Nikolaos Foroglou, MD, PhD was born in Lausanne, Switzerland in 1968. He has graduated from the Medical School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 1993. Following his military service in the General Hospital of Hellenic Air Force in Athens and his community medical service in North Greece, he received the Diploma of Clinical Neurology from the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London, in 1995. Thereafter he returned in Thessaloniki, to complete his neurosurgical residency in the AHEPA University Hospital. After being certified from the National Board and the European Board (EANS) in 2001 he moved to Boston, USA for a fellowship on neuroncology under the mentorship of Prof. Peter Black at the Brigham & Women Hospital, affiliated hospital to Harvard University. In his way back he did a year round fellowship in Functional Neurosurgery (epilepsy, movement disorders, pain, spasticity) in the University Hospital of Lausanne, Switzerland, under the mentorship of Prof. Jean-Guy Villemure.
He was elected as Lecturer of Neurosurgery, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 2002, and he is currently working in the Department of Neurosurgery at the AHEPA University Hospital as Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery (2010). Dr Foroglou is operating a large number of tumor patients, integrating mapping techniques, neuronavigation, intra-operative imaging and performing craniotomies under local anesthesia. He is also applying all endoscopic techniques (third ventriculostomy for hydrocephalus and endoscopic transnasal approach for pituitary adenomas)
He is currently leading research programs on brain mapping, and gliomas. He has published 16 papers in international peer reviewed journals and authored 3 chapters book in international editions.
Nicolas Foroglou is member of many international neurosurgical societies (Congress of Neurological Surgeons-USA, member of the Tumor section of CNS/AANS-USA, Societe de Neurochirurgie de langue francaise, European Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, European Association of Neuro-Oncology, Low Grade Glioma European Network). He is member of the Post-graduation Education and Research committees of the European Association of Neurological Societies, past member of the Education Committee of the Hellenic Neurosurgical Society and member of the Hellenic Spine Society.
He is married with Dr Heleni Tsatsali, neuroradiologist and have together 3 kids.