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Grzegorz Kowalski - KMC Clinic

Plastic surgeon - Grzegorz KowalskiPersonal Information

Name: Grzegorz

Last name: Kowalski

Languages: Polish, English                  

Academic title: MD, PhD

Years of faculty: 23

Education:

1988 – 1994 Medical University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland

1994 – 2002  Department of General Surgery, Chorzow

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

Medical Trainings:

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

Core qualifications

laparoscopic general surgery and bariatric surgery and endocrine

Affiliations

  • Polish Medical Association
  • Association of Polish Surgeons
  • Section Videosurgery Association of Polish Surgeons
  • Metabolic and Bariatric Section
  • Association of Polish Surgeons

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Certificates

  • 05.1999 Advanced Course in Laparoscopic Gastric Surgery, IRCAD/EITS  Hospital Civil, Strasbourg Cedex, France, Prof. Jacques Marescaux
  • 05.2000 Advanced Course in Laparoscopic Hernia Repair, IRCAD/EITS  Hospital Civil, Strasbourg Cedex, France, Prof. Jacques Marescaux
  • 01.2001Advanced Course in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery, IRCAD/EITS  Hospital Civil, Strasbourg Cedex, France, Prof. Jacques Marescaux
  • 10.2001 Advanced Course in Laparoscopic Digestive Surgery, IRCAD/EITS  Hospital Civil, Strasbourg Cedex, France, Prof. Jacques Marescaux
  • 05.2002 Advanced Course in Laparoscopic Aorto – Iliague  Surgery, IRCAD/EITS Hospital Civil,   Strasbourg Cedex, France, Prof. Jacques Marescaux
  • 06.2002 Advanced Course in Laparoscopic Morbid  Obesity Surgery, IRCAD/EITS Hospital Civil, Strasbourg Cedex, France, Prof. Jacques Marescaux
  • 11.2003 Advanced Course in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery, IRCAD/EITS Hospital Civil,  Strasbourg Cedex, France, Prof. Jacques Marescaux
  • 05.2005 International Post-Graduate Course of  Minimal Invasive Endocrine Surgery, IRCAD/EITS Hospital 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-Surgery 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

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