Dr Dimogerontas Georgios
Neurosurgery/ MD neurosurgeon

Dr Dimogerontas 160x160Specializes in: Classical and Minimally invasive Spine Surgery, Modern auxiliary Neurosurgical tools and techniques, Brain Tumor Surgery, Children’s Brain Diseases

Location: Athens

TreatmentsBiographyAsk the Doctor
Conditions treated
– Spinal Disorders
• Spinal disc herniation (commonly called a slipped disc)
• Back Pain and Sciatica
• Lumbar spinal stenosis
• Cervical disc herniation
• Cervical myelopathy
• Spinal cord tumors
• Neuropathic pain
• Spasticity
• Failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS)
– Adult Brain Diseases
• Chronic subdural hematoma
• Brain tumors
• Head injury
• Epilepsy
• Parkinson’s disease
– Children’s Brain Diseases
• Brain tumors
• Hydrocephalus (water on the brain)
• Craniosynostosis
• Syringomyelia – Chiari malformation
– Peripheral Nerve Disorders
• Median nerve syndrome
• Intercostals’ neuralgia
Procedures performed
SPINE SURGERY
– Classical invasive Spine surgery
• Spinal fusion
• Cervical discectomy,
• Cervical Disc Replacement
• Intraspinal drug therapy
• Spinal Cord Stimulation
– Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
• Discoplasty with GelStix (Intradiscal Gel is placed by injection)
• Percutaneous Lumbar discectomy
• Kyphoplasty procedure
– Modern auxiliary Neurosurgical tools and techniques:
• Neuronavigation
• Various Intraoperative monitoring techniques
• Somatosensory evoked potentials (SSEP)
• Motor evoked potentials (MEP)
• Electromyography (EMG)
• Treatment MAST (Modic Antibiotic Spine Therapy)
BRAIN SURGERY
• Brain Tumor Surgery
• Craniotomy
• Cranioplastic surgery
• Surgery for hydrocephalus
• Stereotactic biopsy
• Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS)
• Deep brain stimulation (DBS)

Education & Training

License to practice medicine
National & Κapodistrian University of Athens
Medical Education
M.D., National & Κapodistrian University of Athens (NΚUΑ, School of Medicine – (Honours’ graduate on 23/07/1998)
2000 & 2003: American College of Surgeons, PrehospitalTraumaLifeSupport ( P.H.T.L.S.)
1999 & 2005: American College of Surgeons, AdvancedTraumaLifeSupport ( A.T.L.S.),
2005: Histology and Anatomy Department, Miguel Hernandez University of Alicante, Spain – “Microsurgery and Microsurgical Anatomy of the Basal Cisterns and Vessels of the Brain”
PhD candidate at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens with a research subject “The benign and malignant brain tumors in humans”.
Internships
•  1998-2000: Rural General Practitioner Regional Medical Center, Kastri, Kinouria, Arcadia
Residencies
Fellowship
Post Graduate Clinical Training
•    2009 : Hellenic Neurosurgical Society, Department of Anatomy, Medical School of Thessaloniki – Cadaveric «Cervical Spine Hands-On Course»
•    2009 : Prague, Czech Republic – Training Course of European Association of Neurosurgical Societies EANS for head injury and functional neurosurgery
•    2010 : Padua, Italy – Training Course of European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (ΕΑNS) for Spine and Peripheral Nerves
•    2011 : Tallinn, Estonia – Training Course of European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (ΕΑNS) for Vascular Neurosurgery
•    2011: Greek Open University – Postgraduate program “Management of health units’
•    2013 : European Spine Course Diploma
•    2014 : EANS Boards Certified (European Association of Neurosurgical Societies)
Professional Experience
2002-2004: Resident of Neurosurgery (Medical Specialty), Evaggelismos Hospital, Athens
2004-2008: Resident of Neurosurgery (Medical Specialty), Asclepieion General Hospital, Voula, Athens
2008-2012: Consultant Neurosurgeon Subsidiary, Asclepieion General Hospital, Voula, Athens,
2012-2013: Neurosurgeon in Private Medicine, Passing surgeon in different Private Clinics, Athens

Scientific Work

Memberships

• Hellenic Neurosurgical Society
• Hellenic Spine Society
• European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS)
• Southeastern Europe Neuromodulation Society
• Hellenic Society for Basic and Clinical Pharmacology
• Medical Association of Athens
• Organisation “Médecins du Monde”
• Active international member of Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) (12-11- 2010 – until now) membership I.D. 49973

Awards & Recognitions
Patents:
24/10/2013: Hellenic Industrial Property Organisation Patent entitled “Detachable pusher seconded atraumatic bone spicules of the vertebral bodies of the lumbar vertebrae» (Int.Cl. A61B 17/88) and valid until 3/21/2032
Publications
Dr Dimogerontas has rich scientific writings by participation in scientific writing four books. His articles have been published in peer-Greek (12 articles) and international journals (9 articles) as the British Journal of Neurosurgery, the Review of Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacokinetics, the Neurologia Medico Chirurgica, the World Neurosurgery and the Hellenic Neurosurgery.
Poster-Presentations
Conferences/Professional meetings
Dr Dimogerontas has participated as a student and as an instructor in a number of postgraduate courses both in Greece and abroad as well as in numerous conferences (about 85) around the world, through oral or poster presentations that exceed a total of 115.
Research experience
Novel brain tumor treatments, brain tumor outcome research, clinical trials
Teaching

Patient Satisfaction

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Dr. DIMOGERONTAS, Neurosurgeon