Mr George Tsavellas was born and educated in London. He completed his medical studies in 1990 Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School and then undertook his surgical training on the University College and Middlesex Hospitals rotation. He completed it on the Wessex rotation based in the south of England. During his training, he also spent two years working in research on cancer at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and was awarded the degree of Master of Surgery (MS) from the University of London.
In 2004, George was appointed as a Consultant General Surgeon at the East Kent University NHS Foundation Trust. His specialist interests cover laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery for bowel cancer, gallbladder problems and all types of hernia, having performed thousands of cases with excellent results. Other specialist interests include rectal bleeding, colonoscopy and keyhole laser surgery for varicose veins.
In 2008, his vast experience culminated in him being appointed as the clinical lead for colorectal surgery at Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital and King's College Hospital.