Mr George Samandouras

Mr George Samandouras

Neurosurgery

23 years of experience
14 years as a specialist
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Subspecialties

  • Functional Neurosurgery
  • Spinal Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Greek
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4462031
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    Practices worked at

    Queen Square Private Consulting Rooms

    23 Queen Square, London, United Kingdom, WC1N 3BG
    194 reviews

    National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

    Queen Square, London, United Kingdom, WC1N 3BG
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    About

    Mr George Samandouras is a Consultant Neurosurgeon at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery..

    Mr Samandouras has been trained in Oxford at the Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust and completed a fellowship in Paris in 2008. Mr Samandouras runs the world's foremost course on brain tumour surgery attended by international senior neurosurgeons, Professors of Neurosurgery and Department Chiefs.

    Mr Samandouras currently Directs the Education and training of neurosurgical trainees and fellows at Queen's Square. The aim of the course is to teach experienced neurosurgeons advanced techniques of safe and maximum brain tumour removal. A significant part of his practice includes second opinions for challenging or “inoperable” tumours. He also has interest in cranial endoscopy and spinal surgery.

    Due to his extensive research experienced Mr Samandouras has received several awards and has many publications.


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Spine surgery
    • Surgical oncology techniques
    • Fluorescent-guided resection
    • Cortical mapping
    • Intraoperative MRI
    • Complex Brain Tumours
    • Awake craniotomies
    • Cortical Mapping
    • Intraoperative MRI
    • Cranial endoscopy
    • Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery
    • Spinal Tumours
    • Neck and Arm Pain
    • Back and Leg pain
    • Sciatica
    • Spinal stenosis
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    Medical procedures

    • Brain Surgery
    • Facet Joint Injection
    • Facet Joint Replacement
    • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
    • Shunt for Hydrocephalus
    • Spinal Injections for Pain
    • Thoracic (Back) Surgery
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    Special interests

    • Back Pain
    • Brain Tumours
    • Complex Spinal Disorders
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Lower Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Metastases
    • Pineal Tumours
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Fractures and Trauma
    • Spine Tumours and Infections
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    Education

    2010 - Present: Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Institute of Neurology, University College London, UK

    2009 - Present: Consultant Neurosurgeon, Victor Horsley Department of Neurosurgery, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London, UK

    2008 - Neurosurgery Fellow, Lariboisier Hospital, Paris, France

    2001 - 2007 - Specialist Registrar in Neurosurgery, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, Oxford, UK

    1992 - Ptychio Iatrikes Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

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    Mr samandouras is an extremely professional and knowledgable doctor who has helped me endlessly, including surgeries
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