Dr Christos Toumpanakis Consultant in Gastroenterology and Neuroendocrine
Gastroenterology
Base Hospital
Royal Free Hospital
Other Specialities
Gastroscopy
Colonoscopy
Neuroendocrine (Carcinoid) Tumours
Qualifications
MD, PhD, FRCP
Biography
Dr Christos Toumpanakis is a Consultant in Gastroenterology & Neuroendocrine Tumours in Centre for Gastroenterology & Neuroendocrine Tumour Unit ENETS Centre of Excellence of Royal Free Hospital, London.

He is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at University College of London, and has been awarded as Top-Teacher of the Year in 2007, 2009, 2013 and 2014. He graduated from Medical School-University of Athens, Greece, in 1994, obtained his Specialty Title in Gastroenterology & Hepatology in 2004, and his PhD from University of Athens in 2007.

His main interests, apart from General Gastroenterology and Endoscopy, include gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, celiac disease, chronic diarrhoea, Inflammatory Bowel Disease and gastro-intestinal problems in patients with congenital immuno-deficiencies.

His Sub-Specialty is Neuroendocrine (Carcinoid) Tumours (NETs) and he is considered as one of the International experts in that field. He has significant clinical experience in all types of gastro-entero-pancreatic, as well as bronchial NETs and in all available treatment options.

He is lecturing regularly in several International Conferences and published many original papers and Reviews. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the European Neuroendocrine Tumour Society (ENETS), the Editor of ENETS CME program, a co-author of ENETS, UK & Ireland NET Guidelines, as well as a member of the Advisory Board of the UK NET patients' foundation.

He is leading a NET Clinical Research Group and his main research interests include novel biomarkers and molecular imaging in NETs, mesenteric fibrosis and carcinoid heart disease.
Interests
Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, coeliac disease, chronic diarrhoea, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, gastro-intestinal problems in patients with congenital immunodeficiencies