Mr Markos Daskalakis
Consultant General and Upper GI Surgeon
MD, Phd, FRCS
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, Frankfurt, 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.
Since August 2013 I have been working as a consultant in the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust (Heartlands and Good Hope hospitals), with my main interests being laparoscopic benign upper GI and bariatric surgery.
I have published widely regarding laparoscopic surgery, receiving more than 1,200 citations so far, including pioneer research regarding action mechanisms of Sleeve Gastrectomy.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Markos Daskalakis at Spire include:
MD / University of Crete / 1998
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
Consultant General and Upper GI Surgeon, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust.