Fellow of European Board of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Certificate of Completion of Specialty Training, Health Ministry of Greece
Member of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Master of Arts (Hons) in Biomedical Sciences, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Bachelor of Science (Hons), Tufts University, Boston, Massachussets, USA
Apolytireion, Moraitis School, Athens, Greece
Mr George Tamvakopoulos joined Practice Plus Group in July 2019 after completing two years as an NHS consultant. His medical qualification is from King’s College School of Medicine in London which followed on after completing two degrees and basic science research in Boston in the United States.
After medical college Mr Tamvakopoulos completed his basic surgical training in London and Norwich and his higher surgical training in North West London and Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. His fellowship training was at The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital (Birmingham), arthroplasty fellowship at Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (Stanmore) and upper limb fellowship at Royal London Hospital.
Mr Tamvakopouloss subspecialisation interest is in upper limb musculoskeletal conditions including sports injuries in all three joints in the upper limb (shoulder, elbow and wrist).
Mr Tamvakopoulos has taken part in basic science research in the field of angiogenesis. He has completed his BSc and Masters thesis in research on sarcoma tumours and wound healing. He has published his work in scientific literature. He has further published work in clinical medical practice in surgical oncology, revision hip surgery, wrist instability, spinal injuries, etc.
Fellowships and/or memberships
Mr Tamvakopoulos is fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and is a member of the British Elbow and Shoulder Society. He is also an affiliate of the Arthroscopic Association of North America.