Dr. Georgios Matis is a senior consultant for neurosurgery. He leads the chronic pain / spasticity sector of the Department of Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery in the University Hospital of Cologne. He has been trained in Greece (General University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, G. Papanikolaou General Hospital of Thessaloniki & 417 Army Equity Fund Hospital of Athens), USA (Department of Neurosurgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY), Switzerland (Department of Neuroradiology, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich) and Germany (Department of Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery, University Hospital Cologne, Cologne). Dr. Matis is a member of two medical associations (Thessaloniki, Greece & North Rhine, Germany) and also a member of the German Neuromodulation Society (DGNM) and the International Neuromodulation Society (INS). He serves as reviewer for many international journals and is Editorial Board member for Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface and Interventional Pain Medicine and Neuromodulation. He holds the position of Editor-in-Chief of the Internet Journal of Neurosurgery. Dr. Matis has published many articles in Greek and international Pubmed-indexed journals and hold many lectures as invited speaker in numerous international congresses and webinars. At the same time, he is Public Education Committee member of the International Neuromodulation Society. Dr. Matis is involved in many international clinical studies and has been active as instructor for many colleagues in Germany and abroad. He is also an active member of the medical advisory board of the German CRPS Support Group and member of several online consultation platforms. He is actively involved in social media trying to raise awareness about spinal cord stimulation and neuromodulation.