George Theophilou.jpgMr Theophilou qualified from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 2005. He undertook general obstetric and gynaecological training in Lancashire and completed an MD in 'Biospectroscopy towards the screening and diagnosis of cancer’.

He sub-specialised as a gynaecological oncology surgeon in Leeds, and was appointed as a Consultant at St James' University Hospital in 2017. Mr Theophilou is a registered colposcopist with the British Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (BSCCP); a member of the British Gynaecological Cancer Society (BGCS) and also the European Society of Gynaecological Oncology (ESGO).

An honorary senior lecturer and examiner at Leeds University, he has developed two cadaveric simulation courses: “Minimal access surgery in gynaecology” for senior trainees and “Multidisciplinary approach to advanced cytoreduction” for consultants.

With a particular interest in patients’ education, self-help and empowerment through novel digital technologies, his research interests include the use of artificial intelligence for improving both diagnosis and treatment outcomes in gynaecological cancer. He is also involved in using collaborative intelligence to improve real time communication between patients and health professionals.