Alatzidou Zinovia

Alatzidou Zinovia Otorhinolaryngologist

Attending Physician, Head and Neck Department & Endoscopic Paranasal and Skull Base Surgery HYGEIA Hospital

Education & Academic Qualifications

  • 2004: Title of Medical Specialization in ENT Head and Neck Surgery
  • 1995: Medical Degree (MBBS equivalent), Medical School of Aristotle’s University of Salonika
  • UCL 2005: ‘Exploring differences in Personality, Coping, Illness Cognition, Emotions and Functioning in Muscle Tension Dysphonia Patients, with or without mucosal changes.’,


Fellowship in Societies, Membership in Journal Editorial Committees

  • British Voice Association 

  • Panhellenic ENT head &neck Association

  • Panhellenic Phoniatric Association


Work Experience

  • 2007-present: ENT consultant at Head &Neck Department, Hygeia Hospital of Athens, Greece and Private Office

  • 2006-2007: Clinical Fellow in ENT- Head and Neck Surgery, ENT Department Henry Dunant Hospital, private hospital that belongs to Hellenic Red Cross.

  • 2002-2004: Resident in ENT- Head and Neck Surgery, ENT Department of Athens University, Ippokration Hospital, Athens. Qualified to take the Exit Exams.

  • 2001-2002: Resident in ENT–Head and Neck Surgery, Eastbourne DGH

  • 2000-2001: Resident in ENT, The Conquest Hospital, Hastings.

  • 1998-2000: Resident in E.N.T. Department, Kavala’s DGH, Greece

  • 1997-1998: Resident in General Surgery, Kavala’s DGH, Greece

  • 1995-1996: National Rural Service: primary care Physician in the Health Centre of Iasmos, Komotini.

  • ATLS COURSE, American College of Surgeons (Medical School of Athens, 1998)

  • ALS COURSE, National Rescuscitation Council (Papageorgiou General Hospital, Thessaloniki, 1999)

  • Oxford-Bath Clinical ENT Course Level I ( 13th –16th March, 2001)

  • Basic Endoscopic Nasal & Sinus Surgery Course ( Dundee, 8th –9th May, 2001)

  • Dizziness- A Multidisciplinary Approach (London, 19th -23rd Sept, 2001)

  • An Endoscopic Approach to Rhinosinusitis (London, 3rd-6th Oct, 2001)

  • Temporal Bone Dissection Course (Athens, 7th- 9th May, 2003)

  • Nottingham Voice Clinic Course (Nottingham, 27th-28th Jan, 2005)

  • The Airway Diseases, A Shared Approach to Management (York, 6th-8th Apr 2005)

  • Cours de Phonochirurgie (Lyon, 27th-29th Jan 2006)

  • Endoscopic Sinus Anatomy, Intensive Dissection Course (Cambridge, 30th Jun-3rd Jul 2009)

  • 5th London Head &Neck Dissection Course (London, 7th-9th Apr 2010)

  • 9th Manchester Phonosurgery &Neurolaryngology Fresh Cadaver Dissection Course (Manchester, 14th- 15th March 2016)

  • 2nd Manchester TNO & Balloon Dilatation: Hands on Mannequin practical Workshop & Lectures (Manchester, 16th March 2016)



  • K.Christodoulidis, A.Portinos, C.Papagiannaki, Z.Alatzidou, “Reasons of Conversion from Laparoscopic to Open Cholocystectomy”, in C.Th. Tsigri, Th. N. Diamanti ‘Laparoscopic and other Interventional Techniques at the beginning of the 21st century”, p: 25-28, Medical Publications P.C. Pasxalidis, Athens 2000

Recent Publications

  • Yiotakis I, Papanikolaou V, Alatzidou Z, Manolopoulos L, Nikolaou-Galiti O, Ferekidis E, ‘Silent Sinus Syndrome. A case presentation.’ Rhinology 2005; 43(4): 313-315

  • A. Tsagaroulakis, A. Vasiliou, T. Nikolopoulos, Z. Alatzidou, E. Ferekidis, “ Nodal metastasis at glottic carcinoma of the larynx”, Hellenic Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, 2003; 24 (2):51-52

  • Tzangaroulakis A, Korres S, Alatzidou Z, Maragoudakis P, Ferekidis E, ‘Late Detection of Hearing Loss in a Case of Middle Ear Congenital Abnormality’ ORL Nova 2002-03;12(6):317-319

  • A.Portinos, K.Christodoulidis, C.Papagiannaki, Z.Alatzidou, A.Simeonidis, “Diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage (DPL): the efficacy of the method in the diagnosis of intra-abdominal bleeding and its complications”, Hellenic Surgery, 2001; 73(6):416-421.