Director of the Department of Neurosurgery – Athens Medical Center, Peristeri

About the doctor:

Dr. George Dimogerontas is a neurosurgeon specialized in both classical and modern (minimally invasive) Neurosurgery, as well as in Spinal Surgery.

He graduated with honors in Medicine from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in 1988.

He is one of the first spine surgeons in Europe and the only certified neurosurgeon in Greece using the ExcelsiusGPS (Globus) robotic guidance and navigation system in spinal surgery.

He specialised in neurosurgery for 6 years (2002-2008) at the Neurosurgery Clinic of the Asclepion Hospital in Voula, Greece, where he remained for 3 years (2009-2012) as Assistant Attending Consultant, with further specialization in spinal surgery, functional neurosurgery, neurosurgical oncology and the treatment of central nervous system trauma.

He served as a Consultant (2013-2017) and Associate Director of the Neurosurgical Department of Minimally Invasive Brain and Spine Surgery of Metropolitan Hospital, Neo Faliro, Greece, for 4 years.

He also served as a Director of Minimal Invasive and Robotic Neurosurgical Department of Metropolitan Hospital, Athens, Greece.

Lastly, he served as Chief (Scientific Director) of the Neurosurgery Clinic of Metropolitan Hospital, Athens, Greece.

Today, he serves as Director of Neurosurgery at Peristeri Clinic and Psychiko Clinic of Athens Medical Group.

He has presented 158 oral presentations in Greek and international conferences and has published more than 25 articles in Greek and international journals.


Graduation with honors from National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece.
He specialized in the 1st General Surgery Clinic and the Neurology Clinic of Evangelismos, the Neurosurgery Clinic of Agios Savas and the Neurosurgery Clinic of Asclepion Hospital in Voula, Greece.
He has a Master’s degree (MSc) in Health Services Administration, Athens, Greece.
He holds a PhD from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and his research focused on benign and malignant tumors of the human brain.
He is skilled in robotic spinal surgery, Philadelphia, USA.

Medical training:

Attended 15 postgraduate courses (Courses).
Attended 31 postgraduate seminars and workshops (Diploma awarded).
Attended 7 online seminars (Webinars).
Invited as an instructor in 3 postgraduate seminars
Participated in the writing and publication of 5 scientific papers
Published 11 scientific articles in international journals (peer-reviewed)
Published 12 scientific articles in Greek journals
Participated in more than 25 oral or written reports in international scientific conferences
Participated in more than 140 oral or written reports in Greek conferences

Spinal training:

2/12/2013: 1st Module (Basic) of European Spine Course Diploma, Thessaloniki, Greece.
25-26/11/2014: 2nd Module (Degenerative Challenges) of European Spine Course Diploma, Thessaloniki, Greece.
27-29/4/2015: 3rd Module (Spinal Deformities) of European Spine Course Diploma, Thessaloniki, Greece.
8-9/12/2015: 5th Module (Tumors and Inflammatory Disease of the Spine) of European Spine Course Diploma, Thessaloniki, Greece.
2015: Masterclass Spine “Sagittal Balance and Thoracolumbar advanced techniques” of Zimmer Biomet, Instabul, Turkey.
2016: Tumor Management in the TL & Cervical Spine Course, of Stryker, Larisa, Greece.
2017: Workshop for Spinal Injections, 1st International Course Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery on Fresh Frozen Cadaveric Specimens, Alexandroupoli, Greece.


Participated in more than 150 oral or written reports in Greek and International Scientific Conferences

Attended more than 50 Greek or International Scientific Conferences


Award for outstanding academic performance at the Medical School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

Scholarship for doctoral studies at the Athens School of Medicine from the Stella Tsaga-Letta Despotidou Foundation.


24/10/2013: Patent entitled “Divided non-traumatic pusher of dislocated lumbar vertebrae bone chips” (Int.Cl. A61B 17/88) of Greek Industrial Property Organization with potency to 21-3-2032.

Membership in scientific societies, associations and organizations:

Medical Association of Arcadia
Hellenic Surgical Society of Athens
Hellenic Society of Athens
Society for Neuromodulation of Southeastern Europe
Hellenic Society of Pharmacology
Hellenic Neurosurgical Society
European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS)
Hellenic Spinal Society
Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) with membership I.D. 49973
World Spinal Column Society (WSCS)
Hellenic Association for Health Services Management
Médecins du monde (Doctors of the World)

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