Mr Georgios Papadopoulos

Personal profile

Georgios Papadopoulos was appointed as a Consultant Urological Surgeon at Kent and Canterbury University Hospital in October 2016, to support the provision of an acute general urology and stone service, but more specifically to set up a comprehensive superficial bladder cancer service.

After he completed his higher surgical training in urology in Greece he led university hospitals in the London region and Brighton University Hospital in the surgical treatment of urinary tract stones and endoscopic management of benign and malignant urological diseases.  

His clinical practice encompasses the investigation, diagnosis and management of a number of benign and cancerous urological disorders including; haematuria (blood in the urine), urinary tract infections (UTI's), kidney stones, enlarged prostate (BPH), inguinal and scrotal surgery including vasectomy, overactive bladder syndrome, raised PSA blood test, prostate cancer, bladder cancer, kidney cancer and testis cancer.

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Surgeons of England ( Fellow)
  • European Board of Urology (Fellow)
  • Hellenic Urological Association (Fellow)
  • General Medical Council 
  • Medical Protection Society
  • Higher Surgical Training - Specialist Urological Surgeon

Specialist interest:

  • Endourology
  • Bladder cancer
  • Stones

Clinical Interests

Mr Papadopoulos offers a specialist opinion and management of various urological conditions:

  • Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP or TURis)
  • Transurethral resection of bladder tumours
  • Ureteroscopic surgery for Kidney stone disease
  • Diagnostic cystoscopy 
  • Prostate cancer diagnostics 
  • Prostate biopsies - TRUS biopsies
  • Male and female urinary symptoms
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Testicular surgery
  • Incision of urethral strictures/urethral dilatation
  • Circumcision
  • Vasectomy
  • Hydrocoele repair
  • Epididymal cyst excision

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Canterbury Hospital

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