Mr Nikolaos Haliasos Consultant Neurosurgeon

Mr Nikolaos Haliasos


Consultant Neurosurgeon

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  • Biography icon plus

    Mr Haliasos completed his medical studies at the University of Rome in 2001 with magna cum laude distinction. He then continued his research studies in the USA with a scholarship in John’s Hopkins Medical School. Mr Haliasos trained as neurosurgeon at the prestigious north Thames rotation in London. He subspecialised in neuro-oncology, functional neurosurgery and facial pain. He has been the recipient of academic grants doing research on active problems of his field while he has authored a number of peer-reviewed publications.
    Mr Haliasos has been a consultant neurosurgeon since 2013 and his areas of interest are brain tumours, facial pain, movement disorders, spinal pathologies and hydrocephalus. His career mission is to understand patient needs and offer them solutions to their problems.

  • Clinical interests icon plus

    Management of neck pain, back pain
    Special interest in arm pains and leg pains (sciatica) surgical and non-surgical 
    Special interest in facial pains (trigeminal neuralgia) and peripheral nerves
    Brain tumours
    Normal pressure hydrocephalus related to cognitive disorders.
  • Publications icon plus

    1: Hutchinson PJ, Kolias AG, Timofeev IS, Corteen EA, Czosnyka M, Timothy J,RESCUEicp Trial Collaborators.
    Trial of Decompressive Craniectomy for Traumatic Intracranial Hypertension. N Engl J Med. 2016 Sep 22;375(12):1119-30. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1605215. Epub 2016 Sep 7. PMID: 27602507.

    2: Kolias AG, Edlmann E, Thelin EP, Bulters D, Holton P, British Neurosurgical Trainee Research Collaborative (BNTRC) and Dex-CSDH
    Trial Collaborators. Dexamethasone for adult patients with a symptomatic chronic subdural haematoma (Dex-CSDH) trial: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials. 2018 Dec 4;19(1):670. doi: 10.1186/s13063-018-3050-4. PMID: 30514400; PMCID: PMC6280536.

    3: Giakoumettis D, Margetis K, Stranjalis G, Haliasos N, Papaioannou TG, Themistocleous MS. Antiepileptic Treatment Strategy in Vascular Malformations.
    Curr Pharm Des. 2017;23(42):6454-6463. doi: 10.2174/1381612823666171027142718. PMID: 29076420.

    4: Rasul FT, Bal J, Pereira EA, Tisdall M, Themistocleous M, Haliasos N. Current Surgical Options for Patients with Epilepsy. Curr Pharm Des.
    2017;23(42):6508-6523. doi: 10.2174/1381612823666171031101839. PMID: 29086680.

    5: Edlmann E, Thelin EP, Caldwell K, Turner C, Whitfield P, Bulters D, Dex-CSDH trial
    collaborative and BNTRC collaborative.Dex-CSDH randomised, placebo-controlled trial of dexamethasone for chronic subdural haematoma: report of the internal pilot phase. Sci Rep. 2019 Apr 10;9(1):5885. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-42087-z.
    PMID: 30971773; PMCID: PMC6458174.

    6: Desouza RM, Crocker MJ, Haliasos N, Rennie A, Saxena A. Blunt traumatic vertebral artery injury: a clinical review. Eur Spine J. 2011 Sep;20(9):1405-16.
    doi: 10.1007/s00586-011-1862-y. Epub 2011 Jun 16. PMID: 21674212; PMCID: PMC3175894.

    7: Meilak L, Haliasos N, Narducci A, Powell M. More than meets the Wegener's eye.
    J Rheumatol. 2013 Jul;40(7):1226-7. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.121403. PMID: 23818723.

    8: Rasul FT, Matloob SA, Haliasos N, Jankovic I, Boyd S, Thompson DNP.
    Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring in paediatric Chiari surgery-help or hindrance? Childs Nerv Syst. 2019 Oct;35(10):1769-1776. doi:
    10.1007/s00381-019-04312-y. Epub 2019 Jul 25. PMID: 31346737.

    9: Haliasos N, Bhatia R, Hartley J, Thompson D. Ioban drapes against shunt infections? Childs Nerv Syst. 2012 Apr;28(4):509-10. doi:
    10.1007/s00381-012-1724-x. Epub 2012 Feb 22. PMID: 22354120.

  • Awards and recognitions icon plus

    2020 Florence Nightingale Royal College award for Data Analytics in Healthcare.

Practice locations

NHS base

Queens Hospital NHS

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