Specialties

Clinical Neurophysiology (Board certified since 2011)

Neurology (Board certified since 2012)

Neuromuscular Medicine (Board certified since 2012)

At a Glance

  • 2016 Started practicing
  • 1 Years experience
  • 1 OFFICE LOCATION
  • 2 HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

About Dr. Karakis

Dr. Karakis is an Associate Professor of Neurology at Emory University School of Medicine. He graduated with honors from the Medical School of Athens, Greece. He then completed Neurology Residency at Boston Medical Center, Boston University, serving as the Chief Resident in the last year of his training. Dr. Karakis then specialized in Clinical Neurophysiology by completing a two-year fellowship with focus on EEG, Epilepsy and Intraoperative Monitoring at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School and a one-year fellowship with focus on EMG and Neuromuscular Medicine at Lahey Clinic, Tufts University and Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He also completed a Master of Science in Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health and a PhD thesis on quality of life in epilepsy at Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece. He is board-certified in Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, Neuromuscular Medicine and Epilepsy by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, in Clinical Neurophysiology with added competency in Neurophysiologic Intraoperative Monitoring by the American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology and in Electromyography by the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine.

Dr. Karakis has been elected as a fellow member of the American Academy of Neurology, American Epilepsy Society and American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. He also serves as a member of the European Academy of Neurology, American Neurological Association, American Clinical Neurophysiology Society and the Clinical Neurophysiology Committee of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is interested in medical education and was conferred with the 2013 Faculty Teaching Award and 2014 Resident’s Friend Award by the Emory University Neurology Residency Program, as well as the 2015 AB Baker Teacher Recognition Award by the American Academy of Neurology. His research interests span the whole spectrum of Clinical Neurophysiology.

Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Medical School of Athens, Athens, Greece

INTERNSHIP

Furness General Hospital, Cumbria, UK

Fairview General Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio

RESIDENCY

Boston University Hospital, Boston, MA

FELLOWSHIP

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston,MA

Languages spoken

  • Greek
  • German

Locations & Appointments

1 Office Location(s)

1

Emory University Hospital Midtown

550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
  • 404-616-4013
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2 Hospital Affiliation(s)

2

Emory University Hospital

1364 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
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3

Emory University Hospital Midtown

550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Medical School of Athens, Athens, Greece

INTERNSHIP

Furness General Hospital, Cumbria, UK

Fairview General Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio

RESIDENCY

Boston University Hospital, Boston, MA

FELLOWSHIP

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston,MA

Languages spoken

  • Greek
  • German