Christakis Christodoulou

Clinical Assistant Professor


Christakis Christodoulou is Clinical Assistant Professor of Rheumatology at the University of Nicosia Medical School.

Dr Christodoulou holds a BMedSci (Bachelor of Medical Sciences), BMBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) from the University of Nottingham Medical School, he is MRCP (Member of the Royal College of Physicians of London), he holds MSc (Masters of Science degree) in Rheumatology from King’s College, University of London, and he has CCT (certificate of completion of training) in Rheumatology and General (Internal) Medicine from the Postgraduate Medical Education and Training Board, London.

His interests cover the areas of medical education, antiphospholipid syndrome and musculoskeletal ultrasound.

Short Biography

Selected Publications

Module: “Clinical assessment of back pain”, September 2011, BMJ leaning. C. Christodoulou

Review article: “What is osteoporosis?” Postgraduate Medical Journal 2003; 79: 133-138. C. Christodoulou, C. Cooper

Review article: “Joint inflammation and cytokine inhibition in Rheumatoid Arthritis.” Clinical and Experimental Medicine 2006; 6(1): 13-19. C. Christodoulou, E.H. Choy

“The prevalence of an abnormal ankle-brachial index in antiphospholipid syndrome patients with pregnancy loss but without thrombosis: a controlled study.” Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 2006; 65(5): 683-684. C. Christodoulou, M. Zain, M.L. Bertolaccini, S. Sangle, M.A. Khamashta, G.R.V. Hughes, D.P. D’Cruz

Lesson of the week: “Polyarticular septic arthritis”, British Medical Journal (BMJ), 2006; 333: 1107-1108. C. Christodoulou, P. Gordon, G. Coakley

Review: “Vasculopathy and arterial stenotic lesions in the antiphospholipid syndrome”, Rheumatology (Oxford), 2007; 46(6): 907-910, Advanced access publication 2 April 2007. C. Christodoulou, S. Sangle, D.P. D’Cruz

“The prevalence of an abnormal ankle-brachial index in antiphospholipid antibody negative patients with livedo reticularis: a controlled study.”, Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 2008; 67(2): 276-277. S. Sangle, C. Christodoulou, S. Paul, G.R.V. Hughes, D.P. D’Cruz.

“How not to miss…. septic arthritis”, Pulse magazine, 12th of May 2009. C. Christodoulou

Review: “Rheumatoid arthritis”, health news, 2011; 06: 60-61. C. Christodoulou

Clinical vignette: “Critical reversible bilateral internal carotid artery stenosis associated with SLE”, Rheumatology (Oxford), 2013; 52(7): 1182, Advanced access publication 16 February 2013. C. Christodoulou, C. Economides, D. D’Cruz

Abstract: “Bechet’s disease in Cyprus-A first attempt at describing patient characteristics.” Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 2013; 72(6), Supplement 3: 322. S. Compogiorgas, M. Solonos, V. Hadjiroussos, S. Psarellis, V. Skoutellas, D. Nikiforou, M. Michaelides, C. Christodoulou, J. Joseph.

“Position Statement for the use of biosimilar agents in rheumatic diseases” MNJ, The Medical News Journal of Cyprus, 2015; 1(2): 42-43. S. Psarellis, J. Joseph, A. Therapontos,  V. Hadjiroussos, M. Michaelides, M. Klerides, C. Christodoulou, E. Mena, N. X”Christofi, V. Skoutellas, M. Solonos, A. Tsirogianni, A. Ntre, M. Metaxa, S. Symeonidou, G. Panayi.

Article: “Indications for therapy and choices in a patient on chronic steroid therapy” MNJ, The Medical News Journal of Cyprus, 2016; 1(6): 33-35. C. Christodoulou

Abstract: “Biosimilar Infliximab in rheumatology practice – The Cyprus experience” Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 2017; 76, supplement 2: 1437. J. Joseph, M. Solonos, M. Michaelides, V. Hadjiroussos, V. Skoutellas, N. Zannettou, C. Christodoulou, E. Mina, A. Therapontos, D. Nikiforou, S. Psarellis, S. Symeonidou, A. Tsirogianni, M. Michaelidou


Mailing Address

Medical School Block A
93 Agiou Nikolaou, 2408 Engomi
P.O. Box 24005, CY-1700, Nicosia, Cyprus


Phone: +357 22 471900