Papaspyrou Georgios

Papaspyrou Georgios Ent specialist

Education & Academic Qualifications

  • 2007: Graduation Faculty of Medicine University of Athens, Note “Very Good”
  • 2008-2016: ENT salaried Specialty in ENT Clinic, Universities of Marburg (Director: Prof. Dr. med. J.A. Werner), Göttingen (Director: Prof. Dr. med. C. Matthias) and Homburg/Saar, Germany (Director: Prof. Dr. med. B. Schick), PhD Thesis ENT Clinic, University, Marburg, Germany and salaried position as ENT Specialist/Registrar after acquiring the ENT Specialty, ENT Clinic, University of Homburg, Germany
  • 2017-2018 PhD University of Athens: Breathing disorders in Sleep-Laboratory and  Clinical Sleep Medicine

 Courses-Workshops-Hands on Experience

  • 9th Int.Training Course on Endoscopic and Microscopic Sinus Surgery, Marburg, Germany 2008
  • 16th Int. Laser Course and 4th Course on Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS), Marburg, Germany, 2015
  • Active participation in the activities of Sleep Department of the ENT University Clinic, Mannheim, Germany, 2016

And in many others especially in Germany, Austria, USA but also in Greece

Working experience

  • 2008-2015: ENT Registrar with salaried position in ENT Clinics, University of Marburg, University of Göttingen and University of Homburg/Saar, Germany

  • 2015-2016: Position with salary as ENT Specialist after acquiring the ENT Specialty, ENT Clinic, University of Homburg, Germany

  • 2018 – today: Associate Physician, HYGEIA Hospital

  • 2018 – today: Associate Physician, MITERA Hospital

  • 2018 – today: Private Practise in Korydallos

Doctoral Thesis

  • Retrospective examinations of the intra- and early postoperative course by the extirpation of the submandibular gland ENT Clinic Marburg University, Germany (2013) 

Teaching experience

  • Lecturer at the University of Homburg, Germany

  • Assistant Professor Candidate at the University of Homburg, Germany (Topic: Laser Surgery for the Head and Neck Region)

  • Lecturer at the University of Athens for the PhD Program: Breathing disorders in Sleep-Laboratory and  Clinical Sleep Medicine

  • Teaching ENT classes to Medical students and ENT doctors for 10 years, Universities of Marburg, Göttingen and Saarland University, Homburg, Germany

  • Holder of the diploma ΤΕΑCΗ ΤΗΕ ΤΕΑCΗΕR (prerequisite nowadays for the position of supervisor of doctoral thesis and for becoming Professor in German Universities)

  • Trainer in Ultrasound Course of the Medicine students of the 4 medical year, Saarland University, Homburg, Germany rated from students with excellent (mean 9.3/10) in teaching for 3 consecutive years

  • Trainer and supervisor of the young ENT residents in Sleep Endoscopy, Saarland University, Homburg, Germany

  • Supervisor of the doctoral thesis of 2 doctor of medicine candidates, Saarland University, Homburg, Germany

  • Participation with lectures at the education of students and the medical personnel, ENT Clinic, University of Marburg, Germany, ENT Clinic, University of Göttingen, Germany and ENT Clinic, University of Homburg/Saar, Germany

Fellowship in Societies, Membership in Journal Editorial Committees

Fellowship in Societies:

  • Athens Medical Association

  • Hellenic Society for ENT-Head & Neck Surgery

  • German Society for ENT-Head & Neck Surgery (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hals-Nasen-Ohren-Heilkunde, Kopf- und Hals-Chirurgie e.V.

Editorial Board member (after invitation) of the official Journal of all ENT doctors in Europe:

  • European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology and Head & Neck 

Ad hoc Reviewer (after Invitation):

  • European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology and Head & Neck, International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, Medical Science Monitor, talian Journal of Pediatrics, Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology, Austin Otolaryngology, Med Sci Case Rep, Acta Neurologica Belgica

Clinical and Research Interest

Clinical Interest – Diagnostic Possibilities


  • Otoneurology, Hearing loss, Vertigo, Tinnitus, Acute deafness, Meniere’s disease

  • Indications for hearing aids

  • Otitis, cholesteatoma, Tympanic membrane perforation, Otosclerosis, Facial serve palsy/paralysis


  • Nasal and paranasal polyps

  • Nasal septum deviation, Nasal turbinate hypertrophy

  • Allergic rhinitis, Acute/chronic sinusitis 

  • Epistaxis, Smell/taste disorders, Eustachian tube dysfunction


  • Larynx/vocal cord conditions, Hoarse voice

  • Phoniatrics, Vocal cord calluses, papillomas, polyps, leukoplakia 

  • Gastroesophageal/Laryngopharyngeal Reflux & Posterior laryngitis

  • Dysphagia/Difficulty swallowing liquids

Salivary gland conditions (parotid, submandibular gland)

  • Salivary gland neoplasms, Sialolithiasis

Sleep Medicine-Somnology

  • Obstructive Sleep apnea Syndrome (OSAS), Snoring

Pediatric ENT

Head & Neck Oncology Surgery

  • Benign & Malignant nasal/parasanal, nasopharynx, oral cavity, oropharyngeal, hypopharyngeal and laryngeal neoplasms, Cervical swelling

Other conditions

  • Tonsil conditions, adenoid hypertrophy

  • Bad breath, Foreign body sensation in the neck

  • Frenulum linguae/upper lip

Surgical Procedures:

  • Neck dissection, lymph node biopsy

  • Cervical excavation for removal of single swelling (branchial neck cyst, etc)

  • Salivary Gland Surgery (parotid, submandibular gland) / Stone removal

  • Tonsillectomy, Tonsillotomy, Endoscopic removal of adenoids 

  • Oral cavity tumors (surgical removal/biopsy)

  • Phonosurgery – Vocal cord papillomas, polyps, cysts, nodules, granulomas, leukoplakia, calluses,    Reinke’s edema with CO2 LASER

  • Vocal cord paralysis – Posterior cordotomy with CO2 LASER

  • Dilation material infusion in vocal cords

  • Larynx/hypopharynx cancer with CO2 LASER

  • Sleep endoscopy for anatomical structure detection leading to obstruction/snoring during sleep

  • Surgical treatment for snoring / sleep apnea – Laser-assisted uvulopalatoplasty (LAUP), Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) 

  • Lingual/upper lip frenectomy 

  • Intratympanic injection (cortisone or gentamicin) in the middle ear for treatment of hearing loss, vertigo, tinnutus at doctor’s office

  • Eardrum paracentesis / ventilation tube insertion

  • Tympanoplasty (tympanic membrane perforation, cholesteatoma), Mastoidectomy

  • Endoscopic nasal turbinate hypertrophy submucosal cauterization with Diode Laser at the doctor’s office and endoscopic nasal septum deviation correction

  • Endoscopic nasal and paranasal surgery (Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery / FESS) for sinusitis, polyps

  • Recurrent epistaxis, e.g. M. Osler, with Diode Laser at the doctor’s office

  • Endoscopic treatment of epistaxis/cauterization or ligation of sphenopalatine artery an

  • Endoscopic removal/biopsy of nasal/paranasal/nasopharynx tumors

Most of these procedures are performed as: 

  • One Day Surgery and Minimally Invasive Surgery

Research Interest:

  • Laser Surgery of the head and neck (6 relevant articles in foreign scientific journals, 8 years salaried working experience in the biggest centers for laser Surgery in Europe– Marburg, Germany, Göttingen, Germany and Homburg/Saar, Germany)

  • Head and Neck Cancer (10 relevant articles in foreign scientific journals)

  • Sleep Medicine, Obstructive Sleep apnea Syndrome (PhD Program University of Athens instructor, Sleep Endoscopy tutor – trainer experience University of Homburg/Saar, Germany, Snoring research and therapy, Mandibular advancement devices)

Recent Publications

23 Peer-reviewed articles in medical Journals (Pubmed), 13 as first author, 1 as senior author,  278 citations in the literature, impact factor 41, h-index 7.