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Tom Kurzawinski is a Consultant Endocrine and General Surgeon in the University College Hospital and Great Ormond Street Hospital in London.
He was born in Poland where he graduated from Medical School and received basic surgical training. After obtaining PhD degree he moved to United Kingdom where he continued specialist training and research in endocrine surgery. In 1998 he was appointed to the post of Consultant Surgeon at The Middlesex Hospital where he specialised in surgery of thyroid, parathyroids, adrenal and pancreatic glands. He is an author of many articles in medical journals and book chapters.
Areas of interest
Endocrine surgery including thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal; general surgery including hernia repair, appendicectomy, gall bladder surgery; minimally invasive surgery.
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Current NHS consultant posts held
Pathophysiology of sepsis, role of macrophage in immunity, organ preservation, Minimally Invasive Surgery, liver and biliary tract diseases and innovative immunotherapy for cancer, pancreatic surgery combined with auto-transplantation of islets, prophylactic thyroid resections in children diagnosed with RET mutations. He is also a Director of Ultrafast Hormones Ltd specializing in developing new endocrine assays based on microfluidics technology.
Reading, philosophy, history of medicine.
Mr. Kurzawinski was named one of the Britain’s 250 best private doctors in Tatler Magazine.
(Additional) Languages spoken
TR.Kurzawinski, BR.Davidson, A.Deery, JS.Dooley, R.Dick, KEF.Hobbs A prospective controlled study comparing brush and bile exfoliative cytology for diagnosing bile duct strictures. Gut, 1992, 33 (12), 1675-1677.
TR.Kurzawinski, et al A prospective, randomized, clinical trial of liver preservation using high-sodium vs.high-potassium lactobionate/raffinose solution.Transplant International, 1994, 7, S489 - S492.
V.Distante, M.Farouk, TR.Kurzawinski, et al
Comparison of biliary complications following orthotopic liver transplantation for primary sclerosing cholangitis and primary biliary cirrhosis. Transplantation International, 1996, 9, 126 -130.
B.Davidson, Rai R, TR.Kurzawinski, et al
Prospective randomized trial of end to end versus side to side bile duct anastomosis without T tube after orthotopic liver transplantation. British Journal of Surgery, 1999, 86(4), 447-52.
Bret BT, Smith SC, Bouvier CV, Michaeli D, Hochhauser D, Davidson BR, Kurzawinski TR, et al. Phase II study of anti- gastrin-17 antibodies, raised to G17DT, in advanced pancreatic cancer. J Clin Oncol, 2002, 20(20), 4225-31
S. Waller, TR.Kurzawinski, L.Spitz, et al.Neonatal Severe Hyperparathyroidism: Genotype/Phenotype correlation and the use of Pamidronate as a rescue therapy. Eur J Paediatr. 2004, 163(10):589-94
Chau I, Cunningham D, Russel C, Norman AR, Kurzawinski T, et al Gastrazole (JB95008), a novel CCK2/gastrin receptor antagonist, in the treatment of advanced pancreatic cancer: results from two randomised controlled trials. Br J Cancer. 2006 Apr 24;94(8):1107-15.
Swain S, Krause T, Laremee P, Stewart S, TR Kurzawinski et al. Diagnosis and clinical management of alcohol related physical complications: summary of NICE guidance. BMJ 2010;340:c2942.
Raptis DA, Fessas C, Belasyse-Smith P, Kurzawinski TR. Clinical presentation and waiting time targets do not affect prognosis in patients with pancreatic cancer. Surgeon 2010;8(5):239-46.
Alagaratnam S, Brain C, Spoudeas H, Dattani MT, Hindmarsch P, Allgrove J, Kurzawinski TR. Surgical Treatment of children with Hyperparathyroidism: Single centre experience. Journal Pediatric Surgery 2014.
Courses offered to GPs
TR Kurzawinski. Thyroid Surgery in Children. In Oxford Textbook of Pediatric Surgery. Published by Oxford University Press, 2009.
TR Kurzawinski. Endocrine Surgery: a personal view: Published by Oxford University Press, 2010
TR Kurzawinski. Adrenelectomy. In: Kirk Operating Surgery. Sixth Edition Published by Elsevier, 2013
TR Kurzawinski. Thyroidectomy in children. In Operative Pediatric Surgery. Seventh Edition. Ed. Spitz, Coran. Published by CRC Press 2013.
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