Maroudias Nikolaos

Maroudias Nikolaos Otorhinolaryngologist

Education & Academic Qualifications

  • Prior Head of the Department of the ENT Clinic, N.Ionia-Patisia Konstantopouleio “Agia Olga” Hospital
  • Postgraduate Training at the Royal National Hospital – University College London (UC.L) – Postgraduate Overseas Training (Oto- Rhino- Laryngology training)
  • University Hospital of Crete – ENT Department: LASER and Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Department of Acoology – Neurotology of the Pediatric Hospital “AG. SOFIA “: specialization in this subject and modern biomedical hearing control technology in children
  • Otosurgery – Middle and inner ear surgery in GROUPO OTOLOGICO at the “Casa di Cura PIACENZA” Hospital by the famous Professor MARIO SANNA
  • Special associate of the ENT Laryngology Clinic of the Asklepion Hospital of Voula. Training in ENT Surgery (Director of the Clinic of N. Karvelis)
  • University Otolaryngology Clinic of CHARITE Hospital, Berlin, under Professor H. J. Gerhard, in the field of Otosurgery
  • Degree in Medical School of the University of Athens


Doctoral thesis

  • PhD Doctor of the Medical School of the University of Crete “Contribution to the study of hearing in people with trisomy 21 (down syndrome) in the Hellenic Area 

Fellowship in Societies, Membership in Journal Editorial Committees

  • 2002 Member of the European Rhinology Society

  • 2007 President of the Panhellenic Otologic Audiologic Society

  • 2007 Member of the Mediterranean Society of Otology and Audiology.

  • 2010 Member of the Panhellenic Society of Rhinoplasty

  • 2013 President of the Greek ENT Society of Athens

Editorial Boards:

  • Editor and Member of the Editorial Committee of the Hellenic Otolaryngology / Hellenic Otorhinolaryngology


Work Experience

  • prior Head of the Department of the ENT Clinic, N.Ionia-Patisia Konstantopouleio “Agia Olga” Hospital

  • Head of Unit of Acoology-Neurootology N. Ionia-Patisia Konstantopouleio “Agia Olga” Hospital

  • Head of Unit of Allergic Rhinitis Γ.Ν.Ν. Ionia-Patisia Konstantopouleio “Agia Olga” Hospital

  • Member of the Disciplinary Body of the Medical Association of Athens

  • Member of the ENT Surgery Specialization Examination Committee


Clinical & Research Interest

Clinical Interest:

  1.  Otolaryngology – Neurology

-Hearing loss, Tinnitus, Instability, Vertigo (position vertigo, Meniere’s disease, Vestibular neuritis, Migraine)

– Hearing Check up, Vertigo Check up, Labyrinth Exercises

-Middle Ear Surgery (Otitis media / Cholesteatoma-Tympanoplasty, Otosclerosis-Stapendectomy)

-Otoplasty (Aesthetics)

  1. Rhinology

-Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (Chronic Sinusitis, Nasal Polyps, Nasal Tumors)

-Aesthetic and Functional Rhinoplasty, Nose Trauma / fracture

-DCR / Endoscopic Dacryoaskorinostomy

 -Allergic rhinitis /skin prick tests / disensitization

  1. Laryngology

-LASER CO2 vocal chords (Reinke swelling, String polyps, Stools, Leprokopia, Larynx-vocal cord tumors)

-Salivary Gland Surgery (Parotid-Submandibular Gland, Warthin’s Tumor, Adenoma)

-Cysts and Benign Neck Tumors (Thyroglossal duct cyst, Branchial cleft cyst, Laryngocele, Lymph node biopsy)

– Deep cervical inflammation / cervical abscesses

 Research Interest: 

  1. «Α multicentre, Dubleblind, Randonised, Group Comparative Study to Assess the comparative efficacy and safety of ebastine 10 mg and 20 mg and loratadine 10 mg once daily for four weeks on the symptoms of pennial allergic rhitins in adolescent and adult patients».

  2. Α single-blind, randomised, parallel-group, multicentre study to compare the clinical efficacy and safety of a 5-day course of grepafloxacin 600 mg od with a 10-day course of grepafloxacin 400 mg od with a 10-day course of coamoxiclaν 625 mg tds in the treatment of acute bacterial maxillary sinusitis

  3. Α randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study examining the etTect of fluticasone propionate aqueous nasal spray (200 μg once daily) iη conjuction with an antibiotic iη subject with recurrent sinusitis.

  4. «Α Multicentre, Randomised, Double- blind, Placebo-controlled, Parallel Group Study Examining the Effect of Fluticasone Propionate Aqueous Nasal Spray (200 μg once daily (od)) as an Adjunct to Αntibiotic Therapy in Subjects with Recurrent Sinusitis». Σε συνεργασία με τη GLAXO – WELLCOME

  5. «A randomized phase ΙΙ-ΙΙΙ mul ticenter trial of docetaxel (taxotere) plus cisplatin and docetaxel plus 5 – fluorouracil (5-FU) versus plus 5 – fluorouracil in the treatment of patients with recurrent and/ or metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck».


Honors & Awards

  • Certificate of Governor’s Appraisal “International Union of Branch Lions” for voluntary teaching. 30.5.93.

  • Thanks for the offer of the Medical Service of the Municipality of Skiros – Apollonia Sifnos – N. Aegina. Local Milos Press, etc.

  • Certificate of 4-9-1984 by the Chairman of the BoD Nurse N. Ionia “AGIA OLGA” for participation in programs of medical control of areas of Scyro – Sifnos – Milos – Kimolos – Ios – Sikinos – Folegandros. The medical check-ups on the islands took place between 1983-1986 and included 13 exams of medical examination of social medicine in remote Aegean islands, approved by the Ministry of Health.

  • Honorary distinction – Honorary distinction – Honorary distinction of Greece, Patras 15 – 12 – 2001



  • Questions and Answers in Niko Advertising, 2014

  • Questions – Answers in Otology – Neurootology New edition. Niko Publications 2017

  • Questions and Answers in Rhinology – New edition. Niko Advertising, 2017


Recent Publications

  • Quality of life of patients underwent aesthetic rhinoplasty. 100 cases assessed with GBI (Glascow Benefit Inventory). Kotzampasakis D, Piniara A, Themelis S, Kotzampasakis S, Gabriel E, Maroudias N. The Laryngoscope ID: Iscope-16-2172.R1 2017

  • Systemic, intratympanic and combined administration of steroids for sudden hearing loss. A prospective randomized multicenter trial. Michael Tsounis, George Psillas, Miltiadis Tsaligopoulos, Victor Vital, Nicolaos Maroudias, Konstantinos Markou. Springer: 2017 European Archives of OtoRhinoLaryngology

  • Comparison of acoustic rhinometry and nasal insiratory peak flow as objective tools for nasal obstruction assessment in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis. Proimos EK..Maroudias NJ,Papadakis CE, Rhinology. 2015;Mar;53(1):66-74

  • Clinical application of subjective measurements for OSAS assessment: predictive factors of syndrome severity.Efklidis Proimos1, Devora Kiagiadaki2, Antigoni Kaprana2, Theognosia S. Chimona1, Nicolas J. Maroudias3, Chariton E. Papadakis4. DOI: 10.1159/000342278. Περιοδικό ORL 2015.

  • Migratory sialocele after fine needle aspiration of the parotid gland. Delistathi T., Tsamis D., Maroudias N. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2012 Nov;269(11):2447-8. doi: 10.1007/s00405-012-2034-3.

  • Clinical significance of Alternaria alternata sensitization in patients with allergic rhinitis. Katotomichelakis M, Anastassakis K, Gouveris H, Tripsianis G, Paraskakis E, Maroudias N, Danielides V.Am J Otolaryngol. 2012 Mar;33(2):232-8.

  • Are intra-tympanically administered steroids effective in patients with sudden deafness? Implications for current clinical practice. Vlastarakos PV, Papacharalampous G, Maragoudakis P, Kampessis G, Maroudias N, Candiloros D, Nikolopoulos TP. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2012 Feb;269(2):363-80

  • Effects of lapatinib monotherapy: results of a randomized phase II study in therapy-naive patients with locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma pf the head and neck. Del Campo JM, Hitt R, Sebastian P, Carracedo C, Lokanatha D, Bourhis J, Temam S, Cupissol D, De Raucourt D, Maroudias N, Nutting CM, Compton N, Midwinter D, Downie L, Biswas-Baldwin N, El-Hariry I, Harrington KJ.Br J Cancer. 2011 Aug 23;105(5):618-27.

  • Early results for the neonatal hearing screening at a new maternity hospital. Efthimios Kaltsos, Despoina Hatzilia, Ioannis Vermpis, Ioanna Mantzani, Margarita Merkouri, Stella Mouskou, Nikos Maroudias. 10th European Symposium on Pediatric Cochlear Implantation, 12-15 May 2011, Divani Apollon Palace, Athens, Greece. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, vol. 75/S1, 2011.

  • Tinnitus Retraining Therapy (TRT): outcomes after one year treatment. Korres S, Mountricha A, Balatsouras D, Maroudias N, Riga M, XenelisI. Int. Tinnitus J. 2010;16(1), 55-9