Mr Efthymios Ypsilantis is a Consultant General Surgeon with an interest in Laparoscopic and Colorectal Surgery. His NHS practice is based at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - Princess Royal University Hospital site in Orpington, while he also sees private patients at BMI The Sloane Hospital in Beckenham, BMI Chelsfield Park Hospital in Orpington and at BMI The Blackheath Hospital in Blackheath.
Mr Ypsilantis qualified from the Medical School of Athens, Greece in 1999. He completed his Core Surgical Training in the East of England and became a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2006. He completed his research at the University of Cambridge and was awarded an MPhil in Surgery in 2007. He trained in the Eastern Deanery and London Deanery Higher Surgical Training National Programs and was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2014, gaining the Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in General Surgery in 2015.
He consolidated his surgical and laparoscopic experience in the treatment of gastrointestinal disease during training at King’s College Hospital, Medway Hospital and Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals. He undertook a Post-CCT Fellowship (RSO) at St Mark’s Hospital in 2016, further expanding his experience and skills in the treatment of colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, pelvic floor diseases, intestinal failure and complex abdominal surgery.
He was the ACPGBI Travelling Fellow at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre in New York, USA, in 2015. He is accredited by JAG for diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy. His academic qualifications also include a Master's of Science (MSc) Degree in Perioperative Care (Cardiff University, 2006) and a Master's of Surgery (MS) in Coloproctology (University of East Anglia, 2016). He was admitted as a Fellow of the European Board of Coloproctology after succeeding in the EBSQ examinations in 2017.
He is a member of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland, the European Society of Coloproctology and the Royal Society of Medicine. He has published extensively in peer-review journals, textbooks and has presented many papers in international conferences. He is a keen trainer and holds the roles of Training Faculty Lead and the College Tutor on behalf of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
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MSc in Perioperative Care and Advanced Surgical Practice Cardiff University 2010
Master of Surgery in Coloproctology University of East Anglia 2016
MPhil in Medical Sciences (Surgery) Cambridge University 2008
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons Royal College of Surgeons of England 2014
Fellow of the European Board of Surgery (Coloproctology) European Society of Coloproctology 2017
US Medical Licensing Examinations ECFMG 2002
Ptychion Iatrikes (MBBS) National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School 1999
Post-CCT Fellowship (RSO) Bowel cancer, Pelvic floor, Intestinal Failure St Mark's Hospital and Academic Institute 2016