Dr. Ioannis Karnezis is a British-trained Orthopaedic Surgeon and fellowship-trained Spinal specialist with extensive experience in clinical, surgical and research aspects of Spinal Surgery.
He has held surgical posts for many years (1996-2004) at all major teaching university-affiliated Hospitals in the West of England (Frenchay Hospital, Southmead Hospital, Avon Orthopaedic Centre, Bristol Children’s Hospital, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Gloucester Royal Hospital and Musgrove Park Hospital). He has also been a Spinal Fellow at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre and the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, UK.
He has broad clinical and operative experience in all areas of surgery and micro-surgery of the spine including treatment of adult and children spinal deformities, spinal injuries as well as spinal infections.
His academic career includes the post of Clinical Lecturer in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Bristol Medical School, UK (2001-2004). He has also been awarded the Degrees of Master of Science in Biomechanics (University of Bristol), Fellow of the European Board of Orthopaedics and Trauma and the British Intercollegiate Board of Orthopaedics and Trauma (Royal Surgical Colleges of London, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dublin).
Dr. Karnezis has conducted original research in the field of Orthopaedic Biomechanics and he holds a Patent (GB 2 323 533 B) on an innovative surgical implant. His current research interests include the development of a minimally-invasive system for spinal fusion. He is the author of numerous scientific articles in journals such as the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Spine, Clinical Biomechanics, Injury, Journal of Arthroplasty, Acta Orthopaedica Scandinavica, Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, British Journal of Sports Medicine, Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Hip International and the Annals of Clinical Biochemistry. He has also authored chapters in the book ‘Surgical Technology’ (Universal Medical Press, 9th and 17th editions) and he is a reviewer of spinal scientific articles for the ‘Injury’ journal.
He is a member of the British Orthopaedic Association, the Royal College of Surgeons, the British Orthopaedic Research Society, the British Osteoporosis Society and the Academy of Sciences of New York. He has been awarded prizes from the Avon Orthopaedic Centre, the Medical School of the University of Bristol and research scholarship from Aesculap foundation, Germany.
He is a founding member and the current Director of the Scientific Committee of the Back Care network for spinal disorders (Athens, Greece). He is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at ‘Hygeia’ Hospital, Athens, Greece.
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