Mr George Samandouras

Mr George SamandourasTel: 020 3448 3410
Fax: 020 3448 3340

National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

Brain Tumour Service (Neuro-Oncology), Neurosurgery

Professional background

George Samandouras has been trained in Oxford at the Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust and has completed a fellowship in Paris in 2008.

At Queen Square he directs the education and training of neurosurgical trainees and fellows.

His clinical interests include brain tumours, minimally invasive surgery and spine surgery. Surgical oncology techniques employed include fluorescent-guided resection, cortical mapping and intraoperative MRI.



  1. Taylor G, Simpson M, Samandouras G Neurology and Neurosurgery at a Glance Willey 2015 In Press
  2. Samandouras G (Ed) The Neurosurgeon's Handbook, Oxford University Press, 2010
  3. Samandouras G Online atlas “Masters of Neurosurgery”

1. Samandouras G.
Surgical Managament of High Grade Gliomas
2. Samandouras G.
Surgical Managament of Low Grade Gliomas

Selected articles
1.Borg A, Samandouras G, Phadke R, Kitchen N.
An unusual cerebellar cyst.
J Clin Neurosci. 2010 Aug;17(8):1023, 1093.
2.Rourke T, Davies S, Samandouras G.
Serial LPS without serial imaging in idiopathic intracranial hypertension: a lesson learned.
Headache. 2008 Apr;48(4):630-2.
3.Samandouras G, Kerr RS, Milford CA.
Minimally invasive biopsy of parasellar lesions: safety and clinical applications of the endoscopic, transnasal approach.
Br J Neurosurg. 2005 Aug;19(4):338-44.
4.Samandouras G, Teddy PJ, Cadoux-Hudson T, Ansorge O.
Amyloid in neurosurgical and neurological practice.
J Clin Neurosci. 2006 Feb;13(2):159-67.
5.Lawson-Smith M, Samandouras G, Hinks T, Tan PL, Quaghebeur G, Mathews P, Anosgore O, Aziz TZ.Spinal cord infarction caused by malignant intramedullary glioma: the traps of epidemiology and travel history.
Br J Neurosurg. 2004 Apr;18(2):199-200.
6.Kelly PA, Samandouras G, Grossman AB, Afshar F, Besser GM, Jenkins PJ.
Neurosurgical treatment of Nelson's syndrome.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2002 Dec;87(12):5465-9.
Br J Neurosurg. 2002 Apr;16(2):192-3.
7.Are recurrent epidermoid tumours ever curable? MRI and intraoperative findings.
Samandouras G, Aspoas AR.
Br J Neurosurg. 2001 Dec;15(6):531-2. No abstract available.

GMC/GDC number: 4462031