Dr. Prokopis Annis specialized in spinal surgery

Dr. Prokopis Annis

Consultant Spinal Surgeon at Royal Liverpool University Hospital/Spire Healthcare Group, UK.

Country United Kingdom
Speciality Spinal surgery
Subspeciality Trauma & orthopaedic surgery
Experience 2000 years
Languages English and Italian

Dr. Annis works as a Consultant Spinal Surgeon at Royal Liverpool University Hospital and the Walton Centre, Liverpool, United Kingdom. He completed the AO Spine North America research fellowship and the clinical spinal fellowship of the University of Utah Us and holds an Honorary Contract with the University of Utah, USA. He published several peer-reviewed articles in internationally recognized scientific journals and was recognized by the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) with the famous Russel Hibbs Award.

Areas of expertise: Scoliosis, Spinal surgery, Neck surgery and Spinal deformity and Back conditions and surgery

About

Dr. Annis Graduated from D'Annunzio University of Chieti–Pescara, Chieti, Italy in 2000 and he completed his medical training there. He undertook his initial training in Trauma and Orthopaedic surgery at Asklipieio Voulas Hospital, Athens, Greece. During his residency, he spent 6 months at the Spinal Department of the University of Utah in the USA where he developed his passion and skills in complex spinal surgery focused on preventing complications in Adult Spinal Deformity. In the USA, he completed the AO Spine North America research fellowship and clinical spinal fellowship at the University of Utah and there he gained experience in complex spinal surgery, from the skull to pelvis, dealing the with the full spectrum of spinal pathologies, including the highly complex conditions of ‘degenerative scoliosis’ and ‘fixed sagittal imbalance’. In 2014, he returned to Europe was appointed as a spinal consultant at Royal University Hospital, Liverpool, England. Currently, he is a consultant spinal surgeon and leads deformity surgeon at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital and the Walton Centre, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom. He holds an Honorary Contract with the University of Utah, USA as he is an Adjunct Faculty Instructor in Orthopaedics and Spinal Surgery and continues to work on numerous international spinal research projects there. He also has a private practice with Spire Healthcare Group and Spire Murrayfield Hospitals, UK. He published several peer-reviewed articles in internationally recognized scientific journals, presented his research findings at international conferences, and contributed chapters to various books in the established medical literature. In 2012, he was recognized by the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) with the famous Russel Hibbs Award


Experiences and Positions

2017 - 2020

Consultant Spinal Surgery
Spire MurrayField Hospital

2016 - 2020

Consultant Spinal Surgery
Spire Health Group

2015 - 2020

Honorary Contract-Spinal Surgery
The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust

2014 - 2020

Consultant Spinal Surgery
Royal Liverpool University Hospital

2014 - 2020

Adjunct Faculty Instructor in Orthopaedics
University of Utah Health

2006 - 2011

Residency in Orthopaedics&Trauma Surgery
Asklipieio Voulas Hospital, Athens, Greece

2004 - 2005

Internal Medicine Resident
General Clinic of Thessaloniki,Thessaloniki, Greece

2003 - 2003

Resident in General Surgery
Oncologic Hospital "Theageneio" Thessaloniki,Greece

2000 - 2001

Postdoctoral Internship
University Hospital Chieti, Chieti, Italy


Degrees and Certifications

Physician Educator
Division of Occupational&Professional Licensing Credential ID State of Utah, USA
2013

Specialty in Orthopaedics&Trauma (FRCS Equivalent)
The Royal College of Surgeons of England
2011

Research Orthopaedic/Spine Surgery
University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics
2011

Doctor of medicine (MD)
Università degli Studi 'Gabriele d'Annunzio'​ di Chieti
2000


Links

  • https://www.researchgate.net/publication/277709535_Acute_Proximal_Junctional_Failure_in_Patients_with_Pre-operative_Sagittal_Imbalance
  • https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24436718/
  • https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25768688/
  • https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24583733/

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