A graduate of the Gdansk Medical University, where he had obtained a general surgery diploma and had completed an oncology course. He has also completed a practical course in intravenous central port implants and practical courses of basic and advanced laparoscopy techniques. Michał Kąkol has worked in the Clinical Hospital No. 1 in Gdansk, the Gdansk Railway Hospital and District Hospital in Kartuzy. Since 2005 he has been a doctor of the Regional Cancer Centre in Gdansk, and since 2010 the University Clinical Center. He is a member of the Association of Surgeons, Polish Society of Surgical Oncology and the Polish Oncology Society.