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Otorhinolaryngology (ENT) and Head & Neck Surgery

Nicosia Polyclinic has one in-house ENT surgeon (Dr John Kitsios) and an associate surgeon (Professor Maragkos) who comes from Greece every month to see his Cypriot patients. Our specialists use the latest surgical and non-surgical procedures to treat all problems affecting the ears, nose, throat and head in adults and children.

Operations and procedures are held in the modern and technologically advanced premises of Nicosia Polyclinic. Some procedures are performed using our unique operating microscope which has been proven to improve patient outcomeYou can view more information about our surgical theatres and our operating microscope here.

Professor N Maragkos on the right performing a microsurgery using the operating microscope

Below are some of the specialist treatments offered by our specialist ENT surgeons

  • Comprehensive ENT Evaluation
  • Master ENT check-up
  • Evaluation of Hearing
  • Diagnositc Nasal Endoscopy
  • Video-laryngoscopy
  • Oto-endoscopy
  • Otolaryngology adenotomy
  • Adenotomy with endoscopic control
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Snoring and sleep apnea evaluation/surgery
  • Lateral cyst resection
  • Uvulopalatoplasty (UPPP)
  • Laser assisted uvulopalatoplasty (LAUP)
  • FRITT surgery
  • Myringoplasty
  • Tympanoplasty
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Middle ear microsurgery ossicular chain reconstruction
  • Inner ear surgery (Meniere’s disease)
  • Cochlear Implants
  • Auditory Brainstem Implants
  • Acoustic neuroma (vestibular Schwannoma) treatment
  • Surgery of lateral skull base
  • Surgery of frontal skull base
  • Fiberoptic Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS)
  • Salivary glands surgery (parotidectomy, submandibulectomy)
  • Head & Neck tumour surgery
  • Endoscopic Larynx surgery
  • CO2 Laser Surgery
  • Zenker Diverticulum
  • Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty, Otoplasty)
  • Rehabilitation of facial nerve palsy
  • Functional and cosmetic reconstruction in Head and Neck
  • Bone anchored hearing aids and prosthesis

You can find more information about the above ENT procedures and about Dr Maragkos in the website of his private clinic in Athens.

Dr Nikolaos Maragkos, MD, PhD

Professor of Otorhinolaryngology of University of Mainz, Germany

Associate Professor of University of Thessaly

Professor Maragkos graduated from the medical school of the University of Athens in 1986 and moved to Germany to undertake clinical and academic training in Otorhinolaryngology (ENT). He has trained in various big European ENT centers for almost 20 years participating in or leading teams which performed pioneering procedures and changing the current ENT practice.

His impressive academic and clinical achievements earned him the title of Professor of Otorhinolaryngology of the University of Mainz, Germany. In 2002 he returned to Athens where he worked as the ENT consultant of Metropolitan Hospital before accepting an offer to become the Associate Professor of University of Thessaly. In 2005, he returned to Athens where he is the director of the Center of ENT, Head & Neck and Cranial Base surgery in Marousi (http://www.orlcenter.gr/en/index.php). Professor Maragkos also sees patients in Cyprus in his office in Egkomi and operates in Nicosia Polyclinic where state-of-the-art facilities are available to him.

Professor has contributed and participated in hundreds of scientific articles, lectures, congresses and books. He has huge experience in all aspects of Otorhinolaryngology. He is internationally known in various procedures, some of which he has contributed to their development. These include:
Treatment of sleep apnoea, Middle ear microsurgery and ossicular chain reconstruction, Inner ear surgery (Meniere’s disease), Cochlear Implants, Auditory Brainstem Implants, Acoustic neuroma (vestibular Schwannoma) treatment, Surgery of lateral skull base, Surgery of frontal skull base, Fiberoptic Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS), Salivary glands surgery (parotidectomy, submandibulectomy), Head & Neck tumour surgery, Endoscopic Larynx surgery, CO2 Laser Surgery, Zenker Diverticulum, Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty, Otoplasty), Rehabilitation of facial nerve palsy, Functional and cosmetic reconstruction in Head and Neck, Bone anchored hearing aids and prosthesis

You can click here to view the full CV

Click here to view a feature on TV about Professor Marangkos.

Dr Ioannis Kitsios, MD

Consultant Otorhinolaryngologist (Ear, Nose, Throat and Head surgeon)

Dr Kitsios qualified from the University of Athens. He then pursued postgraduate training in otorhinolaryngology in various teaching hospitals in Greece where he gained huge experience in the management of general otorhinolaryngology conditions. Working in big European medical centers under distinguished ENT surgeons, Dr Kitsios managed to get huge exposure to various rare conditions of his specialty.

In Nicosia Polyclinic, Dr Kitsios sees and treats a wide range of otorhinolaryngology conditions for children and adults. He is a member of the Cyprus Medical Associations and the Cyprus Otorhinolaryngology Society.

Dr Panikos Louka, MD

Consultant Otorhinolaryngologist (ENT surgeon)

Dr Louka qualified from the University of Athens Medical School. He then pursued postgraduate training in otorhinolaryngology in various teaching hospitals in Greece where he gained huge experience in the management of general otorhinolaryngology conditions. In addition, he pursued further clinical training in otorhinolaryngology in various big ENT centers of Johannesburg, South Africa where he was able to get huge exposure to various challenging cases of his specialty.

In Nicosia Polyclinic, Dr Louka sees and treats a wide range of otorhinolaryngology conditions for children and adults. He is a member of the Cyprus Medical Associations and the Cyprus Otorhinolaryngological Society.