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Gyökeres, Tibor, MD Ph.D., MSc


I am proud of my prestige in the field of endoscopy, because I am known in Hungary as well as in foreign countries. Besides Europe, I have been invited to many continents to give lectures and presentations on endoscopy and I have been chosen to be one of the directors of the World Endoscopy Organisation. I am using my skills and knowledge that I learned through my international studies for the benefit of my native patients.

Medical specialism

  • Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy
  • Inflamed intestinal diseases
  • Bile and biliary diseases, ERCP
  • Pancreatic diseases
  • Endoscopic surgery of Zenker’s diverticulum

Professional experience

  • 1989 – 1992: Department of Gastroenterology, Metropolitan Local Government Balassa János Hospital
  • 1992 – 1999: Department of Gastroenterology, Hungarian Army Medical Center
  • 1999 – 2007: Department of Gastroenterology, MÁV Hospital
  • 2002: Erasme Hospital, Brussels
  • 2007 – : Department of Gastroenterology, Hungarian Army Medical Center
    • Head of Department
  • 2013 – : Buda Health Center

Education and qualifications

  • 1989: Faculty of Medicine – Semmelweis University
  • 1994: qualifying exam in internal medicine
  • 1997: qualifying exam in gastroenterology
  • 2002: Ph.D., endoscopy in pancreatic diseases
  • 2005: qualifying exam in clinical pharmacology
  • 2009: medical professional management course
  • 2011: medical professional manager – MSc, filter colonoscopy and the subject of private endoscopy

Language skills

  • English

Professional and society membership

  • Hungarian Gastroenterology Society
    • 2002 – : Member of Directory
    • 2004 – 2010: Endoscopic section chief secretary
    • 2010 – 2018: Endoscopic section Director
    • 2018 – : Chief secretary
  • World Endoscopy Organisation
    • 2017 – : Member of Directorate
    • 2017 – : Standards of Practice and Publications Committee Member
  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
    • 2011 – : International member
  • European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
    • 2012 – 2016: Councillor
    • 2012 – 2016: Member of Directorate
  • 2014 – : European ERCP Focus Group

Scientific activity

  • Main editor and publisher of the first Hungarian “Emésztőszervi Endoszkópia” titled book.
  • In 2012 and 2016 I organized endoscopic demonstrations, where there were more than 400 participants from 23 and 38 nations respectively.
  • In 2018 I became co-organiser of the Budapest 1st all-European endoscopic congress (ESGEDays2018), where more 2000 participants came from 79 nations
  • Besides national live endoscopic presentations, I am an invited specialist and demonstrator at many international congresses (Cairo, Prague, London, Zagreb, Sofia, Belgrade, Yaroslavl, Cluj-Napoca, and Assiut). Besides these listed, other international conferences to which I was invited to present on the subject were in Seoul, Rio de Janeiro, Tel-Aviv, Luxor, Hurghada, Barcelona and Vienna And was invited to present on other specialities (surgery, oncology, emergency medicine, pulmonology, diabetology, dietetics) at national events.
  • I am credited with more than 60 national and international publications, 40 book chapters (including those in English) and more than 200 English congress abstracts. I have many times been given the “legjobb hazai gasztroenterológiai tárgyú közlemény” award.

Should You like to make an appointment with our collegue for private consultation, please dial the number +36-1-489-5200, where our dispatchers will answer your call between 8am and 8pm every weekday!

Patient safety protocol

We consider the safety of our patients and our professionals to be of the utmost importance, therefore, in accordance with the current regulations in force, we implement several protective measures against COVID-19 in our Institute, which you can read about in detail HERE. A negative PCR test is required for oral and other body cavity examinations or interventions if the patient had a positive PCR test in the last 3 weeks prior to the test.

The high level of interest in coronavirus testing has proportionally increased the workload of our telephone customer service. In order to improve our service, we provide a dedicated telephone line for corona virus test appointments: +36 1 999-1727
At the above telephone number - on weekdays between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. - our colleagues only book appointments for coronavirus testing.

To download the on-site pre-screening questionnaire, please click HERE!

In order to provide mandatory information to the National eHealth Infrastructure (EESZT) in accordance with legal regulations, the basic condition for starting care for all Hungarian citizens is to provide the number of the social security identification card ("TAJ kártya") and to provide credible proof of your personal data. In the case of foreign nationals who do not have a TAJ, the number of the foreign travel document will be recorded.