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Mr Markos Daskalakis

Consultant General and Upper GI Surgeon
MD, Phd, FRCS

Practising at

Spire Parkway Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Markos Daskalakis at Spire include:

Bariatrics

General surgery

Other treatments

Laparascopic surgery liver disease, minimal access surgery, pancreatic and biliary surgery

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Professional profile

After my specialisation in General Surgery, I was trained in laparoscopic and bariatric surgery in the Surgical Department (Centre of Excellence for bariatric surgery) of the Krankenhaus Sachsenhausen, Frankfurst, Germany.

I further developed my skills regarding laparoscopic hiatal surgery and bariatric surgery as Senior Clinical Fellow in the Upper GI Unit at Heartlands Hospital in Birmingham.

From August 2013 until November 2015, I worked as a locum consultant in the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, with my main interest being laparoscopic benign upper GI and bariatric surgery. I have been a general and upper GI consultant since November 2015.

My main interest includes laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic hiatal (anti-reflux) surgery, laparoscopic groin hernia repair and bariatric surgery.

To date I have performed over 800 cholecystectomies on elective and acute setting. I have performed more than 100 laparoscopic groin and incisional hernia repairs and carried out over 100 bariatric operations.


Clinical Interests

Weight loss surgery
Gastrointestinal surgery
Hernia repair surgery
Laparoscopic surgery
Obesity surgery
Pancreatic and biliary surgery

Gallbladder removal, Gastric Bypass surgery, Gastric Sleeve surgery,

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Journals

Sleeve Gastrectomy-A Restrictive Procedure
Impact Of Surgeon Experience And Buttress Material On Postoperative Complications After Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
Changes In Metabolic Profile And Adipoinsular Axis In Morbidly Obese Premenopausal Females Treated With Restrictive Bariatric Surgery
Computed tomography-based assessment of abdominal adiposity changes and their impact on metabolic alterations following bariatric surgery.
The impact of bariatric surgery on estimated glomerular filtration rate in patients with type 2 diabetes: a retrospective cohort study.

Media Coverage

BBC Panorama 2016: Diabetes The Hidden Killer
27/11/2016

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Qualification and professional memberships

MD / University of Crete / 1998
Medical Degree
Medical school graduation

CCT for General Surgery / Prefecture of Heraklion / 2007
Qualification for licence for the specialty of General Surgery

PhD / University of Crete / 2012
Doctorate in Medicine

FRCS / London / 2016
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons


Professional memberships

Association of upper gastrointestinal surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society
Member of International Federation for the surgery of obesity and metabolic disorders

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Current NHS posts

Consultant General and Upper GI Surgeon, Heartlands Hospital, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust

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Private contact details

Telephone 0121 704 5530