Professor Christina Fotopoulou trained in in obstetrics and gynaecology and subspecialized in gynaecological oncology at the Charité University Hospital of Berlin in the surgical and systemic treatment of gynaecological cancer. She is since 2013 a Consultant Cynecological Oncologist at Imperial College London Hammersmith Hospital in London. She also holds a chair at the Charite University of Berlin.
Her principal area of expertise lies in radical surgical procedures for advanced forms of pelvic malignancies, in the cytoreductive procedures for primary or relapsed ovarian cancer and the investigation of predictive and prognostic biomarkers of surgical and clinical outcome. Her further area of focus is quality of life after cytoreductive surgery for advanced ovarian cancer, tumor heterogeneity in high grade serous ovarian cancer.
She the lead of the guidelines group of the British Gynaecological Cancer Society (BGCS), elected member of the ESGO- council (European Society of Gynaecologic Oncology) and member of the German AGO- Ovarian Cancer Steering- and Guidelines Group.
She is on the editorial board and reviewer of numerous international gynaecological and oncological journals and is member of various international oncological committees, including BGCS, ASCO, ESGO, IGCS, ESMO, ENGOT, AGO, SGO and NOGGO.