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Georgios Zenonos, MD,

Georgios Zenonos, MD,

Georgios A. Zenonos, MD, joined the Department of Neurological Surgery in July of 2011.

He was born and raised in the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. After high school, Dr. Zenonos served a 26-month military service as a military officer before matriculating in the University of Athens Medical School in Greece with a full scholarship from the Ministry of Education. Graduating as the valedictorian of his medical school class, he received the Alexander S. Onassis Distinguished Scholar Award, and then joined the Neuroapoptosis Laboratory at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, where he went on to study the molecular mechanisms of programmed cell death in the nervous system.

During his fifth and sixth years of residency here at the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Zenonos will be a skull base neurosurgery fellow working with Paul A. Gardner, MD, and Juan C. Fernandez-Miranda, MD.

Dr. Zenonos' publications can be reviewed through the National Library of Medicine's publication database.

Specialized Areas of Interest

Skull base surgery; cerebrovascular surgery; complex spine, chordoma, pharmacologic neuroprotection.

Professional Organization Membership

Congress of Neurological Surgeons
American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Honors and Awards

  • Robert Dempsey Cerebrovascular Research Award, 2014 
  • Best score, ABNS written exam 2014 
  • Alexander S. Onassis Scholarship for Post-Graduate Studies, 2010 
  • Valedictorian, Athens Medical School, 2008 
  • Baronos Award for Excellence in Pharmacology, University of Athens Medical School, 2005 
  • National Scholarship Foundation Award, 2002-08 
  • Cyprus Scholarship Foundation Award, 2002-08 
  • Top graduate, Military Officer Academy, Megalos Pefkos, Greece, 2001 
  • National Physics Olympiad Prize, 2000

CME Courses

Minimally Invasive Approaches to the Management to Neurosurgical Diseases

Minimally Invasive Approaches to the Management to Neurosurgical Diseases

Publish Date: 8/22/2017
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