Eriberto Farinella - Consultant General Surgeon, Pinehill Hospital, Hitchin, Hertfordshire

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Mr Eriberto Farinella - General Surgery

Eriberto Farinella is a Consultant General Surgeon, Pinehill Hospital, Hitchin, Hertfordshire

Based at: Pinehill Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

Laparoscopic and open Gastro-intestinal Surgery; Diagnostic
laparoscopy including retro-peritoneal biopsies and division of
adhesions; Laparoscopic and open Cholecystectomy (Gallstone Surgery);
Laparoscopic and open Hernia Surgery including inguinal, umbilical, epigastric and incisional hernias; Abdominal Wall Reconstruction; 
Laparoscopic and open Abdominal wall and rectus separation repair after pregnancy; Coloproctology including treatment of haemorrhoids, anal fissure, anal fistula, perianal abscess and pilonidal sinus

Academic background

Completed medical school at the University of Palermo in Italy. Surgical training was at the University of Perugia and Milan in Italy where MD qualification was achieved. Spent last 2 years of surgical training at the St Mark's Hospital and Royal Marsden Hospital to gain exposure to complex GI and colorectal cases. Further specialist training in Laparoscopic and open GI surgery was obtained on the highly regarded North-West Thames rotation in London and a Laparoscopic fellowship with colorectal sub-specialty interest. Mr Farinella has published many research papers, conducted numerous research projects and clinical audits, and presented his work at several national and international conferences. He is also part of the Cochrane collaboration Injury Group and Colorectal Cancer Group. He is promoter and responsible of several quality improvement projects to elevate the standards of the emergency surgical care (Hot Clinic and Sepsis management).

Professional Memberships

UK International Emergency Trauma Register European Society of Coloproctology Cochrane Collaboration, Injuries Group

NHS base

Lister Hospital, Stevenage

Clinic Times

Alternate Wednesday PM and ad hoc extra clinic

01462 410 002