Consultant Profile

Mr Filippo Di Franco

Name:
Mr Filippo Di Franco MBBs, MD, FRCS (Gen Surg)
Practicing at:
Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital
Specialties:
  • General surgery
    • Endoscopy
    • Gastrointestinal surgery
    • Hernia repair surgery
    • Laparoscopic surgery
Special clinical interests:

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
Laparoscopic hernia surgery
Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy

Research interests:

Immunonutrition and laparoscopic surgery for benign upper gastrointestinal disease

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal and Laparoscopic Surgeon
Hinchingbrooke Healthcare NHS Trust, Huntingdon

Year of first medical qualification:
1995
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (General Surgery)
Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons (AUGIS)
British Medical Association (BMA)

 

 
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01223 266990
Availability:
Weekly
 
Background Information 
Professional profile:

I am a general surgeon with a sub-specialty interest in upper gastrointestinal surgery and laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery. I perform laparoscopic surgery for gallstones (cholecystectomy)and all type of hernias. I am also a JAG (Joint Advisory Group on Endoscopy) certified upper gastrointestinal endoscopist. I also offer surgery for “lumps and bumps”.

I trained in the North East. During my two year research project (MD), I investigated the effect of immunonutrition on infective complications after major upper gastrointestinal surgery.

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Mr Filippo Di Franco

Mr Filippo Di Franco General surgery Consultant, Cambridge, private hospital specialist.

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