Professor Panayiotis Kyzas

Consultant OMFS H&N Surgeon

Professor Panayiotis Kyzas is a Consultant OMFS Head and Neck Surgeon who specialises in major oncological head and neck cancer surgery.

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Professor Panayiotis Kyzas is a consultant in OMFS/Head and Neck Surgery with a clinical specialty interest in ablation and reconstruction of head and neck cancer and facial skin cancer. He has completed a TIG H&N fellowship in advanced head and neck surgical oncology and he is a JCST-recognized Head and Neck Surgeon. Professor Kyzas is an accredited microvascular reconstructive surgeon, a GMC-recognized surgical trainer, and a fellow of BAOMS and RCSEd in good standing. He has joined the RCSEd faculty of surgical trainers (FST). He is currently the Regional Specialty Advisor (RSPA) for OMFS, a post jointly supported by RCS/BAOMS/FDS. Professor Kyzas m the national OMFS Lead for the QOMS project for H&N Cancer, Facial Skin Cancer, and H&N reconstruction. He is the deputy editor of the main UK scientific journal for my specialty, and he is elected to become Editor-in-Chief in 2024, for 5 years he has been the Chari for the OMFS Specialty Training Committee and the regional research advisor. Professor Kyzas is the national OMFS representative on the TIG H&N fellowship committee and the Quality Assurance Lead for TIG H&N. He has graduated both my medical and dental degrees with Honours, and he has won multiple scholarships, bursaries, and awards throughout my undergraduate and postgraduate years of training.

Professor Kyzas has been a consultant OMFS H&N Surgeon since 2014. He has moved to ELHT at the beginning of the COVID pandemic in 2020, to establish an OMFS H&N cancer service.

Experience of giving evidence

Professor Kyzas has been an expert witness since 2020, an has produced over 100 medicolegal reports.

Claimant/Defendant ratio – 70/30

 

Languages spoken

  • English – Fluent
  • Greek – Fluent

Cases undertaken

Accepting instructions for report as Medical Expert Witness in the fields of:

  • General OMFS
  • Dentoalveolar Surgery
  • Facial trauma
  • Facial Plastics – Facial cosmetic surgery
  • H&N cancer
  • Facial reconstruction
  • Salivary gland pathology
  • Facial skin cancer

Publications

  1. Formal contractual agreement with Oxford University press as joined Editor for a book in microvascular free flap troubleshooting.
  2. Kyzas P. Patient-Specific Three-Dimensional Planning for Head and Neck Reconstruction: Paradigm Shift and Refuted Myths. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2022 Feb 1;149(2):359e-361e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000008739.PMID: 34962910No abstract available.
  3. Kent S; MTReC Writing group; MTReC Collaborating authors. The use of steroids in cervicofacial infections in UK OMFS departments: a Maxillofacial Surgery Trainees Research Collaborative (MTReC) study. Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2021 Sep;25(3):345-349. doi: 10.1007/s10006-020-00922-y. Epub 2020 Nov 17.PMID: 33205245
  4. COVIDSurg Collaborative. Global wealth disparities drive adherence to COVID-safe pathways in head and neck cancer surgery. BJS Open. 2021 Nov 9;5(6):zrab112. doi: 10.1093/bjsopen/zrab112.
  5. Adam D, Kyzas P, Vassiliou L. Text-to-speech apps: empowering communication in head and neck patients. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2022 Jun;60(5):664-665. doi: 10.1016/j.bjoms.2021.10.003. Epub 2021 Oct 20.
  6. Hedayat F, Jerry Htwe KK, Vassiliou LV, Kyzas P. Morbidity related to the lip-split mandibulotomy approach: a systematic and narrative review. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2022 May;60(4):430-436. doi: 10.1016/j.bjoms.2021.09.019. Epub 2021 Nov 27.
  7. Es Dawoud B, Kent S, Henry A, McDonald C, Kyzas P, McCaul J; Maxillofacial Trainees Research Collaborative MTReC. Predictors and risk factors for admission to critical care in cervicofacial infections: A Maxillofacial Trainee Research Collaborative (MTReC) study. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2022 Nov 19:S0266-4356(22)00311-4. doi: 10.1016/j.bjoms.2022.09.015. Online ahead of print.
  8. Dawoud BES, Kent S, Tabbenor O, Markose G, Java K, Kyzas P. Does anticoagulation improve outcomes of microvascular free flap reconstruction following head and neck surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2022 Sep 16:S0266-4356(22)00244-3. doi: 10.1016/j.bjoms.2022.07.016. Online ahead of print.
  9. Hughes D, Ng SM, Smyth D, Patel H, Kent S, Henry A, Blore C, Dawoud B, Kumar D, Jefferies C, Emergency versus semi-elective management of mandible fractures: a Maxillofacial Trainee Research Collaborative (MTReC) study. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2022 Jul 29. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2022.0063. Online ahead of print.
  10. MTReC Writing group; MTReC Collaborative. Stress hyperglycaemia or diabetes mellitus in cervicofacial infections? A Maxillofacial Surgery Trainee Research Collaborative (MTReC) study. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2022 Oct;60(8):1049-1055. doi: 10.1016/j.bjoms.2021.01.020. Epub 2021 Mar 24.
  11. Hedayat F, Lauder JJ, Kyzas P, Vassiliou LV. Internal jugular vein duplication: clinical significance for head and neck cancer ablative and reconstructive surgery. J Surg Case Rep. 2021 Jul 10;2021(7):rjab300. doi: 10.1093/jscr/rjab300. eCollection 2021 Jul.PMID: 34262689Free PMC article.
  12. Kent S, Hennedige A, McDonald C, Henry A, Dawoud B, Kulkarni R, Logan G, Gilbert K, Exely R, Basyuni S, Kyzas P, Morrison R, McCaul J; Maxillofacial Surgery Trainees Collaborative. Re: Evidence regarding corticosteroid use in deep cervicofacial infections of odontogenic origin. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2020 Oct;58(8):1061. doi: 10.1016/j.bjoms.2020.03.031. Epub 2020 Jul 25.PMID: 32811729No abstract available.
  13. COVIDSurg Collaborative.Global wealth disparities drive adherence to COVID-safe pathways in head and neck cancer surgery. BJS Open. 2021 Nov 9;5(6):zrab112. doi: 10.1093/bjsopen/zrab112.PMID: 34958353Free PMC article. No abstract available.
  14. Henry A, Dawoud B, Kent S, McDonald C, Logan G, Hennedige A, Exely R, Regan A, Kulkarni R, Gilbert K, Basyuni S, Young D, Kyzas P, Morrison R, McCaul J; Clinical features and presentation of cervicofacial infection: a Maxillofacial Trainee Research Collaborative (MTReC) study. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2021 May;59(4):433-438. doi: 10.1016/j.bjoms.2020.08.102. Epub 2020 Aug 28.
  15. MTReC Writing group; MTReC Collaborative. Airway management, intensive care requirement, and corticosteroid use in cervicofacial infection. A Maxillofacial Trainee Research Collaborative (MTReC) study. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2022 Nov;60(9):1228-1233. doi: 10.1016/j.bjoms.2022.07.013. Epub 2022 Aug 27.
  16. Kent S, Regan A, McDonald C, Henry A, Dawoud B, Hennedige A, Kulkarni R, Logan G, Exley R, Gilbert K, Kyzas P, Morrison R, McCaul J; MTReC Collaborative. Gender differences in patients with severe dental infections presenting to hospital. Br Dent J. 2021 Feb 24. doi: 10.1038/s41415-020-2351-7. Online ahead of print
  17. Dawoud BE, K.S., Henry A, Wareing J, Chaudry H, MTReC, Kyzas P, The use of antibiotics in traumatic mandibular fractures: A systematic review and meta-analysis. British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 2021, Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2021 Mar 15:S0266-4356(21)00090-5. doi: 10.1016/j.bjoms.2021.01.018. Online ahead of print.PMID: 34711441
  18. Kumar D, Dawood B, Kent S. Kyzas P. Antibiotic practices in mandibular fractures: An MTReC UK survey. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2021 May 25:S0266-4356(21)00203-5. doi: 10.1016/j.bjoms.2021.05.013. Online ahead of print.PMID: 3483834
  19. Adam D, Broderick D, Kyzas P, Vassiliou L. Microvascular Anastomotic Coupler Devices (MACD) Versus Hand-Sewn Technique for Arterial Anastomosis: A Systematic Review. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2020, In press Available at https://ssrn.com/abstract=3681503 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3681503
  20. McMahon J, Steele P, Kyzas P, Pollard C, Jampana R, MacIver C, Subramaniam S, Devine J, Wales C, McCaul J. Operative tactics in floor of mouth and tongue cancer resection – the importance of imaging and planning. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2020 Oct 4:S0266-4356(20)30565-9. doi: 10.1016/j.bjoms.2020.08.118. Online ahead of print.
  21. Kent S; MTReC Writing group; MTReC Collaborating authors. The use of steroids in cervicofacial infections in UK OMFS departments: a Maxillofacial Surgery Trainees Research Collaborative (MTReC) study. Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2020 Nov 17. doi: 10.1007/s10006-020-00922-y. Online ahead of print
  22. Kyzas PA. Letter to the Editor “Reply to “Considerations in Personalized Surgical Planning for Soft Tissue Reconstruction of Head and Neck Defects, in reply to “Patient-Specific Soft Tissue Reconstruction: An IDEAL Stage I Report of Hemiglossectomy Reconstruction and Introduction of the PANSOFOS Flap” Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2020, In Press
  23. Brodercik D, Vassiliou LV, Kyzas PA. The use of the subclavian vessels for microvascular reconstruction in the vessel depleted neck. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2020 Aug 21:S0266-4356(20)30483-6. doi: 10.1016/j.bjoms.2020.08.091
  24. Brooker R, Hobkirk A, Cashman H, Sato T, Broderick D, Wong H, Kyzas PA, Haridass A, Sacco J, Schache A. Adjuvant management of locally advanced oral squamous cell carcinoma – real world challenges and opportunities. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2020 Aug 20:S0266-4356(20)30424-1. doi: 10.1016/j.bjoms.2020.08.034. Online ahead of print
  25. Kyzas PA. Nurse-led oral and maxillofacial oncology clinic: A review. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2020 Aug 20:S0266-4356(20)30481-2. doi: 10.1016/j.bjoms.2020.08.089. Online ahead of print.
  26. Iqbal Z, Kyzas P. Analysis of the critical dose of radiation therapy in the incidence of Osteoradionecrosis in head and neck cancer patients: a case series. BDJ Open. 2020 Sep 24;6:18. doi: 10.1038/s41405-020-00044-3. eCollection 2020.
  27. Ormandy D, Kolb B, Jayaram S, Burley O, Kyzas P, Vallance H, Vassiliou L Difficult airways: A 3D printing study with augmented virtual reality for fiberoptic intubation. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2020, In Press
  28. Koumoullis H., Burley O., Kyzas PA. Patient-specific soft tissue reconstruction: An IDEAL stage I report of hemiglossecotmy reconstruction and introduction of the PANSOFOS flap. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2020 Apr 26. pii: S0266-4356(20)30169-8. doi: 10.1016/j.bjoms.2020.04.017.
  29. Broderick D, KyzasP, Baldwin AJ, Graham RM, Duncan T, Chaintoutis C, Boultoukas E, Vassiliou L. Surgical tracheostomies in COVID-19 patients: A multidisciplinary approach and lessons learned. Oral oncology 2020 In press.
  30. Broderick D, KyzasP, Sanders K, Sawyerr A, Katre C, Vassiliou L. Surgical tracheostomies in Covid-19 patients: important considerations and the “5Ts” of safety. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2020 Apr 16. pii: S0266-4356(20)30158-3. doi: 10.1016/j.bjoms.2020.04.008
  31. Kyzas PA. Editorial: Postoperative risk stratification in oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC), Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2020 Jan 24. pii: S0266-4356(20)30011-5. doi: 10.1016/j.bjoms.2020.01.008.
  32. Araghi AS, Harris Y, KyzasP. An audit to analyse the two-week wait pathway at an oral cancer specialist district general hospital. Br Dent J. 2020 May;228(9):693-699. doi: 10.1038/s41415-020-1449-2.
  33. Ormandy D., Kapoor V., Kyzas PA, Vassiliou V. Tracheostomy suspension: A modified approach for securing the airway Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2020 May 6. pii: S0266-4356(20)30163-7. doi: 10.1016/j.bjoms.2020.04.013.
  34. Kent S, Hennedige A, McDonald C, Henry A, Dawoud B, Kulkarni R, Logan G, Gilbert K, Exely R, Basyuni S, KyzasP, Morrison R, McCaul J. Systematic review of the role of corticosteroids in cervicofacial infections. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2019 Feb 12. pii: S0266-4356(19)30014-2. doi: 10.1016/j.bjoms.2019.01.010. [Epub ahead of print]
  35. Smirk R, Kyzas PA. Outcomes of salvage surgery in H&N cancer. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg, 2018, Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2018 Nov;56(9):847-853.
  36. McDonald C, Hennedige A, Henry A, Dawoud B, Kulkarni R, Gilbert K, KyzasP, Morrison R, McCaul JA; Maxillofacial Trainee Collaborative. Management of cervicofacial infections: a survey of current practice in maxillofacial units in the UK. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2017 Oct 12. pii: S0266-4356(17)30656-3. doi: 10.1016/j.bjoms.2017.09.002. [Epub ahead of print
  37. Douglas A, Kyzas PA. A new autologous block-bone prefabricated flap concept based on the supraclavicular artery island flap (SCAIF) for reconstruction of a neo-mandibular osteoradionecrosis (ORN) defect, IDEAL Stage 1 report, JPRAS Open 2017
  38. Peat G, Riley RD, Croft P, Morley K, Kyzas PA, Moons KGM, Perel P, Steyerberg S, Schroter S, Altman DG, Hemingway H, for the PROGRESS Group. Improving the transparency of prognosis research: The role of reporting, data sharing, registration and protocols.
    PLoS Med. 2014 Jul 8;11(7):e1001671. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001671. eCollection 201
  39. Jaffa NR, Adam D, Akhtar S, Kyzas PA. Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma presenting as mandibular tumour: Case Report. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Path, In Press
  40. Kyzas PA. Letter to the editor – Is no difference always a good thing?: Refers to Flach et al. Oral Oncology 49 (2013) 157-164. Oral Oncol. 2013 May 22. pii: S1368-8375(13)00578-2. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2013.04.011. [Epub ahead of print]
  41. Hemingway H, Croft P, Perel P, Hayden JA, Abrams K, Timmis A, Briggs A, Udumyan R, Moons KG, Steyerberg EW, Roberts I, Schroter S, Altman DG, Riley RD; PROGRESS Group. Prognosis research strategy (PROGRESS) 1: A framework for researching clinical outcomes. BMJ. 2013 Feb 5;346:e5595. doi: 10.1136/bmj.e5595.
  42. Riley RD, Hayden JA, Steyerberg EW, Moons KG, Abrams K, Kyzas PA, Malats N, Briggs A, Schroter S, Altman DG, Hemingway H; PROGRESS Group. Prognosis Research Strategy (PROGRESS) 2: Prognostic Factor Research. PLoS Med. 2013 Feb;10(2):e1001380. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001380. Epub 2013 Feb 5
  43. Steyerberg EW, Moons KG, van der Windt DA, Hayden JA, Perel P, Schroter S, Riley RD, Hemingway H, Altman DG; PROGRESS Group. Prognosis Research Strategy (PROGRESS) 3: Prognostic Model Research. PLoS Med. 2013 Feb;10(2):e1001381. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001381. Epub 2013 Feb 5.
  1. Hingorani AD, Windt DA, Riley RD, Abrams K, Moons KG, Steyerberg EW, Schroter S, Sauerbrei W, Altman DG, Hemingway H; PROGRESS Group. Prognosis research strategy (PROGRESS) 4: Stratified medicine research. BMJ. 2013 Feb 5;346:e5793. doi: 10.1136/bmj.e5793.
  2. Kyzas PA, Tabennor O., Saeed A. The treatment of mandibular condyle fractures: A meta-analysis. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2012 Apr 12. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Perisanidis C, Dettke M, Papadogeorgakis N, Schoppmann A, Mittlböck M, Kyzas PA, Ewers R, Seemann R. Transfusion of allogenic leukocyte-depleted packed red blood cells is associated with postoperative morbidity in patients undergoing oral and oropharyngeal cancer surgery. Oral Oncol. 2012 Apr;48(4):372-8. Epub 2011 Dec 17.
  4. Perisanidis C, Perisanidis B, Wrba F, Brandstetter A, El Gazzar S, Papadogeorgakis N, Seemann R, Ewers R, Kyzas PA, Filipits M. Evaluation of immunohistochemical expression of p53, p21, p27, cyclin D1, and Ki67 in oral and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. J Oral Pathol Med. 2011 Aug 29. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0714.2011.01071.x. [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Perisanidis C, Herberger B, Papadogeorgakis N, Seemann R, Eder-Czembirek C, Tamandl D, Heinze G, Kyzas PA, Kanatas A, Mitchell D, Wolff KD, Ewers R. Complications after free flap surgery: do we need a standardized classification of surgical complications? Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011 Feb 21. [Epub ahead of print]
  6. Kyzas PA. Use of antibiotics in the treatment of mandible fractures: A systematic review. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011 Apr;69(4):1129-45. Epub 2010 Aug 19.
  7. Kyzas PA. Letter to the Editor: “A randomised controlled trial comparing fixation of mandibular angle fractures with a single miniplate placed either transbuccally and intra-orally, or intra-orally alone” by Sugar et al/ Int. J. Oral Maxillofac. Surg. 2009; 38: 241-245. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2009 Nov 23.
  8. Kyzas PA, Evangelou E, Denaxa-Kyza D, Ioannidis JP. 18F-FDG PET for the evaluation of cervical node metastases in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: A meta-analysis. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2008;100(10):712-20. Epub 2008 May 13.
  9. Kyzas PA. Evidence-based Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2008;66(5):973-86.
  10. Kyzas PA, Denaxa-Kyza D, Ioannidis JP. Almost all articles on cancer prognostic markers report statistically significant results. Eur J Cancer. 2007;43(17):2559-79. Epub 2007 Nov 5.
  11. Kyzas PA, Denaxa-Kyza D, Ioannidis JP. Quality of reporting of cancer prognostic marker studies: empirical evaluation and association with reported prognostic effect sizes. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2007;99:236-43.
  12. Delis S, Triantopoulou C, Kyzas PA, Dervenis C. Multiple primary liver lipomas in a patient with chronic hepatitis B: a case report. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2007 Sep;19(9):807-9.
  13. Kyzas PA. El-Gazzar R, Macluskey M, Williams H, Ogden GR. Vascularity and expression of vascular endothelial growth factor in oral squamous cell carcinoma, resection margins, and nodal metastases. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2006;44:193-7 [Epub 2005, August 10]. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2006 Dec 2; [Epub ahead of print]
  14. Kyzas PA, Agnantis NJ, Stefanou D. Endoglin (CD105) as a prognostic factor in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Virchows Arch. 2006;448:768-775. Epub 2006 Apr 13.
  15. Kyzas PA, Stefanou D, Batistatou A, Agnantis NJ, Nakanishi Y, Hirohashi S, Charalabopoulos K. Dysadherin expression in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: association with lymphangiogenesis and prognostic significance. Am J Surg Pathol. 2006;30:185-193.
  16. Batistatou A, Kyzas PA, Goussia A, Arkoumani E, Voulgaris S, Polyzoidis K, Agnantis NJ, Stefanou D. Estrogen receptor beta (ERbeta) protein expression correlates with BAG-1 and prognosis in brain glial tumours. J Neurooncol. 2006;77:17-23. Epub 2005 Nov 15.
  17. Kyzas PA, Loizou KT, Ioannidis JP. Selective reporting biases in cancer prognostic factor studies. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2005;97:1043-1055.
  18. Kyzas PA, Stefanou D, Batistatou A, Agnantis NJ. Prognostic significance of VEGF immunohistochemical expression and tumor angiogenesis in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. J Cancer Res Clin Oncol. 2005;131:624-630. Epub 2005 Oct 20.
  19. Ntais C, Pakos E, Kyzas P, Ioannidis JP. Benzodiazepines for alcohol withdrawal. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2005 Jul 20;(3):CD005063. Review.
  20. Evangelou E, Kyzas PA, Trikalinos TA. Comparison of the diagnostic accuracy of lymphatic endothelium markers: Bayesian approach. Mod Pathol. 2005;8(11):1490-7.
  21. Kyzas PA, Stefanou D, Batistatou A, Agnantis NJ. Hypoxia-induced tumor angiogenic pathway in head and neck cancer: an in vivo study. Cancer Lett. 2005;225:297-304. Epub 2005 Jan 18.
  22. Kyzas PA, Geleff S, Batistatou A, Agnantis NJ, Stefanou D. Evidence for lymphangiogenesis and its prognostic implications in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. J Pathol. 2005;206:170-177.
  23. Kyzas PA, Cunha IW, Ioannidis JP. Prognostic significance of vascular endothelial growth factor immunohistochemical expression in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: a meta-analysis. Clin Cancer Res. 2005;11:1434-1440.
  24. Kyzas PA, Stefanou D, Batistatou A, Agnantis NJ. Potential autocrine function of vascular endothelial growth factor in head and neck cancer via vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-2. Mod Pathol. 2005;18:485-494.
  25. Kyzas PA, Stefanou D, Agnantis NJ. COX-2 expression correlates with VEGF-C and lymph node metastases in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Mod Pathol. 2005;18:153-160.

Availability

Professor Kyzas can offer a consultation within 1 week of instruction. He can they produce a report within 2 weeks.

Qualifications and memberships

PhD (Doctoral Thesis), 2006, Hons, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Greece

FRCS (OMFS), 2012, Royal College Surgeons Edinburgh

MRCS, 2009, Royal College Surgeons Edinburgh

MBBS Hons, Degree in Medicine, 2006, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Greece

BDS Hons, Degree in Dentistry, 2002, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

RSPA RCS/BAOMS/FDS, 2020

RSA RCSEd, 2019

FST RCSEd, 2016

Accredited Medical Expert Witness, 2019

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