Mr Tom Kurzawinski PhD FRCS
Consultant Pancreatic and Endocrine Surgeon, University College Hospital, London
Mr Tom R Kurzawinski is a Consultant Pancreatic and Endocrine Surgeon at the University College & Great Ormond Street Hospitals in London
He was born in Poland where he graduated from Medical School and received basic surgical training. After obtaining PhD degree he moved to United Kingdom where he continued his specialist training and research in liver, pancreas and endocrine surgery.
In 1998 he was appointed to the post of Consultant Surgeon at The Middlesex Hospital. Mr. Kurzawinski, named one of the Britain’s 250 best private doctors in Tatler Magazine, is also a founder of Centre for Endocrine Surgery specializing in diagnosis and surgical treatment of adults and children with diseases of the endocrine glands, such as thyroid, parathyroid, adrenals and pancreas.
In the last 10 years he introduced to his practice several new, minimally invasive operations such as laparoscopic adrenal and pancreatic resections, ‘key hole’ parathyroid operations and thoracoscopic splanchnicectomies.
His many research interests include pathophysiology of sepsis, role of macrophage in immunity, organ preservation, Minimally Invasive Surgery, liver and biliary tract diseases and prophylactic thyroid resections in children diagnosed with RET mutations causing medullary thyroid cancer. He is also a Director of Ultrafast Hormones Ltd specializing in developing new endocrine assays based on microfluidics technology.
He has published extensively in peer reviewed journals and contributed several chapters to various medical textbooks. He also lectures at national and international conferences and is author of NICE and other UK guidelines.
His private surgical and medico legal practice is based in West End at the London Clinic and King Edward’s the VII Hospital for Officers.