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Georgios "George" Hilaris MD is a Gynecologic Oncology and Minimally-invasive Gynecologic Surgery Specialist. He received his residency training at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, in Los Angeles California and RUSH University Medical Center of RUSH Medical College in Chicago, Illinois. He completed his fellowship training at Stanford University in Palo Alto California. In his home country Greece, he is considered an innovator in Gynecologic Oncology and Laparoscopic/Robotic Gynecologic Surgery.Some of his pioneering work include the first in Greece laparoscopic radical hysterectomy with systematic pelvic and paraaortic lymph node dissection in 2004 as well as first Robotic-assisted surgical staging for endometrial cancer in 2009. In 2018 he also led the team that described the first in Greece, Robotic-assisted interval cytoreduction for advanced stage ovarian cancer.He has also published the first series of Laparoscopic staging of early stage cervical and endometrial cancers in Greece in 2008. He is Adjunct Faculty at Stanford University School of Medicine, since 2007.Since February 2018, he serves as the Director and Head of the 2nd Department of Gynecologic Oncology in Hygeia Hospital, the largest private medical center, in Athens Greece