Dr Michael Hatzifotis
|Dr Michael Hatzifotis|
Dr Michael Hatzifotis is a General Surgeon with specialty training in Laparoscopic Metabolic and Weight loss surgery and in Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary surgery. Dr Hatzifotis is currently working at the Princess Alexandra Hospital as the Director of the Acute General Surgical Unit, and Deputy Director of Trauma Services, and is a Senior Lecturer with the University of Queensland. He also works at Greenslopes Private Hospital and Mater Private Hospital Redlands.
Dr Hatzifotis was born in Brisbane and attended Primary and Secondary Schools in Brisbane. He attended Medical School at the University of Queensland, and obtained his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery qualifications in 1998. Following his training in General Surgery in Queensland, he gained Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2008. Following this, he completed three further years of specialist training in Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary and Laparoscopic Metabolic and Weight loss surgery at the Royal Brisbane Hospital in 2008, Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary and Upper GastroIntestinal surgery at St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, in 2009, and Liver Transplantation and Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary surgery at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in 2010.
Michael has several publications in this field of Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery) and is trained in the full spectrum of surgical Weight Loss Procedures, including Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass and Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding surgery. He has visited many Hospitals throughout the United States, Europe, New Zealand and Australia and continues to developed and constantly modify his practice and techniques over the last 10 years to provide his patients with the most current and up to date advances in Metabolic and Weightloss Surgery.
Michael is very happy to provide consultation and counselling and a comprehensive surgical service in this regard. He performs Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Laparoscopic Mini Gastric Bypass and Laparoscopic Revisional Weight Loss surgery procedures. Michael is very passionate about his work, and prides himself on offering his patients the highest possible standard of care.
He has a keen interest in all aspects of General surgery, and is very happy to provide a comprehensive General surgical service. He performs a broad spectrum of Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal and General surgical procedures, including Laparoscopic and Open Hernia repair, Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy and Common Bile Duct exploration, Laparoscopic Fundoplication and Hiatus Hernia repair, Gastric resections, and Colonic resections.