Panos Gikas, BS(c), MBBS Hons, MD(Res), Ph.D. FRCS (TR&Orth) is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon who provides his services at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in London, England. In addition to doing hip and knee replacements, he also serves as an honorary lecturer at the UCL Department of Physics and Astronomy.
He replaces the hips and knees of people who have damaged them enough that surgery is warranted. This includes rehabilitation and cartilage transplantation. Dr. Panos Gikas also operates on patients who have sarcoma which is a rare form of cancer that occurs in bones and connective tissue. This is known as bone tumour surgery.
Dr. Panos Gikas has admitting priveledges at four London hospitals besides the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. These are The Lister Hospital, Spire Bushey Hospital, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, and the Spirey Bushey Diagnostic Centre.
He takes advantage of the latest technological developments when it comes to performing surgery. He likes to use robotics during his surgical procedures. He is also on the cutting-edge of using stem cells to treat bone cancer, cartilage issues, and soft tissue problems.
Dr. Panos Gikas attended the University of London for both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees. His Ph.D. in general surgery was acquired at the University of Athens. He earned his medical degree at the University of London and completed his residency there. He was also a student at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, earning his FRCS in trauma and orthopaedics.
He is a member of a number of professionals organizations. Among these are the General Medical Council, the European Musculoskeletal Oncology Society, the British Orthopaedic Association, the British Orthopaedic Research Society, and the Royal College of Surgeons.
Having published many articles and research papers about hip and knee replacement surgery, Dr. Panos Gikas has shared knowledge about areas of medicine such as cartilage defects, soft tissue cancer, and using an anterior approach for hip replacement surgery. He has also talked at symposiums and conferences about his work and research. He is a leader when it comes to both laboratory and clinical research into orthopaedics.