Miss Theodora Pissanou

Miss Theodora Pissanou

MD

General Surgery

15 years of experience
15 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“Very nice lady. Calm, knowledgable, has good network and ensures you get referred to right person. Careful. Wise and highly recommended. “
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Subspecialty

  • Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6151955
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    Practices worked at

    The Princess Grace Hospital

    42-52 Nottingham Place, London, United Kingdom, W1U 5NY
    2,126 reviews

    The Royal Free London Private Patients Unit

    Pond Street, London, United Kingdom, NW3 2QG
    143 reviews

    About

    Miss Theodora Pissanou is a consultant surgeon who specialises in hepatobiliary diseases, sarcoma surgery and segmental liver transplantation. Despite being Greek, she is the first woman in the UK to be appointed as a consultant surgeon in liver transplantation.

    Owing to her extensive medical experience and expertise, she has specialised in all aspects of liver surgery including hepatocellular carcinoma, colorectal liver metastases liver adenomas, gallstone disease, laparoscopic surgery, complex hernia surgery and emergency surgery.

    After graduating from Semmelweis university in Budapest in 1996, she joined the University of Athens where she completed her training in General surgery in 2004. Later in her career, she came to the UK where she trained in HPB, Liver Transplantation and sarcoma surgery, in Birmingham, Newcastle and The Royal Free Hospital in London, where she joined the Sheila Sherlock Liver Unit as a consultant surgeon in 2011.

    Her main research interests are in organ preservation for transplantation and liver regeneration. Added to this, she also has a special interest in promoting organ donation and increasing live donor liver transplantation in the UK. Beyond her clinical interests, Miss Pissanou is an active member of many scientific surgical societies including IHPBA, ILTS, ESOT & BTS. 


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Gallbladder surgery 
    • Gallstones 
    • Bile duct stones 
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Umbilical Hernia 
    • Incisional Hernia 
    • Recurrent Hernia 
    • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction 
    • Sarcoma Surgery
    • Emergency Surgery 
    • Splenectomy 
    • Appendicectomy s
    • Liver Tumors 
    • Pancreas Tumors 
    • Colorectal Metastases 
    • Hepatocellular Cancer 
    • Acute Abdomen 

    Procedures

    • Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
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    Special interests

    • Appendicitis
    • Hernia
    • Pancreatic Cancer
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    Education

    MD 1996 Semmelweis Orvostudomanyi Egyetem (Semmelweis University of Medical Sciences)

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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Appendicitis
    1/8
    Hernia
    1/8
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    Patient seen for:
    Very nice lady. Calm, knowledgable, has good network and ensures you get referred to right person. Careful. Wise and highly recommended.
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    Overall Experience
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    (5/5)
    I had an intake session with Ms Pissanou and felt very calm afterwards. She has a very good bedside manner and a calming way about her. She is obviously very knowledgeable but not in the least bit arrogant. I am very happy to have Ms Pissanou as my surgeon.
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    Patient seen for:
    Theodora Pissanou Is a very talented surgeon, she is super professional and knowledgable. Best of all she is very very understanding and caring person
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    (5/5)
    Dr Pissanou is so patient and kind. She genuinely cares about the well-being of her patients and is always on hand to answer questions. I highly recommend her.
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    Patient seen for:
    She was fantastic. Can’t thank her enough . Wonderful person.
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Miss Pissanou has managed my illness over the past 12 months and is an exceptional professional who provided first class care to me. I am very grateful to her and her team.
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    Very competent and personable.
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    I appreciate her calming and reassuring way. She provided me with necessary information and was available for help and guidance
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