Nikolaos Kozeis

MD, MSc, PhD1, PhD2, FICO, FEBO, MRCOphth

Eye Surgeon Pediatric Ophthalmologist


Director of Pediatric Eye Centre of Greece

Visiting Professor of Ophthalmology, in Cleveland University, Ohio, USA

Visiting Professor of Ophthalmology in Life line express Academy, Hong Kong, China


Academic degrees – Innovations

  • BSc in medical laboratories
  • MD
  • MSc in leadership in Ophthalmology (sponsored by SOE)
  • PhD1 in pediatric ophthalmology
  • PhD2 in pediatric neurophthalmology
  • Inventor of three (3) new eye tests for children with & without disabilities
  • Designer of a new surgical technique (strabismus in 6th nerve palsy – Kozeis technique)
  • Designer / organizer of the Greek Pediatric Eye Screening program (Rainbow)
  • Author of the current National (Greek) guidelines for ROP screening   

Leaderships – Memberships in scientific boards

  • Current President of the Greek Federation of Ophthalmological societies
  • Past President of Greek Pediatric Ophthalmology & strabismus society
  • Representative of International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) in Greece
  • Member of European Board of Ophthalmology (EBO)
  • Member of pediatric ophthalmology committee of ICO
  • International ICO trainer – educator in developing countries
  • Member of the Royal College of Ophthalmology in UK
  • Member of Low vision & rehabilitation committee American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus (AAPOS)
  • Member of Visual impairment committee International Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus Council (IPOSC)
  • Co- founder and board member of 6 NGO’s in the field of community health
Clinical – research interests
  • All aspects of eye diseases in pediatric population along with childhood and adult strabismus.
  • He is a well recognized clinician, who receives complicated patient referrals from not only the local doctors, but also internationally.

Teaching – Publications – Awards

  • Active teacher nationally & internationally & a worldwide invited speaker
  • Author of 12 scientific books
  • Author of many chapters in scientific books
  • Author of numerous published studies in national and international journals
  • Reviewer in various scientific journals

For his clinical, scientific, volunteering and social work he has been awarded 20 times.