Dr. Stoforou Konstantia
MD, PhD – Neurosurgeon

Dr. Konstantia Stoforou -160Specializes in: Brain and Spinal Tumors, Spinal degenerative disorders, General Neurosurgery
Neurosurgical Oncology Brain, Spine, Skull Base –  Microsurgery, Neuroendoscopy, Neuronavigation Brain and Spine –  Minimally Invasive / Percutaneous Techniques for treatment of Spine diseases – Radiosurgery Gamma Knife

Location: Athens

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Here you can find further information about Dr. Stoforou , her scientific work and her activities in the field of Neurosurgery.

Additional Specialties
  • Neurooncology,
  • Skull base surgery,
  • Neuroendoscopy,
  • Minimally invasive techniques for brain and spinal disorders,
  • Advanced treatments for malignant brain tumors
  • Rehabilitation Services, cooperation with “Apokatastasi” rehabilitation center
Areas of Expertise
Brain and Spinal Tumors, Spinal degenerative disorders, General Neurosurgery

Employment

Private practice / Office Location
Private practice / Office Location
1 Bouboulinas str., Melissia, Attiki Greece 15127
Consultant Hygeia Hospital, Marousi, Attiki
Work Experience
 15 years post completion of Neurosurgery Specialty
Affiliated Hospitals / Medical Centers
Hygeia Hospital, Athens Medical Center Psychiko, Athens Bioclinic
Languages spoken
Greek, English, French
Patient Insurance
Private patients are welcome
Conditions treated
  • Brain tumors, (Meningiomas, Gliomas, Oligodendrogliomas,Astrocytomas, Glioblastomas, Medulloblastomas, Hemangioblastomas, Acoustic neurinomas, Germinomas, Ependymomas, Epidermoids etc),
  • Spinal cord tumors (Meningiomas, Ependymomas, Epidermoids etc),
  • Pituitary tumors (Cushing’s disease, Acromegaly, Prolactinoma, Non-functioning pituitary adenoma)
  • Skull base tumors,
  • Reumatoid arthritis of cervical spine
  • Spinal degenerative diseases: Herniated intervertebral disc (Cervical, Lumbar) – Spinal stenosis (Spondylolisthesis
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Head trauma (Subdural, epidural hematomas)
  • Cavernomas
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Syringomyelia (Arnold-Chiari, post Traumatic etc)
  • Cancer pain
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Infections (Subdural Empyema, Intradiscal empyema, Abcess)
Procedures performed
  • Craniotomy minimally invasive with neuronavigation for brain tumors, cavernomas, dysplasias etc
  • Spinal cord tumor microsurgery
  • Endoscopic transphenoidal surgery for pituitary tumors and skull base tumors
  • Endoscopic odontoidectomy
  • Endoscopic 3rd ventriculostomy
  • Ventriculoperitoneal shunt for hydrocephalus
  • Laminectomy (Cervical, Lumbar)
  • Laminoplasty
  • Anterior cervical discectomy
  • Cervical and lumbar Discoplasty
  • Transdermal microdiscectomy
  • Micro and Endoscopic discectomy
  • Transdermal Radiofrequency lesioning for intractable pain and trigeminal neuralgia
  • Microvascular decompression of trigeminal nerve
  • Advanced treatments for malignant brain tumors, Glioblastoma Vaccine
  • Radiosurgery

Education & Training

License to practice medicine
Greece, Europe, USA
Medical Education
Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki Medical School
Internships
Skiathos Medical center (1993-1994)
Residencies
Neurosurgery Resident (1995-2001) KAT General Hospital, G.Genimatas General Hospital, Evangelismos General Hospital
Fellowship
  • Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital, Clinical Research Fellow (1992-1993)
  • Hopital Lariboisiere, Chef de Cllinique (2003-2004)

Professional Experience
• Rural Service at Skiathos Health Center (1993
• Resident Neurosurgeon, Department of Neurosurgery “G. Gennimatas “General Hospital”, KAT “General Hospital”, Evangelismos ” General Hospital (1995
• Scientific Associate,National and Kapodistrian Neurosurgery. “Evangelismos” Hospital (2001
• Clinical Research Fellow Neuroendocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University, Boston,MA, USA (1992
• Chef de Clinique, Department of Neurosurgery
• Director, Department of Neurosurgery Euromedica Group Athens,Greece(2004- 2008) • Consultant University Hospital of Patrai, Department of Neurosurgery, Rio, Achaia, Greece (2008-2009)
• Consultant Department of Neurosurgery, KAT General Hospital, Kifissia Athens Greece (2009 2012) • Consultant Neurosurgeon HYGEIA Hospital, Marousi, Attiki Greece (2012
• Head of Neurosurgery Department – HYGEIA Hospital, Tirana, Albania (June 2014- current)
Post Graduate Clinical Training
  • PhD -National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School. Athens , Greece (2003) ” The aim of this experimental work is to estimate, with quantitative change, in the neural tissue, of neurotoxic substances and factors that they imply neurotoxicity, in an experimental swine model of spinal cord ischemia and neuroprotection”.
  • Clinical Experience: 15 years post completion of Neurosurgery Specialty

Scientific Work

Memberships
  • Greek Medical Association
  • Ordre des Medecins de la Ville de Paris
  • Greek Neurosurgical Association
  • European Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)- Tumor Section
  • European Skull Base Society ( ESBS)

Awards & Recognitions
Publications
Poster-Presentations
Conferences/Professional meetings
• 1995 Workshop on Image Guided Surgery for Brain Tumors. Santorini, Greece
• 1996 Workshop Postgraduate Courses on ‘Pterional craniotomy Greek Neurosurgical Society, Greece
Research experience
• Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital, Clinical Research Fellow (1992-1993)
• PhD . National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School. Athens , Greece (2003) ” The aim of this experimental work is to estimate, with quantitative change, in the neural tissue, of neurotoxic substances and factors that they imply neurotoxicity, in an experimental swine model of spinal cord ischemia and neuroprotection”.
Teaching

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Dr. STOFOROU, Neurosurgeon