Mr Dirk Strauss qualified as a General Surgeon from the University of Stellenbosch (South Africa) obtaining MMed (Surg) and FCS (SA) degrees. In 2006 he undertook a specialist fellowship at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, London, in upper gastrointestinal surgery with a special emphasis on surgery for gastrointestinal malignancies and complex oesophageal reconstructions. Mr Strauss completed the International Fellowship in Surgical Oncology at The Royal Marsden Hospital in 2008. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He has a special interest in surgery for soft tissue tumours, retroperitoneal and intra-abdominal sarcomas.
Mr Strauss is a Consultant Surgical Oncologist and General Surgeon in the Sarcoma Unit and Skin Unit at The Royal Marsden Hospital in Surrey and at the Lister Hospital, London. Both hospitals have a unique one-stop diagnostic facility that provides clinical assessment, diagnostic imaging and needle biopsies in a single visit where patients are managed in the context of a multidisciplinary specialist team. The Sarcoma Unit at the Royal Marsden hospital is one of the largest in Europe. It is recognised worldwide for its strength in diagnosing and treating soft tissue sarcomas. Patients are referred from all over the UK and the world.
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