Dr n.med. Grzegorz Kowalski | Best Bariatric Surgeon | Poland

Dr. Grzegorz KOWALSKI Bariatric Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Jelenia Góra, Poland

About - Dr. Grzegorz KOWALSKI

Education
        Medicine Studies
        1988 – 1994 Medical University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland
    
        Specialisation in General Surgery

  • 1994 – 2002  Department of General Surgery, Chorzow
  • 2002 – 2006  Department of General and Endocrinologic Surgery,  University Hospital, Bytom

Professional experience

  • 2006 – 2011  Chief of Staff Department of Metabolic, Endocrinologic and Bariatric Surgery, Katowice
  • 2008 – 2012 -  Chief of Staff Department of General Surgery , Swietochlowice
  • 2011 to present -  Head of the Centre Bariatric Surgery, Jelenia Gora, KCM Hospital


  Facts & Figures

  • 2800 bariatric laparoscopic procedures

-  Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass (Roux-en-Y) ssLaparoscopic Gastric Band, Revision surgeries
-  15 % conversional procedures
-  lowest post-surgery infection rate associated with Obesity surgery at 0.01%

  • 9800 other laparoscopic procedures:

-  Gastric surgery and Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication
-  Laparoscopic hernia surgery:  TAPP and other techniques
-  Hepatobiliary surgery
     -  Single Port surgery
     -  Minimal invasion emergency surgery
     -  Laparoscopic cholecystectomy

 

  Professional achievements in laparoscopic surgery and Awards

  • European Leading Expert in Weight Loss Surgery:
  • Expert in Advanced Bariatric Surgery for Covidien and Johnson & Johnson
  • Expert in Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery for Olympus
  • First Single Port Laparoscopic Surgery and TAPP procedure
  • First Laparoscopic Pancolectomy

 

    Certifications

  • 05.1999 Advanced Course in Laparoscopic Gastric Surgery, IRCAD/EITS  Hopital Civil, Strasbourg Cedex, France, Prof. Jacques Marescaux
  • 05.2000 Advanced Course in Laparoscopic Hernia Repair, IRCAD/EITS  Hopital Civil, Strasbourg Cedex, France, Prof. Jacques Marescaux
  • 01.2001Advanced Course in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery, IRCAD/EITS  Hopital Civil, Strasbourg Cedex, France, Prof. Jacques Marescaux
  • 10.2001 Advanced Course in Laparoscopic Digestive Surgery, IRCAD/EITS  Hopital Civil, Strasbourg Cedex, France, Prof. Jacques Marescaux
  • 05.2002 Advanced Course in Laparoscopic Aorto - Iliague  Surgery, IRCAD/EITS Hopital Civil,   Strasbourg Cedex, France, Prof. Jacques Marescaux
  • 06.2002 Advanced Course in Laparoscopic Morbid  Obesity Surgery, IRCAD/EITS Hopital Civil, Strasbourg Cedex, France, Prof. Jacques Marescaux
  • 11.2003 Advanced Course in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery, IRCAD/EITS Hopital Civil,  Strasbourg Cedex, France, Prof. Jacques Marescaux
  • 05.2005 International Post-Graduate Course of  Minimal Invasive Endocrine Surgery, IRCAD/EITS Hopital Civil, Strasbourg Cedex, France, Prof. Jacques Marescaux
  • 11.2008 Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Aesculap Akademie, Tuttlingen, Germany, Dr. A. Kuthe
  • 05.2009 Modern methods of surgical treatment - inguinal hernia Ethicon, Hernia Solutions, Kraków, Polska, Dr hab.med. Andrzej Matyja
  • 06.2009 Diagnosis and treatment of venous diseases techniques by obliteration Kreussler-Pharma,     Wrocław,  Polska, Prof. Zbigniew Rybak  
  • 03.2010 SILS MasterClass, Covidien European Training Centre, Elancourt, France, Prof. Helmut Weiss, Dr. Philippe Hausters
  • 05.2010 Laparoscopic colorectal surgery - Workshop Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Jaworzno, Polska, Prof. Józef Opara
  • 09.2010 Laparoscopic surgery - Bariatric Procedures   - Workshop Johnson Johnson Poland, Wejherowo,  Polska, Dr. Maciej Michalik
  • 10.2010  Professional Education - Warkshop: Hernia  Solutions, Imelda Hospital, Bonheiden , Belgium, Dr Tim Tollens
  • 05.2011 Advanced laparoscopic techniques - Workshop Covidien Holdings, Warszawa,  Polska,  Prof. Wiesław Tarnowski
  • 05.2011 Advanced laparoscopic surgical treatment of obesity  - Workshop Covidien  Holdings,Białystok, Poland, Prof. Jacek Dadan
  • 11.2011 Laparo-Endoscopic Single-Site Surgery (LESS), Medical Expert Training, General Surgery, Kantonspital Baden, Baden,  Switzerland,  Dr Andreas Keerl
  • 03.2012 Laparoscopic colorectal surgery, Colorectal Learning Continuum Introduction, Ethicon Endo-Surgery Professional Education, Otwock, Poland, Prof. Wiesław Tarnowski
  • 05.2012 Laparoscopic colorectal surgery, Colorectal Learning Continuum Perfecting Step, Ethicon Endo-Surgery Professional Education, Collegium Medicum, Toruń, Poland, Prof. Marek Jackowski
  • 05.2012 Certificate of Completion, Ethicon Endo-Surgery Professional Education, Endo-Sugery Institute,  Cincinnati , Ohio, U.S.A., David A. Venner
  • 09.2012 Certificate of Attendance , Ethicon Endo-Surgery Professional Education Program, Revisional Procedures in Bariatric Surgery, St Jan Hospital Bruges, Bruges , Belgium, Dr B. Dillemans
  • 11.2012  Laparoscopic mini-gastric bypass – Workshop (LMGBP) Ośrodek Chirurgii Ogólnej, Bariatrycznej i Onkologicznej, Mazurskie Centrum Zdrowia „ProMedica”,  Ełk, Poland, Dr T. Lewandowski
  • 12.2012  Certificate of Attendance , Ethicon Endo-Surgery Professional Education Program, Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery Workshop, Nemocnice s Polikliniku v Novy Jicin,  Novy Jicin  , Czech Republic, Dr M. Skrovina
  • 10.2013  Certificate of Attendance, Colorectal Surgery Workshop, European School of Laparoscopic Surgery, Saint-Pierre University Hospital, Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Brussels, Belgium,  Prof. G-B. Cadiere

Education - Dr. Grzegorz KOWALSKI

1988-1994 Medical University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland - General Surgery
1994-2002 Department of General Surgery, Chorzow
2002 - 2008 Department of General Surgery and Endocrinology, University Hospital, Bytom

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