Mr Karamanakos is a General and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon at the Basildon and Thurrock University Hospital. He sees patients with a wide range of benign upper GI diseases and performs a range of surgeries including gastrectomy, anti-reflux surgery, cholecystectomy (removal of gallbladder), and paraoesophageal hernia repair. He is also the emergency service lead, and he has established a number of clinical pathways as well as a Surgical Ambulatory Unit.
Mr Karamanakos earned his medical degree from Semmelweis University of Medicine, Budapest. He then spent time in the United Kingdom and Greece where he completed his surgical training before completing his CCT in General Surgery from the University Hospital of Patras in Greece in 2009. Following that, he became a consultant surgeon in the University Hospital of Patras, where he focused predominantly on the management of morbidly obese patients with bariatric surgery. He achieved a PhD for his work in bariatric surgery and gastrointestinal hormones, and he has been widely published in prestigious medical journals including 'The Annals of Surgery.'
Mr Karamanakos later undertook advanced laparoscopic surgical training at the world-renowned IRCAD/EITS center in Strasbourg, France and has also completed fellowships in gastrointestinal surgery at London's Whipps Cross Hospital and Kings College Hospital.
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13:00 - 16:00
08:30 - 12:00
18:00 - 20:30
I have had several different successful hernia repairs with Mr Karamanakos. I have found his care, kindness, approach and surgery excellent. The Anaesthetist was also excellent. However I am also compelled to compliment his secretary Paula Jackson, who is extremely caring, responsive, efficient and effective.
Mr Karamanakos could not have been more helpful and pleasant to deal with.
I pay for private medical care and having someone as professional, caring and above a great fella, carry out the surgery on two hernias that have been needing to be done for almost a year was well and truly a massive relief. He explained my condition and made it clear what I would experience, what would be done and the way he did so very much put me at ease and gave me the confidence in him throughout the whole process. He is a gentleman and a massive credit to his profession. Thanks Dr K for doing my Op and the after care . Kindest regards Mr S O
Very good advice fantastic service overall highly recommend for future consultation and surgery
I recently had an operation to repair an Umbilical Hernia. From the very first consultation Mr Karamanakos was very professional, informative and best of all very reassuring. Everything went perfectly on the day, I felt at ease and had total confidence in Mr Karamanakos. My recovery was absolutely fine and I'm very happy with the results.
Very friendly, professional but amusing man,put me at ease straight away.
I felt at ease with Mr Stavros, friendly and accommodating. He is professional in his approach and was clear about the procedure and recovery. Made the risk clear but reassuring the same time. I would like to say thank you again.
The nicest Dr/surgeon I have come across. I have a huge phobia and Mr Karamanakos was so kind and made me feel the best I could in a scary situation. I also appreciated his humour and lightheartedness. Very professional and very kind.
Stavros was honest and engaging throughout the entire progress and this helped put me at ease.
I found him easy to talk to, very knowledgable and very down to earth. I think he is a great surgeon
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Mr Karamanakos is an excellent colleague and highly trained surgeon. I had the pleasure to work with Stavros in various times, during training and as specialists and I highly recommend him for his skills, training and care that he provides to his patients. He is very responsive to his patients' requests and needs. I have referred patients to him and have received very good feedback about the care and treatment he provided.
Mr Spyros Panagiotopoulos
A very good surgeon with lovely bedside manner and great capability.
Mr Ravi Ray
Excellent colleague , very dedicated towards his patients an outstanding surgeon and team player
Mr Hani Ertemi
What are Mr Stavros Karamanakos's reviews like?
Mr Stavros Karamanakos's overall patient rating is 4.98 out of 5 stars on Doctify. This is based on 73 reviews
What languages does Mr Stavros Karamanakos speak?
Mr Stavros Karamanakos speaks English and Greek
Where is Mr Stavros Karamanakos located?
Mr Stavros Karamanakos primarily practices at Spire Hartswood Hospital, located at Eagle Way Great Warley, Brentwood, United Kingdom, CM13 3LE
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What are Mr Stavros Karamanakos working hours?
Mr Stavros Karamanakos is working Tuesday (13:00 - 16:00, 08:30 - 12:00), Friday (18:00 - 20:30)
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