Skull Base Course. Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery & Department of Neurosurgery. Uniklinik Koln. 23-25 November 2016
  • 30th Neurosurgical Panhellenic Conference, Volos 16-18 June 2016
  • Advanced technique training session of the artificial cervical disc for Cervical Disk Arthroplasty. ARTWORLD Medical. 16-17 March 2016
  • Specialty advanced technique training session of the Pediguard dynamic surgical guidance probe. ARTWORLD Medical. 16-17 March 2016
  • Completion of two day specialty advanced technique training session including live surgery of expandable stand-alone PLIF Implant system. ARTWORLD Medical. 16-17 March 2016.
  • Observation of Intra-Extracranial By-pass techniques (Hygeia Hospital, Athens. Professor Andreou A.) 2016
  • Observation of Deep Brain Stimulation (Aretaeio Private Hospital, Nicosia) 2016
  • Online sessions supported by the Greek Neurosurgical Company (Professor Andreou A.) 2016
  • 29th Neurosurgical Panhellenic Conference, Athens 28-30 March 2015
  • 14th Pancyprian Surgical Conference. Cyprus 2014
  • ATLS “Advanced Trauma Life Support”. Cyprus 2014
Academic Interests
  1. Brain Bypass-Aneurysm-AVM surgery
  2. Pediatric and Adult Kypho-Scoliosis surgery
  3. Endoscopic Skull Base & Pituitary surgery
  4. Brachial Plexus and Peripheral nerve surgery
  5. Brain Tumor Surgery
  6. Complex and Reconstructive Spinal surgery
Professional Highlights

1)Clinical Fellow in Complex & Reconstructive Spinal Surgery

Adult, Pediatric Deformity & Tumour Surgery

2) Rotation Fellow in Neurosurgery

SBH Health System,The Bronx, New York, USA

3) European Board Examination in Neurological Surgery, Jerusalem, Israel: Part I

4) Member of EANS: European Association of Neurosurgical Societies

5) 4-year completion: EANS training

6) Diplomate of the Panhellenic Board of Neurosurgery

7) Authorship: (Author of the Surgical Chapter)

            Contribution to the textbook “Neuroanatomy & Neurophysiology for Speech and Hearing Sciences” by Plural Publishing Inc.

J.Anthony Seikel PhD, Kostas Konstantopoulos PhD,  David G. Drumright BS

Surgical Case studies:

  • Occipital Lobe Glioma and the relation to the Calcarine Cortex, Cuneate Gyrus and Lingual Gyri
  • Malignancy at Broca’s area
  • Parasellar tumor and speech contribution
  • Craniopharyngioma and the related speech and language consequences of compression
  • Cerebellopontine angle tumor/Ataxic Dysarthria

8) 2015: Medical students training (Clinical and Academic) in cooperation with the University of Cyprus Medical School regarding “Surgical Anatomy of Sellar and Parasellar region, Radiographic imaging, Preoperative Ophthalmologic Evaluation, Transcranial Approaches – Trans-sphenoidal Approach”

9) 2014: Honorary Lecturer. Teaching and training students of St George’s University of London Medical Programme delivered in Cyprus by the «University of Nicosia Medical School»


Primary Ewing Sarcoma of the axis-C2. A case report and the review of the literature. Paraskeva K, et al. Neurol Neurochir Pol. Aug 2018

Brainstem dermoid cyst Rupture With Hydrocephalus in a Child. Antoniades E, Themistocleous M, Drosos E, Giakoumettis D, Paraskeva K, Georgis P.A, Sfakianos G. Oxf Med Case Reports. Sep 2017