Miss Konstantina (Tina) Karabatsou

Miss Konstantina (Tina) Karabatsou

Consultant Neurosurgeon Salford Royal Hospital (Clinical Lead)

Year Qualified


Clinical Interests

Neurooncology with a special interest in glioma surgery, awake craniotomies with brain mapping and pineal surgery
Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery

Professional Profile

Member of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons, UK
Secretary for SBNS tumour section

Member of the British Neurooncology Society

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in the Specialty of Neurosurgery since May 2005

Member of the American association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Section on Tumors

Member of National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN) for CNS SSCRG

Neuro-oncology / Pituitary Fellowship, July 2006-June 2007, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada

Certificate of Completion of Specialty Training in Neurosurgery, July 1997, Athens, Greece.

Ptychio Iatrikes Diploma (equivalent to the M.B. Ch.B.),1990
Medical School, Athens, Greece

Personal Profile

I have been a Consultant Neurosurgeon at Salford Royal Hospital since 2007 and I am the Clinical Lead for the Neuro-oncology service.
I received my medical degree from the University of Athens and trained in Neurosurgery in Greece and United Kingdom and undertook a specialist fellowship (Neuro-oncology and Pituitary) at Toronto Western Hospital in Canada.
My sub-specialty interests are Neuro-oncology (including awake craniotomy with intra-operative brain mapping, intraoperative monitoring and pineal tumour surgery), Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery & Neurofibromatosis-1 .
I am a member of the Manchester Multidisciplinary Neuro-oncology Research group and a member of various Neurosurgical and Neuro-oncology professional bodies.
I have a strong interest in education and mentoring and I am a Clinical Fellow tutor for Salford Royal Hospital.

Research Interests

Low grade gliomas