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Mr George Kalogeropoulos

 

George completed his Medical degree at The University of Melbourne in 2003, going on to complete his Surgical training (FRACS) at St Vincent’s Hospital in 2011.  George then underwent specialist fellowship training in Upper GI and Hepatobiliary surgery at St Vincent’s and then Box Hill Hospitals in Melbourne prior to completing two years of International Fellowships in the United Kingdom. 

In the United Kingdom he trained as the sole Senior Clinical Fellow in Hepatobiliary Surgery in the 2nd biggest teaching hospital in the UK and Europe  one of the biggest and busiest NHS trusts in the UK, Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham (http://www.nuh.nhs.uk/our-services/services/hpb-service/) serving as the tertiary referral centre to a population of 2.5million people in the East Midlands, exposing him to a large number of hepatic, pancreatic and biliary resections, complex benign HPB, advanced laparoscopic resections, minimally invasive pancreatic necrosectomies, HPB trauma and EUS training.  

In his second year he trained in Laparoscopic Upper GI and Bariatric surgery in the world renouned Oxford Upper GI unit (http://www.oxforduppergi.org.uk) at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust.  In addition to this he was the fellow responsible for running the Oxford Bariatric Service (OBS)(http://www.ouh.nhs.uk/services/departments/bariatric-surgery/default.aspx) which provided him with an incredible experience in the preoperative, operative, post operative management and follow up of Bariatric surgery patients.

On return to Australia, George has commenced Specialist surgical practice in both private and public hospitals in Melbourne.  He will see patients referred to him for a specialist appointment in his rooms within a week. He is also fluent in Greek.