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- Gynaecological oncology
I am a consultant gynaecologist and gynaecological oncology surgeon.
I treat benign gynaecological disorders such as menstrual cycle problems, pelvic pain, endometriosis and fibroids.
I also treat gynaecological cancers including ovarian, endometrial, cervical and vulval cancers. Related procedures can be performed by open or minimal access surgery in the form of laparoscopic or robotic surgery.
I offer outpatient diagnostic tests including cervical smear, colposcopy, vulvoscopy and hysteroscopy and relative treatment when required.
Inpatient treatments include diagnostic and operative colposcopy, hysteroscopy, minimal access and open surgery. Some of the procedures provided are sterilisation, polyp and fibroid removal, ovarian cystectomy, salpingooopherectomy, hysterectomy, vulval and vaginal lesion excision.
I qualified from ‘The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland’ in 2005. I undertook general obstetric and gynaecological in Lancashire and completed an MD in ‘Biospectroscopy towards screening and diagnosis of cancer’.
I sub-specialised as a gynaecological oncology surgeon in Leeds and was appointed as a consultant at St James’s University Hospital in 2017.
I am a registered colposcopist with the British Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (BSCCP) and a member of the British Gynaecological Cancer Society (BGCS) and European Society of Gynaecological Oncology (ESGO).
I am an honorary senior lecturer at Leeds university.
General medical council number: 6146176
Areas of interest
Colposcopy: investigation and treatment of cervical and vaginal abnormalities with cervical smear, biopsy and LLETZ excision;
Vulvoscopy: investigation and treatment of vulval disease and labial reduction surgery;
Laparoscopy: investigation and treatment by minimal access surgery for conditions of the uterus, ovary or fallopian tube including ovarian cysts, fibroids (myomectomy) and cancer (hysterectomy);
Hysteroscopy: Investigation and management of conditions involving the endometrial cavity including abnormal bleeding. This may include dilatation and curettage and endometrial ablation;
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Gynaecological Oncology Surgeon at Leeds teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Biospectroscopy towards screening and diagnosis of cancer.
Artificial intelligence for cancer management
Role of rehabilitation in cancer treatment
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Greek, Modern - Native or bilingual
• Theophilou G, Morais C, Lima KM, , Drury J, Martin-Hirsch PL, Stringfellow H, Hapangama D, Martin FL. Synchrotron- and focal plane array-based Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy differentiates the basalis and functionalis epithelial endometrial regions and identifies putative stem cell regions of human endometrial glands. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 410 (18):1-14, May 2018, DOI: 10.1007/s00216-018-1111-x
• Theophilou G, Simon W. Fogarty, Júlio Trevisan, Rebecca J. Strong, Kelly A. Heys, Imran I. Patel, Helen F. Stringfellow, Pierre L. Martin-Hirsch, Francis L. Martin. Spatial and temporal age-related spectral alterations in benign human breast tissue. Journal of Molecular Structure Volume 1106, 15 February 2016, Pages 390–398, doi:10.1016/j.molstruc.2015.11.003
• Theophilou G, Lima KM, Briggs M, Martin-Hirsch PL, Stringfellow HF, Martin FL. A biospectroscopic analysis of human prostate tissue obtained from different time periods points to a trans-generational alteration in spectral phenotype. Sci Rep. 2015 Aug 27;5:13465. doi: 10.1038/srep13465.
• Theophilou G, Lima KM, Martin-Hirsch PL, Stringfellow HF, Martin FL. ATR-FTIR spectroscopy coupled with chemometric analysis discriminates normal, borderline and malignant ovarian tissue: classifying subtypes of human cancer. Analyst. 2016 Jan 4;141(2):585-94. doi: 10.1039/c5an00939a.
• Theophilou G, Paraskevaidi M, Lima KM, Kyrgiou M, Martin-Hirsch PL, Martin FL. Extracting biomarkers of commitment to cancer development: potential role of vibrational spectroscopy in systems biology. Expert Rev Mol Diagn. 2015 May;15(5):693-713. doi: 10.1586/14737159.2015.1028372. Epub 2015 Mar 24.
• Theophilou G, Sahashrabudhe N, Martindale EA, Heazell AE. Correlation between abnormal placental appearance at routine 2nd trimester ultrasound scan and histological examination of the placenta after birth. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2012 Nov;32(8):760-3. doi: 10.3109/01443615.2012.702149.
• G Theophilou, E Martindale, J Kilner. Correlation of two vessel cords detected on antenatal ultrasound scans with obstetric outcomes. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 2010;95:Fa29-Fa30 doi:10.1136/adc.2010.189746.63
Courses offered to GPs
Can offer any talks or presentations on screening, diagnosis and management of gynaecological cancer
- Medical Doctorate Lancaster University 2015
- MRCOG Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists 2012
- LRCP & SI MB Bch BAO (HONS) Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland 2005
- British society of Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology BSCCP 2017
Reference number 6146176
Details of entry to specialist register
- Gynaecological Oncology, 2017
- Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2017
Affiliations / memberships
British Gynaecological Cancer society, BGCS
European Society of Gynaecological oncology, ESGO
- Jackson AvenueRoundhayLEEDSLS8 1NT
- 18:00 - 21:00
- 0113 269 3939
Post treatment communication
Georgios Theophilou: 07857758679