Mr Eriberto Farinella

Consultant Emergency and General Surgeon


MBBS, MD in general surgery

Dr Eriberto Farinella

Secretary Contact Details

Tel: 01438 284331




Emergency, general, laparoscopic and coloproctology surgery


Laparoscopic and open gastro-intestinal surgery; diagnostic laparoscopy including retro-peritoneal biopsies and division of adhesions for recurrent/chronic abdominal pain; laparoscopic and open cholecystectomy; laparoscopic and open hernia surgery; abdominal wall Reconstruction; coloproctology including treatment of hemorrhoids, anal fissure, anal fistula, perianal abscess and pilonidal sinus; lower GI endoscopy.

Hospital Base


Clinic Locations

Lister, New QEII and Hertford County


Mr Farinella completed medical school at the University of Palermo in Italy. Surgical training was at the University of Perugia in Italy, where MD qualification was achieved. Mr Farinella spent last two 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, 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 has conducted numerous research projects and clinical audits, including the National Emergency Laparotomy Audit (NELA). He is promoter and responsible of several quality improvement projects to elevate the standards of the emergency surgical care (Hot Clinic Service, Sepsis group and Emergency Laparotomy care bundle).