Mr George Tsavellas: General surgery

Mr George Tsavellas

General surgery


  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Lower GI surgery

About me

Mr Tsavellas was born and educated in London. After qualifying from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School in 1990, he undertook surgical training at University College and Middlesex Hospitals in central London and subsequently on the Wessex rotation, in the South of England. He spent several years working in regional specialist units and was awarded the highly coveted degree of Master of Surgery (MS) from the University of London for research into colorectal cancer undertaken at the Chelsea & Westminster Hospital in London.

Mr Tsavellas gained the specialist Intercollegiate Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS Gen Surg) in Feb 2003, and holds the Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST). He was appointed as a substantive Consultant General & GI Surgeon at the East Kent Hospitals Trust in Jan 2004.

Areas of interest

Colorectal (bowel) cancer; Haemorrhoids ("piles"); Pilonidal sinus; Colorectal surgery (lower GI); Colonoscopy; Hernias, including inguinal hernia; Varicose veins; Laparoscopic procedures ('keyhole surgery'); Pelvic oncology; Gall bladder; Gallstones; Anal fistula; Rectal bleeding; Colorectal disease (Lower GI); Colon cancer

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Procedures completed

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

    (5-50) (5-50) (1-5)

  • H2510

    Rigid sigmoidoscopy (including proctoscopy and biopsy) - (5-50)

    (5-50) (5-50)

  • H2002

    Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (5-50)

    (5-50) (1-5) (1-5)

  • H2502

    Diagnostic flexible sigmoidoscopy (including forceps biopsy and proctoscopy) - (5-50)

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • H2003

    Therapeutic colonoscopy with snare loop biopsy or excision of lesion - (5-50)

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • H4800

    Excision of lesion of anus - (1-5)


  • H2503

    Therapeutic sigmoidoscopy with snare loop biopsy or excision of lesion - (1-5)

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • T2112

    Laparoscopic repair of recurrent inguinal hernia - bilateral - (1-5)

  • H5620

    Lateral sphincterotomy of anus - (1-5)


  • T4130

    Freeing of adhesions of peritoneum - (1-5)


  • H0310

    Drainage of abscess of appendix or drainage of intra-abdominal abscess - (1-5)


  • S0651

    Removal of benign lesion on trunk or limbs less than 10 cm in diameter or on scalp less than 5cm in diameter (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)


  • H5520

    Laying open of high anal fistula (fistulotomy) (including sigmoidoscopy) - (1-5)


  • H4200

    Perineal repair of prolapse of rectum - (1-5)

  • T2500

    Open repair of incisional or ventral hernia not requiring mesh - (1-5)


  • G8082

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) and immediate colonoscopy includes forceps biopsies, biopsy test and dye spray (as sole procedure) - (1-5)


  • H0280

    Laparoscopic appendicectomy - (1-5)

  • L8515

    Endovenous laser treatment (EVLT) of more than one venous trunk +/- phlebectomies - bilateral - (1-5)


  • T2780

    Component Separation Technique (CST) repair of recurrent incisional abdominal hernia +/- mesh - (1-5)

  • T2400

    Repair of umbilical hernia (irrespective of age) - (1-5)


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