Project Description



Cornea and External Diseases including all types of Corneal transplants

Adnexa and Oculoplastics

Cataract including premium cataract surgery and

Comprehensive Ophthalmology



  • Education & Fellowships


01/16-05/18     Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon in Cornea, Cataract and Oculoplastics Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


02/15-11/15     Ocular Surface and Oculoplastics Fellow, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital


02/14-02/15     Senior Fellow in Oculoplastics, Lacrimal and Orbital Surgery, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust + Locum Consultant in Cornea and Cataract, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Trust Moorfields North


11/12-02/14     Locum Consultant in Cornea and Cataract, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Trust (St George’s and Queen Mary Roehampton).


09/12-11/12     Cornea and Ocular Surface International Fellow, Bascom Palmer Instutute, Miami.


02/11-09/12     Cornea and External Diseases Fellow, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust.

09/10-02/11     Corneal Fellow, Leicester University Hospital.

09/09-08/10     Anterior Segment Fellow, Western Eye Hospital, Imperial NHS Trust

06/09-09/09     Clinical Fellow in Ophthalmology (Oculoplastics), Milton Keynes General.

12/04- 06/09 Specialty Registrar (Ophthalmology residency Specialty training)  Eastern Deanery Norfolk and Norwich Univerity Hospital, Ipswich Hospital and Cambridge Addenbrooke’s Hospital.


  • Certifications


MD, PhD, FEBOS-CR, MRCOphth, MSc (Hon)



  • Awards & Honors


-Factors influencing PDEK Type I bubble.

1st Prize International Olympicus society 09/19


-Correlation of the cytokine load and corneal thickness after Gram+ and Gram- corneal infections.

EUCornea Corneal session first prize


– S. Georgaras Grant, HSIIOS, Athens 04/12. Utilised for subspecialty training in Ocular Surface and Anterior Segment Neoplasia. Bascom Palmer, Miami, Florida.


– Visual outcome after DSEK is not related to aberrometry.

1st prize for best poster presentation.UKISCRS, Southport 10/11.


-Differential corneal inflammatory response between Gram+ve and Gram-ve pathogens detected with AS-OCT.

Best oral presentation prize, EUCornea, Vienna 09/11.


-Surgical management of traumatic displacement of the lens.

Best Video prize. Pan-Hellenic Conference in Ophthalmology 06/09.


– Patients’ Preferences for Positioning during phacoemulsification under topical-intracameral anaesthesia.

2nd Carlile prize, 05/07.


– Local anaesthesia for trans-scleral cyclodiode laser procedures: surgeon and patient satisfaction with sub-Tenon’s and peribulbar anaesthesia.

1st prize for best poster presentation, British Ophthalmic Anaesthetic Society meeting, Birmingham,06/06.


-Volunteer for the Athens 2004 Olympic Games.


-Socrates/Erasmus Scholarship, University of Bristol, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital






Ø  Book chapter: Evaluation of the Patient and Decision Making—Posterior Lamellar versus Penetrating Keratoplasty στο βιβλίο: Mastering DMEK and PDEK: A Video Textbook of Thin Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty. SLACK inc.

Crystalline Lens Staining with Intracameral Phenylephrine During Cataract Surgery.

Tsatsos M, Athanasiadis I, Gizzi C, Shafi B, Moschos M, Sharma A.J Ophthalmic Vis Res. 2021 Jan 20;16(1):135-136.

Morphological and cytokine profiles as key parameters to distinguish between Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacterial keratitis.

Konstantopoulos A, Cendra MDM, Tsatsos M, Elabiary M, Christodoulides M, Hossain P.Sci Rep. 2020 Nov 18;10(1):20092.

Paediatric penetrating keratoplasty and corneal graft rejection. Experience of the Hospital Infantil.

Bolletin Medico del Hospital Infantil

Velasquez-Monzon K, Navarro-Peña M , Klunder-Klunder M, Tsatsos M, Ramirez-Ortiz M Bolletin Medico del Hospital Infantil

Factors influencing corneal predescemetic endothelial keratoplasty (PDEK) graft creation: It’s all in a bubble.

Tsatsos M, Mironidou M, Jacob S, Ziakas N.

Hell J Nucl Med. 2019 Sep-Dec;22

Combined photorefractive keratectomy and cross-linking. Pushing the limits.

Tsatsos M, Athanasiadis I, MacGregor C, Aristeidou A, Moschos MM, Ziakas N.

Taiwan J Ophthalmol. 2019 Sep 12;9(3):206-209.