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  >  Dr. Neophytos Neophytou
Neurosurgeon

Tel.: +357 22511028,+357 22469035
Mobile: +357 99 188 863 , +357 99006060
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Email: n.neophytou@neoneophytou.com
www.neoneophytou.com

Dr.med. Univ. Ass.NCH, OANCH, Prim. Ass., MAO, MNCHA,
Doctor of Neurosurgery




Current Positions

 

  • Neurosurgical Department Neurosurgeon Consultant - General Hospital Nicosia,Cyprus
  • Neurosurgeon – Spine surgeon /Head of surgical team  Brain &, Spine-Scoliosis, Neurosurgical Department – Apollonion Private Hospital Nicosia, Timios Stavros Polyclinic Larnaca , St. Peter & Paul Private Hospital , Cyprus.
  • Neurosurgeon-Spine Surgeon, Rrudolfinerhaus hospital, Αustria
  • Neurosurgeon – Spine Surgeon, Neuroorthopedic Klinik-Evangelisches Krankenhaus – Vienna, Austria
  • Neurosurgery forensics expert,Southern Austria



Previous Positions

  • Aretaeio Private Hospital Nicosia
  • Assistant Neurosurgeon, Rudolfstiftung Hospital, Vienna, Austria, 1998, Instructor & Examiner for Neurosurgery Specialty.
  • Neurosurgery Department Krems Hospital, Austria 1999-2005,
  • Director  Neurosurgeon, Neurosurgery Department Krems Hospital, Austria 1999 - 2005
  • Private Practice Neurosurgery (Irenentalstr. 46b/Ι, 3011 Untertullnerbach), Austria, Spetember 1998 



Scientific Society Membership

  • Austrian Medical Association - Since 1988
  • Austrian Society of Neurosurgery - Since 1998
  • Austrian Examination Board for Neurosurgical Specialisation - Since 1999
  • Cyprus Medical Association - Since 2003
  • Cyprus Neurosurgical Society –Since 2006
  • European Spine Society
  • Spine Arthroplasty Society (SAS)
  • Sports Medicine Association Leykosia



EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma - Cyprus  (1972 - 1978)
  • Medical Degree, University School of Medicine - Vienna, Austria (1981 – 1988)

Compulsory Military Service in Special Forces Cyprus (LOK) (1978-1980)


Neurosurgical Speciality

Resident Neurosurgeon                                                             
Rudolfstiftung Hospital, Vienna,Austria (1993 - 1998)


EDUCATION DURING NEUROSURGICAL SPECIALITY TRAINING

  • Neurology ,Neuro- ultrasound  Νeurosonologie Ludwig Βοlzmzan Ιnstitut, Neurological clinic  Lainz, Vienna, Austria  (1989-1991), Scientific Associate
  • General Pathology Rudolfstiftung Hospital, Vienna, Austria (1991- 1992)
  • Neurology Lainz Hospital, Vienna, Austria (1992)
  • Traumatology- Neurotraumatology, Wilhelminenspital Hospital, Vienna, Austria (1992 - 1993), Scientific Associate
  • General Surgery, Rudolfstiftung Hospital, Vienna, Austria (1997)



POSTGRADUATE SEMINARS AND APPLIED TUTORIALS     

During Speciality

  • Basic training in Microsurgery of Nerves   and Vessels Traumatology Hospital, UKH Meidling, Vienna (1995)
  • Planning of Minimal Invasive microsurgery(keyhole) approaches for Middle Cranial Fossa  Neurosurgery Clinic Mainz, Germany (1995), Prof. Pernetzky
  • New Dissection techniques for Bone Biometals and Bioplastics,  Neurochirurgische Univeritaetsklinik, Vienna (1996), Prof. Κoos
  • Planning of Minimal Invasive microsurgery(keyhole) approaches for Middle Cranial Fossa,  Neurosurgery Clinic Mainz, Germany (1996), Prof. Pernetzky
  • Planning of Minimal Invasive microsurgery(keyhole) approaches for Posterior Cranial Fossa, Neurosurgery Clinic Mainz, Germany (1997), Prof. Pernetzky



Post Speciality

  • Interspinous Implants, Orthopedic University Clinic,Hamburg,Germany  (2000), Prof. Harms
  • Postgraduate Seminars  Surgery of the Lumbar  Spine, Orthopedic Clinic, Βοrdeaux, France (2001)
  • Spinal Fusion, Cervical Spine,Thoracic Spine,Lumbar Spine –Scoliosis Surgery  Orthopedic Clinic, Langensteinbach, Germany (2001), Prof. Harms
  • Dynamic Spinal Fusion-– Practical training, Orthopedic Clinic Bern, Switzerland (2001)
  • Spinal Fusion «Dynesys», Blumau, Austria (2002)
  • Mobility- Spine and Sports Ι, Vienna, Austria, (2003)
  • Mobility- Spine and Sports Ι I, Vienna, Austria, (2004)



TEACHING APPOINTMENTS/EXPERIENCE

  • Neurology, Neuro-ultrasound  neuro-sonology - Scientific Associate .  Ludwig Bolzmann Institute Department of Neurology - Hospital  of Lainz - Vienna, Austria (1989 - 1991)
  • Instructor-Trainer and examiner for diploma issuance Neuro-Ultrasound intracranial extracranial ultrasound .Ludwig Bolzmann Institute Department of Neurology - Hospital  of Lainz - Vienna, Austria (1989 - 1991)
  • International Workshop - Anterior Approach Lab, Lab faculty speaker and Instructor-Trainer, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • World Spine V Hands On Cadaver Course, World federation of Spine Laboratory, Lab Faculty Speaker and Trainer, Larissa, Greece  
  • Instructor-Trainer of surgical techniques of the Spine and in particular Arthroplasty, at an international level Aretaeio Hospital,Strovolos,leykosia,Cyprus -2006 onwards



SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

  • Ultrasonographic findings in the basilar artery after apnea test in patients with instability of the autonomic nervous system   (N. Neophytou, G. Possnig, D.Volc, K. Jellinek) - Ärztezeitung 1989
  • AIDS - a cerebral focus (N.Neophytou, D.Volc, K.Jellinek)-Arztezeitung 1991
  • Colour Duplex Sonography: Discharge flow - through the ACI in spite of occlusion in angiography (N. Neophytou, D. Volc, K. Jellinek) Ärztezeitung 1991
  • Cerebral metastases - prognosis after operation, radiation and chemotherapy (N. Neophytou, HP. Kleinpeter, F. Bock ) - Ärztezeitung 1992
  • Angiography and Duplex Sonography - findings after TAE and ACI ( N. Neophytou, H.P. Ammerer, F.Bock ) - Ärztezeitung 1993
  • Prolapse of the cervical intervertebral disc - Surgical techniques, long term results from 1977-1997 (N.Neophytou, P.Horcajada, F.Bock) - Ärztezeitung 1997
  • Retroperitoneal haematomas during the operation of the lumbar disc(N. Neophytou, F. Bock) - Ärztezeitung 1999                                 
  • Posterior cavity bleedings of the Cerebellum, Op Indication, ICP(N. Neophytou, M. Horvath, F. Zaunbauer) - Ärztezeitung 2000



LECTURES  –  PRESENTATIONS –CONGRESS ATTENDANCE

1991: Presentation “Colour - Duplex – Sonography”, Vienna, Austria
1992: Presentation “Cerebral metastases - prognosis after operation, radiation and chemotherapy”, Velden, Austria
1997: Presentation “Anterior cervical implant ,cervical vertebral disc-Surgical Technique,clinical results 1987-1997”, Krems, Austria
1998: Presentation “ Intracranial ultrasound: Basilar arterial flow and autonomic nervous system », Linz, Αυστρία
1999: Presentation” Retroperitoneal haematomas in surgeries of the lumbar intervertebral disc”, Kitzbuhel, Austria
2000: Presentation” Posterior cavity bleedings of the cerebellum”, Vienna, Austria
2002: Presentation” before and after neurosurgical operations”, Vienna, Austria
2003: Presentation «Dynamic Spinal fixation», Blumau, Austria                                                                                                       
2004: Presentation “Post operative mobility of the  spine and sports”, Blumau, Austria
April 2007: AANS Annual Meeting, Washington, DC
May 2007: 7th Annual SAS Global Symposium on Motion Preservation Technology, Berlin, Germany
June 2007: Presentation “New techniques for Cranioplasty”, 21st Hellenic Neurosurgical Congress, Rhodes, Greece
September 2007: EANS – European Congress of Neurosurgery, Glasgow, UK
October 2007: EuroSpine 2007, Brussels, Belgium Round Table: Ask to the Experts
June 2008: Presentation “Comparison study single and multiple levels disc arthroplasty”, 22nd Hellenic Neurosurgical Congress, Athens, Greece
October 2008: Presentation “Follow –up since 2006, 64 cases – 107 implanted artificial cervical discs”, 2nd Hellenic Spine Congress,  Chalkidiki, Greece
April 2009: Presentation “Vesselplasty Method with implanted vessel”, 1st Symposium of Spine – Minimal Invasive Treatments, Arta, Greece
June 2009: Presentation “Comparison study of cervical arthroplasty with artificial cervical disc and fixation system”, 23rd Panhellenic Neurosurgical Congress, Alexandroupolis, Greece
September 2009: Presentation “Cervical Arthroplasty”, 1st Russian – Cyprian Neurosurgical Congress, Limasol, Cyprus
November 2009: International Workshop - Anterior Approach Lab, Lab faculty speaker and Instructor-trainer, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
March 2010: European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS) Annual Meeting, Round Table: Ask to the Experts, Groningen, The Netherlands                                                                                                                                   
April 2010: SAS 10 Global Symposium on Motion Preservation Technology, Round Table: Ask to the Experts, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA                                                                                                                                                                                             
May 2010: World Spine V Hands On Cadaver Course, World federation of Spine Laboratory, Lab Faculty  speaker and trainer, Larissa, Greece  
May 2010: American Association of Neurosurgical Societies (AANS) Annual Meeting,  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,USA
May 2010: Presentation “Comparative Study Of Anterior Cervical Disc Fusion VS Anterior Cervical Disc Replacement and Combination of the two Surgical Methods”, 24th Panhellenic Neurosurgical Congress, Crete, Greece                                                                                                                           
May 2010: Presentation “Stand Alone Cage for Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF) in the Treatment of Medium - High Grade Disc Degeneration”, 24th Panhellenic Neurosurgical Congress, Crete, Greece     
July 2010: Presentation "Modern Techniques for Neurosurgery Brain & Spine", Event of the Cyprus Ecological Organization "Man - Environment, Paphos, Cyprus
September 2010: EuroSpine 2010, Vienna, Austria Round Table: Ask to the Experts
October 2010: Presentation “Comparative Study Of Anterior Cervical Arthroplasty with Cervical Disc Replacement, Fusion method and Combination of the two Surgical Methods”, 4th Panhellenic Spine Congress, Volos, Greece         
October 2010: Presentation “Kyphoplasty Method with implanted vessel”,  4th Panhellenic Spine Congress, Volos, Greece                                                                                                                           
November 2010: Presentation "Percutaneous surgical treatment of osteoporotic fractures”, 3rd Conference of Osteoporosis in Cyprus, Limasol, Cyprus
April  2011 Presentation: “ Minimal invasive Neurosurgery” Workshop for charity, Nicosia, Cyprus
September 2011 Presentation: : “ the effect of the electromagnetic waves on human life” Cyprian Ecological organization event “Human – Environment” Paphos, Cyprus
October  2011 Presentation: : “ Compare of the results of the methods replacements of cervical disc: Spondylodesis or methods combination” 5th Hellenic Congress of Spine Paphos, Cyprus
October  2011 Presentation: : “ Stand – alone expandable cage for mini posterior lumbar intraverterbal  Spondylodesis Indication-contradictions – method results” 5th Hellenic Congress of Spine Paphos, Cyprus
October  2011 Presentation: : “ Artificial Cervical disc prothesis, Myth or Truth? Is it an expensive Spondylodesis’’ 5th Hellenic Congress of Spine Paphos, Cyprus
October 2011: EANS Neurosurgery Congress, Rome , Italy
October 2011: EuroSpine 2011, Milan, Italy
May 2012: Spineweek 2012, Amsterdam , Holland
May 2012: Presentation in 26th Greek Neurosurgical Congress. 31st of May -2nd of June 2012, Thessaloniki, Greece. Neurosurgical Department, Aretaieio Hospital, Nikosia, Cyprus. ‘Treatment of Cervical disc degenerative disease. Indications and conclusions after twelve years experience in Cervical disc replacement’ ( discoplasty ). A.M. Zampethanis, N. Neophytou, G. Neophytou.
May 2012: Poster presentation in 26th Greek Neurosurgical Congress. 31st of May -2nd of June 2012, Thessaloniki, Greece. ‘Review of cases that have been operated in four levels at Cervical Spine’. A.M. Zampethanis, N. Neophytou, G. Neophytou. Neurosurgical Department, Aretaieio Hospital, Nikosia, Cyprus.
May 2012: Poster presentation in 26th Greek Neurosurgical Congress. 31st of May -2nd of June 2012, Thessaloniki, Greece. ‘Decompression of Cervical, Dorsal and Lumbar Spine as one surgical treatment. Neurosurgical challenge or appropriate surgical approach’ A.M. Zampethanis, N. Neophytou, G. Neophytou. Neurosurgical Department, Aretaieio Hospital, Nikosia, Cyprus.


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Personals 

Languages :
Greek  -  Mother Tongue
German  -  Exceptionally fluent
English  -  Fluent

Hobbies:
Sports, especially tennis