Mr Michael Athanassacopoulos

Michael Athanassacopoulos

Mr Michael Athanassacopoulos

Role: Consultant Spinal Surgeon
Telephone: 0114 226 7981

Clinical interests

Michael has a full time spinal practice in the National Health Service. He is involved in all forms of spinal surgery including the treatment of degenerative conditions, scoliosis and deformity, tumours, trauma and infections.

Qualifications and training


Michael Athanassacopoulos trained in the UK and Athens, Greece before fellowships in London and Sheffield. He is a consultant adult and paediatric spinal surgeon.

Michael qualified in 1998. He worked in Greece until 2003 when he began his basic surgical training in Glasgow and Swansea until 2006 and then his Orthopaedic training in the General Hospital of Athens ‘KAT’ in Greece. He specialised in orthopaedics in 2011 and then in spine surgery after completing three fellowships in paediatric deformity surgery at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London, in adult and paediatric spinal surgery at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals and Sheffield Children’s Hospital and in Bordeaux, France.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
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(Dr Yeomanson): "We are privileged to be able to make sure this is an option for them and ensure they have every opportunity later in life.”

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