Miss Theodora Pissanou

Miss Theodora Pissanou

General Surgery

26 years of experience

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“Miss Pissanou has managed my illness over the past 12 months and is an exceptional professional who provided first class care to me. I am very grateful to her and her team. “
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  • Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6151955
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    Practices worked at

    The Princess Grace Hospital

    42-52 Nottingham Place, London, United Kingdom, W1U 5NY
    1,441 reviews

    London Digestive Centre

    41 Welbeck Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 8DU
    66 reviews


    Miss Theodora Pissanou is a consultant surgeon who specialises in hepatobiliary diseases, sarcoma surgery and segmental liver transplantation. Despite being Greek, she is the first woman in the UK to be appointed as a consultant surgeon in liver transplantation.

    Owing to her extensive medical experience and expertise, she has specialised in all aspects of liver surgery including hepatocellular carcinoma, colorectal liver metastases liver adenomas, gallstone disease, laparoscopic surgery, complex hernia surgery and emergency surgery.

    After graduating from Semmelweis university in Budapest in 1996, she joined the University of Athens where she completed her training in General surgery in 2004. Later in her career, she came to the UK where she trained in HPB, Liver Transplantation and sarcoma surgery, in Birmingham, Newcastle and The Royal Free Hospital in London, where she joined the Sheila Sherlock Liver Unit as a consultant surgeon in 2011.

    Her main research interests are in organ preservation for transplantation and liver regeneration. Added to this, she also has a special interest in promoting organ donation and increasing live donor liver transplantation in the UK. Beyond her clinical interests, Miss Pissanou is an active member of many scientific surgical societies including IHPBA, ILTS, ESOT & BTS. 

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Gallbladder surgery 
    • Gallstones 
    • Bile duct stones 
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Umbilical Hernia 
    • Incisional Hernia 
    • Recurrent Hernia 
    • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction 
    • Sarcoma Surgery
    • Emergency Surgery 
    • Splenectomy 
    • Appendicectomy s
    • Liver Tumors 
    • Pancreas Tumors 
    • Colorectal Metastases 
    • Hepatocellular Cancer 
    • Acute Abdomen 


    • Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
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    Special interests

    • Hernia
    • Appendicitis
    • Pancreatic Cancer
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    MD 1996 Semmelweis Orvostudomanyi Egyetem (Semmelweis University of Medical Sciences)

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