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Consultant Haematologist

Complex cases may incur an additional fee and take longer to prepare a report (only after agreement)

Titles

  • Consultant Haematologist, University College London Hospital and North West London Healthcare NHS Trust

Expertise

  • Lymphomas and leukaemias
  • Plasma cell dyscrasias
  • Multiple myeloma and transplantation
  • Myeloma spinal and bone disease
  • Myeloproliferative disorders including thrombocythaemia and polycythaemia
  • Anaemias

Procedures

  • Bone marrow aspirate and trephine biopsy
  • Haemopoietic stem cell transplantation
  • Chemotherapy

Most common conditions seen

  • Multiple myeloma/plasma cell dyscrasias, Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia
  • Hodkgin and Non Hodgkin lymphomas
  • Leukemia
  • Haemopoietic stem cell transplantation
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Polycythaemia
  • Thrombocytopenia

Most common symptoms seen

  • Breathlessness
  • Bone pain
  • Fever/infections
  • Bruises
  • Bleeding
  • Weight loss
  • Increased night sweats
  • Pruritus

Background

She obtained her medical degree at the Aristotelion University Thessaloniki, Greece. She trained in haematology at the transplant centre of The George Papanikolaou Hospital and gained the title of Specialist in Haematology in 1996. She moved to London in 1997 and had further Haematology specialist training at University College London Hospital. She did a clinical fellowship in haemopoietic stem cell transplant followed by clinical and research fellowship in multiple myeloma in the department of Haematology of UCLH and UCL. She conducted basic research and obtained her PhD at the University College London.

Her main clinical interests are lymphoma, plasma cell dyscrasias, multiple myeloma and transplantation, myeloma spinal and bone disease, myeloproliferative disorders (thrombocythaemia, polycythaemia), leukaemia and anaemias.

She works as Consultant Haematologist and is the lymphoma and multiple myeloma clinical lead.  She attends the Specialised Myeloma Spinal Unit and is actively involved in national and international clinical trials in haematological diseases.

She is fluent in Greek.

 

Training

  • 1983-1989 Medical School, Aristotelion University, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • 1989-1995 Haematology Specialist Training: Haematology and Transplant Department, George Papanikolaou Hospital
  • 1996-2000 Haematology Specialist Training : University College London Hospital, London, UK
  • 2001-2004 PhD: University College London, London, UK

Clinical interests and areas of expertise

Subspecialist in haematological malignant disorders:

  • Multiple myeloma
  • Myeloma spinal and bone disease
  • Waldentrom’s macroglobulinemia
  • Hodkgin and Non Hodkgin lymphomas
  • Haemopoietic stem cell transplantation
  • Leukemias
  • Myeloproliferative disorders including thrombocytosis and polycythaemia

Research interests

Multiple myeloma, Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia, lymphomas, stem cell transplantation, myeloma spinal disease, quality of life in patients with haematological malignancies

Qualifications

  • MD
  • PhD

GMC Number: 4333856

Date of Registration: 1996

Memberships

  • American Society of Hematology
  • American Society of Cancer Oncology
  • European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT)
  • European Quality of Life Group
  • International Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia Working Group

Complex cases may incur an additional fee and take longer to prepare a report (only after agreement)

Titles

  • Consultant Haematologist, University College London Hospital and North West London Healthcare NHS Trust

Expertise

  • Lymphomas and leukaemias
  • Plasma cell dyscrasias
  • Multiple myeloma and transplantation
  • Myeloma spinal and bone disease
  • Myeloproliferative disorders including thrombocythaemia and polycythaemia
  • Anaemias

Procedures

  • Bone marrow aspirate and trephine biopsy
  • Haemopoietic stem cell transplantation
  • Chemotherapy

Most common conditions seen

  • Multiple myeloma/plasma cell dyscrasias, Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia
  • Hodkgin and Non Hodgkin lymphomas
  • Leukemia
  • Haemopoietic stem cell transplantation
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Polycythaemia
  • Thrombocytopenia

Most common symptoms seen

  • Breathlessness
  • Bone pain
  • Fever/infections
  • Bruises
  • Bleeding
  • Weight loss
  • Increased night sweats
  • Pruritus

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