Curriculum Vitae

AGATHANGELOS TRIANTAFYLLIDIS, MD, MRCSEd

Consultant Neurosurgeon – Medical Officer in Greek Army

  • Consultant Neurosurgeon, 424 General Military Hospital, Thessaloniki
  • Fully trained in the UK for five years:
      • Senior Clinical Fellow in Neurosurgery, Queen’s Hospital, Romford, London
      • Specialty Registrar in Neurosurgery, The Royal London Hospital, London
      • Clinical Fellow in Neurosurgery, The Royal London Hospital, London
  • Special interest in minimal invasive neurosurgery

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2016 – now: Postgraduate Program “Health Care Management MSc”, School of Social Sciences, Hellenic Open University
  • 2014: MRCSEd The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
  • 2007 – 2008: School of Health Sciences of Greek Army Forces. Medical and Military Training at the Lieutenant Basic Training Center (Medical Practitioner at 401 General Military Hospital of Athens, School of Armed Forces’ Special Weapons, Instructors School, Air Medical Transportation). Degree Grade: “Excellent” (19.15/20).
  • 2001 – 2007: Corps Officers Military Academy of Greek Army Forces (Medicine). Rank: Captain, Medical Officer.
  • 2001 – 2007: Medical School, Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki. Degree Grade: “Very Good – Eight”.
  • 1998 – 2001: 2nd High School of Kilkis. Degree Grade: “Excellent” (19.5/20).

MEMBERSHIP

  • General Medical Council – Specialty Register, ref. number: 7410746, status: Full registration with a license to practice
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Member of the Medical Council of Thessaloniki
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EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

  • Senior Clinical Fellow in Neurosurgery, Queen’s Hospital, Romford (October 2014 – April 2018)
  • Specialty Registrar in Neurosurgery – Head injury Fellow, The Royal London Hospital, London (July 2014 – October 2014)
  • Clinical Fellow in Neurosurgery, The Royal London Hospital, London (August 2013 – July 2014).
  • Trainee in Neurosurgery, Rotation in Neurosurgery, General Surgery, Neurology, A&E, 401 General Military Hospital of Athens (November 2011 – July 2013).
  • Medical Officer (Rank: Lieutenant), 71st Airborne Brigade, Kilkis (September 2010 – November 2011)
  • Medical Officer (Rank: Lieutenant) – Commander of 50th Medical Corps Coy – Head of the 50th Mechanized Infantry Brigade Medical Center, Evros (December 2008 – September 2010).
  • FY2, Rotation in Neurosurgery, General Medicine, General Surgery, Psychiatry, A&E, 401 General Military Hospital of Athens (November 2007 – December 2008).

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

PUBLICATIONS:

  • June 2017 – now: Co-Principal Investigator in Dex-CSDH Trial, Queen’s Hospital Romford, National Institute for Health Research, NHS
  • March 2017: Tsoukalas N, Triantafyllidis A, Tolia M, Galanopoulos M, Kostakis ID, Demiri S, Toumpanakis C, Koumakis G, (2017) Occipital Headache as Initial Manifestation of a Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumour. J Gastrointest Cancer 2017 Mar 11 DOI: 10.1007/s12029-017-9931-z.
  • May 2016: Triantafyllidis A, Mosharaf A, Low HL, (2016) Anterior cutaneous nerve entrapment syndrome following an appendectomy: case report. Neurol Sci 37(5), 823-824. DOI: 10.1007/s10072-015-2469-6.
  • April 2015: Hill CS, Vakharia V, Triantafyllidis A, Paraskevopoulos D, (2016) An analysis of adequacy of decompression size and its relationship to resolution of brain shift. Br J Neurosurg 29(2): 124–163 DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2015.1022328.

AUDITS:

  • October 2016: ‘‘Evaluation of postoperative infection after cranial operations’’, Queen’s Hospital, Romford, UK.
  • July 2014: “Decompressive Craniectomy Size Evaluation in a Major Trauma Center”, The Royal London Hospital, London.

COURSES – WORKSHOPS:

  • October 2018: 27rd Army Medicine Workshop, Thessaloniki
  • October 2014 – April 2018: Weekly Academic Meetings of the Clinical Neurosciences Department, Queen’s Hospital Romford.
  • October 2014 – April 2018: Weekly Neuro-oncology Multidisciplinary Team Meetings, Queen’s Hospital Romford.
  • October 2014 – April 2018: Weekly Complex Spine Multidisciplinary Team Meetings, Queen’s Hospital Romford.
  • October 2014 – April 2018: Weekly Neuroradioogy Multidisciplinary Team Meetings, Queen’s Hospital Romford.
  • June 2017: Introduction to Good Clinical Practice eLearning (Secondary Care) Course, National Institute for Health Research.
  • May 2017: Invitational Lecture in Neurovascular Surgery, King’s College Hospital.
  • July 2015: “Tumour” British Neurosurgical Trainee Course, University of Liverpool.
  • June 2015: “NSpine for Spinal Surgeons and Fellows Course”, Nottingham.
  • June 2015: “NSpine Upper Cervical Instrumentation Cadaveric Workshop”, Nottingham.
  • June 2015: “NSpine Cervical Injections Cadaveric Workshop”, Nottingham.
  • March 2015: “Neuroradiology and Functional Neuroanatomy, University College London.
  • July 2014: “Head Injury – Functional”, British Neurosurgery Trainee Course, Leeds.
  • June 2014: “Clinical Skills in Spinal Assessment and Management”, The Royal College of Surgeons of England, London.
  • June 2014: “Cambridge Lectures in Neurosurgical Anatomy”, University of Cambridge.
  • June 2014: “Approaches in Neurovascular Surgery”, The Clinical School, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge.
  • April 2014: “Operative Skills in Neurosurgery Course”, The Royal College of Surgeons of England, London.
  • March 2014: “ATLS Provider Course”, The Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury.
  • January 2014: “Applied Basic Surgical Sciences for Intercollegiate MRCS OSCE Course”, The Royal College of Surgeons of England, London.
  • December 2013: “ALS Provider Course”, Resuscitation Council UK, UCLH, London.
  • June 2012: 26th Greek Neurosurgery Workshop, Thessaloniki.
  • April 2012: Postgraduate Courses of Greek Neurosurgery Society, Athens.
  • March 2012: 13th Greek Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Workshop, Athens.
  • November 2010: 23rd Army Medicine Workshop, Thessaloniki.
  • May 2010: 24th Greek Neurosurgery Workshop, Heraklio.
  • May 2010: 5th International Hydrocephalus Workshop, Heraklio.
  • June 2009: 23rd Greek Neurosurgery Workshop, Alexandroupoli.

PRESENTATIONS:

  • March 2019: Decompressive craniectomy vs Conservative Management in Head Injury, School of Health Sciences of Greek Army, Athens.
  • October 2018: Re-establishment of Neurosurgery Department at 424 General Military Hospital, 27rd Army Medicine Workshop, Thessaloniki.
  • August 2016 – April 2018: Presentation of Cases in regional Gamma Knife MDT, St. Bartholomew’s Hospital.
  • May 2016 – April 2018: Data collection / Analysis and Presentation of Cases in Monthly Regional Neurovascular Meetings, Queen’s Hospital – The Royal London Hospital.
  • June 2015 – April 2018: Coordinator of Monthly Neurosurgery Mortality and Morbidity Meeting, Queen’s Hospital, Romford.
  • October 2014 – April 2018: Presentation of Cases in regional Neuro-oncology MDT, Essex, UK.
  • October 2014 – April 2018: Presentation of cases in Neuroradiology MDT, Queen’s Hospital, Romford.
  • October 2014 – April 2018: Presentation of cases in Spinal MDT, Queen’s Hospital, Romford.
  • October 2016: ‘‘Metastatic Spinal Tumours – Prognostic Factors – Decision Making Algorithms’’, Queen’s Hospital, Romford.
  • July 2014: “Decompressive Craniectomy Size Evaluation in a Major Trauma Center” – Audit Presentation, The Royal London Hospital.
  • April 2014: “AVM: Pathophysiology and Treatment” – Case Presentation, The Royal London Hospital.
  • January 2014: “Central Neurogenic Hyperventilation” – Case Presentation, The Royal London Hospital.
  • June 2012: “Vascular Abnormalities of Brain: AVM – Embolization”, 26th Greek Neurosurgery Workshop, Thessaloniki.
  • March 2012: “Abnormalities of Internal Carotid Artery at the Skull Base – Methods of Treatment”, 13th Greek Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Workshop, Athens.
  • February 2010: “H1N1 Flu – Public Information and Awareness”, Regional Workshop, Evros.

TEACHING:

  • October 2014 – April 2018: Teaching in Medical Students of Queen Mary University of London – Barts and the London School of Medicine, London.
  • October 2011: Instructor at the Training School of Nurses and Paramedics of 71st Airborne Brigade, Kilkis.
  • June 2011: Instructor at the Training School of Nurses and Paramedics of 71st Airborne Brigade, Kilkis.
  • October 2010: Instructor at the Training School of Nurses and Paramedics of 71st Airborne Brigade, Kilkis.
  • June 2009: Instructor at the Training School of Nurses and Paramedics of 50th Mechanized Infantry Brigade, Evros.

PRIZES AND OTHER DISTINCTIONS:

  • March 2009: Successfully pass the Exams for Training Number in Neurosurgery between Army Medical Officers, Grade “Excellent”.
  • February 1997: 1st award in the National Exams “Euclid”, Greek Mathematical Society.
  • April 1997: 8th award in the 14th Greek Mathematical Olympic Games “Archimedes”, Greek Mathematical Society.
  • April 2006: Silver Medal in Fencing at Greek Tourney of Army Forces.
  • April 2003: Bronze Medal in Fencing at Greek Tourney of Army Forces.