Mr Markos Daskalakis


Mr Daskalakis is a General and Upper GI consultant Surgeon at Heartlands Hospital, part of University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Surgeon profile

Education and qualifications

  • MD, PhD in medicine.
  • Became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2016.
  • Trained in laparoscopic and bariatric surgery in the surgical department of the Krankenhaus Sachsenhausen Frankfurt, Germany; Centre of Excellence for bariatric surgery under Prof. R. Weiner.
  • He developed skills in laparoscopic and bariatric surgery as senior Clinical Fellow in the Upper GI Unit at Heartlands Hospital in Birmingham.
  • He has published pioneer research regarding action mechanisms of Sleeve gastrectomy.
  • His main interests include laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic hiatal (anti-reflux) surgery, laparoscopic groin hernia repair and bariatric surgery.

Memberships and current positions

  • General and Upper GI Consultant Surgeon at Heartlands Hospital, part of the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS FT, since November 2015.
  • Fellow of the Royal college of Surgeons since 2016.
  • Member of IFSO (international Federation for surgery of Obesity and metabolic Disorders) since 2006.
  • Member of AUGIS/BOMSS

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