Mr Andreas Papadopoulous
Consultant Gynaecologist and Gynaecological Oncology Surgeon
BSc, MBBS, MD, MRCOG
I have been a Consultant Gynaecological Surgeon with a special interest in Gynaecological Cancer treatment for nearly 20 years. I specialise in the screening, diagnosis and surgical treatment of Gynaecological cancer and related conditions including abnormal smears, colposcopy, pelvic masses (ovarian cysts, fibroids etc), gynaecological cancer (including ovarian, uterine, cervix, and vulval cancer) and premalignant conditions of the cervix and vulva. In addition heavy/ irregular periods.
I sepecialise in General Gynaecological Surgery and Gynaecological Cancer surgery ranging from minimal access (Laparoscopic) surgery as well as fertility preserving surgery and Laparoscopic Hysterectomy.
I have performed close to a thousand laparoscopic procedures many advanced procedures and over a thousand open advanced surgical procedures. I have performed over 2,000 colposcopies (including vulvoscopies and treatments) for abnormal smears and premalignant conditions. I have also performed over a thousand hysteroscopies.
I have been the lead for the Gynaecological Cancer Service for West Kent for several years. I have in the past chaired the Kent Gynaecological Cancer meetings, I have held the position of Cancer Lead for the Kent Oncology Centre.
I am also a Trainer for MRCOG Gynaecological Cancer Surgery Fellowship for the Kent Oncology Centre joint with Surrey Gynaecological Cancer Centre (Guildford Hospital). I have been a lecturer on numerous courses for gynaecological surgery, minimal access hands-on Courses (current organiser for Kent Oncology Centre) and an examiner for the MRCOG.
I have lectured on several national as well as international meetings.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Andreas Papadopoulous at Spire include:
In addition I do occasionally do infection screen gynaecological (sexual TD), occasional Fertility testing wrt Tubal patency if surgery for adhesions/fallopian tube surgery, occasional scar revision.
Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
MBBS / University of London (Kings College School of Medicine and Dentistry) / 1990
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
I have contributed to several journals Br J Obstet Gynecol, Eur J Gyn Oncol , Br J Cancer.
I enjoy living in Kent especially long country walks and cycling with family and friends. I am a keen tennis player, playing at club level for many years as well as skiing.