Dr. Filippos GeorgopoulosM.D., FEBGH

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About the Doctor

Dr. Filippos Georgopoulos is a Consultant in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Al Zahra Private Hospital in Dubai, UAE since 2013. Dr. Georgopoulos graduated from The University of Crete in Greece and completed his Gastroenterology Fellowship training in Athens General Hospital, Greece in 2000. He subsequently sub specialized with a one year clinical fellowship in Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy and Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) at Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Scotland and practiced as a Consultant Gastroenterologist up until 2003. Dr. Georgopoulos then worked as a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist for 10 years at The Nikea General Hospital, a tertiary hospital in Athens, Greece. He was responsible for the advanced therapeutic endoscopy and ERCP lab performing annually hundreds of cases with complex biliary, pancreatic and gastrointestinal lumen procedures.

Dr. Georgopoulos has vast experience in the treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. He worked in a Gastroenterology Department which had been awarded by the Greek Ministry of Health as a Referral Center of Excellence for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. His expertise also includes diagnosis and treatment of Coeliac Disease, Motility Gastrointestinal Disorders such as oesophageal achalasia, colonic inertia as well as common GI problems like gastroesophageal reflux, chronic diarrhea, and abdominal pain.

Dr. Georgopoulos's endoscopic expertise, apart from hepatobiliary and pancreatic problems include, endoscopic mucosal resection of large colonic or gastric polyps, percutaneous endoscopic placement of gastrostomy feeding tubes, dilation of strictures, placement of stents in the oesophagus, stomach, small & large intestine, haemostasis of gastrointestinal bleeding using various techniques, endoscopic band ligation for oesophageal varices, capsule endoscopy, oesophageal and anorectal manometry and eradication treatment of Barrett’s Oesophagus (HALO method, Duette method).

Dr. Georgopoulos has published several papers in peer review journals and chapter books and is an invited speaker on various GI topics in scientific meetings on a regular basis. He has full license to practice in Dubai (Dubai Health Authority), UK (General Medical Council) and Greece (Athens Medical Council). He holds the title of Fellow of European Board of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (FEBGH).

Education

  • Fellow, European Board Gastroenterology and Hepatology, United Kingdom
  • Fellowship in ERCP and Advanced Endoscopic Training, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, United Kingdom Read More
  • Gastroenterology Specialty Training, Athens General Hospital “G. Gennimatas”, Greece
  • Medical Degree, University of Crete 1990, Greece
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Licenses / Permits

  • Dubai Health Authority DHA
  • Athens – Greece (Iatrikos Sillogos Athinas)
  • General Medical Council, UK

Hospital Affiliations

Awards & Publications

  • Georgopoulos F, et al.: Selective biliary Cannulation sing the double guide wire technique. Success rate and complications. United European Gastroenterology Journal 2013 1 (1S),P748:pA332
  • Georgopoulos F, et al. Intrabdominal abscesses in patients with Crohn’s disease: Clinical data and therapeutic manipulations in 17 cases of a single hospital setting. Annals of Gastroenterology 2008,21(3):188-192
  • Georgopoulos F. Screening for colorectal cancer. Annals of Gastroenterology 2007,20(1):54-60
  • Georgopoulos F, et al. Is ERCP rate affected by the presence of periampullary diverticulum in patients with suspected choledocholithiasis? Gastroenterol Endosc, 2006,63;5:AB300
  • Georgopoulos F et al. Recurrence of gastric lymphoma 15 years after successful surgical resection: diagnostic and therapeutic manipulations. Annals of Gastroenterology, 2005,18;(2):244
  • Georgopoulos F, et al. Intrabdominal abscesses on patients with Crohn’s disease: clinical data and therapeutic manipulations in 17 cases. . Hepatogastroenterology 2008, 55 (suppl I), A306:p479
  • Georgopoulos F, et al. Is portal hypertension associated with protein losing enteropathy? The Scottish Society of Gastroenterology. The Ayr Hospital, Scotland, 2002
  • Georgopoulos F, FW Poon, A Anderloni, JF Mackenzie, AJ Morris. A prospective single blind study comparing capsule enteroscopy with push enteroscopy and small bowel enema in obscure gastrointestinal bleeding. Gut 2003;(suppl 1), A25

Board Certifications

  • Fellow of European Board Gastroenterology and Hepatology, FEBGH (2008)

Professional Memberships

  • Emirates Gastroenterology Society
  • Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology
  • Hellenic Gastrointestinal Oncology Society
  • Mediterranean Society of Gastroenterology

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek
S.A: Very professional doctor that take his time to explain well to his patient. May 21, 2014
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Recommendation

Licenses / Permits

  • Dubai Health Authority DHA
  • Athens – Greece (Iatrikos Sillogos Athinas)
  • General Medical Council, UK

Hospital Affiliations

Awards & Publications

  • Georgopoulos F, et al.: Selective biliary Cannulation sing the double guide wire technique. Success rate and complications. United European Gastroenterology Journal 2013 1 (1S),P748:pA332
  • Georgopoulos F, et al. Intrabdominal abscesses in patients with Crohn’s disease: Clinical data and therapeutic manipulations in 17 cases of a single hospital setting. Annals of Gastroenterology 2008,21(3):188-192
  • Georgopoulos F. Screening for colorectal cancer. Annals of Gastroenterology 2007,20(1):54-60
  • Georgopoulos F, et al. Is ERCP rate affected by the presence of periampullary diverticulum in patients with suspected choledocholithiasis? Gastroenterol Endosc, 2006,63;5:AB300
  • Georgopoulos F et al. Recurrence of gastric lymphoma 15 years after successful surgical resection: diagnostic and therapeutic manipulations. Annals of Gastroenterology, 2005,18;(2):244
  • Georgopoulos F, et al. Intrabdominal abscesses on patients with Crohn’s disease: clinical data and therapeutic manipulations in 17 cases. . Hepatogastroenterology 2008, 55 (suppl I), A306:p479
  • Georgopoulos F, et al. Is portal hypertension associated with protein losing enteropathy? The Scottish Society of Gastroenterology. The Ayr Hospital, Scotland, 2002
  • Georgopoulos F, FW Poon, A Anderloni, JF Mackenzie, AJ Morris. A prospective single blind study comparing capsule enteroscopy with push enteroscopy and small bowel enema in obscure gastrointestinal bleeding. Gut 2003;(suppl 1), A25

Board Certifications

  • Fellow of European Board Gastroenterology and Hepatology, FEBGH (2008)

Professional Memberships

  • Emirates Gastroenterology Society
  • Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology
  • Hellenic Gastrointestinal Oncology Society
  • Mediterranean Society of Gastroenterology

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek

Frequently Asked Questions

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Dr. Filippos Georgopoulos has the following degrees:

  • Fellow, European Board Gastroenterology and Hepatology, United Kingdom
  • Fellowship in ERCP and Advanced Endoscopic Training, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, United Kingdom
  • Gastroenterology Specialty Training, Athens General Hospital “G. Gennimatas”, Greece
  • Medical Degree, University of Crete 1990, Greece
  • Dr. Filippos Georgopoulos is specialist Gastroenterologist. His area of expertise include Abdominal Pain , Abdominal tumor , Intestinal problems , Spleen Problems and Therapeutic Endoscopy and etc.

    The fee depends on the type of consultation a patient needs

    Practice timings of Dr. Filippos Georgopoulos are:

    Al Zahra Hospital - Dubai

    • Sunday - 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM
    • Monday - 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM
    • Tuesday - 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM
    • Wednesday - 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM
    • Thursday - 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM
    • Saturday - 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM

    Very professional doctor that take his time to explain well to his patient.

    Sawsanne Alkawaf

    Frequently Asked Questions

    For booking an appointment, just click on Book Appointment button!

    Dr. Filippos Georgopoulos has the following degrees:

  • Fellow, European Board Gastroenterology and Hepatology, United Kingdom
  • Fellowship in ERCP and Advanced Endoscopic Training, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, United Kingdom
  • Gastroenterology Specialty Training, Athens General Hospital “G. Gennimatas”, Greece
  • Medical Degree, University of Crete 1990, Greece
  • Dr. Filippos Georgopoulos is specialist Gastroenterologist. His area of expertise include Abdominal Pain , Abdominal tumor , Intestinal problems , Spleen Problems and Therapeutic Endoscopy and etc.

    The fee depends on the type of consultation a patient needs

    Practice timings of Dr. Filippos Georgopoulos are

    Al Zahra Hospital - Dubai

    • Sunday - 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM
    • Monday - 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM
    • Tuesday - 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM
    • Wednesday - 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM
    • Thursday - 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM
    • Saturday - 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM

    Very professional doctor that take his time to explain well to his patient.

    Sawsanne Alkawaf