Mr Efthymios Ypsilantis

Mr Efthymios Ypsilantis

General surgery 06065502


  • Fee assured
  • Not in Open Referral network
Fee assured
Not in Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Lower GI surgery


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Mr Efthymios Ypsilantis is a Consultant General Surgeon with an interest in Laparoscopic and Colorectal Surgery.
He qualified from Medical School of Athens 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 Surgical Sciences in 2007.
He trained in the Eastern Deanery and London Deanery Higher Surgical Training rotations. He was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2014 and was awarded the Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in General Surgery in 2015.
He has 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 one-year 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 of Science Degree in Perioperative Care (Cardiff University, 2006) and a Master of Surgery 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 has published extensively in peer-review journals, textbooks and has presented many papers in international conferences.
He is a keen trainer and holds the role of College Tutor on behalf of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
His NHS practice is based at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - Princess Royal University Hospital site in Orpington. Mr Efthymios Ypsilantis sees private patients at HCA London Bridge Hospital at The Shard, at BMI The Sloane Hospital in Beckenham, BMI Chelsfield Park Hospital in Orpington and at BMI The Blackheath Hospital in Blackheath.

Areas of interest

bowel cancer; inflammatory bowel disease; endoscopy (OGD, colonoscopy), diseases of anus and rectum; haemorrhoids; anal fissure; anal fistula; ileostomy; colostomy; hernia; laparoscopy; key hole surgery; general surgery procedures

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