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Mr. Dimitri Pournaras

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Southmead Hospital, Bristol

Dimitri Pournaras graduated from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. He was awarded a Royal College of Surgeons of England Research Fellowship to conduct research on obesity, diabetes and metabolic surgery, He completed his PhD in the Department of Investigative Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital, and then trained in oesophagogastric surgery in Cambridge and Norwich. Following a Bariatric Surgery Fellowship in Taunton, he was appointed as a Consultant in Bristol. He is in the editorial board of Obesity Surgery and Clinical Obesity and has authored 45 peer-reviewed publications, including articles in the Lancet, Annals of Surgery, British Journal of Surgery and BMJ. He delivers more than 10 invited international lectures every year.