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Christos Tolias



Brain & Central Nervous System cancers

Special Interests

Neurovascular disorders, cerebral aneurysm, AVMs, stroke, celebral revascularisation (bypass), occlusive and non-occlusive cerebral bypass (ELANA), degenerative spine (lumbar and cervical), sciatica, adult brain tumours (benign/cancer)


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Mr Christos Tolias has been a Consultant Neurosurgeon at King's College Hospital since September 2005. He has a PhD in Biological Sciences from the University of Warwick and extensive research experience in traumatic brain injury and the mechanisms of brain cell death. He undertook specialist training in neurosurgery in Liverpool and Birmingham followed by a Clinical Fellowship in Richmond, Virginia, USA. He is the Lead Neurovascular Surgeon at King's College Hospital and the Associate Clinical Director for Trauma.

Mr Tolias is the first surgeon in the UK to perform the non-occlusive cerebral vascular bypass technique. In addition to his expertise in degenerative spine disease which includes the management of back and neck pain, arm pain and sciatica together with peripheral nerve disorders such as carpal tunnel syndrome; he has specialist expertise in the management of neurovascular conditions ( e.g. cerebral aneurysms, AVMs, cavernomas, AV fistulas), the surgical treatment of stroke (decompressive craniectomy and revascularisation for Moya-Moya and Sickle Cell anaemia) and trauma. His expertise extends to the use of radiosurgery (CyberKnife and Gamma Knife) for the treatment of such conditions.

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