Georgios A. Zenonos, MD

Chief Resident

Georgios Zenonos




Georgios A. Zenonos, MD,  joined the Department of Neurological Surgery in July of 2011.

He was born and raised in the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. After high school, Dr. Zenonos served a 26-month military service as an officer before matriculating in the University of Athens Medical School in Greece with a full scholarship from the Ministry of Education.

Graduating as the valedictorian of his medical school class, he received the Alexander S. Onassis Scholarship to join the Neuroapoptosis Laboratory at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. During residency, Dr. Zenonos developed a special interest in skull base neurosurgery, and completed a two-year enfolded fellowship with Drs. Paul GardnerJuan C. Fernandez-Miranda, Carl H. Snyderman, and Eric W. Wang in endoscopic and open skull base surgery.

Dr. Zenonos' publications can be reviewed through the National Library of Medicine's publication database.

Specialized Areas of Interest

Skull base surgery; cerebrovascular surgery; complex spine, genetics of skull base tumors, chordoma, pharmacologic neuroprotection, skull base anatomy, clinical outcomes research.

Professional Organization Membership

Alexander S. Onassis Scholars Association
American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Congress of Neurological Surgeons
North American Skull Base Society

Honors & Awards

  • The Walter L. Copeland Awards for Cranial Research, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2013, 2012
  • Co-Runner-Up Presentation Award, Stuart Rowe Society Lectureship and Resident Research Day, 2017
  • Best Presentation Award, Stuart Rowe Society Lectureship and Resident Research Day, 2016
  • Chordoma Foundation Travel Scholarship, 2016
  • Top score in United States, ABNS written exam, 2016 
  • Robert Dempsey Cerebrovascular Research Award, AANS/CNS CV section, 2015
  • Alexander S. Onassis Scholarship for Post-Graduate Studies, 2010 
  • Valedictorian, Athens Medical School, 2008 
  • Baronos Award for Excellence in Pharmacology, University of Athens Medical School, 2005 
  • Hellenic National Scholarship Foundation Award, 2002-08 
  • Top graduate, Military Officer Academy, Megalos Pefkos, Greece, 2001 
  • National Physics Olympiad Prize, 2000