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The Surgeon



Professional qualifications

CCT General Surgery (Certificate of Completion of Training), UK General Medical Council

FRCS (Gen. Surg.), Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons

MSc Advanced Surgical Practice (Distinction), Cardiff University

MFSTEd (Member of Faculty of Surgical Trainers Diploma), Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

PG Cert Med Ed (Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education for Surgeons), University of Dundee

Medical Educator, UK General Medical Council

JAG Accreditation in colonoscopy

M.B. Ch.B. (Honours), Bachelors in Medicine and Surgery, University of Manchester

Specialty and subspecialty

General and Colorectal surgeon

Specialist in minimally invasive and laparoscopic procedures of the large intestine, rectum and anus, including colorectal cancer, diverticulosis, inflammatory bowel disease, pelvic floor disease and proctology

Specialist in laparoscopic, minimally invasive and complex open procedures of the abdomen, including emergency surgery, hernia repairs and gallbladder pathology

Surgical experience and training

Consultant General & Colorectal Surgeon, Nicosia, Cyprus 2018-

Consultant Laparoscopic General & Colorectal Surgeon, East Lancashire NHS Trust, UK 2016-18

Higher Surgical Training in General Surgery, England 2010-16

Foundation and Core Surgical Training, England 2006-10

University of Manchester Medical School, UK 2001-06

Postgraduate courses (selected)

  • Bariatric Surgery Course (Wet Lab), Constantinopole, Oct 2019
  • European High Resolution Anoscopy Course, Vienna, Austria, Sep 2019
  • Robotic Colorectal Surgery (Wet Lab), ORSI, Belgium, Dec 2018
  • Anorectal physiology and biofeedback, THD, St Marks, London, Sep 2018
  • Endoanal Ultrasound, Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI), Birmingham, Jul 2018
  • Robotic Colorectal Surgery, Stockholm, Sweden, Apr 2018
  • ACPGBI Advanced Coloproctology Course, Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI), Sheffield, Mar 2018
  • European Abdominal Wall Repair Masterclass, Newcastle, Feb 2018
  • Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS) for rectal polyps and early rectal cancer, Holland, Mar 2017
  • Transanal Haemorrhoidal Dearterialisation (THD) Course, Newcastle, Mar 2017
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Reverification Royal College of Surgeons England, Leeds, Jul 2016
  • Definitive Surgical Trauma Skills (DSTS), Royal College of Surgeons England, London, Feb 2016
  • Transanal TME (TaTME) Course (cadaveric and live operating), Leeds, Jan 16
  • Transanal Endoscopic Operations (TEO) Course, Birmingham, Nov 2015
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Course, ASGBI, Manchester, Apr 2015
  • Incisional Hernia Repair – Component separation, Leeds, May 2014
  • Specialty skills in coloproctology stage II, Royal College of Surgeons England, Mar 2014
  • Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair clinical immersion course, Bassetlaw, Nov 2013
  • Intermediate skills in laparoscopic surgery Royal College of Surgeons England, Apr 2013
  • Specialty skills in coloproctology stage 1 Royal College of Surgeons England, Mar 2013
  • Basic skills in colonoscopy, Liverpool, Jan 2012


Publications and research

  • Published in numerous peer reviewed surgical journals
  • Oral & poster presentations at national and international conferences
  • National surgical trials recruiter
  • Journal article peer-reviewer


Medical Education

  • University Medical School Examiner
  • MSc Thesis supervisor
  • National Courses Faculty member
  • Postgraduate educational & clinical surgical supervisor
  • Postgraduate surgical training programme teaching of doctors and allied healthcare professionals
  • Course & conference development
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh National Trainee Committee Representative


Memberships and affiliations

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
  • Member of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI)
  • Member of the European Society of Coloproctology (ESCP)
  • Member of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ASGBI)



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The information relating to general and colorectal disorders and their treatments given on this website is not complete and is not intended as a substitute for a consultation with your doctor. Always seek medical advice from your doctor before making a decision about any of the conditions and/or treatments mentioned on this website.

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Contact Information

You can always contact our Clinic for booking appointments and other useful information:

Dr. Georgios Markides,
Consultant General & Colorectal Surgeon

Aretaeio Hospital, 55-57 Andreas Avraamides Str., 2024 Strovolos, Nicosia, Cyprus


Hospital: +357-22-200300

Fax: +357-22-512372

[email protected]

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