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Petros Karkos

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Associate Professor in Otolaryngology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece,

Honorary Clinical Tutor, University of Edinburgh

(Previously Consultant Otolaryngologist, Portsmouth, UK and

Visiting Assistant Professor, UC Davis, California)

GMC: 4264817, Full Licence to practice, UK Specialist Register, 16/6/09


Dr Petros Karkos was trained and subsequently worked as a Consultant for a total of 15 years in many major Ear Nose & Throat Centers across the United Kingdom and the United States of America including Liverpool, Manchester, Dundee, Bradford, Portsmouth and California. He completed a Master’s degree in Laryngology at the University of Newcastle in 2006 and a PhD at the University of Thesssalia, Greece. After completion of 2 fellowships which provided him with extensive subspecialty training, one in Endoscopic Laryngeal Surgery and a second one in Head Neck&Thyroid Surgery, he worked as Consultant Otolaryngologist in Portsmouth and Southampton. In 2010 he was appointed as Lecturer and in 2016 was promoted to Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece. He is currently working as an Associate Professor at AHEPA University Hospital in Thessaloniki. He is also an Honorary Clinical Tutor for the University of Edinburgh and has supervised several Masters, MDs and PhDs for this prestigious British University.

He has authored over 120 publications on pubmed (Hirch Index of 27) and several book chapters including one for Harvard Medical School and one for Scott Browns Otolaryngology.  He is an Editorial Member for Clinical Otolaryngology&Allied Sciences, International Journal of Pediatric Otolaryngology and for Ear Nose and Throat Journal and  has been a reviewer for almost all Otolaryngology Journals for more than 15 years.   He has presented as an invited speaker internationally and  has won many research prizes including the national-prestigious in the UK- Royal Society of Medicine Award(section of laryngology for best research).  His research interests include Laryngopharyngel Reflux, Vocal fold paralysis, Bloodless Laser Surgery, Nasal Tumors, Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Endoscopic Middle Ear Surgery etc

In 2014 he developed a new surgical technique-patent for treating patients with bilateral vocal fold paralysis(eg after thyroidectomy). This way, patients can breathe normally without a tracheostomy and with a good functional voice. His technique was published in Head Neck Journal(one of the leading journals of his specialty)




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