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STEFANOS I. KORFIAS

Neurosurgeon

skorfias@otenet.gr

τηλ: +30 6932458361, +30 2107205553


PUBLICATIONS

CURRENT POST

  • Senior Lecturer, Dpt of Neurosurgery, University of Athens, Evangelismos Hospital

 

UNIVERSITY

National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School (1989-1995)

APPOINTMENTS AFTER GRADUATION

  • General Practitioner in Medical Centre of Karpathos, Greece (1995-1996).
  • Military service as a Health Officer (General Practitioner) in Rhodes Island, Greece and in 401 General Army Hospital of Athens, Greece (1996-1998).
  • General Surgery Training in Ippokrateio General Hospital of Athens, Greece (1999).
  • Neurosurgical Training in Department of Neurosurgery University of Athens Evangelismos General Hospital, Greece (2000-2004).
  • Specialist Registrar (Neurosurgery) in Newcastle General Hospital - Regional Neuroscience centre Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK (2004-2006).
  • Senior Specialist Registrar (Neurosurgery) in Royal Free Hospital London, UK (2007).
  • Senior Specialist Registrar (Neurosurgery) in Charing Cross Hospital, London, UK (2007).
  • Senior Specialist Registrar (Neurosurgery) in Queen’s Hospital, London, UK (2007-2008).
  • Associated Specialist (Neurosurgery) in the Dpt of Neurosurgery, University of Athens, Evangelismos General Hospital, Greece (2008).
  • Locum Consultant Neurosurgeon in the Dpt of Neurosurgery University of Athens, Evangelismos General Hospital, Greece (2009).
  • Consultant Neurosurgeon, Dpt of Neurosurgery University of Athens, Evangelismos General Hospital, Greece (2009-2012).

POSTGRADUATE QUALIFICATIONS

  • United States Medical Licensing Examinations (USMLE):

Step 1 (Basic Sciences Examination): 1995.

Step 2 (Clinical Sciences Examination): 1998.

  • ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support) Certificate: 2001.
  • ALS (Advanced Life Support) Certificate: 2002.
  • Microsurgery Diploma: 2003.
  • ·      Doctoral Thesis (Ph.D. in the University of Athens): 2004.
    • Certificate of completed attendance at the cycle of European Courses in Neurosurgery: 2004.
    • · Neurosurgical Examinations for Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (Athens - Greece): 2004.
      • European Examination Diploma: 2005.

 

DISTINCTIONS – SCHOLARSHIPS

  • 2nd best degree in Hellenic National Chemistry Competition and Greek Delegation in ΧΧΙ International Chemistry Olympiad (Germany, 2-10 July 1989).
  • Beneficiary to a scholarship by the Athens University Legacy Foundation (Antonios Papadakis Legacy), from 1991-1995, granted after examinations.
  • · Highest graduation mark from Athens Medical School on July 6th 1995.
  • Distinction of best paper presented in the 4th Hellenic Congress of Clinical Chemistry (Athens, 2002), entitled: “Protein S-100B as a prognostic factor in brain injury“.
  • Scholarship for postgraduate studies on Neurosciences by the State Scholarships Foundation (IKY), granted after national examinations on Neuroanatomy, Neurophysiology, Molecular Cell Biology & English Language.
  • Scholarship for postgraduate studies on Neurosurgery by the Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation.
  • Distinction / Scholarship for postgraduate studies on Neurosurgery by the Hellenic Neurosurgical Society (Athens, 2005).
  • Distinction of best paper presented in the 20th Hellenic Congress of Greek Neurologists, (Larissa, 2006) entitled: “Protocol and Results of the Athens University Epilepsy Surgery Group at Evangelismos General Hospital”
  • ·      European Society for Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery (ESSFN) Research Grant 2010. Subject: Transcranial Alternating Current Stimulation (tACS) effects on Cognitive Event-Related Potentials in patients with Persistent Vegetative State (PVS) or Minimally Conscious State (MCS)

 

MEMBERSHIP OF SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES

  • Athens Medical Association
  • General Medical Council (GMC): Specialist Registration
  • Society of British Neurological Surgeons (SBNS): Associate Member.
  • Euro-academy of Multidisciplinary Neurotraumatology (EMN): Full Member.
  • European Society for Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery (ESSFN): Full member.
  • International Neuromodulation Society (INS): Full member.
  • South-East European Neuromodulation Society: General Secretary & Full member.
  • Hellenic Neurosurgery Society: Full member.
  • European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS): Full member.

 

FIELDS OF SPECIAL INTEREST

  • Functional Neurosurgery
  • Pathophysiology of Brain Injury
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia