Mr Fausto Palazzo | Best Endocrine Surgeon in South Kensington, London | Medstars
Mr Fausto Palazzo Consultant Endocrine Surgeon

MR FAUSTO PALAZZO

MS FRCS FRCS(GEN)

Consultant Endocrine Surgeon

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London

MEDSTARS SAYS

Fausto is one of the UK’s leading specialised endocrine surgeons with an international reputation based in London.

"I am a specialist in thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal surgery. My focus is on securing the best possible outcomes for my patients."

Expertise

  • Adrenal surgery

  • Parathyroid surgery

  • Thyroid surgery

Interests

  • Thyroid Cancer

  • Complex Parathyroid Disease

Regulatory Body

  • General Medical Council

    General Medical Council

    No. 3623565

  • Consultant Endocrine Surgeon

  • Hammersmith Hospital Imperial College NHS Trust

  • London

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EDUCATION

Royal College Surgeons (Eng) 1997MS (higher degree) University of London 2001Royal College intercollegiate Exam 2003

LANGUAGES

Italian, French, English


Since 2005 I have had the privilege of continuing the tradition of the UK's first endocrine surgery department founded at Hammersmith Hospital in 1970. Since 2006 I have held the position of clinical lead consultant in endocrine surgery at the Hammersmith Hospital NHS Trust and practice only thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal surgery. I have a personally performed over 4000 endocrine surgery operations including over 350 thyroidectomies, parathyroidectomies and adrenalectomies in 2017 alone. I qualified in medicine in 1992 & trained in general surgery initially on the Cambridge rotation and later on the North East London rotation. I become a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1997 and undertook 2 years as research fellow at St Bartholomew's Hospital, London for which I was awarded a Master of Surgery by the University of London for my thesis on autoimmune thyroid disease. I undertook three years of specialist endocrine surgery training in Oxford, Sydney (Australia) and Marseille (France) and have the intercollegiate FRCS qualification with Endocrine Surgery as a nominated subspecialty. In 2005 I took my current post as consultant endocrine surgeon at Hammersmith Hospital continuing a departmental tradition for excellence that commenced in 1970. My clinical practice in thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal surgery is amongst the largest in the UK. I teach and lecture nationally and internationally and in addition to book chapters and roles in formulating national and international guidelines I have published over 100 peer reviewed scientific papers on all aspects of endocrine surgery.

  • Aviva Healthcare
    Aviva Healthcare
  • Simplyhealth Group Limited
    Simplyhealth Group Limited
  • Western Provident Association Health Insurance
    Western Provident Association Health Insurance
  • Norwich Union Healthcare
    Norwich Union Healthcare
  • CS Healthcare
    CS Healthcare
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
    AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Cigna HealthCare
    Cigna HealthCare
  • Allianz
    Allianz
  • Vitality
    Vitality
  • BUPA
    BUPA
  • Royal College of Surgeons

Sorry, there are no locations for this practitioner

Expertise

  • Adrenal surgery

  • Parathyroid surgery

  • Thyroid surgery

Interests

  • Thyroid Cancer

  • Complex Parathyroid Disease

Regulatory Body

  • General Medical Council

    General Medical Council

    No. 3623565

  • Consultant Endocrine Surgeon

  • Hammersmith Hospital Imperial College NHS Trust

  • London

ABOUT
EDUCATION

Royal College Surgeons (Eng) 1997MS (higher degree) University of London 2001Royal College intercollegiate Exam 2003

LANGUAGES

Italian, French, English


Since 2005 I have had the privilege of continuing the tradition of the UK's first endocrine surgery department founded at Hammersmith Hospital in 1970. Since 2006 I have held the position of clinical lead consultant in endocrine surgery at the Hammersmith Hospital NHS Trust and practice only thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal surgery. I have a personally performed over 4000 endocrine surgery operations including over 350 thyroidectomies, parathyroidectomies and adrenalectomies in 2017 alone. I qualified in medicine in 1992 & trained in general surgery initially on the Cambridge rotation and later on the North East London rotation. I become a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1997 and undertook 2 years as research fellow at St Bartholomew's Hospital, London for which I was awarded a Master of Surgery by the University of London for my thesis on autoimmune thyroid disease. I undertook three years of specialist endocrine surgery training in Oxford, Sydney (Australia) and Marseille (France) and have the intercollegiate FRCS qualification with Endocrine Surgery as a nominated subspecialty. In 2005 I took my current post as consultant endocrine surgeon at Hammersmith Hospital continuing a departmental tradition for excellence that commenced in 1970. My clinical practice in thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal surgery is amongst the largest in the UK. I teach and lecture nationally and internationally and in addition to book chapters and roles in formulating national and international guidelines I have published over 100 peer reviewed scientific papers on all aspects of endocrine surgery.

INSURERS
  • Aviva Healthcare
    Aviva Healthcare
  • Simplyhealth Group Limited
    Simplyhealth Group Limited
  • Western Provident Association Health Insurance
    Western Provident Association Health Insurance
  • Norwich Union Healthcare
    Norwich Union Healthcare
  • CS Healthcare
    CS Healthcare
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
    AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Cigna HealthCare
    Cigna HealthCare
  • Allianz
    Allianz
  • Vitality
    Vitality
  • BUPA
    BUPA
PROFESSIONAL BODIES

This practitioner is not a member of a professional body.

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