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Treatments & Specialties

Consultant Neurosurgeon

Mr Christos Tolias

Mr Christos Tolias

Consultant Neurosurgeon

Neurosurgery

Neuro-Spinal Surgery

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. 

He is the first surgeon in the UK to perform the non-occlusive cerebral vascular bypass technique (ELANA).  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.

Special interests

General neurosurgery, back pain, sciatica, arm and neck pain, spinal surgery, lumbar and cervical disc degeneration, vascular neurosurgery, brain haemorrhage, aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, radio surgery, hydrocephalus, neuroendoscopy, headaches, facial pain and trauma.

Consulting Address

St Thomas Street, The Shard

London

SE1 9BS

Consulting Sessions:

Tues EVE at The Shard

Secretary:

Karen Batley

Telephone:

0207 234 2851

Fax:

0207 234 2746

Email:

Karen.batley@hcahealthcare.co.uk

Website:

Mr Tolias is part of the The London Neurosurgery Partnership (LNP), for more information visit: www.lnpuk.com

Qualifications:

MBBS, PhD, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (SN)

NHS Base:

King's College Hospital