Mr Nikolaos Tzerakis



GMC number: 6104742

Practising since: 1995



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  • Bi Weekly Thursday PM
  • Bi Weekly Saturday AM
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Mr Tzerakis started his neurosurgical training in 2000 in Greece. After completing his training in Athens in 2004 he was appointed as a Specialist Registrar in Neurosurgery in Newcastle upon Tyne. During his training he gained experience in all Neurosurgical subspecialties including Spinal Surgery, Oncology, Neurovascular surgery and Functional Neurosurgery. For the Last 11 years working as a Consultant, he had the opportunity to increase his surgical practice and also train specialist trainees in various Neurosurgical operations. His current post is Consultant Neurosurgeon in the University Hospitals of North Staffordshire. 

Other interests

  • General Neurosurgery
  • Spinal Surgery 
  • Spinal cord tumours
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Neurovascular Pathologies ( Brain Aneurysms)
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Pain Management

Personal interests

Classical music

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Nikolaos Tzerakis at Nuffield Health

  • Lumbar sympathetic blocks
  • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion
  • Spinal (lumbar) Decompression
  • Cervical Spine Surgery

Locations Mr Nikolaos Tzerakis works with

Related experience


Mr Tzerakis has a strong academic interest particularly for neuroprotection, hydrocephalus and spinal surgery including publications on the Medline, participation is numerous studies and clinical trials, workshops, congresses and other courses. He also has teaching experience with regular lectures and presentations to Medical students, trainees and peers. He has been recently appointed as an honorary lecturer at the Keele University


  • British Medical Association
  • Society for British Neurological Surgeons
  • British Association of Spinal Surgeons
  • Fellow Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • AOSpine Europe
  • Athens Medical Association
  • Hellenic Neurosurgical Society
  • Medical Protection Society

Other posts held

  • University Hospital of North Staffordshire

Insurers Mr Nikolaos Tzerakis works with

Mr Nikolaos Tzerakis works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • WPA


Mr Nikolaos Tzerakis does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Nikolaos Tzerakis does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Nikolaos Tzerakis does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.