Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h.c. George Grigolia


Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h.c. George Grigolia
Consultant

Professor in General Surgery

George Grigolia is a Doctor of Medicine at the University of Munich and an Honorary Doctor of Tbilisi State Medical University. He is a member of the German Medical Association (DÄK), the Bavarian Medical Association (BLÄK), the German Society of Surgeons (DGCH), the German Society of General and Visceral Surgeons (DGAV), and the German Association of Surgeons (BDC). Mr. George is a candidate of the World Association of Surgeons (ISS / SIC).

George Grigolia graduated from Tbilisi State Medical University in June 1999 and has been a licensed doctor of the Republic of Georgia since July of the same year.

From 2000 to 2003, he worked as a visiting physician and doctoral student at the Klinikum Grosshadern Surgical Clinical Center of the Ludwig Maximilians Universität LMU München (Ludwig Maximilians Universität LMU München) in Munich.

In February 2002, at the International Hepatology Conference, he was awarded for the presentation of the best poster (the city of Dahau, Germany). Poster topic: "Results of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Treatment".

In 2004 he successfully completed his doctoral dissertation on the scientific topic at the Ludwig Maximilian University (Ludwig Maximilians Universität, LMU München), and on a Faculty of Medicine, University of Munich, he defended his doctorate in medicine.

From 2005 to 2012 he worked as an assistant / doctor at the Department of Surgery of the Medical Faculty of Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich. He has worked at the Central Base of the Medical Faculty of the University of Munich, Klinikum Grosshadern Clinic, Surgical Clinic and Polyclinic.

From 2006 to 2012, he worked as a tutor / associate professor at the Department of Surgery at the University of Munich. He also taught at the ongoing student courses at the same department.

In 2006 he qualified for the current laparoscopic training course at the Davos International Laparoscopic Center. And in 2008, 2010, and 2014, he improved his skills in the Laparoscopic center at the Esculaup Academy in Tutlingen.

Since 2007 he has been actively leading the project of exchanging students and residents of Tbilisi State Medical University in the central and academic clinics of the University of Munich. Also, since 2014, a scholarship named after Professor Nodar Grigolia has been established here, which is awarded to a student with a particularly good knowledge of surgery.

From 2008 to 2010, he worked as an associate professor at the International Sonography Study Course at Clinic Groshadern.

From 2008 to 2011, he worked at the Department of Surgery of the University of Munich as an Associate Professor, with a practical background in general surgery.

In 2011-2019 he was leading a permanent field lecture / practical activities in Tbilisi State Medical Universitety with the status of a visiting doctor/professor.

In April 2012, the Association of Bavarian Physicians awarded him the status of the highest category general surgeon (Facharzt für Allgemeinchirurgie). Since May 2012, he has been a licensed physician, Doctor of Medicine, General Surgeon of the highest category, in the field of visceral surgery.

In 2013, George Grigolia with professor Heinrich Stiegler and professor Karl-Walter Jauch established a fund, exchange program in Germany, which was named after Professor Nodar Grigolia. Through this project/fund, approximately 450 students and young physicians have been given the opportunity to go through a 3-month study period to improve their qualifications as scholarship holders at the Ludwig Maximilian University Academic Clinics in Munich.

In 2013 he was awarded the title of Honorary Doctor of Tbilisi State Medical University.

From 2014 to 2015, he was the Chief Surgeon of the Department  on the Academic Base of the Medical Faculty of the Technical University of Munich, Clinic Wilheim.

Since September 2015, he has been actively involved in the activities of the Academic Base of Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, at the Clinic Fürstenfeldbruck, and has been working as a Senior Surgeon at the Department of Surgery.

In 2019 he was awarded certificate of honor: recognition of the special merit of the representatives of the diaspora for their contribution to the development of science.

George Grigolia is the author and co-author of 10 scientific papers, which have been published in both Georgian and international medical journals.