Dr. Mariusz Marek Ostrowski

   Specialisation in General Surgery

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Dr. Mariusz Marek Ostrowski


Specialisation in General Surgery


Surgical Oncology


HCG CCK Cancer Centre - Nairobi


11 Years

Educational Background
  • The European Board of Surgery (EBS) Qualification in Breast Surgery
  • Diploma of Specialist in General Surgery, State Specialty Examination
  • (Equivalent of CCT in General Surgery)
  • PhD in Medical Sciences: ‘Antioxidants in the process of Apoptosis’ from Medical University of Gdansk, Poland.
  • 1st degree specialisation in General Surgery, Completed Basic Surgical Training
  • Full registration with a licence to practice (nr 1704188) with Regional Medical Chamber at Gdansk, Poland.
  • Degree of Medical Practitioner (lekarz); Medical University of Gdansk, Poland.
  • Dr. Mariusz Marek Ostrowski has a special interest in breast surgeries along with oncoplastic and reconstructive surgeries.
  • Dr. Mariusz regularly attends international and national workshops, courses and meetings related to breast oncoplastic and reconstructive procedures including lipofilling. Having worked for many years with a plastic surgeon in aesthetic surgery, he began breast reconstruction in 2010.
  • He has performed over 2500 independent operations. 2000 major breast operations, which include sentinel node biopsies, breast-conserving surgeries, therapeutic mammoplasties, mastectomies, axillary lymph node dissections. 
  • Dr. Mariusz also performs immediate/delayed breast reconstructions, skin-sparing mastectomies with implant/expander based reconstruction with SurgiMend or TiLoopBra as well as LD and pedicled TRAM. 
  • He has handled about 6700 cases so far.
  • He was awarded a research scholarship at Nagoya University School of Medicine, Japan 1997-1998.
  • Dr. Mariusz received a grant for his PhD research from the State Committee for Scientific Research, Ministry of Scientific Research, Poland. He has also received annual research grants from the Medical University of Gdansk between 1995-2001.
  • Autologous Tissue Breast Reconstruction - Experience From the Gdynia Cancer Centre, selected by the Scientific Committee for poster presentation under the heading "Breast Cancer" - 32nd Congress of the European Society of Surgical Oncology ESSO 2012 Valencia, Spain.
  • Breast reconstructions with pedicled musculo-cutaneus flaps – GCO outcome analysis. Poster awarded 2nd prize for best poster presentation chosen for oral presentation at Annual Meeting of The Polish Society of Surgical Oncology Warsaw May 2012.
  • Breast reconstructions with musculo-cutaneus flaps at Gdynia Oncology Center." Presentation at Annual meeting of The Association of Polish Surgeons 2011.
  • Health and health facilities in Nairobi slums. 2004 Report for “World Friends”.
  • Free Radical-induced megamitochondria formation and apoptosis. Free Rad Biol. Med. 26,396-409,1999.
  • Cyclohexymide and 4-OH TEMPO suppress chloramphenicol – induced apoptosis in RL-34 cells via suppression of the formation of megamitochondria. BBA (1999) 1449, 25-40.
  • Protein oxidation in course of experimental pancreatitis. Wiadomosci Lekarskie 1997,50, supl. 1,2,115-118.
  • Lipid peroxidation of pancreatic tissue in cerulein acute pancreatitis. Dig. Surg. 1999, 16, suppl. 1, 359-363,(European Congress of the International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (IHPBA), Budapest, Hungary, 24-28 May, 1999).
  • Effect of intraperitoneal 4-OH TEMPO administration in acute pancreatitis induced by tert-butyl hydroperoxide. Wybrane zagadnienia z chirurgii 1999,2.

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