Clinical Surgery

Dimitrios Damaskos

Dimitrios's interests lie in Emergency Surgery, Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, Perioperative Care and Team Building.

Dimitrios Damaskos

Consultant General Surgeon and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

  • Department of Surgery
  • Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

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Appointments and Activities


Appointed as substantive consulant in 2017. RIE surgical lead for the Scottish Emergency Laparotomy Audit. Investigator in multicentre studies for WSES. Tutor in ChM in General Surgery-University of Edinburgh. Investigator in RESORP study on acute pancreatitis.


Born and raised in Greece. Post graduate training at the General Hospital of Nikaia-Piraeus, Greece. Training in General and Emergency Surgery, rotation in ICU - Thoracic Surgery - Neurosurgery from 2007 to 2013. Emergency Medicine Consultant, Centre Hospitalier de Joliment, La Louviere, Belgium, 2014-2015. Post CCT Fellow in Emergency General Surgery, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, 2015-2016. Locum Consultant in General and Upper GI Surgery, NHS Lothian, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, 2016-2017.


  • Undergraduate studies in Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace School of Medicine, Greece
  • M.Sc. in Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
  • CCT in General Surgery, Ministry of Health of Greece, 2013
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS GenSurg), Edinburgh, 2018


  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • European Society of Emergency Surgery
  • World Society of Emergency Surgery
  • British and European Hernia Society.