Our consultants

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust is developing an online consultant directory.

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Tsavellas, Mr George 
Job title
Consultant General, Laparoscopic & Colorectal Surgeon
General, Laparoscopic and Colorectal Surgery
Special interests
• Colorectal cancer surgery, including laparoscopic resections, en bloc multivisceral resections & salvage surgery for recurrent pelvic cancer 
• Colonoscopic screening for bowel cancer 
• Advanced laparoscopic techniques including: 
o Laparoscopic colorectal cancer resections (‘Enhanced Recovery’) 
o Single Incision Laparoscopic cholecystectomy 
o Laparoscopic inguinal, incisional, umbilical and Spigelian hernia repair 
• Surgery for inflammatory bowel disease, including ileal pouches for ulcerative colitis & familial polyposis 
• Surgery for rectal prolapse 
• Anal diseases & complex anal fistula surgery 
• Limberg (Rhomboid) flap for complex or recurrent pilonidal sinus disease 
Education and career history
Mr Tsavellas qualified from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School in 1990. His surgical training was undertaken on the University College & Middlesex Hospital rotation in London and the Wessex rotation in the South of England. During his training, he was awarded the degree of Master of Surgery from the University of London for research into colorectal cancer molecular detection methods, undertaken at the Chelsea & Westminster Hospital. 
Mr Tsavellas has been a Consultant General & Colorectal Surgeon at the QEQM and Kent and Canterbury Hospitals since 2004. He is the current clinical lead for colorectal surgery at QEQMH and KCH. Mr Tsavellas is a member of the Association of Coloproctology and Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland. 
Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother and Kent & Canterbury Hospital
Contact details
Tel: 01843 225544 (Ext: 62329), Fax: 01843 234449, Email: Lianne.Botha@ekht.nhs.uk Website:www.kentsurgeon.com