Spyros Panagiotopoulos

General Surgery

26 years of experience
26 years of experience



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Mr Spyros Panagiotopoulos is a Consultant General and Bariatric/Metabolic Surgeon, with NHS base at King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. He also sees patients privately, including at Metabolic & Bariatric Centre, part of London Bridge Hospital.

Mr Spyros Panagiotopoulos graduated in 1998 from Medical School of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in Greece.

He followed an integrated 6 year residency program in General Surgery with specialist laparoscopic and upper gastrointestinal training at University Hospital of Patras, Greece and at IRCAD (Research Institute for Digestive Cancer) in Strasbourg, France. 

He gained his Certificate of Completion of Training in 2008 (following Board Exams) at University Hospital of Patras in Greece, where he continued his higher specialist training in metabolic and bariatric surgery in the Bariatric & Metabolic Unit at UHP (IFSO--Centre of Excellence).

He followed further specialist training (Fellowship) on Acute Surgery (Emergency General Surgery & Trauma) at King's College Hospital in 2012 where subsequently was appointed as Consultant Surgeon. 

In 2013 he was awarded his PhD with honours in the field of metabolic and bariatric surgery and was accredited in 2018 as a metabolic/bariatric surgeon at King's College Hospital in London. 

He has gained his Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons (England) in 2016. 

He holds full membership of the Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery of Great Britain and Ireland (AUGIS/BOMSS), the International Federation of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) and the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES). 

Mr Panagiotopoulos specialises in performing advanced laparoscopic (key-hole) surgery for all operations (elective and emergencies). His special interests are in Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, Benign Biliary Disease Surgery, Hernia Surgery and Acute Surgical Conditions.

He is clinical supervisor in Acute Surgery Training (emergency general and major trauma surgery) at King's College Hospital, specializing in high-risk surgical patients.

His personal interests include; sports activities (swimming, tennis & diving), hiking and travelling.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

General Surgery

  • Hernia (abdominal wall-inguinal, femoral, incisional, other) surgery 
  • Gallstone/gallbladder disease surgery 
  • Gastric/Duodenal Ulcer Disease surgery 
  • Treatment of post-abdominal trauma conditions (hernias/bowel injuries) 

Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery

  • Sleeve Gastrectomy 
  • Gastric Bypass 
  • Metabolic Surgery for Diabetes 
  • Revisional Bariatric Surgery  


General Surgery  

  • Gallbladder/Gallstones emergencies 
  • Appendicitis
  • Hernia emergencies 
  • Bowel obstruction 
  • Gastric/Duodenal Ulcer Disease-Perforation   
  • Acute pancreatitis 
  • Diverticulitis 
  • Conditions with Abdominal Pain 

Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery 

  •  Gastric Band problems/Slippage-Removal 
  •  Hernias (internal or incisional) 
  •  Bowel obstruction 
  •  Other 

Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery

General Surgery

Emergency Surgery


Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery, Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery, Weight Loss & Bariatric Surgery

All procedures

  • Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
  • Open Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Appendicectomy
  • Gallstone Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass
  • Gastric Sleeve
  • Incisional Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Bilateral Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
  • Laparoscopy
  • Medical Weight Loss
  • Metabolic Surgery
  • Mini Gastric Bypass
  • Open Hernia Repair
  • Revisional Bariatric Surgery
  • Umbilical Hernia Repair
  • Video Consultation
  • Weight Loss Programme
  • Weight Loss/Bariatric Surgery

All conditions

  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Abdominal (Ventral) Hernia
  • Abdominal Wall Defects
  • Appendicitis
  • Enterocutaneous Fistula
  • Femoral Hernia
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gallstones
  • Hernia
  • Obesity
  • Pancreatitis
  • Umbilical (Belly-Button) Hernia
  • Weight Gain
  • Weight Loss


Greek, English


MD, PhD, FRCS(Eng)

Registered with

General Medical Council: 7151099


27 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2PR

  • Tuesday:
    11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Wednesday:
    5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Thursday:
    5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Friday:
    5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Consultation Fees

New appointment: £300

Follow-up appointment: £200


Overall Rating

Overall rating

Overall experience

5 / 5

Personal care received

4.86 / 5

Explanation of care provided

5 / 5



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