Siatouni Anna Neurologist
Education & Academic Qualifications
- September 1990 – September 1996 : University of Ioannina Medical School (MD September 1996)
- November 2004: CCST Neurology (Greece)
14/01/2014: PhD “The surgical therapy of drug resistant epilepsy in patients with mesial temporal sclerosis” (achieved with’ Excellent”).
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School, Department of Neurosurgery, Greece
Fellowship in Societies, Membership in Journal Editorial Committees
Hellenic Neurological Society Hellenic Clinical Neurophysiology Society
Greek Association against Epilepsy
European Academy of Neurology
Hellenic Society of Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Diagnosis and Therapy, (EEPHARM)
European Society of Pharmacogenomics and Personalised Therapy (ESPT)
November 2018-today: Consultant, HYGEIA hospital
November 2017 – today: Consultant, MITERA hospital
January 2017- June 2019: Consultant Neurologist “Theseus” Rehabilitation and Recovery Center
March 2006 – April 2013: Neurologist in Social Insurance Institution, Athens, Greece
April 2005-today: Consultant Neurologist Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Athens, Greece
March 2005-March 2006: Consultant Neurophysiogist in “Central Clinic”, Athens, Greece.
February 2005- June 2019: Research Fellow, Department of Neurosurgery, Evangelismos Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
December 2001– September 2004: SpR (equiv.) Department of Neurology, Aeginition University Hospital of Athens, Greece. Trainee in Neurology, in sub-speciality level, including rotation in the wards, emergency rooms, outpatient clinic and Neurophysiology labs.
June 2000-June 2001: SpR (equiv.) Department of Neurology Children’s Regional General Hospital ‘’Agia Sofia’’, Athens Greece. Trainee in Neurology, in sub-speciality level, including rotation in the wards, emergency rooms, outpatient clinic and Neurophysiology labs.
November 1999 – April 2000: SHO (equiv.) Department of Psychiatry, General Hospital of Athens ‘’Korgialenio – Benakio National Red Cross’’, Greece. Trainee in Psychiatry, in sub-speciality level, including rotation in the wards, emergency rooms.
December 1998 – August 1999: SHO (equiv.) Department of Internal Medicine, General Hospital of Vathi, Samos island, Greece. Trainee in Internal Medicine, in sub-speciality level, rotation in the wards, in the emergency medicine department and the outpatient clinic.
December 1996 – December 1998: SHO (equiv.) Health Center of Karlovassi, district of Samos island Greece. Primary health care service.
Basic principles of electroencephalography (EEG). Postgraduate study “Sleep Disorders. Laboratory and clinical sleep medicine “22/11/2016. National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Intensive Care Unit and Sleep Laboratory, “Evangelismos” hospital. Responsible: Professor S. Zakynthinos
Antiepileptic treatment I and Antiepileptic Treatment II.
Postgraduate Specialization Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy: “Clinical Pharmacology I / Pathology-Pathophysiology I”. 14 and 21/11/2017
School of Health Sciences, Department of Pharmacy. National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Responsible Professor S. Markantonis-Kyroudis.
Hippocampus: Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology.
Postgraduate program “Applied Neuroanatomy”, Course: Applied Neuroanatomy III: In-depth brain structures “. 13/01/2018
A Neurosurgery Clinic, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Experimental Laboratory of Neurosurgery Anatomy, “Evangelismos” Hospital.
Responsible: Associate Professor G. Strantzalis.
Sleep laboratory. General principles of Basic principles of electroencephalography (EEG). Postgraduate study “Sleep Disorders. Laboratory and clinical sleep medicine “16/04/2018. National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Intensive Care Unit and Sleep Laboratory, “Evangelismos” hospital. Responsible: Professor S. Zakynthinos
Neurological emergencies. Postgraduate Program “Intensive Care Units”. 03/2019. National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Intensive Care Unit, “Evangelismos” hospital. Responsible: Professor A. Kotanidou
Neurological emergencies. Postgraduate Program “Intensive Care Units”. 03/2020. National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Intensive Care Unit, “Evangelismos” hospital. Responsible: Professor A. Kotanidou
Neurological emergencies. Postgraduate Program “Intensive Care Units”. 03/2021. National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Intensive Care Unit, “Evangelismos” hospital. Responsible: Professor A. Kotanidou
Papers in peer reviewed journals and Congress Abstracts:
More than 44 publications in peer reviewed international journals and 526 citations.
Up to 30 Congress Abstracts
1.Brain abscess following intracerebral haemorrhage
Siatouni A, Mpouras T, Boviatsis EJ, Gatzonis S, Stefanatou M, Sakas D.
J Clin Neurosci. 2007 Oct;14(10):986-9. Epub 2007 Jul 30.
- Remission of drug-resistant epileptic psychosis following left selective amygdalohippocampectomy. Angelopoulos E, Gatzonis S, Siatouni A, Angelakis E, Sakas DE. Epilepsy Behav. 2009 Feb;14(2):393-5.
- Bruising following natalizumab infusion for relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: a case report. Gatzonis S., Siatouni A. Journal of Medical Case Reports 2009 Aug 3:8955.
- Comparison of fractal dimension estimation algorithms towards epileptic seizure onset detection
“G E Polychronaki, P Y Ktonas, S Gatzonis, A Siatouni, P A Asvestas, H Tsekou, D Sakas and K S Nikita, , Journal of Neural Engineering, 2010 Jun; 7 (4) :046007. Neurotrauma. 2011 Nov 18
- Ictal intracranial recording from a ‘burned-out hippocampus’. Gatzonis S, Siatouni A, Georgaculias N, Korfias S, Sakas DE. Med Princ Pract. 2013;22(1):92-5
- Intrathecal baclofen therapy for the symptomatic treatment of hereditary spastic paraplegia.
Margetis K, Korfias S, Boutos N, Gatzonis S, Themistocleous M, Siatouni A, Dalivigka Z, Flaskas T, Stranjalis G, Boviatsis E, Sakas D.
Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2014 Aug;123:142-5. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2014.05.024. Epub 2014 Jun 4
- Dynamics of regional brain activity in epilepsy: a cross-disciplinary study on both intracranial and scalp-recorded epileptic seizures.
Minadakis G, Ventouras E, Gatzonis SD, Siatouni A, Tsekou H, Kalatzis I, Sakas DE, Stonham J. J Neural Eng. 2014 Apr;11(2):026012. doi: 10.1088/1741-2560/11/2/026012. Epub 2014 Mar 10.
Mavrogeni S, Ntoskas T, Gialafos E, Karabela G, Krommida M, Gatzonis S, Siatouni A, Kolovou G, Zouvelou V, Stamboulis E.
Int J Cardiol. 2016 Jan 1;202:629-30. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.09.055. Epub 2015 Sep 25
- Simple Partial Status Epilepticus Manifested as Homonymous Hemianopsia: A Rare Intracranial Recording.
Siatouni A, Gatzonis S, Alexopoulos A, Georgakoulias N, Papathanassiou M, Korfias S, Zisimopoulou V, Sakas D.
Clin Pract. 2016 Mar 31;6(1):840. doi: 10.4081/cp.2016.840. eCollection 2016 Mar 25.
Markoula S, Chatzistefanidis D, Gatzonis S, Siatouni A, Siarava E, Verentzioti A, Kyritsis AP, Patsalos PN.
Seizure. 2017 May;48:1-6. doi: 10.1016/j.seizure.2017.03.012. Epub 2017 Mar 19
- Verbal and Figural Fluency in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy: Does Hippocampal Sclerosis Affect Performance?
Zalonis I, Christidi F, Artemiadis A, Psarros C, Papadopoulos G, Tsivgoulis G, Gatzonis S, Siatouni A, Velonakis G, Karavasilis E, Kararizou E, Triantafyllou N.
Cogn Behav Neurol. 2017 Jun;30(2):48-56. doi: 10.1097/WNN.0000000000000123.
- Circulating miR-146a and miR-134 in predicting drug-resistant epilepsy in patients with focal impaired awareness seizures.
Leontariti M, Avgeris M, Katsarou MS, Drakoulis N, Siatouni A, Verentzioti A, Alexoudi A, Fytraki A, Patrikelis P, Vassilacopoulou D, Gatzonis S, Sideris DC.
Epilepsia. 2020 Apr 21. doi: 10.1111/epi.16502. [Epub ahead of print]
Papers in Greek medical journals and Abstarcts in national Congresses:
A total of 6 publications and 25 abstracts.
The Neuropsychology of Epilepsy. P. Patrikelis, S. Gatzonis. ΒΗΤΑ Publications 2017.
La neuropsicologia dell’epilepsia. Aspetti neurocognitive e comportamentali della malattia sacra. P. Patrikelis, G. Lucci, S. Gatzonis Publisher: Franco Angeli Editore 2018
Clinical and Research Interest
- General Neurology
- Epilepsy- Epilepsy Surgery
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Rare Diseases
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Rare diseases